Teen charged after attempted knifepoint robbery in Drum Brae

A TEENAGER has been charged following an attempted knifepoint robbery in the Drum Brae area of Edinburgh.

The Gyle Shopping Centre, Edinburgh

Gyle Shopping Centre set for £3m refurbishment

SHOPPERS at the Gyle Centre will enjoy new seating areas, lighting and upgraded toilet facilities when the destination undergoes a multi-million-pound refurbishment.

Andy Wallace pictured on a charity ride with the bike that has since been stolen. Picture: contributed

Warning over bike theft ‘crimewave’ in Corstorphine

EDINBURGH is in the grip of a bike-theft crimewave with owners being warned to be extra vigilant.

Edinburgh Zoo is offering a free child ticket to every family that turns up with a carved pumpkin from Friday 27 to Monday 30 October. Picture: contributed

Edinburgh Zoo to offer free tickets to pumpkin carvers

FAMILIES who create creepy carved pumpkins this Hallowe’en will be given free child tickets to Edinburgh Zoo.

'Garden District' by Murray Estates. Picture: contributed

Objection to Edinburgh Garden District plans withdrawn

Science and Advice for Agricultural Services (SASA) has withdrawn an objection to Murray Estates’ proposed £1 billion so-called “Garden District” in west Edinburgh.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to about a robbery in Stenhouse, Edinburgh

Police launch CCTV appeal after Edinburgh robbery

Police investigating a robbery in Edinburgh have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to.

Norman Skivington was last seen on Monday at around 11.45am in the Corstorphine area. Picture: Contributed

Missing Corstorphine man Norman Skivington found safe and well

Police can confirm that Norman Skivington has been traced safe and well, after being reported missing earlier this week.

Heck Cattle at Edinburgh Zoo. One escaped from the enclosure. Picture: Julie Bull

Red panda and bull among escaped Edinburgh Zoo animals

A red panda, a pelican and a massive bull are just some of the animals to have escaped their enclosures at Edinburgh Zoo in recent years, it was revealed yesterday.

St John's Road is one of the most polluted streets in Scotland. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP

Low-emission buses for Edinburgh’s most polluted street

Low-emission buses are being introduced for journeys along one of Scotland’s most polluted streets.

Spice Lounge Kitchen has won the award for the second year in a row. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Corstorphine curry house wins best in Edinburgh

The curry kings of Corstorphine have done it again.

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The fire at the Kirk Loan hall broke out in October 2013.

Help re-build Corstorphine Public Hall brick by brick

Nearly four years ago a devastating fire ripped through Corstorphine Public Hall, destroying a vital asset at the heart of the community.

Body found in search for missing Corstorphine priest

Body found in search for missing Corstorphine priest

A body has been discovered in the search for a missing priest from Edinburgh.

Mark and Shirley Graham in front of the cave before its renovation.

Edinburgh couple open guesthouse in Spanish cave

THEY are a couple from the Capital who dreamt of opening a bespoke Spanish guest house like no other.

Picture: Jon Waddell

SNP lose Edinburgh West to Liberal Democrats

CHRISTINE Jardine of the Liberal Democrats has taken the Edinburgh West seat from the SNP.

Homes across Edinburgh are to enjoy a big boost in broadband speeds.

Broadband speeds to surge under new Edinburgh scheme

Thousands of people will have access to broadband speeds of more than 10 times the UK average as a pilot for an ultrafast network is switched on.

Pupils from Blackhall Primary School were helping out

New campaign launched to cull ‘alien’ plantlife

AN environmental group is leading the campaign against two invasive plant species responsible for destroying native flora in one of the city’s natural beauty spots.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Charity boss claimed hackers put child porn on laptop

A CHARITY boss has been placed on the sex offenders register despite claiming child porn found on his computer had been put there by hackers.

A rise in air fares is among the factors likely to fuel a jump in inflation.

Plans for 1400 homes near Edinburgh Airport are rejected

Plans for 1400 new homes on land near Edinburgh Airport have been thrown out after councillors agreed the development in breach of planning rules.

Tesco in Corstorphine

Boy, 15, charged after assault outside Tesco

A TEENAGER has been charged following an assault outside a supermarket.

Several cars hit in spate of vandal attacks in Carrick Knowe

Several cars hit in spate of vandal attacks in Carrick Knowe

Vandals have damaged a number of cars in the west of the Capital, sparking a police probe.

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