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Police respond to incident at Granton Harbour

Police and ambulance crews attended Granton Harbour just after 7am this morning.

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The first stage will see a marina office, community boat yard with dry dock and car parking. Picture: Contributed

Cash boost could see £500m Granton marina built by next summer

Developers of the new £500 million Edinburgh Marina have said the long-awaited project could be ready by next summer after securing a £10m funding boost.

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Smoke was visible from Newhaven Harbour. Picture: Contributed

Smoke visible for miles as firefighters attend Granton blaze

Firefighters have been called to a small blaze in Granton.

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Video: Josh Littlejohn turning ‘houses into homes’

After two years of planning and ten months of construction, the Social Bite village is nearly ready to welcome its first occupants.

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In pictures: First look at Social Bite homeless village in Granton

One man’s vision has become a reality, but Josh Littlejohn has said Edinburgh’s first homeless village would not have been possible without “phenomenal” public support.

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Social Bite launch tours of new Granton homeless village

Social Bite launch tours of new Granton homeless village

The unique village designed to help the city’s most vulnerable homeless people will open for a series of tours across six days to help locals understand what it is all about.

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The Granton gas tower

New homes to be built on Granton Waterfront site after Council confirms purchase

The City of Edinburgh Council has bought the former National Grid site in Granton on Edinburgh’s Waterfront after an agreement was reached with National Grid

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Crewe Medical Centre. Picture; Google Maps

Heart attack victim forced to ‘get bus to hospital after Edinburgh GP snub’

A man was forced to get a bus to hospital after suffering a heart attack after a GP in Granton snubbed his plea for help because it wasn’t his registered clinic.

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Police Federation says front line ill-equipped as officer ‘stabbed’

A POLICE officer has been left injured during an alleged stabbing at Edinburgh College yesterday – sparking renewed calls for better protection for front line staff.

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Rick Loup. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh patient facing ‘nightmare’ 16-month wait for knee op

A PATIENT who needs replacement surgery for both his knees may be forced to quit his job after having to wait up to 16 months for an operation.

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A prototype of the type of housing will be on show at St Andrew Square during the Festival. Picture: PA

Social Bite’s Edinburgh homeless village to be built by Christmas

Ground has been cut in Granton for a unique village designed to help homeless people break from the cycle of temporary housing.

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CGI of the Phase 1 development at Harbour Point (the initial 96 homes) that illustrates what's being developed at Leith currently. Picture: Contributed

1000 waterfront homes could be built if loan deal goes ahead

More than 1000 low cost rental homes could be built on derelict ground on the waterfront if developer Forth Ports secures a £76 million loan from the Scottish Government.

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The latest plans have been revealed in the regeneration of Granton.

First look: Plans for 89 new homes in Granton revealed

The regeneration of Granton has taken another step forward with plans for 89 new homes in the latest phase of the sprawling Waterfront development project.

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More than 300 affordable homes to come to Granton Harbour' 'Port of Leith Housing Association has acquired a 2.1 hectare plot of land on West Harbour Road, Granton. Picture; contributed

Hundreds of affordable homes set for Granton site

HUNDREDS of new affordable homes are to be built as part of ambitious plans to transform Granton.

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The contents of the emptied skip lie the car park. Picture: contributed

Mystery as skip emptied in Granton car park

STUNNED staff arrived at work to find a huge skip missing from the car park and contents dumped in a pile in front of their offices.

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Maldevic House, originally built as the offices of the Madelvic Carriage Company formed in Edinburgh in 1898, which produced electric vehicles and built the first car factory in Britain.

New community group begins in Granton

The headquarters of the oldest surviving car garage in the UK are set to become a permanent social link between the fragmented communities of Granton.

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An artist's impression of the possible regeneration of Granton Harbour. Picture: contributed

Work could begin on Granton marina by end of the year

WORK will begin within months on a new £500 million waterfront development after plans for a 300-berth marina were given the green light.

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Granton Gas Works. A number of dogs died after visiting Forthquarter Parl. Picture; Ian Rutherford

Probe finds no link between dog deaths and old Granton gasworks site

A PROBE into the deaths of family pets has revealed no link to a former gasworks.

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An inquiry is under way. Picture; Cate Gillon

Investigation into Granton dog deaths

AN inquiry has been launched after dog owners said their pets died after taking ill in a park near the old Granton gasholder.

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Man arrested following armed robbery at Granton post office

Man arrested following armed robbery at Granton post office

Police have detained a man and are actively looking for two others in connection with an armed robbery in Edinburgh on Friday, December 2nd.

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