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Stabbing victim fighting for his life following incident in Leith pub

A 24-year-old man was last night being treated in intensive care after he was attacked near a Leith pub after watching England play Sweden.

Leith
Lord Andrew Hardie oversaw the Edinburgh trams inquiry. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

City to press on with Leith trams spur before inquiry advice

EDinburgh city chiefs have vowed to press ahead with the proposed tram extension – despite the findings of the controversial inquiry yet to be revealed.

Politics
Customers have been warned to check bookings after the building row

Fraud probe into Nepalese community centre project

Directors at a Leith arts and culture centre in dispute with a former contractor have urged customers to check their bookings.

Leith
Teenagers were left with facial injuries after the brawl

Eyewitnesses speak of fear after mass Portobello brawl

Eyewitnesses have spoken of their disbelief after a mass brawl in Portobello involving up to 60 youths left two teenagers hospitalised just yards away from a police station.

News

Leith pavement 'buckled' by summer heat makes national news

Leith’s Newkirkgate Shopping Centre has been given its 15 minutes of fame after appearing on this morning’s edition of Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.

Edinburgh
The fire broke out at around 10pm last night. Picture: Shell Bryson/Twitter

Residents evacuated after fire breaks out at Leith tower block

At least half a dozen people have been treated after a tower block in Leith went on fire last night.

Leith
Do you know this man? Police are appealing for information

CCTV appeal after 60-year-old robbed in Leith

Police in Edinburgh have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a robbery in the Leith area of the city.

Crime
Lesley Mcinnes spoke to the Edinburgh Evening News about the tram development

Lesley Macinnes: We’re working with Leith residents to make the trams work

When Council approved the Outline Business Case for taking trams to Newhaven in autumn 2017, we promised to devote the next year or so (ahead of a final decision in late 2018) to working extremely closely with local people and businesses to refine the designs and project plans for the Final Business Case. And that’s exactly what we have been – and are – doing.

Leith

Revealed: New plans for trams and cars to share single lane on Leith Walk

Cars could be set to share single lanes with trams along part of Leith Walk under blueprints for the next stage of Edinburgh’s tram project.

Transport
A number of options for Leith Walk have been proposed.

What are the options for Leith Walk tram development?

A number of options have been proposed for the development of a tram route on Leith Walk.

Transport
Youngsters in fancy dress enjoy themselves at Leith Gala Day. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Susan Morrison: It’s a case of who dares bins at Leith Gala

2 Para, the lads who yomped across the Falklands in ’83 have the proud motto “Ready for Anything”. The SAS, the chaps who abseiled down the front of the Iranian Embassy in 1980 without so much as a single box of Milk Tray between them, sport “Who Dares Wins” on their cap badges. Stirring stuff.

Opinion
A woman was approached from behind on Bangor Street

Woman in her 60’s ‘dragged along the ground’ in Leith handbag robbery

A woman in her 60’s was dragged along the ground by a thief who robbed her on a Leith street.

Crime
Police are appealing for information following the group robbery

Man robbed in Leith Walk group assault

A man was assaulted and robbed during an incident in the Leith Walk area on Friday June 8.

Crime

Hundreds turn out for fun-filled Leith Gala Day

A celebration of all things EH6 kicked off in style as hundreds of people gathered for Leith Gala Day.

Festivals
The plaque has since been returned.

Plaque stolen from dentist surgery returned to Ferry Road surgery

A DELIGHTED dentist is celebrating after a stolen copper plaque dedicated to her late father turned up on her doorstep.

News

Boy, 7, dies in hospital after collapsing at Edinburgh bus stop

A boy has died in hospital after collapsing at a bus stop in Edinburgh.

Leith
Hundreds attended the public meeting in Leith Theatre to discuss proposals for the Leith Walk development

Andy Wightman: Leith plans show need for reform

It was a tough gig. Last week, at a public meeting in Leith Theatre, facing 200 local residents, Fife Hyland from Drum Property Group explained his company’s latest proposals to demolish the sandstone parade at the foot of Leith Walk and develop new retail facilities, student accommodation and an “exciting” new hotel.

Opinion

Thousands protest against £50m student flats and hotel plan in Leith

HUNDREDS of campaigners against a proposed £50m development they fear could rip the heart out of Leith Walk have attended a fiery meeting pledging to fight the plans.

News

Watch: Teen thieves snatch handbag outside Leith Walk bar

TWO young bag snatchers were foiled in their attempts to steal a purse from outside a pub in Leith after being stopped by members of the public.

Crime
David Brown with a bottle of Crabbie's whisky. The firm is reviving its whisky business with a new distillery in Leith. Picture: Contributed

Crabbie’s to open new distillery near historic Leith home

The long-awaited revival of single malt whisky distilling in Edinburgh was given a further boost today as one of the city’s best known drinks brands confirmed it plans to re-enter the market.

Business
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