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.

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.

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A snake was spotted in a garden in Leith

Police called after 5ft snake spotted in Leith garden

A 5ft snake has been reunited with its owner after it was spotted in a garden in Leith.

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Cyclists fear Council ignoring safety concerns over Leith Street redesign

The city council has been accused of “undermining trust” after a row erupted that safety fears of cyclists in Edinburgh were being ignored.

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Derelict Leith cinema being brought back to life for final screening

Derelict Leith cinema being brought back to life for final screening

A dusty, derelict cinema which was once a palace of the silver screen is to revisit its glorious past before being lost forever.

One of the Flyspotting posters

Campaign launched to target ‘selfish’ Leith flytippers

First there was Trainspotting. Now there’s Flyspotting.

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Neilo Lennon arrives at Easter Road before yesterday's match

Neil Lennon arrives at Easter Road ahead of Rangers game

HIBS boss Neil Lennon has arrived at Easter Road ahead of the final match of the season against Rangers.

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Leith Depot owners Pete Mason, Paddy Kavanagh and Julie Carty. Picture: Greg Macvean

Musicians plan benefit gig to stop Leith Depot demolition

A HOST of local musicians are to play a gig at Leith Depot to raise cash for the campaign against proposals that would see the popular music venue demolished.

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Owners of closing Leith restaurant thank customers for their support

Diners have been left “wonton” more as Edinburgh’s top dim sum restaurant – Stack in Leith – has taken its final bow.

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Victim in alleged attempted murder case found dead in Leith flat

THE victim in an attempted murder case involving a former Hibs footballer has been found dead in a Leith flat.

Stack Dim Sum Bar is to close. Picture; Google Maps

Leith dim sum bar Stack to close

The best dim sum north of London will disappear for good as popular Stacks in Leith shuts up shop today.

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In pictures: Police at scene of robbery bid at Elm Row shop

A man was stabbed in the stomach during an attempted robbery on a popular store in Elm Row.


‘It could have been me’: Shop worker’s shock after man stabbed in Elm Row robbery bid

A staff member of a popular Elm Row store targeted in a late-night robbery bid has spoken of his shock after his colleague was stabbed during the incident.

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Man stabbed in stomach during attempted robbery of Elm Row store

Police are appealing for information after a 64-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach during an attempted robbery in Elm Row.

The block currently houses Leith Depot and Punjabi Junction.

Designs for development at Leith Depot unveiled

The first visual plans for a five-storey development on Leith Walk have been revealed - including the demolition of the beloved sandstone frontage.

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Leith Theatre, which only reopened on a temporary basis in 2017, will once again become a key venue for the Edinburgh International Festival. Picture: Contributed

Line-up revealed for Light on the Shore concert series at Leith Theatre

A unique season of concerts that will bring together the best in Scottish pop music will be staged at a historic venue as part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival.


Calls for music venue to be included in Leith Walk overhaul

DEVELOPERS have been urged to include a new live music venue as part of a controversial overhaul of a prominent part of Leith Walk.

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Two men charged over Leith Walk late night assault

Two men have been arrested and charged following a disturbance on Leith Walk in which three men were injured in the early hours of Saturday morning April 28.

Firefighters at the scene. Picture: David McLean

Police among four hospitalised after fire tears through Leith flats

HERO police officers were hospitalised after helping rescue residents from a flat fire.


WATCH: Man treated in Leith Walk after late-night “assault”

SHOCKED revellers watched-on as a man was treated by paramedics after reports of a late-night attack on a busy city centre street.

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