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La Favorita to close two Edinburgh branches

The Vittoria Group has revealed that it was be closing two of its La Favorita branches in the Capital.

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Bruce Farquhar went missing yesterday.

Search under way for missing Morningside man

A search is under way for a missing man in Edinburgh.

Morningside
Rachel Gallagher, a hairdresser who had her make-up stolen is offering make-up sessions at a discount

Morningside make-up artist bounces back despite stock theft

A RANSACKED business with smashed windows might not be pretty on the face of it. But one Morningside make-up artist has used a horrific break-in and theft at her salon as an opportunity to teach her trade to customers.

Crime

Local traders can’t protest Council decisions, we’re too busy trying to survive - Toys Galore owner

Donald Nairn, owner of Toys Galore on Morningside Road, feels local and national politics are killing his business, which has been trading in Edinburgh for almost 37 years.

Politics
Toys Galore on Morningside Road. Picture: Google Street View

Toys Galore owner: Local politics is killing my business

My name is Donald Nairn and I own Toys Galore on Morningside Road. The store is an institution in Morningside and has been in operation since November 1981. I took over the store in 2005 and currently employ nine members of staff. I’m feeling exceptionally frustrated with how politics at a national and local level are killing my business.

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Former World Number 1 Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood donates clothes and memorabilia to Morningside charity store

Former world number one golfer and and 7-time winner of the Ryder Cup Lee Westwood has donated thousands of pounds worth of personal memorabilia, golfing items and designer clothing to an Edinburgh charity shop.

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The fire broke out at around 7pm. Picture: Copyright Peter Wood

Fire breaks out at house in Morningside

A fire has broken out at a residential property in Morningside.

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Duck race organiser Giovanni Mazzei is stepping down after 25yrs. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Duck days are over for race organiser Giovanni

If you go down to Braidburn Valley Park on Sunday, May 13 you’re sure of a big surprise as more than 800 ducks take over the burn as part of a school fundraising drive.

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Popular Morningside cafe set to close this week

Popular Morningside establishment Salt Cafe is set to close its doors this week.

Morningside
Members of the public are calling for the full force of the law to prevent

‘Full force of law’ demand as 16 cars wrecked in south Edinburgh

POLICE are hunting thugs who wrecked at least 16 cars in a weekend crime spree in the south side of the city – just the latest in the area.

Crime

How Maisie the Morningside kitten became an Edinburgh export

AILEEN Paterson’s furry protagonist is typically known as Maisie of Morningside, but her adventures have taken her around the world.

Entertainment

Tributes paid to Maisie of Morningside author Aileen Paterson

FRIENDS and admirers have paid tribute to the late children’s author and illustrator Aileen Paterson.

Morningside

Author of Morningside Maisie books Aileen Paterson has died

SHE was an author and illustrator admired by people of all ages for her warm personality and colourful stories.

Entertainment
Morningside has been named as one of the best places to live in Scotland.

Morningside named as one of the best places to live in Scotland

Morningside has been named in the top ten places to live in Scotland.

Morningside
The incident took place on Morningside Road.

Pedestrian struck by car in Morningside

Emergency services are on the scene after a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a car on Morningside Road.

Morningside
Police have arrested and charged a man over alleged motorcycle crime in Edinburgh

Man charged over alleged dangerous Holy Corner motorcycle activity

POLICE have charged a man in connection with dangerous motorcycle activity.

Crime
Isobel Miller

Missing 94-year-old is found safe and well

POLICE say 94-year-old woman reported missing in the Morningside area has been found safe and well.

Morningside
9 Year Old Ava Dovesi had her condition identified by an optometrist at Specsavers Mornignside. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Life-saving operation saved an Edinburgh youngster following a routine eye test

A CATALOGUE of unusual symptoms including headaches, blurry vision and a limp had plagued Ava Dovesi for months.

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Stroke victim Neil Ferguson

Edinburgh teenager fights back to fitness after stroke hell

A TEENAGER who thought he might never swim again after a devastating stroke has taken the plunge and is now training with the Lothian Racers disability squad.

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Grant Stott and Andy Gray star in history of Dominion film

Research for this year’s Grant Stott festival frolic had the panto king delving through the caverns of one of the city’s most loved independent cinemas.

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