Category: North Edinburgh News

Dead canoeist named as local man

Dead canoeist named as local man

The canoeist killed in last nights tragic accident has been named as local man Michael Tattersall, 29, from West Granton Road. Forth coastguard was alerted by police at 22:30 on Sunday after a caller said two canoeists...

Canoeist dies after three-hour search in Firth of Forth at Gypsy Brae

Canoeist dies after three-hour search in Firth of Forth at Gypsy Brae

A canoeist has died after a three hour rescue search of the Firth of Forth, at Granton last night. Forth coastguard were alerted by police at 22:30 on Sunday after a caller said two...

Locals unhappy with Councilors comment

Locals unhappy with Councilors comment

Please see below a letter received from Muirhouse Womans Group. Dear Editor  We are writing to you regarding an article in the Evening News on 1st September about a leaked email in which Councillor...

Community response to Granton & District Community Council meeting

Community response to Granton & District Community Council meeting

The following letter was received from a member of the community following their visit to the Granton & District Community Council meeting. NEN have written to the Community Council to give them an opportunity...

Strollers win game of seesaw

Strollers win game of seesaw

STROLLERS progressed to the third round of the Image Printers Cup despiteLeithgoing two up within ten minutes. The game was settled with a penalty in injury time and Strollers boss Garry Aitchison said: “It...

Bearded dragon dumped in local supermarket toilets

Bearded dragon dumped in local supermarket toilets

The owner of a bearded dragon dumped in a white bag in the toilets of an Edinburgh supermarket is being sought by animal welfare officers. The adult male reptile was found in Morrisons on...

Dream Fund offers £300,000 to projects in and around the capital

Dream Fund offers £300,000 to projects in and around the capital

Charities and community groups across Edinburgh have been encouraged to apply for a newly announced £300,000 fund encouraging the third sector to work together. The grant seeks to make ‘dream’ collaborative projects a reality...

Inverleith Park green flag success

Inverleith Park green flag success

Inverleith Park retained it’s prestigious Green Flag Award for 2011/2012, passing assessments on a number of national criteria, such as environment, cleanliness, safety and accessibility and a flag raising ceremony took place today. The...

A bit of oomph

A bit of oomph

“You can go a long way on a bit of oomph”. This was the advice given to the graduating students of Edinburgh’s Telford College by guest speaker Jenny Eclair. Jenny had been invited to...

Local Youth Work Praised

Local Youth Work Praised

Local youth work in North Edinburgh was today praised as being Outstanding and Sector Leading according to a government report which was published today following the inspection on the Broughton High School Learning Community...