Category: North Edinburgh News

Tis the season when house fires increase by 20 per cent

Tis the season when house fires increase by 20 per cent

Decorations and cards beside candles and open fires make Christmas a time to be extra vigilant, says Community Safety Manager David Lockhart, from Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service   Flames are silently...

Stop dividing our communities, no to closures

Stop dividing our communities, no to closures

This week, Muirhouse and Salvesen Community Council launched their campaign to stop the Council closing paths that lead from Muirhouse into Silverknowes Eastway. The petition was launched following a public meeting organised by the...

Drylaw group cook up a Calendar

Drylaw group cook up a Calendar

The Drylaw Cookery group have just launched their first ever Cooking Recipe Calendar. Project worker Elizabeth graham said “The group has been running on Wednesday evening for approximately 2 years. The group is made...

12 year old hurt in rush hour accident

12 year old hurt in rush hour accident

A 12 year old girl is in hospital this morning after being knocked down on her way to school. The girl was knocked down at 8.10am this morning on Orchard Brae opposite Flora Stevensons...

Telford College present Sleeping Beauty

Telford College present Sleeping Beauty

Come and join us down at North Edinburgh Arts for the fabulous fairytale of Princess Paris Pilton, the beautiful girl who falls under the spell of the Wicked Fairy of Ferry Road, who puts...

Warning of wilful fire-raising in Edinburgh

Warning of wilful fire-raising in Edinburgh

Firefighters are appealing to residents to take precautions after several very close calls following a spate of wilful fire-raising in Edinburgh. Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service have attended a number of deliberate...

North Edinburgh survives Storm

North Edinburgh survives Storm

It would appear that North Edinburgh survived the threat of the recent storm, locally named Hurricane Bawbag. Schools, Nurseries, Colleges and Community Centre’s all closed early following advice from the Scottish Government. We have...

Come and meet one of your Councillors, one of your MSPs and one of your MPs

Come and meet one of your Councillors, one of your MSPs and one of your MPs

Councillor Lesley Hinds, Sarah Boyack MSP and Mark Lazarowicz MP want to meet you and hear your views. After hearing a few words from each of them, you will have a chance to speak...

Man punched friend in the face as he waited to be sentenced for killing a pedestrian

Man punched friend in the face as he waited to be sentenced for killing a pedestrian

David Nisbet, 22, dislocated Jamie Angus’ cheek bone when he assaulted him in a nightclub. A man who was facing jail for killing a trainee teacher put a friend in hospital, a court has...

Police seek publics help to reunite stolen items

Police seek publics help to reunite stolen items

An operation targeting housebreakers in Edinburgh continues with a fresh series of raids on addresses in the Capital. A total of nine addresses in the north and west of the city were raided by...