Category: North Edinburgh News

Drylaw flat raided by Police

Drylaw flat raided by Police

Police in Edinburgh have this morning carried out a series of raids as part of an operation targeting alleged housebreakers in the Capital. Over 100 officers have been involved in raids on 14 addresses...

Sick to the back teeth

Sick to the back teeth

You can hardly open a newspaper or switch on the telly these days without reading or hearing about changes to sickness benefits. There’s no doubt about it that reforming sickness benefits is at the...

First time drink drivers to lose cars

First time drink drivers to lose cars

Measures are being introduced which could see first-time drink-drivers in Scotland having their car seized. Drivers who refuse a breath test for analysis without reasonable excuse could also have their vehicles taken from them....

Yes We CanCan: a Cabaret of Resistance

Yes We CanCan: a Cabaret of Resistance

Peoples across the Earth make art to resist oppression, cruelty and exploitation. The citizens of North Edinburgh are no strangers to this work and they have a strong history of resistance and are rightly...

Volunteer centre is on the move

Volunteer centre is on the move

After 2 years of working from the Granton Youth Centre building on Granton Square, Volunteer Centre Edinburgh North (VCEN) moved premises at the end of September, to be based at the Community Renewal office.VCEN...

Yummy food festival comes to North Edinburgh

Yummy food festival comes to North Edinburgh

On Friday 16th March 2012 North Edinburgh will be hosting ‘The Yummy Food Festival’. The Yummy Food Festival is currently being developed and organised by a group of local women from West Pilton and...

Stab man insides were ‘hanging out’

Stab man insides were ‘hanging out’

A knife attacker left a delivery driver with his insides “hanging out” during an attempted murder outside a Stockbridge shop. Aaron Gray, 23, left Mark Miller, 26, bleeding heavily from wounds following the assault...

Stab man insides were 'hanging out'

Stab man insides were 'hanging out'

A knife attacker left a delivery driver with his insides “hanging out” during an attempted murder outside a Stockbridge shop. Aaron Gray, 23, left Mark Miller, 26, bleeding heavily from wounds following the assault...

Funding secured to complete West Pilton Development

Funding secured to complete West Pilton Development

Funding has been awarded by The City of Edinburgh Council to enable Places for People, on behalf of Castle Rock Edinvar, to complete their development at West Pilton, just off the Granton Access Road....

North Edinburgh shows racism the red card

North Edinburgh shows racism the red card

Last month saw the Show Racism the Red Card fortnight of action come to Spartans Academy and local people were able to take part in a multicultural football event organised by Spartans. After the...