Category: North Edinburgh News

Crimbo at PY

Crimbo at PY

PYCP’s Christmas party was a spectacular end to a busy year! Over 80 children attended our Christmas party and were entertained by Alexander the great with his magic tricks and balloon skills. The children...

Attacks on fire crews up 25% in one year

Attacks on fire crews up 25% in one year

ATTACKS on firefighters attending blazes in the Lothians are on the rise with crews reporting everything from assaults with beer cans to thugs trying to steal appliances. At least 46 violent attacks were launched...

Royal Yacht Britannia listing after leak in door

Royal Yacht Britannia listing after leak in door

The Royal Yacht Britannia is tilting towards its starboard side Emergency services are trying to pump water out of the Royal Yacht Britannia after it started listing while it was being moved to have...

Gales fell Botanics trees and smash 100s of windows

Gales fell Botanics trees and smash 100s of windows

THE Royal Botanic Garden is today counting the cost of this week’s storm after the gales toppled more than 40 trees and smashed hundreds of windows.   The visitor attraction has been left reeling...

Thieves want to ride your bicycle so keep it locked up

Thieves want to ride your bicycle so keep it locked up

POLICE have warned residents who received bikes as Christmas presents to invest in good-quality locks to help deter thieves.   Professional gangs are cashing in on the city’s cycling boom, taking bikes from streets,...

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Lothian and Borders Fire and  Rescue Service received 250 999 calls yesterday as the  area was battered by extreme weather conditions.  John Dickie, Head of  Operations for the Service said: “This figure shows our control...

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Lothian and Borders Fire and  Rescue Service received 250 999 calls yesterday as the  area was battered by extreme weather conditions.  John Dickie, Head of  Operations for the Service said: “This figure shows our control...

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Fire Service inundated with emergency calls

Lothian and Borders Fire and  Rescue Service received 250 999 calls yesterday as the  area was battered by extreme weather conditions.  John Dickie, Head of  Operations for the Service said: “This figure shows our control...

Telford college sued over £8m rent pledge

Telford college sued over £8m rent pledge

TELFORD College is being sued by the construction firm which built its new student accommodation over an £8 million pledge to make up any shortfall in rents.   College bosses signed an agreement promising...

Wig thief hunted by Police

Wig thief hunted by Police

A THIEF who assaulted a woman on New Year’s Day made off with her bag – and her novelty wig. The 22-year-old woman was walking home from Hogmanay celebrations in the capital on Sunday morning when...