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Embarrassed patients 'putting lives at risk'

Embarrassed patients 'putting lives at risk'

MEN and women in the Lothians are putting their lives at risk because of embarrassment, a bowel cancer charity has warned. Research by Bowel Cancer UK found that 40 per cent of residents would...

NHS launches online help for addiction

NHS launches online help for addiction

HELP on drug and drink addiction is now available online thanks to investment from NHS Lothian. The health board has revamped its Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership (EADP) website, which it runs with the...

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city’s ‘Wild West’

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city’s ‘Wild West’

CHILDREN as young as ten are said to have set fire to a derelict building in Muirhouse – as besieged locals tell how the area is fast becoming the “Wild West” of the Capital.A...

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city's 'Wild West'

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city's 'Wild West'

CHILDREN as young as ten are said to have set fire to a derelict building in Muirhouse – as besieged locals tell how the area is fast becoming the “Wild West” of the Capital.A...

Botanics left red-faced as plant fails to blossom

Botanics left red-faced as plant fails to blossom

STAFF at Edinburgh’s world-famous Royal Botanic Garden have been left red-faced after the horticultural event of the decade fell flat. The institution has been waiting eight years for its giant “corpse flower” to bloom...

It’s stall kicking off in Stockbridge.

It’s stall kicking off in Stockbridge.

A NEW twice-weekly open-air food market could soon be established in Stockbridge, despite fears raised by residents over rodent infestations, noise and the impact on local businesses. The Stockbridge Market will feature a range...

It's stall kicking off in Stockbridge.

It's stall kicking off in Stockbridge.

A NEW twice-weekly open-air food market could soon be established in Stockbridge, despite fears raised by residents over rodent infestations, noise and the impact on local businesses. The Stockbridge Market will feature a range...

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...

Farewell to Ian Stewart and Alison Miller

Farewell to Ian Stewart and Alison Miller

North Edinburgh lost two long standing community workers last month when Ian Stewart and Alison Miller were both made redundant from their posts at North Edinburgh Trust, the former Pilton Partnerhsip. Both of them...

Community project awarded grant for Granton Sur Mer

Community project awarded grant for Granton Sur Mer

Local community project Joined Up Master Planning (JUMP) have been awarded a grant from the Awards for All strand of the Lottery to carry out a detailed community consultation on their plans for the...