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Edinburgh’s much loved dog school reopens for face-to-face classes

Dogs Trust School in Edinburgh has been teaching online during the coronavirus pandemic, to ensure dogs didn't miss out on their training. They are now welcoming back their furry customers with open arms, as face-to-face classes resume. With dogs becoming more popular than ever during lockdown, owners are looking for a helping hand in training them. The training team are looking forward to doing what they do best, as they […]

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Edinburgh

Public toilets are set to reopen at six Edinburgh hotspots

Public toilets at six popular Edinburgh spots are set to reopen at the end of the month. Final safety checks are being carried out on the toilets, and once approved by the Council they will be back open. Loos will reopen at Portobello, Stockbridge, Saughton Park, Hamilton Place, Lauriston Castle, and Harlaw Visitor Centre. Councilors revealed a £5 million investment plan last month to revamp public toilets around the capital., […]

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Edinburgh pensioner dies in fatal road crash

A 76-year-old woman died in a fatal car crash in Edinburgh this morning. Police were called to Saxe Coburg Place in Stockbridge by eyewitnesses, at around 10am on Friday morning. Emergency services quickly responded, with around five police vehicles and several ambulances attending the incident. However, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police locked down the area, and locals were told to avoid the area while police investigated. […]

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Missing 16 year old Ashton McLellan has been found

9.39 AM UPDATE - Police Scotland have confirmed to Edge Radio, Ashton has been found safe and well. Wednesday 9.59 PM Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace a missing 16-year-old boy from the city. Ashton McLellan was last seen around 11am near the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. He is known to travel to the Leith area of Edinburgh. He is described as white and has short dark […]

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Entertainment

Stockholm Arena gets new name in honour of Avicii

The Stockholm Arena has been renamed in honour of the much loved DJ Avicii. The venue was previously known as "The Globe" but will now be known as Avicii Arena in honour of the EDM producer, 3 years after he sadly passed away, and in partnership with the Tim Bergling Foundation in his memory. Avicii's Facebook Page shared a post stating "Avicii Arena becomes a symbol and meeting place for […]

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News

Met Police “Palestine” officer under investigation

Amidst the rising conflict between Israel and Palestine, a Metropolitan Police Officer is now under investigation for hugging a protestor and shouting “free Palestine” whilst holding a white rose, symbolically showing support for the protest. The Met Police’s department for Professional Standards is investigating the matter, with the force stating they “expect officers to engage” but reiterating that “they must remain impartial.” MORE AS THE STORY DEVELOPS

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News

New Home for breeding programme for critically endangered pine hoverfly

Efforts to protect a critically endangered insect from extinction have been given a boost thanks to a brand-new breeding centre at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park. Staff at the wildlife conservation charity say this is a significant step forward for the survival of the pine hoverfly, a native species that has not been seen in the wild in Britain in its adult form for over eight years. […]

todayMay 18, 2021 6

Edinburgh

BREAKING: Lorry Fire at Westside Plaza

Scottish Fire & Rescue have confirmed they are in attendance at a lorry fire at Westside Plaza shopping centre. A spokesperson for the service told the Edge Newsroom that police and other emergency services are in attendance at the scene of a lorry well alight. Photos and a video of the blaze show a large explosion followed by high flames and thick smoke. An eyewitness, Aimee Graham, who shared this […]

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Garry Roughley sentenced for robbery on 76 year-old woman

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Tuesday, 18 May, Garry Roughley was sentenced to six years imprisonment, plus a further three years on licence, in connection with the robbery of a 76-year-old woman within her home in Crossford, Fife in 2018. Around 11pm on Friday, 4 May, 2018, Roughley approached the 76 year-old woman outside her home in Lundin Road, Crossford, Fife. He threatened her with a knife, bound […]

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Edinburgh Jenners sign returns to historic Princes Street building

The iconic Jenners sign has been replaced and is now back where it belongs. The removal of the sign was a shock for the building landlord, Anders Holch Povlsen, who said he had no idea why it had been removed. Sports Direct's Mike Ashley was instructed to reinstate the golden sign by council officials, after taking it down without permission. Today, people passing by the store saw a striking sight, […]

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