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Edinburgh to REMAIN at Level 2

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has paused lockdown easing for the majority of Scotland. With an expected drop in level from this Saturday 5th June, Edinburgh is now on the backfoot remaining on level 2 restrictions for longer than some areas in Scotland. While areas in the North and South of Scotland are to move to level 1 including Falkirk in the central belt and the Island communities moving onto level […]

todayJune 1, 2021 50

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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., […]

todayMay 21, 2021 11

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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. […]

todayMay 21, 2021 16

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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, […]

todayMay 17, 2021 12

Scotland hit vaccine milestone

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Scotland: More than three million have had first COVID jab

Over three million eligible, in Scotland have received at least their first COVID vaccination. is This good news for many, as it means more than half of the adult population have had their jab. 66.6% of Scotland's adult population have had the first dose of the Coronavirus Vaccine, dated to Friday May 14th. This is a big moment for Scotland and after recent scares in hotspot spikes, of the virus. […]

todayMay 16, 2021 12

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COVID-19 Spikes in some Scottish areas are a cause for concern

Worry rises as some areas of Scotland see a spike in COVID-19 cases. Glasgow and Moray, as well as Edinburgh towns Mordun and Craigour are waiting to hear whether they will join the rest of mainland Scotland into Level 2 restrictions on Monday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to address the situation in parliament later today. Earlier this week, Ms Sturgeon confirmed Scotland will move into the next phase of […]

todayMay 14, 2021 7

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Edinburgh St James Quarter has confirmed which shops and restaurants will open next month

After five years of construction, the new St James Quarter is set to open to the public next month in the capital. A video has been released, giving people a first look at what's to come. The complex is expected to include up to 80 stores, restaurants, bars, a cinema, a bowling alley, and a hotel. It will be opening in various phases, with around 60 per cent of shops […]

todayMay 12, 2021 41 1

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Edinburgh to become the new Gotham City as the latest Batman film comes to the capital

The latest Batman film, starring Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton, is set to be shot in the capital in June. The movie franchise has chosen Edinburgh to shoot some of the key scenes for their new producion 'The Flash'. It has not yet been confirmed which buildings and streets will be included in the set, but crews are expected to be seen around the city throughout summer. Scenes have already […]

todayMay 10, 2021 41

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