Man arrested – Live blogs with Lothian and Borders Police – Portobello Market – Competitions – Rockin for Tots
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexually motivated assault that happened in Ratho on Wednesday, October 3.
He will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.
This month we have two live blogs with Lothian and Borders Police for you to join in with. The first is on Tuesday 9 October at 5.30 and we will be talking with Superintendent David Carradice about a road safety initiative which he is leading and Chief Inspector Murray Dykes from Corstorphine Police Station about his officers’ work in the west of the city. Join us on Tuesday under our TERLive section or by using Twitter #askLBP or email us any questions you might have for them. email@example.com Then on Tuesday 16 October we will be talking to Superintendent Bryan Rodger who is based at Craigmillar Police Station and who is responsible for policing in the south and east of the city.
This Saturday is Portobello Market Day, run by local group PEDAL – Portobello Transition Town. The scheduled musical entertainment has unfortunately been cancelled, however, there are a fabulous range of stalls this week with two brand new businesses: Blossoming Gardens and Goodness Cake.
And of course, all the usual traders and a few more will be there for your shopping needs, from award winning oils, fresh fish, locally produced fresh meats, continental deli products, great fresh bread, artisan cheeses, hand-made soaps, cards & gifts, seasonal veggies, sushi & noodles, organic herbal teas, knitted crafts, Fair Trade products and a first class BBQ for all you hungry people, plus hopefully a provider of latte, cappuccino etc.
A full list of stallholders is available here. Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ 9.30am – 1.30pm
We have two competitions for you this weekend. One only runs till Monday and you must be fast to win! There are two £50 gift cards to be won for M& S at The Gyle. And separately we have a Hue and Cry competition running until 15 October. We have three sets of tickets for their concert to give away. Enter today!
No plans for this evening? There is a fundraiser for the Special Baby Care Unit at Simpsons with lots of music on offer at Teviot Row later . More details here.