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Drylaw fire-raising – man arrested

Following an investigation by police into a number of incidents of wilful fire-raising in the Drylaw area of Edinburgh, a 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged.  He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff...

Lord Provost asked to mark important Drylaw anniversary

Depute Council Leader, Cammy Day, has lodged a motion at next week's Policy and Sustainability Committee highlighting that Drylaw Rainbow Club Day Centre is about to celebrate a big milestone.Cllr Day volunteers at the...

House! for Drylaw street bingo

Residents in Drylaw House Gardens took part in a game of street bingo tonight and one lucky winner won a packet of toilet roll. The game was organised by local DJ, Jim Henderson, and people...

Woman charged with motoring offences

A woman has been charged with a number of motoring offences following what police describe as "a proactive stop of a vehicle" in the Drylaw area.Road Policing Officers were on patrol supporting police in...

Drylaw Skatepark about to become reality

Work will begin on the long-awaited skatepark in Drylaw this week. The new £200,000 skatepark in Easter Drylaw Park is the result of a collaborative project between the Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 4TH AUGUST 2014GENERATION: Curator's Tour. Senior Curator Lucy Askew leads an introductory tour of the GENERATION exhibition at Modern Art One, introducing key artists and themes.  This part of the exhibition includes spectacular...

Edinburgh Zoo invites 96 children to become Zoo explorers

This Easter Edinburgh Zoo’s Discovery and Learning department is working in partnership with Edinburgh City Council to provide a unique day out for children from Edinburgh’s Drylaw, Wester Hailes, Sighthill, Craigmillar and Leith communities. The...

YES Edinburgh were out and about in Drylaw last weekend

A a series of events planned by Yes Edinburgh started off last weekend. These sessions involve activists from all areas of the city joining together to get the Yes Scotland message out and gauge...

Alex is Drylaw’s citizen of the year

Drylaw resident Alex Dale was tonight presented with the Tam Tierney award for good citizenship. Alex has been an active community member in the Drylaw and Telford area for the last nine years.Alex first...

Man convicted of rape and culpable homicide sentenced

A 20-year-old man who was convicted of the culpable homicide of a 63-year-old woman in Edinburgh has been sentenced.Jay Soso subjected Marie Reid to a serious sexual assault that led to her death at...

Helpful Henry keeps it in the Family!

by Dave PickeringDrylaw man Henry MacDonald received Drylaw Telford Community Council’s annual award for good citizenship last night (Wednesday 27 April).  Sixty-eight year old Henry was following in his father’s footsteps – dad Harry...

Robbery in Drylaw

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a 24-year-old man was robbed in the capital.The incident happened around 11.30am on Saturday 11 December in the Drylaw area of the city.The man had...


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