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FetLor appoint new director

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FetLorYouth Club have appointed a new director to help with the club's charity work.The North Edinburgh charity which works with young people has appointed Richie Adams someone who has a great deal of...

Pearls of Wisdom project unveiled at Madelvic House

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Friends and family of six local people joined them for the unveiling of their sculptures as part of the ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ project organised by Madelvic History Group.The night was a celebration of a...

Home buying option in North Edinburgh

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A selection of modern affordable apartments and homes are now on sale at Pennywell Living in North Edinburgh.The one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and homes are designed with modern living in mind.Kirsty Robertson,...

New environment convener gets down to the dirty work

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New councillor and Transport and Environment Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes has already ingratiated herself with some North Edinburgh residents by dealing swiftly with their complaints about uncollected rubbish this week.The matter first came to...

Granton sur Mer is not dead in the water

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Think of the Granton gasometer, think of the sea, then imagine a new lido by the sea, some sea containers sunk into the hill beyond offering affordable workspaces and the walled garden in the...

Six arrested in North Edinburgh on theft and road traffic offences

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Six men aged between 16 and 47 have been arrested and charged in connection with number of theft and road traffic offences in the North Edinburgh area and four stolen bikes have also been recovered.Between...

Scottish Gas employees are up for a challenge

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Earlier today more than 350 people who work with Scottish Gas took up a volunteering challenge across the north of the city.They worked with a number of local groups including :-        MyAdventure: a social enterprise which runs...

Residents take a dim view of new street lights

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Following their story published earlier this month North Edinburgh Community News have announced that the Council have agreed to take action and improve the street lights in the north of the cityNorth Edinburgh Community News were...

North Edinburgh News Cooperative family snaps

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The North Edinburgh News Cooperative, made up of Tenants and Residents in Muirhouse (TRIM), North Edinburgh Community News and The Edinburgh Reporter, held its first community event this morning at the Muirhouse Community Shop.Despite...

Five things you need to know today

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North Edinburgh News Cooperative - Mother's Day event Development at Hermitage Golf Course Spring clean for Barnardo's  It's Good 2 Give Arctic Trek Best buses The Edinburgh Reporter is proud to be one of the founding members of...

Muirhouse regeneration continues with 12 more new homes completed

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Edinburgh based Muirhouse Housing Association Limited, this week accepted handover of 12 cottage flats from Springfield Properties Plc, providing homes for local families in need of social housing and mid market rents in the north...

Craigroyston welcomes the Education Minister

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Cabinet Secretary for Education Angela Constance paid a visit to  Craigroyston Community High School this morning to hear about the progress the pupils and staff are making in introducing new qualifications as part of Curriculum for...

Police launch car crime operation in North Edinburgh

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Police Scotland have launched an operation against car and vehicle theft across the country today. They chose to do so in North Edinburgh,  sadly appropriate as this area is responsible for a third of the...

Fire at St Paul’s Chapel in Muirhouse

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St Paul's Chapel in Muirhouse closed its doors recently and when we visited Muirhouse the other day we took some photos of the building. The former church is not in the best state of repair, and...

Praise for Muirhouse Community Centre

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by John Davidson Once again it has been a busy time for the popular Centre and I must congratulate the Board, staff and the many volunteers who make the Centre the popular and friendly place...

North Edinburgh spearheads the sustainable food movement

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Edible Edinburgh moved into North Edinburgh today when a nutritious meal was on the menu for the launch of Edinburgh’s sustainable food plan at North Edinburgh Arts community café today.What is Edible Edinburgh?An initiative...

Mae and Bob to retire from North Edinburgh charity

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Two members of charity staff are retiring after supporting children in North Edinburgh for over 30 years and there is a party later today!Mae Duncan and Bob Griffiths have supported children and young people...

Regeneration plans for Muirhouse to be discussed at information event

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A public information event to highlight North West Edinburgh Partnership Centre and Muirhouse regeneration plans will be held on Wednesday 2 April 2014 to give local people the chance to find out more about plans...

Police issue missing person appeal

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Appeal for missing person, Edinburgh Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses about a 49-year-old man who has been reported missing from the capital. Police are getting increasingly concerned for Pascal Pierre Malhaire, who is originally...

Football – Spartans girls put one foot forward to raise money

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On Sunday 43 girls and a big support of parents and Girls coaches took part in a walk over the Forth Road Bridge to raise funds for the Spartans girls section. Spartans plan to kit...

Investigation following Craigroyston school fire

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An investigation will get under way first thing this morning following a fire which broke out at Craigroyston High School on Pennywell Road last night. The fire service were called to the school at...

Tributes paid to North Edinburgh community activist

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Tributes are being paid tonight to Brian Robertson who sadly passed away earlier today. Brian was a long standing community activist in North Edinburgh, and was at the forefront of numerous campaigns in North...

Pennywell residents hit out at bin store mess

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Residents at a block of flats have hit out at the council for allowing their communal bin store to be  full of rubbish. Residents have been complaining for the past six months about the...

Granton tunnel gets a makeover

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A group of young people from Drylaw have been taking part in an Art project over the past two months, transforming a tunnel on the cycle path in Granton from a dull dark place...

Doors to be removed at Pennywell

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North Edinburgh residents were delighted to learn that the doors of Pennywell Shopping Centre are being taken down. It was confirmed on Friday afternoon by an email from the newly appointed senior project manager, John...

Bingo was nearly a full house!

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by Robert Pearson Over recent years bingo halls have closed all across Edinburgh. Many reasons for that spring to mind especially the introduction of the national smoking ban in certain premises. North Edinburgh’s nearest bingo hall...

Never Give Up! – Social History Group launches book on North Edinburgh activism

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by Dave PickeringFor some, the names Muirhouse, Drylaw and Pilton conjure up images of run-down housing schemes, drugs and violence but a group of local people are showing there's a far more positive story...

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