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#StrongerNorth Latest update

November 7, 2014 by

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Just time to add one more pre-upgrade post … information from local police as part of the #StrongerNorth initiative: 6 November report: Disturbances in the Forth area Following several minor incidents of disorder in the Forth area of Edinburgh last night, a number of fireworks were thrown at Drylaw Police Station. As a response, we […]

#StrongerNorth: working together to make Pilton safer

November 5, 2014 by

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#StrongerNorth initiaitive launched in WestPilton Police Scotland, the city council and the local community have joined forces to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in North Edinburgh. Working together under the #StrongerNorth banner, they will work together to address community safety concerns across the area. Last month, residents expressed anger at an apparent failure by local […]

West Pilton antisocial behaviour: meeting tomorrow night

November 3, 2014 by

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WEST PILTON UPDATE Meeting Tuesday 4 November The Community Council meeting will discuss their normal agenda business from 6pm to 7:30 pm which is open to all. Anyone interested in joining our Community Council is most welcome as are observers. At 7:30 pm in the main Function Hall of the West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre there […]

Police action in West Pilton producing results

October 31, 2014 by

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News from Edinburgh North Police West Pilton Community Action Police patrols continue in the West Pilton and surrounding areas. This week the following results have been achieved: * 62 persons stopped and searched. * 14 persons arrested or reported * Male arrested on two warrants relating to domestic abuse * 2 pedal cycles have been […]

Eyre Place attack: man to appear in court

October 17, 2014 by

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A man will appear in court today following an alleged sex attack on a woman in Canonmills. Police confirmed a suspect aged 35 is being held in connection with the attempted rape of a 21-year-old woman near Smithies pub in Eyre Place. He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today. The victim was […]

Pilton attack – man charged with attempted murder

October 4, 2014 by

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Police Scotland have confirmed that an 18 year old man has been charged with attempted murder and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court court on Monday following the attack on a Chinese man in West Pilton on Wednesday evening. The victim of the attack – named locally as the owner of the Peking Garden takeaway, […]

Chinese man ‘serious’ following Pilton race hate attack

October 2, 2014 by

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A Chinese father of three is being treated in hospital for serious injuries following a horrific attack by three men in West Pilton last night.  The victim suffered multiple injuries – including stab wounds – during the vicious attack which happened near the corner of West Pilton Grove and Park at around 9.30 last night. […]

Get your bike marked

September 23, 2014 by

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News from Police Scotland … local opportunities to improve your cycle’s security

Edinburgh is the UK’s safest city

September 11, 2014 by

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Edinburgh tops YouGov safest city poll A new survey has revealed that Edinburgh is seen as the safest city in Britain. The YouGov research asked participants how safe they feel ten British cities are – and Edinburgh came out well on top. When asked about the capital, 68% of participants – 1724 from across the […]

Police seek Comely Bank raider

September 9, 2014 by

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Police are looking for witnesses following a foiled raid on a wine shop in Comely Bank last Friday. The would-be robber, who was wearing a trilby type hat, entered Appellation Wines on Comely Bank Road at around 4pm on Friday and threatened a female shop worker with a metal pole before demanding money. The woman […]