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#StrongerNorth Latest update

November 7, 2014 by


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 […]

Police issue safety warning following Pilton road accident

April 29, 2014 by


Police in North Edinburgh are urging local youngsters and their parents to heed a safety warning following a recent road accident in West Pilton that has left a 15-year-old in a critical condition in hospital. Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for witnesses after two males riding on a motorbike collided with a car […]

‘Body cams’ introduced to fight hate crime

July 29, 2013 by


Police in Edinburgh have begun issuing body cameras to victims of hate crime in the north of the Capital. The scheme is being rolled out in North Edinburgh with a view to a wider rollout across the city. The mini ‘body cams’, which are capable of recording incidents at a touch of a button, will […]

Neigh need for police cars!

April 1, 2013 by


Drylaw Police Station to close as Police Scotland opts for horse power The chief of Scotland’s new national police force has vowed to wrong foot the country’s criminal fraternity – by replacing cars with horses! And Drylaw Police Station looks set to become a stable block under radical new plans. Chief Constable Stephen House (pictured […]

Public warned over Gumtree scam

February 20, 2013 by


Police in Edinburgh are investigating a series of robberies and assaults on people selling electronics online. Two of the thefts involved computers and a third involved a mobile phone – which had been advertised on the Gumtree website – and the robberies took place after sellers agreed to meet potential buyers in McDonald’s car park on Telford Road. The […]

Police offer security advice to local businesses

February 13, 2013 by


Police in North Edinburgh are offering free crime prevention surveys to businesses in the area. Officers from the Safer Neighbourhoods Team at Drylaw Police Station will be delivering letters to businesses and offering security surveys to highlight additional measures that can be taken to maximise security, following a spate of night-time break-ins which have occurred since […]

Perhaps the worst Christmas present you can give?

November 22, 2012 by


They may be one of the most requested Christmas gifts by children and young people, but parents are being warned – steer clear of quad bikes and mini-motos. Mini-motos and quad bikes are popular, but local police are eager to let potential buyers know that these are vehicles, not toys, and they CANNOT be used on public roads […]