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EDRA AGM on Monday

November 5, 2014 by


Easter Drylaw Residents Association (EDRA) are holding their annual general meeting next Monday 10 November at 7pm in Drylaw Parish Church, Groathill Road North. All welcome – come along and support your local tenants and residents association. New members particularly welcome!

Dead right: Edinburgh trio Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014 by


Experimental Edinburgh hip-hop trio Young Fathers have scooped this year’s Mercury music prize. The band, described as a  ‘Liberian/Nigerian/Scottish psychedelic hip-hop electro boy band’, saw off competition from R&B artist FKA Twigs, former Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s first solo album and singer/ poet Kate Tempest to win the prestigious music prize for their album, Dead. […]

All eyes on the skies ahead of weekend events

August 22, 2014 by


Organisers of this weekend’s Fun Days and Galas will be keeping an anxious eye on the weather forecast. Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre’s Fun Day takes place tomorrow and West Pilton and Muirhouse Gala is on Sunday. Fingers crossed – it might just be okay! Tomorrow’s forecast: A chilly start then a mainly dry day with sunny […]

Happy birthday Nan!

July 27, 2014 by


DRYLAW’S NAN IS ONE HUNDRED Born before the outbreak of the First World War, Drylaw woman Nan Macdonald celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Drylaw Parish Church yesterday. Guests were entertained with jazz and traditional Scottish music and shared lots and lots of stories and happy memories. Nan is quite fragile these […]

Ancient artefacts will ‘transform life in Drylaw’

April 1, 2014 by


Archaeological dig unearths ‘treasures’ at heart of housing estate World Heritage Site status following Drylaw discovery? The ring of Brodgar, the standing stones of Callanish, Stonehenge – these world famous ancient sites have aroused wonder and speculation for centuries. Why were they built? Were they religious temples, astronomical navigation sites, burial grounds or even fantastic […]

Concern grows for missing Drylaw man

March 25, 2014 by


Concern is growing for a young man who has now been missing from his Drylaw home for six days. Blair Davidson, who is 21, has not been seen since last Wednesday. Blair left his home in Easter Drylaw Place some time after 8.30am to attend an appointment in the Tollcross area – but he has […]

Urgent police appeal: help find missing boy

January 16, 2014 by


Local police are appealing for witnesses to help trace a missing child. Mikael Kular was last seen going to bed at his home address in Ferry Gait at around 9pm yesterday evening. However, when his family awoke this morning, the three-year-old was not within the property. Officers are now conducting local enquiries in the area to trace […]

Celebrate Burns Day in Drylaw!

January 15, 2014 by


  Drylaw Parish Church will celebrate Burns Day with haggis, neeps, tatties and traditional entertainment in the main hall on Saturday 25 January from 12.30 – 4pm. Tickets (£7.50) on sale soon. Braw!

Do Not Adjust Your Set

September 15, 2013 by


Drylaw sees the big picture Drylaw now has it’s own public big TV screen. The high-tech equipment was installed last night and community leaders believe the big screen will attract new visitors to the area. A spokesman for Drylaw Telford Community Council said: “Although it’s not as large as we were promised we accept that money […]

Travelling Gallery to visit Drylaw

August 21, 2013 by


The Travelling Gallery embark on its Scottish tour this Friday (23 August) with ‘THIS LAND’, a new autumn exhibition presenting a beautifully alternative view of the Scottish landscape – and it’s stopping off at Drylaw on it’s travels. You can catch the exhibition at the local centre next Thursday (29 August) afternoon from 2 – 5pm.  Inspired by […]