Latest Wester Hailes Stories

2008-10-09 12:00:31

Tom Loughray, 72, retired builder, Muirhouse: "I don't think they should be allowed. The council should have said 'no, you're not on'.

2008-09-26 12:00:29

By CATHERINE SALMOND ANGRY parents have been told children at an under-threat primary would get better grades if they moved to a bigger school. Education convener Marilyne MacLaren told a public meeting in Wester Hailes that closing Westburn Primary was the best option for pupils at the school.

2008-09-11 12:00:33

By Gemma Fraser, THE city's education leader has promised to look again at closing a city primary school by Christmas. At a heated public meeting at Bonnington Primary, parents appealed to education bosses to keep the school open until the end of the school year at least.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.