Tommy YOUNGER was a gregarious, fun-loving character. Always popular with Hibs fans and players alike, the goalkeeper went on to join the Easter Road board and become president of the SFA before his premature death at the age of just 53 in 1984.
Having made more than 600 appearances for Partick Thistle, including the Jags' memorable 1971 League Cup final win over Celtic, Alan Rough surprised many when he became one of Pat Stanton's first signings.
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Jim LEIGHTON'S career had plumbed the depths before Hibs boss Alex Miller surprised everyone by bringing him to Easter Road in the summer of 1993, where the goalkeeper proved he was far from past his sell-by-date.
FLORA Balloch (nee Gallo) was just a teenager when her father was taken by the authorities during the Second World War.
TOMORROW sees the launch of the first boat at Newhaven Harbour in 82 years - an event which is bound to thrill nautical enthusiasts and residents alike.
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'I REMEMBER being seven years old and looking up at the sky to see the two planes shooting at each other," says Joyce Stevenson (nee Horseburgh), who grew up on Polton Road in Lasswade.
IT was one of the most frightening experiences of many of the men's lives.
"TIGHT-FISTED" chain shops were branded the "Scrooges of Princes Street" on October 23, 1989.
SINCE the Victorian days, millions of swimming enthusiasts have made the very most of the city's fine selection of baths.
Her mum holding him by the ankles, Margaret Martin's dad would hang out the window of their third-floor tenement flat, desperately stretching for the icicles that were hanging from its stonework.
IT was just after 2.30pm on October 16, 1939 when the first attack on the British Isles during the Second World War began.
DETECTIVES were left baffled after thieves made off with exclusive jewellery from a glass cabinet in Jenners department store on October 15, 1979.
CLUTCHING the shirt tail of an older child as they dance their way around the Assembly Rooms in 1967, the little boy's face says it all.
FOR most people across the Capital, there is nothing quite like a good cup of tea.
SHELVES laden with sweet-smelling toiletries, perfumes and creams, a well-stocked medicine counter brimming with prescription drugs to treat every ailment.
"There were lots of ice cream vans that came around our scheme," writes Isa Duncan, nee Cassidy, 71, from Dumbiedykes.
IT is hard to imagine Edinburgh with trams, never mind metro trains making their way through the Capital on an 11-mile route with 30 stations for passengers to board or alight.
A SHINING example of cinematic modernity, the New Victoria opened its doors on Nicolson Street this week back in 1930.
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