100 Greatest People: Who will be Capital’s number one?

Picture: Julie Bull
Picture: Julie Bull
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Who are the 100 Greatest People from Edinburgh and the Lothians?

That is the tough task facing some of the city’s best known faces as we consider your nominations for the title. Rugby legend Scott Hastings; Professor Stuart Monro, scientific director of Our Dynamic Earth; MSP Margo MacDonald; former businesswoman of the year Liz McAreavey; best-selling novelist Ian Rankin and council leader Andrew Burns are our panel. Our final judge Lynsey Sharp, inset, has given her view from her US training base.

The countdown will begin in Monday’s News and online at edinburghsgreatest.scotsman.com The final selection will be put in a booklet for city schoolchildren.