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40 HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – a tribute 48 Doug Corrance’s inimitable snapshot of Edinburgh life

4 About the City - our good news round-up 8 Ravelston Woods - a walk of bluebells, wildlife and geological interest 12 Newington Necropolis – a verdant haven amidst urban bustle 16 Death in Wester Coates Terrace – who did kill Agnes King? 20 St Andrew’s House - Art Deco gem on an historic site 26 Scotland’s Gardens Scheme 90th – local gardens reopen for charity 30 Rhododendrons – a floral feast at the Botanics this spring 36 Edinburgh in the 60s, 70s and 80s – unique photographs of its residents

What’s On

46 10 fun things and interesting things to do in the next 10 weeks

Food, drink and hospitality

34 The Bridge Inn at Ratho, Angelou in Piershill and Kay’s Bar in the New Town are just some of our suggestions for where to eat and drink as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease


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Ravelston Woods festooned with bluebells

St Andrew’s House Art Deco gem on historic site

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme local gardens open for charity

Newington Necropolis a verdant urban haven

Rhododendrons at Inverleith

Death in Wester Coates 1924 murder mystery Duke of Edinburgh a life of duty

Residential Property About the City Food & Drink

What’s On

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