News for Oct. 04, 2005

Gorilla's going, going, Kong..

10/04/05, 1:09 pm EST - Xoanon

For years he towered over proceedings at Edinburgh's biggest market, helping reunite thousands of lost children with their parents. But now the giant, bright pink King Kong statue, which was a landmark at Ingliston Market for more than 30 years, has been taken away after the market's closure. The 22ft-high gorilla statue, which became famous at the market as a meeting point for separated parents and their children, is to be resurrected at the market's new site. But Spook Erections, the owner of the market, which was axed last month, has still not disclosed the location of the new site. [More]