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Retiring May to lovely June

Winnie Stevenson (Roslin Heritage Society) continues her series of articles exploring Roslin Glen’s flora and fauna.

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There are battles and bonnets galore in the new online battlefield map.

Log on and follow the clans’ charge of the fight brigade

Scotland’s clans have clashed through the centuries and there’s a chance that claymores were once in full swing near you.

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Gorebridge Co-operative Society tokens. Photo: Gorebridge Local History Society/Scran

Midlothian’s 100 Objects - Gorebridge Co-operative tokens

Tesco Clubcard points, the Sainsbury’s Nectar scheme, and myWaitrose rewards - you would think that customer loyalty initiatives were a new phenomenon. But they are not.

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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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Charity advises owners to micropchip their cats

Cat owners reminded of importance of microchipping

National charity Blue Cross has reminded cat owners to microchip their pets now or risk losing them forever if they stray.

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Rossyln Castle. Photo: The Bryce Collection

April showers to May flowers

Winnie Stevenson (Roslin Heritage Society) continues her series of articles exploring Roslin Glen’s flora and fauna.

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Billy Connolly. Pic: Shutterstock

Billy Connolly fans asked to submit drawings of ‘The Big Yin’ for special tribute

A series of fascinating portraits depicting comedy legend Billy Connolly have been unveiled following a public appeal to his fans.

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Morrisons Daddy of all Burgers. Pic: Jon Super/PA Wire

Meat wars: Aldi announce 16oz steak for a fiver as Morrisons launch giant 1lb burger

Can your dad handle these big daddies?

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Five dogs are stolen in the UK every day, research shows

Five dogs are being stolen every day across the UK, an investigation has found.

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Mayfield-Easthouses Community Association Teenage Club constitution. Photo: Midlothian Council Local Studies/Scran

Midlothian’s 100 Objects - Constitution for teenage club

More than 60 years ago there were plans to establish a Mayfield-Easthouses Community Association Teenage Club.

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Edinburgh Airport was named amongst the worst in the world in a survey from AirHelp. Picture; Michael Gillen

Edinburgh Airport named among the world’s worst

Edinburgh Airport has been named as the fifth worst airport in the world according to a survey from AirHelp.

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Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Lottery players in Scotland are turning their back on the UK and looking abroad to make their fortune.

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QUIZ: Which Scottish gin are you?

It’s World Gin Day (June 10) and we have some delicious offerings from across Scotland.

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Aldi announce school uniforms for a FIVER

Aldi announce school uniforms for a FIVER

Today’s lesson, parents? Where can you get a school uniform for a fiver?

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Families in Midlothian wanted for new series of Kirstie and Phil property show

Families in Midlothian wanted for new series of Kirstie and Phil property show

An appeal has been made to Midlothian residents for people to feature in a new series of property show ‘Love It or List It’.

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Young people will get the chance to try climbing at ClimbScotland Festival 2017 - the UK's biggest youth climbing festival.

ClimbScotland Festival 2017 will help youngsters reach the heights

There’s just over a week to go until the UK’s biggest youth climbing festival takes place in Edinburgh.

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