Stories from our files
MIDLOTHIAN: “Too many of our people have to leave the county every day to find work,” delegates from Midlothian trade unions were told on Sunday.
NEWBATTLE: Closure-threatened Newbattle Abbey College was granted a reprieve last week when the governors voted to keep it open until the end of September. A final decision will now be taken on September 6.
ROSLIN: Midlothian’s top scientist Professor Ian Wilmut was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours. Prof Wilmut, who led the team of scientists at Roslin Institute to create Dolly, the cloned sheep, said he was “excited, honoured and flattered” by the award.
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