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John Street, Penicuik (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

John Street, Penicuik (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

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Stories from our files

1964

MIDLOTHIAN: Mr James Hill was resting this week following his triumphant electoral victory in Midlothian when he saw his majority leap by more than 1000 to 11,000 votes.

1989

MAYFIELD: Midlothian received some much-needed good news this week in the form of at least 30 new jobs at a Mayfield textiles firm. The jobs are to be created at the Cloathbond ltd factory, part of the giant American Russell corporation.

1999

NEWTONGRANGE: It has been a week of celebration for the village of Newtongrange as residents toast the centenary of the Dean Tavern.

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