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Ford village. Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies
Ford village. Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies

Stories from our files

1965

DALKEITH: It was reported this week that Dalkeith Fire Brigade had turned out to 63 fires so far this year, whereas it took them until early April last year to attend the same number of calls.

1975

BONNYRIGG: Midlothian County Council want to provide 200 local authority houses at Bonnyrigg as soon as possible because of the extreme pressure on housing needs in the area.

1990

DANDERHALL: Contractors are rallying round to help the St Clair playgroup in Danderhall achieve its dream of building new premises. The playgroup, which caters for children with special needs, is trying to raise £20,000 to buy a portable building which will be sited in the grounds of Danderhall Primary School.

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