Remember When

High Street, Lasswade (Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)
High Street, Lasswade (Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

Stories from our files

1965

LOANHEAD: Arthur Duncan, proprietor of the Forresters’ Arms, Loanhead, is the first Midlothian publican to be granted an application for a gaming machine on the premises.

1975

PENICUIK: Penicuik’s picture house is to begin showing films again - exactly a year after the 50-year-old cinema was converted into a bingo hall.

1990

LOANHEAD: British Coal wants to see Bilston Glen Colliery turned into a business park. It has applied to Midlothian District Council for a building warrant which enables it to demolish the existing buildings and clear the 50-acre site ready for future development.

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