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Temple (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)
Temple (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

Stories from our files

1966

PENICUIK: During last year, Penicuik’s part-time fire brigade was called out on 75 occasions – ten times more than in 1964 and the highest ever number of calls. One of the most alarming features of the local fire brigade’s annual report was the number of malicious false alarms they were called to.

1991

LOANHEAD: A small congregation at a Loanhead church has been sickened by the worst attack on its place of worship. And now the 12 parishioners at the Reform Presbyterian Church in Fountain Place have agreed to sell their church, one of Loanhead’s most historic landmarks.

2006

PENICUIK: Seven full-time firefighters will join Penicuik Fire Station as part of a major shake-up of emergency cover in the Lothians and Borders. The team will provide full-time daily cover on weekdays to support retained staff, currently based at the station.

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