Remember when

Lothian Street, Bonnyrigg (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)
Lothian Street, Bonnyrigg (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

Stories from our files

1966

PATHHEAD: Pathhead and District Council Association has been promised grants towards £8,000 for the extension to their hall for a youth centre.

1991

MONKTONHALL: The Monktonhall Miners Consortium took their case to the House of Commons last week. After the lobbying, SNP’s prospective parliamentary candidate Andrew Lumsden, who organised the lobby, said the next step for the group is to convince the government to direct British Coal to sell the pit to the consortium.

2006

DALKEITH: Construction work has started in Midlothian on the largest and most innovative programme for new build council housing in Scotland. Work has commenced on 28 houses at James Lean Avenue, Dalkeith, by Hart Builders as part of the first phase of Midlothian Council’s £105 million investment project to provide 1,000 new council homes for rent over the next five years.

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