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Children playing in Newtongrange c1930. Photo: National Museums Scotland/Scran

Children playing in Newtongrange c1930. Photo: National Museums Scotland/Scran

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Stories from our files

1966

PENICUIK: Complaints about the sanitary conditions at the children’s playground at the Cuiken development in Penicuik have again been made to the town council. The main complaint concerns the Maze built in the playground which has been the subject of complaints since it was built.

1991

DALKEITH: Poll tax problems dominated the money advice sessions at Dalkeith’s Citizens Advice Bureau this year, according to the Bureau’s annual report.

2006

ESKBANK: A project to bring state of the art learning facilities to the county is gaining speed with the announcement that Miller Construction is the preferred bidder for the contract to undertake the redevelopment of Jewel and Esk Valley College’s campus at Eskbank. The tender, which is also for the college’s campus at Milton Road and is worth close to £37 million, was issued in May with four companies submitting their tenders. The contractor will be responsible for construction of the brand new campus at Eskbank with work expected to commence in Spring 2007, taking two years to complete.

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