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Catering changes at mining museum

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Tesco stores in Midlothian have donated more than 11,000 meals

Tesco connects with Midlothian charities

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WHSmith Dalkeith's 225 photo relay along with Dalkeith Museum to cleebrate the company's 225th anniversary.

Shopping trip back in time

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Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Members of the Active Travel team at Midlothian Council are pictured with their award for excellence in travel information and marketing. (L to R) Gillian Bathgate (School Travel Plan Co-ordinator) Bogdan Handrea (Sustainable Travel Officer) Lindsay Haddow (Policy Planning Manager) Stephen MacPhail (GIS Technician)

Work of Midlothian active travel team is recognised

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Youth worker Sheryl Skelton and Kodie McShane of the Smile for Shellie campaign at the Newtongrange Action Plan launch.

Giving youth a chance in Newtongrange

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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
Members of the Active Travel team at Midlothian Council are pictured with their award for excellence in travel information and marketing. (L to R) Gillian Bathgate (School Travel Plan Co-ordinator) Bogdan Handrea (Sustainable Travel Officer) Lindsay Haddow (Policy Planning Manager) Stephen MacPhail (GIS Technician)

Work of Midlothian active travel team is recognised

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
The bridge walks will be cancelled only if winds reach more than 50mph. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

More than 226,000 seek Queensferry Crossing walk tickets

Transport

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime

Appeal after indecent assault on teenage girls in Penicuik

Crime

Car on fire in Dalkeith

Crime

Housebreaking in Soutra

Crime

Playground improvements earmarked for Saltersgate

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Hawthornden Primary pupils perform a fan dance at the launch of the Confucius Primary Hub.

Bonnyrigg school establishes links with China

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St David's High School pupils Aidan O'Brien and Brooke Combe collect, on behalf of Grace Jack, the Secondary School Music Teacher Award at the Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards 2017 from Myleene Klass. Photo: Matt Crossick

Award is music to ears of Dalkeith teacher

Education
Midlothian Council HQ

Council thanks following Bonnyrigg school consultation

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
Members of the Active Travel team at Midlothian Council are pictured with their award for excellence in travel information and marketing. (L to R) Gillian Bathgate (School Travel Plan Co-ordinator) Bogdan Handrea (Sustainable Travel Officer) Lindsay Haddow (Policy Planning Manager) Stephen MacPhail (GIS Technician)

Work of Midlothian active travel team is recognised

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Iain Dempster & Fiona Brown at the Leadburn Inn.  (Pic: Alan Wilson)

Village pub up for national rural award

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Pic Greg Macvean - 27/03/2017 - Queensferry Crossing bridge

Queensferry Crossing could host more walks

Business

Tories question “positive campaign”

Politics
SNP group leader Kelly Parry and Labour group leader Derek Milligan.

Labour denies talk of council coalition deal

Politics
SNP councillor Debbi McCall and Conservative group leader Pauline Winchester.

Councillor attacks ‘barbaric’ reform

Politics
Grenfell Tower.

Cladding assurance on council buildings

Politics
Councillors Jim Muirhead and Kelly Parry.

Voluntary sector grants under review

Politics
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment
The  Marmalade Fly has wasp-like markings.

Country Corner - The harmless fly masquerading as a wasp

Environment

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
Mayfield and Easthouses Community Council chairman Robert Hogg presents a �1214 cheque to the Y2K project

Project funds nourish Midlothian communities

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Health

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Health