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Parent power will assist pupils’ progress

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Minister for Public Health Aileen Campbell attends a CPR training event at Beeslack High School attended by pupils from Beeslack and also from Mauricewood Primary 24/11/16

Penicuik pupils learn lessons to be lifesavers

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The Secret Herb Garden wins the Best Informal Eating Experience at the Lothian and Borders Regional Final of the Scottish Thistle Awards. Pictured are presenter Fiona Richmond, Project Manager at Scotland Food and Drink,  Liberty and Hamish Martin, owners of Secret Herb Garden and host Jennifer Reoch. Photo: Chris Watt

Award win for secret cafe puts business on the map

Business

Fraudster jailed after £18m ‘elaborate deception’

Crime

Expected rise in cases of meningitis

Health

Make sure you’re scam savvy say Santander

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Plan to transform the lives of disabled people

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Mary and Joseph arriving at the airport if they were arriving in the UK today seeking asylum.

Mary and Joseph find seeking asylum in the UK is not child’s play

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Drivers are being reminded not to drink and drive over the festive season. Pic: Mark F Gibson / Warren Media

Launch of festive drink drive awareness campaign

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Sheriffhall roundabout upgrade plans

Transport
Funding is available for new community schemes

Get on your bike for community funding

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Purple crocuses will flower at Shawfair Station in the spring

Painting the town...purple

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Transport

Fraudster jailed after £18m ‘elaborate deception’

Crime
Scotland currently has the lowest age of criminal responsibility in Europe.

Age of criminal responsibility set to be raised

Crime 1
The woman had been to this Bonnyrigg cash machine minutes before the robbery.

Robbed after ATM visit

Crime
Airguns were used in almost half of the offences involving a firearm.

Fall in number of firearms offences

Crime 2

Parent power will assist pupils’ progress

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Minister for Public Health Aileen Campbell attends a CPR training event at Beeslack High School attended by pupils from Beeslack and also from Mauricewood Primary 24/11/16

Penicuik pupils learn lessons to be lifesavers

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Emily McMichael, Lyal Rutherford and Luca Pisa Martenez, all aged 4, from Forrest Friends Nursery, Roslin, took part in the Magic Carpets session at the National Museum of Scotland as part of the Get Energised initiative. Photo: Chris James

Magical time for Roslin nursery

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Burnbrae Primary School took part in the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, working with Midlothian Sure Start's Dads coordinator Tim Porteus

Bonnyrigg pupils appear at festival

News

Award win for secret cafe puts business on the map

Business
Sherifhall Roundabout, City Bypass

Sheriffhall roundabout upgrade plans

Transport
Funding is available for new community schemes

Get on your bike for community funding

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Tackling gender stereotyping

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Who's your winner at Midlothian Council?

Who is the best Midlothian Council employee?

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Toblerone

Brexit? It’s not over by a long choc!

Politics
Midlothian police on patrol.

CAT teams’ cuts nearly reversed

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The barricade in Penicuik

Council hit with over 70 complaints about barrier

Environment

Expected rise in cases of meningitis

Health
The Scottish Government and NHS Education for Scotland will be surveying female doctors.

Improving support for rape victims

Health 1

New campaign highlights smoking ban in cars

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Midlothian women's mental health group Pink Ladies 1st

Success for charity Pink Ladies 1st has in some ways been bitter sweet. Over the last decade it has helped nearly 1000 women deal with mental illness but that there is such a demand for its services is a sign that mental health is a big issue in Midlothian. As it celebrates its 10th anniversary by launching an inspiring new book, we spotlight the group and its work.

Health
Public health minister Aileen Campbell (right) recently visited NHS Scotland's national distribution centre.

NHS ready for winter challenges

Health