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Apprentices dig new mining museum role

Education

Councillors debate city deal

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Be more VOCAL in Midlothian

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Paula Smith, released her first book on struggles with mental illness.

Turning a page on mental health

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Health

Country Corner - The beautiful Woodie with its unusual call

Environment

Police seize drugs in Midlothian raid

Crime
Local community gardening group Pathedible doing the groundwork to open an orchard in Pathhead on the site of an old playpark in Oxenfoord Drive. The digger was provided by Jon Torrens of JTD.

Community group grows for an orchard

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Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie helps to highlight the urgent need for action on obesity when he attended a Cancer Research UK event outside the Scottish Parliament. Mr Beattie is pictured removing junk food from a giant set of scales outside the Scottish Parliament. The super-sized scales were loaded with a mannequin of an obese child weighed down by junk food items, including those commonly purchased as part of supermarket multi-buy offers.

Scaling back to prevent cancer

Health

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Transport
Midlothian Council is proposing new speed humps on main roads

Speed hump proposal for county roads

News

In pictures: Final link goes in on Queensferry Crossing

Transport

Police seize drugs in Midlothian raid

Crime
The penalty for this sort of driving offence just got much steeper.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

Crime
Hannah Dorans.

Family’s tribute to Hannah

Crime
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Crime

Apprentices dig new mining museum role

Education
The current Danderhall Primary

Community hub option in Danderhall

Education
The new Newbattle High School under construction.

New community hub name put forward

Education

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Transport
Members of staff from Shawfair-based firm TenTel get dancing.

Let’s dance as Shawfair staff celebrate milestone

News

Conference focuses on digital tourism

News
The site map for Cala Homes' proposed housing development to the north of Penicuik.

Penicuik housing development moves a step closer

News
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the funding during a visit to South Lanarkshire.

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

Politics 2
Midlothian House, the main office for Midlothian Council, Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith.

First council tax rise in a decade

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Country Corner - The beautiful Woodie with its unusual call

Environment
Scottish Water says its charges will still be lower than the UK average after a 1.6 per cent increase.

Increase in Scottish Water charges to fund investment

Environment

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Health
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie helps to highlight the urgent need for action on obesity when he attended a Cancer Research UK event outside the Scottish Parliament. Mr Beattie is pictured removing junk food from a giant set of scales outside the Scottish Parliament. The super-sized scales were loaded with a mannequin of an obese child weighed down by junk food items, including those commonly purchased as part of supermarket multi-buy offers.

Scaling back to prevent cancer

Health
Newbyres Medical Centre, 15 Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge.

Council attacked for failing to deal with health ‘crisis’

Health

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Health
Lothian list MSP Neil Findlay met with representatives of Alcohol Focus Scotland who were in the Parliament to promote their manifesto to help tackle Scotlands growing problem.

Lothians MSP backs alcohol manifesto

Health