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Views from the Pews - Putting your trust in Jesus

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Operation Bistra tackled drugs and organised crime.

Cash, weapons and drugs seized in police operation against organised crime in Midlothian

Crime
Attack is alleged to have taken place in a wooded area near to Rullion Road and Deanburn. (Picture: Google)

Man charged with sexual assault of girl (14) in Penicuik woodland

Crime
Emma, Mel and Sami with The Early Learners at Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge pictured outside St Pauls/Struthers Church.

Growing nursery takes on extra premises

Business

Toby treads the boards at the Fringe Festival

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Council seeks to ease homeless centre fears

Environment

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Crime

Lack of space holds back Scottish homeowners from pursuing their passions

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Start your wild adventure by sleeping out under the stars

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Female engineers continue to face discrimination in the workplace

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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

Cash, weapons and drugs seized in police operation against organised crime in Midlothian

Crime
Attack is alleged to have taken place in a wooded area near to Rullion Road and Deanburn. (Picture: Google)

Man charged with sexual assault of girl (14) in Penicuik woodland

Crime
The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Crime
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime

Growing nursery takes on extra premises

Business
The winner of the outstanding contribution from a student is Iain Scott of Queen Margaret University. Presenting the award is Vonnie Sandlan, NUS Scotland president (left) and event host Jennifer Reoch (right).


   Photo: Colin Mearns

Iain cooks up university awards success

Education
Midlothian Council has approved playground improvements at Saltersgate School

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

Growing nursery takes on extra premises

Business
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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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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

Council seeks to ease homeless centre fears

Environment
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

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