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From smoke filled bars to the birth of vaping - ten years of change

Health
Sandra Halley receives the Penicuik Turner Prize from judge Aine Divine RSW.

Sandra is winner of Penicuik Turner Prize

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Mountains of clothes for Syrian refugees were handed in to the Pathhead Pop Up Caf�.

Pathhead cafe supports refugees

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Rosslyn Chapel. PIC BY ROB MCDOUGALL

Tourism’s £105 million boost

Business

NHS 24 issues prescriptions reminder for Christmas

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#SeeingScotland competition winner revealed

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Midlothian Matters - Sowing some social seed skills

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Christian Aid to help ‘Light The Way’

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Dalkeith teenager Callum Clement celebrated his 18th birthday by organising a fundraising gig. The proceeds were split between Alzheimer Scotland and Dalkeith Guitar Club.

Teenager uses birthday to support local charities

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Over 250 eminent Scots from the worlds of industry, academia, leisure, politics and media to take part in the first CEO Sleepout.

Leading Scots to sleep rough for Social Bite Village

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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 4
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

Tourism’s £105 million boost

Business
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
Sherifhall Roundabout, City Bypass

Sheriffhall roundabout upgrade plans

Transport

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

From smoke filled bars to the birth of vaping - ten years of change

Health
A festive fund-raising pack is available online to help MRF finance vital research into vaccines to treat different strains of the disease. Information about symptoms can also be found on its website.

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.

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