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A singing workshop for women takes place in Dalkeith on Saturday

In fine voice for Dalkeith workshop

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The cornet family from Loanhead. Lyndsey Cornet holding Lyle Cornet (nearly 2yrs old) and Tjay Cornet holding Chris Cornet (3yrs old).

Let’s do it for Lyle!

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Ann and Jim McQuire were among the victims of the Tunisia terror attack

Tunisia inquest clears travel operators of neglect

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Top honour for Bonnyrigg hotel

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Popular Scottish soft drink IRN-BRU set to have less sugar

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Scotland retains Fair Trade Nation status

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Survey reveals support for a ‘soft’ opt-out organ donation system

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Cat owners across Scotland are being asked to help protect the Scottish wildcat.

‘Supercats’ can help protect the Scottish wildcat

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With little variation across the country, it only the  Scots who will be broadening their pancake palette and experimenting with a variety of toppings.

Top that – Scots are the most adventurous on Pancake Day

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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

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In pictures: Final link goes in on Queensferry Crossing

Transport

Public consulted on future of Police Scotland

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The High Court in Edinburgh.

Judges rule Midlothian mum must take young son back to Australia

Crime
The High Court in Edinburgh.

Dalkeith man raped woman after offer to do garden work

Crime
Police are investigating reports that a child was assaulted in broad daylight

Police seize drugs in Midlothian raid

Crime

Midlothian pupils gain insight into engineering

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From left, apprentices Aimee Swan, Cerys Dunant, and Kiera Hobson

Apprentices dig new mining museum role

Education
The current Danderhall Primary

Community hub option in Danderhall

Education

Top honour for Bonnyrigg hotel

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The search is on for the best trade apprentice

Who is the best Midlothian apprentice?

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Rosewell Primary School P6 pupils in front of the cable-stay bridge they built.

Midlothian pupils gain insight into engineering

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There were massive tailbacks last month due to overturned lorry closing Forth Road Bridge. Pic: Michael Gillen

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Transport

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

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

First council tax rise in a decade

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Country Corner - An enthusiasm for the outdoors is infectious

Environment

Country Corner - The beautiful Woodie with its unusual call

Environment

Shifting the focus from illness to person

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Colin Thomson pointing to the mould in the hall. Picture: Scott Louden

Family fear for their health in mouldy council flat

Health

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

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Newbyres Medical Centre, 15 Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge.

Council attacked for failing to deal with health ‘crisis’

Health