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Works starts on new Gorebridge housing development

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Penicuik Baptist Church

Views from the Pews - Jesus can meet our deepest needs

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Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games celebrates 20 years of the original production. Pic: Brian Doherty.

Theatre Review: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games at Edinburgh Playhouse

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Health Secretary Shona Robison

Pay settlement for NHS staff announced

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House moving priorities revealed

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66% of families don’t talk at tea time

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Pupils dig deep into their heritage in Woodburn

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Refugee integration strategy unveiled

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EU student status confirmed

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Volunteers hard at work in the Midlothian Growing Together garden.

Midlothian groups called on to enter environmental awards

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Bus service back on track after campaign

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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

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Midlothian Council is proposing new speed humps on main roads

Speed hump proposal for county roads

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Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

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The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill aims to tackle those who use coercive and controlling behaviour.

New law to tackle psychological abuse

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Break-ins in Dalkeith

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Parents are being urged to check the age restrictions of any social media sites used by their children.

Parents unaware of social network age restrictions

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Rising to the challenge

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Taylor Wimpey East Scotlands sales executive June McLeod with some of the pupils at Gorebridge Primary School. Photo: Chris Watt

Gorebridge pupils benefit from book donation

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Roslin Institute

New professor in charge at Roslin Institute

Education

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

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Works starts on new Gorebridge housing development

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Councillor Derek Milligan.

Bus service back on track after campaign

Transport
The Paper Mill, Lasswade

Spotlight on Tourism – It’s food for thought with new awards

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Barratt Homes The Woodlands development in Dalkeith will feature the Balmoral style property.

New Dalkeith housing development opens its doors

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SNP councillor to go it alone in upcoming Midlothian elections

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George McIntyre.

Tory council hopeful suspended over social media post

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Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman.

Invitation for views on social security

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International Development Secretary Priti Patel.

Match funding for donations to East Africa aid appeal

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Scottish people must be given a choice.

First Minister to seek second independence referendum

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Midlothian groups called on to enter environmental awards

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Stobihill Primary pupils Tegan Acheampong, Brennan Moffat, Zoe Roy and Zachary Cuthill have been learning more about recycling.

Gorebridge pupils get recycling lessons

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Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie shows his support for Earth Hour, which takes place on Saturday. Photo: Callum Bennetts, Maverick Photo Agency

Midlothian residents urged to support climate change effort

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Country Corner – A call to nurture our natural environment

Environment

Striking a healthy balance

Health
One in five referrals were refused in 2015.

Call for a review of children and young people rejected by mental health services

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Health secretary Shona Robison announced extra funding for Scots GPs

Where next for the NHS in Scotland?

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Funding is available for healthy food projects

Midlothian groups get their teeth into funding

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Left, Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie checks his pulse at the Know Your Pulse event while, right, Midlothian South MSP Christine Grahame at the British Heart Foundation exhibition.

Midlothian MSPs support health issues

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