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Community mural lights up Mayfield

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The new Vaporized shop in Penicuik shopping precinct.

New shops provide boost to town centre

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The interior of an Avant Homes' property

Rosewell homes proving popular

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Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment

Work gets underway on new Midlothian cyclepath

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Spotlight on Tourism - Steps in the right direction for tourism

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Nurses take a walk to raise funds for dementia ward

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Arts extravaganza at annual Penicuik festival

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Slideshow: Birkenside Fun Day

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The pharmacy at Roslin Medical Practice, in Penicuik Rd, Roslin.

Pharmacy break-in

Crime

A702 delays expected as roadworks continue

Transport
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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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

Pharmacy break-in

Crime
Mohammed Ahmed.

Shopkeeper placed on the sex offenders register

Crime

Hospital worker nine times over the drink drive limit

Crime

Theft and attempted break-in

Crime

Midlothian learners make their mark

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Angry parents and pupils of Burnbrae Primary in Bonnyrigg, pictured in March when the move was first announced.

School consultation report published

Education
John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

Education
Wild About Scotland bus visiting Cuiken School in Midlothian earlier this year

Midlothian children go wild about nature

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New shops provide boost to town centre

News

Midlothian firm named for underpaying worker

Business
Board members Neville Suttle,Convener Roger Kelly and Derek Rosie of The Storehouse.

Penicuik project refuses to shut up shop

News
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business

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

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The badger, a welcome visitor, for Georges static camera.

Country Corner - New arrival is more than black and white

Environment

Country Corner - Delighted youngsters get close to nature

Environment

Still no cure in sight for surgery parking

News
Penicuik First chairman Michael Graham presents the defibrillator to members of Penicuik Community First Responders.

Life-saving support for Penicuik

News

Search on for Midlothian’s health heroes

News
Young women who binge drink increase their risk of developing diabetes later in life. Pic: Phil Wilkinson    .

Study reveals diabetes risk for young women who binge drink

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health