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Take measures to stay safe this Christmas

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Midlothian MP Owen Thompson and British Beer and Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds OBE at Westminster.

Raising a glass to Midlothian’s brewing industry

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Linda Brown (right) with resident Elsie.

Call for local help to show festive spirit

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Musical entertainment at last year's Christmas festivities in Dalkeith

Festive lights to be switched on in Dalkeith

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Midlothian actress set for the White House

Politics

GP survey highlights heavy workloads

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Warning to stay safe this Christmas

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Scots typically stop receiving a stocking at the age of 20, but over one in ten Scots over 30 will be gifted one this Christmas.

‘Apples’ are the new satsumas as technology becomes stocking filler of choice

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Good manners do not come cheap with consumers splashing out �27 on thank you cards and even gifts.

Scots spend £103 over Christmas to avoid upsetting others

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Sherifhall Roundabout, City Bypass

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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Take measures to stay safe this Christmas

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Joint Operation Tackles Rogue Doorstep Traders

Crime
Stephen Farley, jailed for Ponzi-scheme scam.

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

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St David's High School pupils Lucy and Niamh consider their educational options

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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Raising a glass to Midlothian’s brewing industry

Business
Rosslyn Chapel. PIC BY ROB MCDOUGALL

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

Midlothian actress set for the White House

Politics
Shawfair.

Deal agreed in latest Shawfair building phase

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets with Peter Davidson and Morris Heggies to choose the design of the Christmas Card 2016

Oor Wullie to feature on First Minister’s Christmas card

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Tackling gender stereotyping

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The barricade in Penicuik

Council hit with over 70 complaints about barrier

Environment

GP survey highlights heavy workloads

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Bird Flu prevention zone in place

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Electronic cigarette.

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

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