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17-year-old guilty 
of killing Shaun

The grieving mum of tragic footballer Shaun Woodburn has spoken of her relief at his killer being found guilty but said nothing will bring back her son.

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Loanhead break-in and theft

Loanhead break-in and theft

Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft from the grounds of a commercial van centre in Loanhead.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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The fire destoryed the Kabin and the equipment inside, devastating the after school club which used the unit.

Teenager charged for Kabin fire

Police have charged a 15-year-old boy in connection with a wilful fire-raising in Loanhead.

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Armed robbery at Midlothian newsagents

Armed robbery at Midlothian newsagents

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Penicuik.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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Police are appealing to the public for information.

Appeal to trace dog walker threatening members of the public

Police are appealing for information to help trace an aggressive man who has been intimidating members of the public in the Loanhead area.

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Man arrested after pensioner assaulted and robbed

Man arrested after pensioner assaulted and robbed

A man has been arrested after a pensioner was assaulted and robbed in Midlothian.

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Parliament Hall, Court of Session, Edinburgh

Family of former shipyard worker awarded £300,000

A judge has awarded the family of a former shipyard worker who died after coming into contact with asbestos more than £300,000 after his employers admitted liability for the exposure.

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Laswade Centre

Man charged for gym recording

A 30-year-old man appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday after footage of individuals exercising at Lasswade Centre was taken and posted online.

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Easter Langside Drive in Dalkeith

Serious assault in Dalkeith

A teenager was due to appear in court today following a serious assault in Dalkeith on Sunday evening.
Easter Langside Drive was closed by police on Monday following the incident as investigations were carried out.

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Counter-terrorism exercise

Counter-terrorism exercise

A major counter-terrorism exercise will begin today (Tuesday) in central and Eastern Scotland and Northumbria.

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Wiilie Henderson pictured at the cemetery

Cemetery worker jailed

A cemetery worker from Bonnyrigg who admitted to illegally selling burial plots has been jailed for 16 months.

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Fire damage at the Kabin's storage shed in Loanhead.

After school club devastated by Kabin fire

The doomed Kabin was hit by two fires on Saturday, one of which destroyed thousands of pounds worth of equipment for children with additional needs.

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Sex business teen placed under supervision

Sex business teen placed under supervision

A teenage boy, who contacted two young girls telling them they could make lots of money by carrying out sexual acts, as part of a business he had set up, has been placed under supervision on a Community Payback Order for three years.

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Cable theft

Cable theft

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of electrical cable from a property on Newbattle Road.

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Newtongrange Community Council chairman Jason Ferry on Main Street, Newtongrange

Praise for local police

Newtongrange Community Council has praised local police for dealing with “boy racers” causing havoc in the area.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Greens and wife to be evicted

The identical twin of Da Vinci Code rapist Robert Greens is to be booted out of his home for terrorising his Penicuik neighbours for three years.

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