Family hail Newtongrange paperboy

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A GRATEFUL son has thanked a Midlothian boy for helping to save his father’s life.

Alex Philip jnr expressed his gratitude to Gareth Fleming following the teenager’s quick response to a early-morning emergency in Newtongrange on April 4.

The 15-year-old, cycling on his paper round, went to help 79-year-old Alex Philip snr, who had collapsed at a bus stop in Main Street.

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