Fears over torch relay

A MIDLOTHIAN minister has raised public safety concerns over the Olympic torch relay through Midlothian.

The Rev Peter Harris, of St Mary’s, Dalkeith, and St Leonard’s, Lasswade, fears the numbers of spectators anticipated may present problems.

He said: “I am aware that the torch will not touch every part of Midlothian, but I am a little concerned about the planning arrangements in Lasswade.”

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