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Elm Row, Lasswade. Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies

Elm Row, Lasswade. Photo courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies

Stories from our files

1964

DALKEITH: Dalkeith goods station is to close from August 10 and traffic will be handled at Hardengreen station. The closure of the station, while not entirely unexpected, is surprising as it leaves the town without any rail communication with the outside world. The passenger station closed in 1942.

1989

DALKEITH: Plans to partially demolish Dalkeith Corn Exchange and convert it into housing would increase traffic congestion in that part of the High Street, local residents claimed this week.

1999

NEWTONGRANGE: Terry Gordon of Lothian Cat Rescue cuddles his newly-found friends after they were discovered at the Scottish Mining Museum. Four of the fluffy kittens were found in the old coal washery building at the museum.

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