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Astroturf stolen from playpark

Police are appealing for information following the theft of Astroturf from a play park in Mayfield last month.

Crime

Video: Beautiful field of poppies

The wonder of nature was in evidence in Midlothian again this week.

Lifestyle
Crummock Construction Yard, Butlerfield Industrial Estate in Bonnyrigg

Event for former Crummock staff

A redundancy support event will be held in Dalkeith on Monday to help the 287 employees who lost their jobs when Bonnyrigg civil engineering firm Crummock went into receivership at the start of the month.

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Gallery - Newtongrange Children’s Gala Day

Newtongrange Children’s Gala Day took place last weekend, attracting hundreds of people to the village.

Lifestyle
High winds could force first  Queensferry Crossing closure

High winds could force first Queensferry Crossing closure

The new Queensferry Crossing could be forced to close for the first time operators have warned, as storm Hector continues to hit Scotland.

News
View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
Football
Update - Collision in Dalkeith

Update - Collision in Dalkeith

Police in Midlothian are continuing to investigate a road traffic collision on Salters Road in Dalkeith.

Crime
Collision leaves road closed

Collision leaves road closed

Salters Road in Dalkeith remains closed following a road traffic collision between a motorcycle and a police vehicle which left two teenagers in hospital.

Crime
Childminding Week event in Vogrie Park

Taking a dip in the pond

The Scottish Childminding Association’s Lisa Mackay hosted a special Childminding Week event in Vogrie Park recently.

News
Leagues have been split into three conferences for next season

Midlothian teams find out what league they will be in new EOS set up

Midlothian sides found out what league they will be in next season after the East of Scotland League officials announced the format after their EGM last week.
Sport
Penicuik celebrate winning East of Scotland Cup (picture: Ian Georgeson)

Penicuik hungry for more success, says Johnny Harvey

Johnny Harvey believes Penicuik Athletic’s first East Of Scotland Cup victory in 107 years was a signal of intent as the ‘rookie Cuikie’ ended their junior adventure with a 2-0 win over Tranent at Prestonfield.
Sport
Paradykes Primary winning side Chris McCafferty, Jacob McIntyre, Rudi Molotnikov, Bailey McKenzie, Ryan Laidlaw, Aidan Clarke. Jack Lyon, Owen Wynne, Matthew Sheerin, Aidan Sayers.

Paradykes Primary School wins Schools' Scottish Cup

It wasn’t just Midlothian Junior teams who had something to celebrate as a primary school from Loanhead staved off competition from more than 500 sides across the country to lift the Primary Schools’ Scottish Cup.
Sport
Third-placed girls team Lauren Holmes, Freya Dand, Iona Connelly and Isla McBeth

Midlothian girls seal third-placed finish

The third and final round of the Lothian leagues competition, was hosted by Sasa East swim district on June 2.

Sport
Dean Williams

Mayfield killer back in the dock

A killer was back in the dock today (Tuesday) for punching a guard following a prison lockdown.

News
Volunteers' Week Awards winners and sponsors at Newbattle Abbey College.

Midlothian’s volunteers recognised

Volunteer Midlothian hosted its annual Volunteer Awards ceremony last Thursday evening at Newbattle Abbey College.

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Emma Bridgewater's Stoats mug

Oats company boosts brand

Loanhead-based oats company, Stoats, has partnered with British pottery brand Emma Bridgewater to create a limited-edition mug.

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Diamond couple Harry and Isa Stanners with Midlothian provost Peter Smaill and depute lord lieutenant Sarah Barron.

Diamond days for Newtongrange childhood sweethearts

A couple from Newtongrange, who have been together since they first met at high school, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

News
Council seeks your views on community grants programme

Council seeks your views on community grants programme

Midlothian Council is looking for your views on a new community grants programme for 2019-21.

News
Colin Beattie MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh

Disability benefit cuts hit Midlothian residents’pockets

Freedom of Information figures supplied by the Department for Work and Pensions show that Midlothian has lost out on £1.1 million because of Tory cuts to disability benefit.

Politics
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