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The Square, Penicuik (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)
The Square, Penicuik (courtesy Midlothian Council Local Studies)

Stories from our files


BILSTON: Teams from Bilston Glen Colliery won both the senior and junior sections of the National Coal Board’s first aid competitions held in Loanhead last Saturday.


PENICUIK: Protests by residents against Edinburgh Crystal’s plans to develop in a playing field in Ladywood continued at the weekend.


MIDLOTHIAN: Delays in completing the contracts for the £70 million Midlothian schools’ PPP programme will have a knock-on effect in the handover of the new buildings, it has been confirmed. In some cases, the handover of the schools will now take place during summer 2007 – a year after originally planned. The schools include Bryans/Langlaw Primaries, Gorebridge Primary, Ladywood/Eastfield Primaries and Stobhill Primary.

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