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Man in serious condition in hospital

Crime
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Health
South Scotland MSP Michelle Ballantyne.

Questions over GP services

Health

High school gets on its bike for cycle award

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Festive drink driving warning

Crime

Change of principal at Newbattle Abbey College

Education

Lost garden project bags a funding boost

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Mr Swinney is pictured with pupils and teachers from Lasswade and Loanhead schools.

Pupils help to build schools’ futures

Education
Mike Russell speaking at the Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce event at Dalhousie Castle.

Make your Brexit concerns known

Business

Locals call for a fare bus service

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Restrictions begin on the Queensferry Crossing tonight. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing to have 10 months of lane restrictions

Transport
There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

Transport
The roadworks come just a few months after the bridge opened. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing faces lane closure over ‘snagging works’

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From left to right are: Marie Arthur of Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge, the nursery received a Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) grant, Stephanie Walker and Michaela Jackson both of the Gorebridge Trust, CARS project manager Rod Lugg, Grant Ballantine, Midlothian Council's lead conservation officer, Patrick Nicol, Alan Staff and Dodie Piddock, all of Apex Scotland and Lindley Kirkpatrick, the ScotRail Alliances Borders Railway Programme Executive. In front are, from left to right, Midlothian Council's cabinet member for economic development, Cllr Russell Imrie and Humza Yousaf Minister for Transport and the Islands with Jack Hardie, 4, Oliver Green, 4, and Calli Halleran, 4, all of Newbyres Nursery.

Funding on track to revitalise areas

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Man in serious condition in hospital

Crime

Festive drink driving warning

Crime

Police investigate serious assault in Penicuik

Crime
Some of the community garden volunteers whose shed was broken into.

Thieves make off with charity’s tools

Crime

Change of principal at Newbattle Abbey College

Education
Mr Swinney is pictured with pupils and teachers from Lasswade and Loanhead schools.

Pupils help to build schools’ futures

Education
Karen Hinton with some of the pupils who nominated her for the award. Pic: Scott Louden

Loanhead teacher Karen is top of the class

Education
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Education
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Education

Make your Brexit concerns known

Business

Advertiser to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

Business
A packed public meeting of 200 residents was held in Pathhead Community Hall last Thursday.

Locals call for a fare bus service

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RBS plans to close branches in Bonnyrigg and Penicuik

Midlothian RBS branches targeted for closure

Business

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Politics
Restrictions begin on the Queensferry Crossing tonight. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing to have 10 months of lane restrictions

Transport
Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Independent panel to oversee named person service

Politics
Conservative group leader Cllr Pauline Winchester and SNP group leader Cllr Kelly Parry.

Tories report SNP leader to standards

Politics

Affordable homes concerns ignored

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Barns beside the Soutra Coffee House near Pathhead where plans to open a shop have been rejected by the casting vote of the planning committee chairman.

Shop plans kicked out by casting vote

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Dalkeith Corn Exchange

Regeneration recognition

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Gorebridge and District Environmental Group planting 1000 daffodils on the side of the A7 near Roseberry Crescent.

Environmental group goes on the road

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Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Health
South Scotland MSP Michelle Ballantyne.

Questions over GP services

Health
The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

Health
GP Iain Morrison pictured outside the new medical centre at Sixth St, Newtongrange set to open next year.

Medical practice set to expand

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Midlothian House, the main office for Midlothian Council, Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith

Period poverty division

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