Newtongrange to celebrate two queens

Newtongrange gala
Newtongrange gala

A MIDLOTHIAN community is preparing for a double royal celebration this summer.

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee coincides with Newtongrange Gala Day and community councillors are keen to incorporate elements of the national celebration into the village’s traditional festival for Queen and court, which celebrates its 99th anniversary this year.

Newtongrange Community Council has suggested that one of the national beacons be lit in the village following a torchlight procession.

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