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Edinburgh Marathon 2018: full list of road closures

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival rolls into town this weekend with races running on both the Saturday and Sunday - make sure you don't get caught out by road closures with this handy guide.
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Penicuik celebrate (archive image)

Penicuik Athletic 3-2 Harthill Royal

Penicuik Athletic sealed their place in the semi-final of the Fife and Lothians Cup after a narrow 3-2 win over South League side Harthill Royal.
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Try Bowls event at Bonnyrigg Bowling Club helping to grow interest in the sport

Ronnie Duncan hopes success at Commonwealth Games can boost interest in bowls

Bonnyrigg bowler Ronnie Duncan hopes success on the world stage can inspire the next generation of youngsters to take up the sport.
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Lasswade's Stephen Hunter tries to make ground (pic: Susan Shanks)

Kirkcaldy 32-15 Lasswade

For their last game of this league season, Lasswade were at already crowned champions, Kirkcaldy and the odds had to favour the home side.

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Hannah Darling poses with the trophy after winning the final round of the Girls' U-16 Open Championship at Fulford Golf Club (Photo by Warren Little/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Darling wins girls' Open Championship

Bonnyrigg golfer Hannah Darling holed a closing 40-foot birdie putt to seal a dramatic win in the inaugural Girls Under 16 Open Championship at Fulford.

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Men's four win gold in lawn bowls (picture: Garry Bowden/Sippa)

Commonwealth Games: Ronnie Duncan is a double gold medallist

Midlothian bowlers Ronnie Duncan and Stacey McDougall produced fantastic displays to help Scotland win medals and record the country’s best ever performance at an overseas Commonwealth Games.

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Ethan, Kieran, Ryan and Arran celebrate alongside Scotland team manager Eddie Hunt

Pool: Midlothian players win U15s European Championship

Three talented young pool players from Midlothian helped Scotland U15s B team win the 8-ball European Pool Championship in Bridlington in Yorkshire last week.

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Men's triples Darren Burnett, Derek Oliver and Ronnie Duncan win gold in bowls (picture: Gary Bowden/SIPPA)

Commonwealth Games: Bowler Ronnie Duncan wins gold in men's triples

Midlothian bowler Ronnie Duncan helped Team Scotland put Australia to the sword in the final to claim the gold medal in the men’s triples lawn bowls at the Commonwealth Games.
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Lasswade in action against Hamilton (picture: Susan Shanks)

Hamilton 38-15 Lasswade

Hamilton had lost just four games all season so the five league point win that Lasswade needed over the second-placed side was always going to be a big ask and so it proved.

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Ellie Russell part of handful of Midlothian athletes competing at Gold Coast (picture:PSB Photography)

Commonwealth Games: Midlothian athletes hoping to sparkle

For Midlothian’s top sportsmen and women the waiting is finally over as they get set to compete in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
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Stephen Hunter rides the challenges in Lasswade's 24-20 win over Biggar (picture: Susan Shanks)

Lasswade 24-20 Biggar

Lasswade kept themselves in the promotion hunt with a narrow 24-20 win over Biggar.

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Scottish Artistic Champs 2018, Ellie Russell Midlothian Team Scotland Call Up (picture: PSB Photography)

Ellie Russell joins Team Scotland for Gold Coast Games

A Midlothian artistic gymnast is head over heels with excitement after finding out she will part of Team Scotland for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Action between Lasswade and Peebles (Picture: Stephen Mathison)

Peebles 27-7 Lasswade

Lasswade’s hope of promotion to the National League Division One suffered a blow when they were beaten 27-7 by Peebles last Saturday.

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Lasswade 47-5 West of Scotland, Andy Bell (picture: Susan Shanks)

Lasswade 47-5 West of Scotland

West are struggling this season and travelled to Lasswade with just five wins from their fifteen games.

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Head coach and GB DMTsquad coach, Lauren Jeffrey with senior gymnast Caitlin O'Brien (picture: Claire Laurenson)

Caitlin O’Brien targets senior GB team after World Age Group success

A Midlothian trampolinist will be up against the best British gymnastics has to offer when she goes down for the national trials this weekend.

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Midlothian Swimming Club Championships award presentations Caledonian Crosland, Chloe Barron, Aimee Bell (picture: Raymond Keith)

Swimming: Midlothian club success

There has been a lot to celebrate recently at Midlothian swimming club with the swimmers competing at the third and final round of the East District competition.

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Ecurie Ecosse driver Colin Noble from Penicuik and team-mate Alasdair McCaig, picture: David Lord

Noble sets sights on racing treble

Racing driver Colin Noble has said he cannot wait to get the season underway as he begins his quest for a historic treble and qualification to the World Endurance Championship in 2019.

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Back row L to R Josh Grahame of Craigielaw, James Morgan of Longniddry, Harry Rogan of Haddington, William Ladbrooke of Gullane. Front row L-R Jack Noon of Musselburgh, Lewis Irvine of Craigielaw, Jack McDonald of Haddington, Ross Lunn of The Glen, Liam Currid of Gullane, and Lewis Hannah of Musselburgh.

Golfer Josh to play in prestigious US event

A former Penicuik High School student will join a group of young East Lothian Young golfers for a special event which was once played in by world no.1 Dustin Johnson.

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Rugbytots fundraise for Doddie Weir’s charity

Rugbytots fundraise for Doddie Weir’s charity

More than 100 youngsters from the age of two to seven years old are taking part in weekly Rugbytots play sessions throughout Midlothian. On Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday, 4th February they took part in a ‘Tartan Tryathlon’ fundraiser for Doddie Weir’s My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.

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Beach Volleyball: Robin Miedzybrodzki can’t wait for Commonwealth Games debut

Beach Volleyball: Robin Miedzybrodzki can’t wait for Commonwealth Games debut

A beach volleyball player from Midlothian will make history when he competes in the Commonwealth Games for the first time.

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