Midlothian

Midlothian

Does Dolly hold the key to finding cure for Parkinson’s?

Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease could be treated using research gained from the creation of Dolly the sheep.

Health
Police carried out an operation in Midlothian

Two charged for drug offences following police operation in Midlothian

Two men have been charged under the Misuse of Drugs act following a proactive police operation in Midlothian on Wednesday, November 23rd

Edinburgh
Salters Inn pub in Woodburn, Dalkeith where the landlord was fined �10,000 for showing sports using a domestic Sky box rather than a commercial one. Pic: Greg Macvean

Midlothian pub slapped with £10k Sky TV fine

A PUB has been ordered to pay £10,000 after showing Sky Sports on TV illegally.

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Amy McLaughlan ran to raise funds for Children in Need. Picture: Alan Wilson

Amy goes the extra two miles for charity

TEN-year-old Amy McLaughlin took to the track to give back to the group which has improved her confidence while coming to terms with her hearing loss.

News
Midlothian has been named as the hate tweet capital.

Midlothian named as hate tweet capital of the UK

Twitter trolls in Midlothian and East Ayrshire produce more racist tweets than anywhere else in Britain, research suggests.

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Two teens have been reported to the Children's Reporter.

Police keen to trace break in suspects in Midlothian

Police in Midlothian are investigating following a series of break-ins in the Dalkeith area.

Edinburgh
Bothwick Castle

Borthwick Castle revamp shortlisted for top award

STEEPED in history, Borthwick Castle was once home to Mary, Queen of Scots – that is, until she fled the castle disguised as a pageboy.

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George Leadbetter  with a picture of his dad James Leadbetter, a veteran of the First World War. Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Penicuik residents ‘stunned and devastated’ by plans to close barracks

IT BOASTS a long and illustrious military history stretching back to the time of the Napoleonic Wars.

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The Innocent Railway Tunnel. Picture: Gareth Easton/Evening News

A history of Edinburgh’s Innocent Railway line

BUILT to serve a carbon-starved capital city, it was Edinburgh’s earliest railway, and boasted the nation’s first railway tunnel to boot.

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Ian and Laura Buchanan toast their years of happiness. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Diamond delight for Ian and Laura

Ian and Laura Buchanan from Bonnyrigg have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary – and told how they “count their blessings” that they are happy and healthy and still together.

News
Glencorse Barracks is to close by 2032. Pic Ian Rutherford

Glencorse and Redford army barracks to close under Government’s defence review

GLENCORSE and Redford Barracks are to close under Government’s review of its defence estate, it was announced today.

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Redford Barracks will close as part of the latest Army cuts

Army base closures will have ‘massive impact’ on economy

HUNDREDS of army families face being uprooted as three Lothians barracks fall victim to a massive Ministry of Defence shake-up.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Midlothian police launch appeal following Penicuik theft

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses after a van and lorry were stolen from an industrial estate in Penicuik.

Edinburgh
Keith Stevenson, has been sentenced to 5 years in jail and an Order of Lifelong Restriction at the High Court in Glasgow. Picture; contributed

Midlothian rapist handed life sentence

A RAPIST who brutally attacked a property manager who came to inspect his house has been handed a life sentence.

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A man has been sentenced.

Knife attacker assaults woman on first day of new job

An armed robber who attacked a woman with a knife after she started a new job as a shop worker was jailed for four years today.

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The crash happened on the A6094

Man, 47, dies in Midlothian crash

A VAN driver has died after his vehicle struck a wall and overturned.

Our Region
Crowds paid tribute to Shellie Callaghan

Crowds turnout for the funeral of Shellie Callaghan

DOZENS gathered at the funeral of Shellie Callaghan today to say a final farewell to the tragic teenager.

Edinburgh
Lothian buses are changing their routes. Picture: Alex Hewitt

Village cut off by Lothian Bus route changes

LOTHIAN Buses is to stop serving the Midlothian village of Auchendinny.

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Scott Hill has had four mountain bikes stolen from his garden shed. Picture: Julie Bull

Cyclist ‘devastated’ after shed break-in ruins holiday plans

A CYCLIST’S holiday plans have been shattered after thieves broke into his shed and stole more than £6000 worth of mountain bikes.

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Sophie is pictured with her step-dad Mitchell McLaren with a box of the bugs collected.

Children left in hospital as beetles infestation plagues Mayfield flats

TWO children from the same block of flats have been hospitalised in the space of the week amid fears of a bug infestation.

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