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Midlothian

Girl’s charity drive for little sister who died aged 2 days

AN 11-year-old girl is to cut off her hair in memory of her little sister, who died when she was just two days old.

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Woodburn Road in Dalkieth. Picture: Google maps

Man charged following Dalkeith shooting incident

Police in Midlothian have now charged a man after a firearm was discharged in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh
A man has been charged following the incident.

Man charged in connection with deliberate fire in Gorebridge

Police have arrested and charged a 26-year-old man in connection with a deliberate fire-raising incident at Burnside Road, Gorebridge.

Edinburgh
A number of shops including Costcutters on Morningside Road were targeted. Picture; Google Maps

Edinburgh shops targeted in robbery crime spree

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following break-ins to businesses in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Edinburgh
PSL Land Ltd (PSLL) confirmed today that an application has been lodged for planning permission in principle for the unique mixed-use Studio development site at Straiton.

Digital jobs boom tipped on back of £250m Pentlands film studio

A NEW film studio planned for the Pentlands is being tipped to attract more digital and technology firms to the area.

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Police are appealing for information.

Teens arrested following Midlothian car thefts

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a number of vehicle thefts and road traffic offences.

Edinburgh
Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 67-year-old assaulted in Dalkeith

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh
Three men charged following serious assault in Bonnyrigg

Three men charged following serious assault in Bonnyrigg

Police in Midlothian have charged three men aged 38, 51 and 33 following a serious assault in Bonnyrigg.

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John Street

Horse crushes dog to death during parade

AN out-of-control dog was crushed to death by a horse during a popular parade event.

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Police were called to Kippielaw Drive, Dalkeith

Would be car thief turned up at door and asked for keys

Police are investigating after a would-be car thief tried to con a man into handing over the keys to his vehicle.

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Lewd comments were made Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard.

Pervert made lewd comment to 11-year-old outside Midlothian school

A MAN who told an 11-year-old girl outside a primary school that “you look gorgeous as usual” has been jailed for three years.

Crime
William Frew was given 5 years 3 months at Edinburgh High Court. Picture: contributed

Man jailed for prolonged abuse of two young boys

A FORMER Boys’ Brigade member who abused a younger boy after rescuing him from a capsized canoe has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Livingston
Jenna Tindall and her partner Marc Edwards were killed in the crash. Picture: contributed

Man charged 10 months after A68 horror crash which killed couple

A MAN has been charged almost a year after a crash which killed a couple on the A68 outside Edinburgh.

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Stewarts Bar & Grill in Penicuik have just won the Best Burger in Scotland title. Picture; Neil Hanna

Introducing the Penicuik restaurant with the best burger in Scotland

A PENICUIK restaurant has been named the home of the best burger in Scotland after beating competition from both Edinburgh and Glasgow to take the crown.

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The adjudication table for the local elections at Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh.

Midlothian: SNP lose seats as Conservatives gain

The Conservatives gained five seats, mainly at the expense of the SNP in the Council Election in Midlothian.

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Police are appealing for information.

Midlothian police appeal following series of van break ins

Police in Midlothian are urging van owners and users to keep their property safe following a series of thefts from vans in Midlothian.

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Sean in Kenya

Mum’s delight as soldier who lost leg returns to action

A MUM has spoken of her pride that her soldier son has returned to duty – after losing a leg to a landmine in Afghanistan

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Police are investigating the raid.

£30k of jewellery stolen in Penicuik raid

Police are appealing for witnesses after £30,000 worth of jewellery was stolen in a housebreaking in Penicuik.

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Rosslyn Chapel

Video: New film shows off best of Midlothian

A new online film, aimed at promoting Midlothian to visitors across the globe, has been launched by the national tourism organisation.

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Soldier jailed for 22 years for murdering ex-girlfriend

An obsessed soldier who stalked then murdered his ex girlfriend by slashing her neck in an act of “utter barbarism” has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.

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