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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Two men arrested following Midlothian robberies

Two men arrested following Midlothian robberies

Police in Midlothian have arrested two men and two youths in connection with a number of housebreaking offences.

Jamie Gibson whose newly bought house has problems witth mould and cracking due to humidifiers. Picture; Toby WIlliams

Couple forced out of ‘dream home’ due to mould infestation

A YOUNG couple have been forced to abandon their brand-new dream home after a mould infestation left them sick.

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Hundreds of Lothian patients need specialist support to get to hospital appointments because they are so overweight.

Hundreds of obese patients need special hospital transport

AMBULANCE staff have to roll out specialist hospital transport for six obese patients each day in Lothian, prompting concern over the rising cost of obesity for the health service.

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Shellie Callaghan

Shellie Callaghan death: Three freed from custody

Three people charged with drugs offences following the death of Newtongrange teenager Shellie Callaghan have been released without appearing in court.

Teenager Shellie Callaghan.

Three charged after death of Shellie Callaghan

THREE people have been charged following the suspected ecstasy-related death of teenager in Midlothian.

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16-year-old Shellie Callaghan. Picture: contributed

Tributes flood in for tragic teen who died after Newtongrange party

TRIBUTES have poured in for a teenager who is thought to have died after taking an ecstasy-type drug at a party.

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Home tutors are aiming to contribute to successful learning.

Charity joins forces to help troubled kids on path to success

IT is tough enough for disadvantaged youngsters facing challenges in their home life to concentrate on schoolwork.

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Police seek assistance in serious assault case

Police issue drug warning after death of 16-year-old at party

POLICE have issued a drugs warning after the death of a 16-year-old girl following a house party.

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Police have issued a warning after numerous vehicles were stolen across the city. Picture; Michael Gillen

Police issue warning after Ford vans stolen in Capital

Police in Midlothian are today advising Ford van owners to remain vigilant after recent thefts in the areas of Mayfield and Easthouses.

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Actor Frank Gilhooley. Picture; contributed

Loanhead actor makes second appearance in Still Game

It is the iconic sitcom taking Scottish TV by storm after almost a decade off the airwaves.

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Irene Robson named as crash victim

Family pay tribute to Midlothian crash victim

The family of a grandmother who died in a car crash in Midlothian at the weekend, have paid tribute to their “devoted” loved one.

Rosslyn Chapel has seen a record September. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Record visitors to Rosslyn Chapel for Da Vinci Code anniversary

ROSSLYN Chapel has announced record visitor numbers last month.

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Two people were killed in the crash. Picture; stock image

Two killed in Midlothian car crash

A man and a woman have been killed after their two cars crashed into each other in Midlothian.

Pensioner dies after car crash

Appeal after motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a van and motorbike crashed in Danderhall.

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Edinburgh famer Jim Telfer of Old Pentland Farm has taken a petition to the Scottish Parliament. Copper the Shetland Pony lends his support.

Farmer left an ‘emotional wreck’ over studio eviction fears

Film studio eviction fears have left an 82-year-old tenant farmer “devastated”, his daughter has revealed.

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Stephen Carters was jailed at Edinburgh High Court

Man who abused girl at Commonwealth Pool is jailed

A sex predator who abused a girl at Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Pool was jailed for five years today.

Angela Constance made the announcement in West Lothian

Lothian get £9m boost for energy efficency plans

Energy effiency projects in the Lothians are being hailed as councils have been given £9 million to pilot new ways to improve their green credentials.

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