Outcry over rise in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary parking fees

Staff, patients and vistors are facing huge price hikes in car-parking charges at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as NHS Lothian look to deal with increasing demand for spaces.

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Anthony McKale sent his image of the gas meter. Picture; contributed

SSE ‘glitch’ leaves Dalkeith resident with £38k gas quote

A system error from gas and electric company SSE left a resident in Dalkeith with a gas quote of over £38,000.

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A new Aldi is to open in the Capital. Picture; contributed

New Aldi set to open at shopping centre

A new Aldi store is set to open at Cameron Toll at the site of the former BHS, creating 35 jobs in the Capital.

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Andie and Louises babies were in the special care unit at the Simpson. Picture: Colin Wright

Mums on the run for neonatal unit

Two mums are gearing up for the Edinburgh Half Marathon in May to raise funds for the unit that helped keep their premature babies alive.

Clydesdale Ban have announced plans to axe jobs in Lothians.

Clydesdale Bank announces plan to axe branches across Lothians

Anger has been sparked across the Lothians after another major banking group announced branch closures.

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Domino's Pizza is to open a new store in Midlothian. Picture; Jane Barlow

Domino’s reveal plans for new Midlothian store

Domino’s pizza is set to open Eskbank Road in Dalkeith on Monday January 9 in a move that will see employment opportunities for the local community.

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Police arrest 30-year-old following Dalkeith disturbance

Police arrest 30-year-old following Dalkeith disturbance

Police in Midlothian have arrested and charged a 30-year-old man in connection with a disturbance in Dalkeith.

Police have arrested 9 suspects. Picture: TSPL

9 arrested in connection of housebreaking in Midlothian

Police in Midlothian have arrested nine people as part of an ongoing operation to tackle house break-ins.


Dalkeith teen scoops awards for work with disabled in sport

A RISING star of the Capital’s badminton scene has been recognised for his efforts to get more young people with disabilities taking part in sport.

14-year-old charged after Dalkeith break in and car theft

14-year-old charged after Dalkeith break in and car theft

A teenager has been charged following a break-in and theft in Dalkeith.

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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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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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Police have appealed for witnesses

Two men injured in disturbance at Dalkeith club

TWO men were seriously injured during a weekend disturbance at a miners’ club in Midlothian.

The High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh. Pictre; Ian Georgeson

Sex predator who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven years

A man who raped a pregnant woman and attacked a schoolgirl on a building site has been jailed for seven years.

The 13-yearold was injured after climbing on the roof of a train. Picture; stock image

Schoolboy in hospital after being electrocuted on train roof

A SCHOOLBOY is seriously ill in hospital after being electrocuted when he is thought to have climbed onto the roof of a train.

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Mackenzie Holgate with mum Louise. Picture: 
Michael Traill

Miracle Dalkeith youngster defies the odds to reach 1st birthday

WITH his cheeky smile and bright eyes Mackenzie Holgate looks like any healthy baby – but at nine days old he was so sick his parents feared they would have to register his birth and death on the same day.

Emma Begbie and Erin Turnbull were refused service at the KFC outlet in South St Andrew Street. Picture: Jon Savage

KFC refuses to serve unaccompanied teenagers

A FAST food restaurant refused to serve two girls on a birthday treat day out – because they were under 18.

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The adventure playground. Picture: contributed

Adventure playground in multi-million Dalkeith Country Park revamp

A MULTI-million pound revamp of Dalkeith country park to create a new adventure playground, cafés, restaurants and shops, is set to be unveiled later this month.

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The site of the development outlined in red. Picture: contributed

Edmonstone Estate plans set to be thrown out by council

A BLUEPRINT for hundreds of new homes and a primary school on farmland in the south-east of the Capital is set to be thrown out.

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Siobhan Johnson and her daughter has been left in limbo after a car crashed into her house. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Young mum still homeless two months after Dalkeith car smash

A YOUNG mother has relived the terrifying moment when a runaway car smashed into her house – and criticised her council for failing to act quicker to find her and her toddler a new home.

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