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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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A card skimming device was found in Dalkeith. Picture; PA

Police warning after card-skimming device found on ATM

CARD-SKIMMING fraud has been reported in the Lothians - sparking a police warning to the public.

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The family of Thomas Davidson has been informed of the discovery. Picture: Contributed

Body found in River North Esk near Dalkeith

A BODY has been recovered from the River North Esk near Dalkeith, police have confirmed.

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Thomas Davidson. Picture: supplied

Search continues for missing Dalkeith man

POLICE in Midlothian have entered a third day of search activity in an effort to trace a 73-year-old man reported missing from Dalkeith.

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Thomas Davidson

Police search for missing Thomas Davidson, 73

An “extensive search operation” is being carried out in Midlothian to trace a missing elderly man.

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John Ross, centre, with colleagues at Balmoral Castle. Picture: contributed

‘I trod on the Queen’s toes during dance’- former bodyguard

TREADING on the Queen’s toes was perhaps not the best start to a formal dance at Balmoral.

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The bell disappeared in 1942. Picture: supplied

Dalkeith History Society unearths 19th century railway bell

IT was at the heart of Dalkeith railway station for almost 100 years, welcoming passengers in and out of the town with its signature sound.

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Dalkeith assault leaves teen with fractured jaw

Dalkeith assault leaves teen with fractured jaw

A TEENAGER suffered a fractured jaw after being attacked as he stepped off a bus.

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Tracy McShane pictured at the nursery with Joey

Eskbank nursery saved my boy’s life

A Dalkeith mum has revealed she is “forever in debt” to the nursery staff who spotted the warning signs of her son’s meningitis.

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The bogus caller's eldest victim was 82. File picture: comp

Man arrested over ‘bogus caller’ incidents in Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith

POLICE in Midlothian have arrested and charged a man following a number of bogus caller incidents in Bonnyrigg and Dalkeith.

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Jane and Chris Hampton. Picture: supplied

Tributes paid to care home matron Jane Hampton

TRIBUTES have been paid to Jane Hampton, a former matron-manager of a city care home who passed away peacefully on Monday.

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