Midlothian

Midlothian

Teenagers raid Midlothian café and steal cash from till

THIEVES forced their way into a café before helping themselves to money from the till.

Crime
Police carried out a drugs raid in Penicuik

Man charged after police drug raid in Penicuik

A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of Class A drugs in Penicuik.

Penicuik
Police  images of the man and woman whom officers believe may be able to assist them with their enquiries.

CCTV images released of suspects who stole from 81-year-old woman

CCTV images have been released of individuals who are believed to have stolen a purse from an 81-year-old woman.

Edinburgh
A man was dragged out his car in an attempted robbery at a retail park. Picture; Google Maps

Man ‘dragged out of his vehicle’ in attempted carjacking at retail park

A 24-year-old was dragged out his vehicle by two males in an attempted vehicle robbery outside a retail park.

Edinburgh
There were huge hold-ups on the bypass. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

THE HUNT is on for a motorist who abandoned their car on a busy city by-pass following a road crash.

Edinburgh
A man has been charged after a spate of break-ins

Man charged after spate of break-in in Penicuik

POLICE have charged a man in connection with a spate of break-ins involving businesses.

Crime
David Haig as James Stagg

Story of Dalkeith man whose weather forecast won WWII comes to King’s

IT was the plan that would change the course of World War II and its success relied on one thing, the weather.

Entertainment
Bank worker Tony Folan needed urgent medical attention after the bite

Spider bite left Dalkeith father at risk of blood poisoning

A FATHER was given urgent medical attention after being bitten by a spider “the size of a fist” while clearing out a garage.

News 2
Gemma Davidson has gone missing from Fife, Picture: Police Scotland

Police appeal to find missing teenager Gemma Davidson

POLICE have launched an appeal to the public for help finding a missing teenager.

Edinburgh
Dobbies Garden Centre in Lasswade, Midlothian, Picture: Google

Thieves steal 67 waterproof jackets during Dobbies break-in

Thieves helped themselves to a haul of waterproof jackets worth £4,500 after breaking into a garden centre.

Edinburgh
The distraction theft took place at Semi-Chem in Dalkeith, Picture: Google

Elderly woman targeted in ‘despicable’ distraction theft

AN ELDERLY woman had her purse stolen during a distraction theft while she was shopping.

Edinburgh 1
Five bikes stolen from Midlothian properties in weekend crime spree

Five bikes stolen from Midlothian properties in weekend crime spree

Thieves have targeted properties in Midlothian, stealing 5 bikes from homes.

Edinburgh
Matthew Sheerin has a motivational slimming blog. Picture: Scott Louden

Cabbie’s blog helps others lose weight

A taxi firm owner from Loanhead has set up a blog about his battle to lose weight, inspired by a recent wedding he had to attend without a suit.

Our Region
Adam Montgomery, the late Provost of Midlothian, was a true politician of the people

Susan Dalgety: We need more like Adam Montgomery, fewer like Boris

We don’t think much of politicians these days, and who can blame us?

Opinion
High-value paintings stolen from Lothian home

High-value paintings stolen from Lothian home

Two high-value paintings worth a five-figure sum have been stolen from an address in Midlothian.

Our Region
Works begins on huge expansion of Forth Douglas at Dalkeith Country Park

Works begins on huge expansion of Forth Douglas at Dalkeith Country Park

Work has officially started on the expansion of one of the region’s most-loved play destinations, Fort Douglas, at Dalkeith Country Park.

Edinburgh
Allan Dickson has been allowed to teach again by the General Teaching Council

Teacher who shot at urinating teenagers allowed back into classroom

A MATHS teacher who shot an airgun at a group of teenagers who were urinating in his neighbour’s garden has been allowed back into the classroom.

Edinburgh 3

Community views split over new plans for McDonald’s ‘drive thru’

PLANS to build a McDonald’s “drive thru” in a supermarket car park have sparked fears over a potential increase in littering and anti-social behaviour.

Edinburgh 3
Jenna Gilbertson and her daughter Amie , 13. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hospital staff refuse to help schoolgirl whose mum had collapsed outside

HOSPITAL staff refused to help a schoolgirl whose mother had collapsed on the pavement directly outside.

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