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Midlothian

Worker crushed to death by machinery at Dalkeith industrial estate

A 47-year-old man has been “crushed” in a tragic industrial accident in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh
Welcome home. The 2 Scots return to their Penicuik base

2 Scots return from Iraq service to Penicuik base

Glad to be firmly back on Scottish soil, soldiers have returned to their Penicuik base after a six-month tour in Iraq.

Politics
An application has been launched for 100 new homes in the area. Picture; Banks Group

Planning application launched for 100 new homes in Rosewell

A planning application has been launched to build 100 new homes in Midlothian.

Edinburgh

Two teens on stolen bike rushed to hospital after crash with police car

Two teens are in hospital after their motorcycle was involved in a collision with a police vehicle on Salters Road in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh
The Royal Highland Fusiliers currently deployed to Erbil in Iraq as part of Operation Shader where they provide mentoring and training of the Peshmerga (the military forces of the federal region of Iraqi Kurdistan) 'Pic Greg Macvean

Capital troops welcomed home as they return from Iraq tour

Soldiers on a mission to train and mentor Iraqi forces will soon return to their Penicuik base as a six-month tour comes to an end.

Politics
Police have released an e-fit of a man they wish to talk to in relation to the investigation

E-fit released in bid to trace machete thug who held up Tesco petrol station

Police have released an e-fit of a man they believe could assist them in their investigation following an armed robbery in Penicuik.

Edinburgh
Martin Rogan was ordered to pay his victime 3000 pounds

Penicuik snooker club thug pays up after stamping on pal’s head

A DRUNK thug who punched a former pal unconscious and then stamped on his head as he lay unconscious on the ground has been ordered to pay his victim £3000.

News
The petrol station was held up on Saturday morning. Picture; Google Maps

Penicuik Tesco petrol station held up by machete-wielding thug

A Tesco petrol station was robbed after 2 members of staff were held up by a man with a machete

Edinburgh
Thieves steal four vehicles in single night after breaking into homes

Thieves steal four vehicles in single night after breaking into homes

POLICe are investigating a series of vehicle thefts following break-ins in Midlothian.

Our Region
Tesco superstore in Dalkieth. Picture: Google.

Tesco supermarket locked down in Dalkeith after chemical incident

Last night shoppers were held inside a supermarket after police closed a Tesco store in Midlothian.

Edinburgh
Midlothian Council headquarters, Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith.

Midlothian fraud probe uncovers £2.1m payment

A FRAUD investigation has found Midlothian Council awarded £2.1 million worth of work to a contractor not on the approved list.

Crime
Councillor Peter Smaill (63) has been elected as the new Provost of Midlothian.

SNP hits out at Labour for backing Conservatives in Midlothian provost vote

MIDLOTHIAN has a Tory provost for the first time after three Labour councillors opted to back him rather than a controversial SNP candidate.

Politics
Martin Rogan is facing jail time.

Penicuik thug capture on CCTV ‘stamped on head’ of 61-year-old

A DRUNK thug who knocked a former pal unconscious and then stamped on his head and body is facing a jail sentence.

Crime
A male youth has been arrested.

Appeal after man in car exposes himself to bypasser in Dalkeith

Police in Midlothian are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a woman at the weekend in Dalkeith.

Edinburgh

Locals praise police after they join Dalkeith youngsters in football game

Locals have praised police officers in Dalkeith after they joined in with a group of youngsters for a game of football.

News
Police are appealing for information

CCTV appeal after cash register stolen from Sheriffhall Cafe

Police have issued CCTV images in an appeal for information following the theft of a cash register from a Dalkeith cafe.

Edinburgh
A campaign has been launched to save Newbattle Pool, Newtongrange

Campaign launched to save Newtongrange pool

Newbattle Pool in Newtongrange is set to close next month.

News
Kaiser Chiefs are set to headline a gig in Dalkeith

Kaiser Chiefs promise to ‘play all the hits’ at Dalkeith gig

The Kaiser Chiefs are excited to be returning to Scotland to headline the first ever Sunday Sessions Scotland music festival, at Dalkeith Country Park.

News
A new system has gone live in Midlothian today

‘Decriminalised parking’ comes into force in Midlothian

A new system for parking has come into force across Midlothian today.

Our Region
An investigation is underway at Midlothian House, the Dalkeith headquarters of the council

Serious fraud investigation begins at Midlothian Council

An investigation is under way at Midlothian Council into serious fraud allegations over the awarding of road servicing contracts to at least one private company.

Crime
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