Midlothian Edinburgh Evening News
A JUNIOR football match was abandoned after a committee member collapsed with a suspected heart attack as he put out the half-time teas for the players.
A MAN was rescued early today after falling 30ft down a riverbank in Dalkeith.
The funeral of one of three soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan will take place today.
EDINBURGH and the Lothians was today braced for heavy thunderstorms - and possibly hail - as temperatures rose.
A FUNERAL for one of three Penicuik-based soldiers killed last month by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has been held at Canongate Kirk.
FOUR people, including two children, have been treated in hospital after a car in which they were travelling overturned.
PEOPLE power has forced a major U-turn on plans to demolish vital facilities including a library and sports centre.
POLICE said today there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body near the city bypass.
A VITAL £150 million rail line connecting Penicuik to central Edinburgh could be reopened for the first time in half a century.
CYCLISTS will be able to ride under the busy Edinburgh Bypass from next year on a new £500,000 route linking Edinburgh to Midlothian as part of ambitious plans to make the city bike-friendly.
BOGUS workmen who conned a resident by carrying out shoddy work on their home for a five-figure sum are being hunted by police.
HE once led the way as Hibs travelled the road to Hampden en route to lifting the Skol Cup – and now he’s laying the concrete himself.
Horrified parents claim proposals to build a major recycling facility next to a primary school will put their children at risk.
“NEXT stop Dalkeith” is something future tram commuters could be hearing if ambitious plans to extend the controversial travel network out to the Midlothian town are realised.
The bodies of three soldiers killed in Afghanistan arrived back in the UK today.
Soldiers killed when the armoured vehicle they were travelling in hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan are to be repatriated.
ORGANISERS of the rapidly growing Trad on the Tyne festival are claiming this year’s will be the “best ever” after announcing the list of performers that will headline the event.
ONE of the three soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan had recorded a story for his unborn baby “so he can get used to my voice”.
CALLS have been made for more warning signs to be erected at an accident blackspot which has claimed the lives of three people in six years.
A dead millionaire property tycoon who was honoured for his charity work has been exposed in a court action about his will as a sexual predator and child abuser.