Midlothian Edinburgh Evening News
DOCTORS and nurses are going head-to-head in the race to win Sick Kids Heroes awards.
A MAJOR phase of the tram works has been completed, with St Andrew Square officially re-opened today.
EDUCATION chiefs have revealed they plan to build the first new primary school in a generation to tackle chronic overcrowding in classrooms.
A Private Bill to allow the new Portobello High School to be built in Portobello Park has been introduced in the Scottish Parliament.
EDINBURGH is planning to stump up £5 million in an attempt to bring the new National Performance Centre for Sport to the Scottish capital.
A NIGHTCLUB worker was smashed in the face with a bottle by a man after trying to intervene in an argument, a court has heard.
FOR many air passengers, it’s the part of their journey they least look forward to. But long check-in queues are expected to become a thing of the past at Edinburgh Airport when a pilot scheme to roll out fully-automated bag drops gets off the ground.
A PRISONER threatened to have a custody officer “knee-capped” and quoted a Irish republican slogan at a Northern Irish prison guard.
THE full extent of the statutory repairs scandal is set to be laid bare today, when two long-awaited reports are published.
A TAXI driver had to be cut free after a collision with another car.
THE minister for learning has visited a Lothians primary school after it scored top marks during a recent inspection.
A NEW service has been launched in West Lothian for families facing multiple social problems.
A FUDGE maker is celebrating its 30th birthday by taking part in a nationwide race to serve up the sweet treat.
PENSIONERS have been told they are eligible for free energy advice in West Lothian.
WILD flowers worth a total of £1000 will be planted in Leith on Sunday.
MOBILE mini gardens are being given to green-fingered urbanites in a move likely to cut allotment waiting lists.
THE naming of a new cafe at the site where the remains of a medieval knight were found has been opened to a public vote.
A 61-YEAR-OLD has conquered a “brutal” 150-mile race across the searing heat of the Sahara – and has vowed to do it again when he turns 70.
A LEADING environmental group today called for Edinburgh to look again at introducing a congestion charge in a bid to beat rising pollution levels.