Scotland’s Airshow 2017

It would be fair to say that the weather could not have been much worse. From early on this morning as soon as we arrived at the Museum of Flight there was a low cloud and grey skies. Rain stopped play…. This soon turned  into full blown rain and although we stayed for a time, we did not see any planes in the sky. Sadly due to the weather conditions More...

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By John Hislop On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Police hunt two men following suspected bogus workmen incident in Broxburn

An investigation is underway following a suspected bogus workman incident at an address in Parkwood Gardens, Broxburn which took place  around 11am on Thursday when an elderly man was approached at his doorstep More...

By John Hislop On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Car deliberately set alight in Dalkeith street

Police are appealing for information after a car was set alight in the early hours of this morning in Dalkeith. At around 2.45am, police and the fire service were called to Elmfield Park where a car was alight More...

By John Hislop On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Three teenagers arrested in connection with spate of housebreakings in Lothians

Three males, aged 15, 18 and 19 have been arrested in connection with house-breakings which took place over the past week in Kirkliston, Pathhead, Penicuik and Musselburgh. Officers executed three warrants across More...

By John Hislop On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Investigation underway following indecent assault in Penicuik

Police  are investigating a report of an indecent assault in the Deanburn area of Penicuik which took place around 3.15pm yesterday afternoon in a wooded area near to Rullion Road and Deanburn. Two girls, both More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Public asked for views on road works

The Scottish Government wants to hear the views on proposals to raise standards and improve the quality of road works, enhance enforcement and provide additional powers for the Scottish Road Works Commissioner. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh City Region Deal – Brown happy the deal is done before the summer

Keith Brown MSP the Economy Minister intervened recently in the City Region Deal negotiations as he was fearful that the process would be delayed till after the Westminster summer recess. Keith Brown MSP Economy More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh Trams to run all night…..at weekends in August

Now to get you home after your festival revelling Edinburgh Trams will run round the clock services at weekends next month. Trams will run from approximately every 30 minutes between midnight and 5.30am on Saturday More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal – speaking with the council Leader

Council Leader Adam McVey has only been in post since the elections in May, and even then only properly since the coalition agreement was signed after the General Election was over. He fully recognises that this More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal – speaking to The Secretary of State for Scotland

David Mundell who is the Secretary of State for Scotland was at the signing of the City Region Deal. For so long the only Conservative MP in Scotland he was an obvious choice for the role, but he has managed to More...