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Schoolchildren from around the UK to form Guard of Honour at start of Athletes’ Parade 2,000 schoolchildren from 250 Get Set Network schools across the UK will form a Guard of Honour to line the route as athletes make their way through the Olympic Park into the Olympic Stadium, for the London 201 2 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. At the start of the Athlete’s Parade, during the athletes’ procession from the Olympic Village to the Olympic Stadium, the Guard of Honour will line the route, holding lanterns and banners they have created to support each of the 204 competing teams. For many of the 1 0,500 athletes the Guard of Honour will be their first experience of the London 201 2 Games. Beeslack High School has been chosen as one of only two secondary schools from the whole of Scotland. Thier close working relationship with Selelekela High School in the Soweto township in Africa over the last 3 years has encouraged them to carry the colours of South Africa. First-year pupils Aidan Rickis, Ricky Kane, Abby Wighton and Rebekah Cathcart along with second years Joanna Hunter, Thomas Clouston, Matthew Keith and Kyra Smith look forward to proudly representing their school, thier country and their wee toon of Penicuik. Good luck and well done from the whole community!

This months competiton has been kindly donated by the the newly opened 'Roseline Gallery' in Roslin by Diane McCarry. She is an encaustic artist to whom her passion has lead her to bring this ancient medium to the 'Lothians'. Check out their back page advert for some more info on what they offer. The prize is an original encaustic artwork by Diane. Question: How many years (to the nearest 1 000) have artists used encaustic as a medium?

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CUIKEN NURSERY CLASS

all those who supported our stall. We had to invest in a new gazebo this year as last years' wind and rain lifted our last one up into the air and it fell apart on its return to earth! Our new provost,Cllr.Joe Wallace had the honour of addressing the Penicuik folk and dignitaries from around the area, at the Sashing Ceremony at the Town Hall. Joe has promised to represent Penicuik and Midlothian in a dignified,well NEED A HAND RAISING FUNDS? informed manner and is very proud to do  so on your We are a group of local crafters who make unique behalf. (CLLR) Derek Rosie,is our deputy provost and and individual items that you dont find in the shops. will be helping Joe Wallace to fulfil his promise We will run a craft fair/coffee morning for you and of  presenting a coherent ,listening council to donate the proceeds from the takings on the door as businesses,agencies ,visitors and the media.The well as 1 0 - 1 5% of our own takings to your cause, Penicuik branch wish them both well in their group or chairty. We will organise the whole event, "journey" over the next 5 years ,it will be a hard time including the publicity and set up, leaving you ,with many lessons to be learned, but they are both nothing to do but to turn up and have a good time. If intelligent men, the branch and hopefully the people you would like more information get in touch with who voted for them are going to help them in that 'Crafters who Care' and we can discuss your needs in process. more depth. Tel. 67921 4 Would like to give a BIG thank you to the 'Over 35's Charity Football Team' especially George Smith for the kind donation of £1 00 towards the new outdoor play equipment. It will be well used and is much appreciated. Thank you from all the Cuiken Nursery Staff.

PENICUIK SNP

Surgery times for your SNP  councillor  is 6-7 pm TOWN HALL on Monday evenings. They will also accompany Christine Grahame at her TESCO surgery (alternating between them) Anyone wishing information or  interested in  joining the SNP please 'phone BRANCH SEC.  (Margaret Wilson( 677335) Date of next branch meeting is 1 6th August  in THE NAVAAR  at 7-30pm.

What a great time we all had at the HUNTER and LASS day in the park .The weather was at last on our side and the local folk gave unstinting support to the PENICUIK AND LOANHEAD LABOUR PARTY finally of a week of celebrations around the town. We would like to thank all who supported the event and Councillor Montgomery reported that, seconded by Councillor Imrie, he had put forward a Motion to the

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BROOMHILL DAY CENTRE

We raised over £500 at our home baking stall on Hunter & Lass Day and would like to thank everyone who contributed to our stall or turned up on the day to help out. The money raised will go towards our annual outing in September.    We have recently replaced our old piano with a new digital  piano - all thanks to community donations .    The residents of Greenhill Park in Penicuik kindly donated a Jubilee Rose to the day centre garden following their Jubilee Street Party in June.  The rose has been potted  up  and  will be planted in the day centre garden as soon as it is stronger. 


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June Council meeting regarding reinstatement of the “Of course this will not happen overnight but I am rail link from Penicuik to Edinburgh Waverley. delight to have put forward my motion which delivers on an election promise. More importantly it Adam said, “I promised to make the reinstatement of this rail link my top priority if I was re-elected, and I thank my colleagues on the Council for unanimously agreeing to update the previous feasibility study. “When an earlier study was carried out the costs were estimated at around £30 million. I have a rough update on present day costs at around £80 million.

Page 4 looks at delivering a train service which would include Loanhead and other settlements on the route. I look forward to making progress on the return of trains to Penicuik.

PENICUIK & DISTRICT COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Summer Street Fair Our Street Fair will be held on Saturday 25th August “A rail link will help to regenerate Penicuik including 201 2 in the Pedestrian Precinct, Penicuik from 1 0 am the town centre, while in environmental terms a train – 2pm. service will remove vehicles from the road network, A great fund raising day for our Community Groups and Clubs with lots of entertainment included. A fun particularly into Edinburgh. For the full editorial go online to: themonthlyedit.co.uk Remember to quote The Monthly Edit when contacting our advertisers.


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filled day for all the family. 67521 1 , or visit www.midlothianconservatives.org.uk. Contact Mr Malcolm De Lorey on 01 968 677601 for table bookings. For any other information contact PENICUIK CINEMA Mrs Sheena Saltoun on 01 968 676237. Table Cost ÂŁ1 0 Are closing over the summer months for a well earned break. We will start again on Sunday 1 9 Aug with another wonderful Japanese animation 'Princess Mononoke' (TBC). We also plan to trial some matinees with children films in our next programme. Watch this space! Please email chantalchanchan@yahoo.co.uk for further information/suggestions or visit our Facebook page.

per table and includes a free table at our Christmas Fair in December.

PENICUIK CONSERVATIVES

The Penicuik Branch AGM will be held in the Town Hall on Tuesday 24th July at 7.30pm, to which all members are cordially invited. Now that the Council elections are over it's back to normal Branch business.

Thank you all for your continued support, we hope to see you again soon.

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Last months solution.

Cryptic Crossword

HIDDEN PHRASE: I try to leave out the parts that people skip. Elmore Leonard

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1. Scheming with Charles I and persuading that’s right (10) 6. Local paper makes a sound comeback (4) 9. Trade comic in for an elected form of government (10) 10. Call up to discuss betrothal gift (4) 12. For geniuses it’s the other 99% although ladies may merely glow (12) 15. The big top people from the dairy farm (7) 16. Dried fruit roughly said to give people lifts (7) 17. Once more the saint is opposed to it (7) 19. Rugby squad get feet tangled in French end (7) 20. Brain power hidden in the heart of MI5 (12) 23. Strong desire carved into stone edifices (4) 24. At home, small profit share for two is just for the one (10) 25. One who has passed is not on time (4) 26. At first travel from starting point to a friend (10)

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1. Church of England pulls in five hundred with secret writing (4) 2. It’s mean to change ones given title (4) 3. Upset crying saline tears more and more (12) 4. A hundred girls from Scotland join school lessons (7) 5. Being more inquisitive I become less quieter (7) 7. Found fault with reviewer, is Edward involved? (10) 8. Putting together church instrument I sing along with (10) 11. A political group sits together to gain some pleasure (12) 13. Special event a beginner attends now and again (10) 14. Leave men with a cuppa in office division (10) 18. Less weight contained within nervous disposition (7) 19. Using fingertips to express some emotion (7) 21. It’s the attraction of having magnetism (4) 22. Good friend to have on your side in a fight (4)

Col ou r m e i n pl ea se wi th b ri gh t su n sh i n e col ou rs a n d you m a y j u st h el p th i s su m m er to b ri gh ten u p too. . . .

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PENICUIK/LEADBURN CHILDMINDING GROUP

Breakfast Club and Supervised lunch.

We are a group of SCMA registered childminders in the Penicuik/Leadburn/Howgate areas offering full, part time and occasional care for children from the ages of 3 months upwards from £2.80 per hour. Your child will be safely nurtured in your absence. We have dedicated playrooms where the children can play without ‘having to be careful’. We meet weekly and new members are very welcome. For more details call.. Call 67921 4 for details.

BEESLACK COMMUNITY EDUCATION DEPT

Energise with the Capitals. For Primary 5 – Primary 7 and S1 – S6.This Elite Ice Hockey Club is offering a five day training workshop on “Street Hockey” at Beeslack Community High School during the summer holidays. The course will run for 3 hours a day starting on Monday 2 July – Friday 6 July. Time: 1 0.00 – 1 .00 pm. Cost is £30.00 for the 5 days. The course will be coached by the Ice hockey legend Scott Neil. Spaces will be limited, please book early to guarantee your place. Don’t miss this one off opportunity.

Summer Buzz Club for Children P1 - P7. Breakfast Club 8.30 - 9.30 am Cost £1 .50. Buzz Club 9.30 - 1 .00 pm Cost £4.00 including healthy snack. Supervised lunch 1 .00 - 1 .30 pm Cost £1 .00. Monday 9 July Friday 1 0 Aug 9.30 - 1 .00 pm. Mix and Match your sessions. Why not have a look at our afternoon sessions and make a day of it? Listed below are a few of the activities on offer: MUSIC Session (help make your own instruments). Quiet Corner & Story Time, Imaginary Play, Healthy Snacks, Bark Rubbing, Bugs r US, Comic Strips, Outside Activities—Tarzan Swing, Sand Pit, Water Fun, OLYMPICS ARE HERE, Football/Basketball Tournament,Free Play, Multisports, Basketball, Badminton, Swimming, Potted sports, Wii, Xbox Booking is essential for

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Bows ‘N’ Arrows Archery for Children (Age 1 0 yrs +) Wed 4 and Thurs 5 July. Cost £27.20 for 4 x 2 hour sessions. Time 1 0.00 - 1 2 noon. Come along and try our Summer Archery Course. Qualified Instructors will lead the way. Learn how to take part in this exciting sport by mastering the essential skills. Whether you’re a budding Olympian or would just like to give it a try, you will be made most welcome. Spaces are limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment  

Tennis for Beginners. Mon 23 to Thurs 26 July 2.30 3.30 pm Cost £1 5.00 for 4 days Do you like hitting a ball would you enjoy the opportunity to play on a real tennis court? Why not come along and try out this fun session? You may not be taking part in Wimbledon or the Olympics but now is your chance to have lots of FUN.  

Survive and Save. Age 1 3 years + to adults Mon 2 July — Mon 6 August 6.00 - 8.00 pm. 5 weeks Cost £1 8.75 Survive and save award programme is all about teaching a wide range of hazards in and around water. This programme will ensure that all participants understand all aspects of drowning and drowning prevention. The RLSS UK is committed to this programme and would like to encourage as many people as possible to take part Beginners Cricket. Mon 23 - Thurs 26 July 1 .1 5 - 2.1 5 pm (P1 - P3) Cost £1 5.00 for 4 days Interested in playing cricket? Qualified local coach interested in youngsters who would like to take up For the full editorial go online to: themonthlyedit.co.uk Remember to quote The Monthly Edit when contacting our advertisers.


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the game of cricket. Learn some of these skills in our Survival Activities Tuesday 2 July and 24 July Time: four day coaching camp. Spaces are limited. Please 1 .30 - 3.30 pm. Cost £8.50 per session. Den Building, book early to avoid disappointment. Cooking, Games and Fun. (Primary 3 – Primary 7). Come along, learn to work as part of a team, build a Flip N Fun 1 & 2 Jumping, Tumbling, Splashing, den, make your own dough, and learn how to make a Diving. Monday 23 July 1 .30 - 3.30 pm Cost £5.65 Forrest School Style Fire. Information on keeping the FLIP N FUN is a structured programme leading to environment safe without spoiling your fun. Suitable falling, jumping and diving from the edge of the pool. outdoor clothing required. NO SHELL SUIT Swimmers must be able to swim confidently in deep MATERIAL to be worn. Have fun outdoors, games, water and be able to tread water; qualified staff will team building, cooking, den building. Could you cope lead all sessions. in a Forrest?

Page 10 Flip N Fun 3 Diving. Mon 30 July - Thurs 1 Aug 1 .30 2.30 pm Cost £1 5.00. Swimmers who have completed level 1 & 2 or are a member of a swimming club and want to brush up on their diving skills and techniques. These are fun packed action courses come along and try one, learn new skills and have some fun. Spaces limited, book early to avoid disappointment. All swimmers MUST be able to swim 20 metres comfortably and be confident in deep water.

Junior Rookie Lifesaving Course – 1 Day. Taster Rookie/Junior Lifesaving Course (Introduction for children to basic Lifesaving skills) Tuesday 3 July 1 2.00 - 2.00 pm. Cost 7.50 for 2 hour session. This taster course is for children aged between 7 – 1 2 years. It is a series of basic lifesaving skills which are divided into 4 areas, water safety, rescue, self rescue and emergency response. Aims of the course are to: First ½ of lesson is dry side, followed by pool training. Spaces are limited in all our courses. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

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opportunity to make a variety of different foods. Do you like spicy, sweet or just plain – come along and learn something new. This may be your chance to make a few dishes that you really would like to try. All utensils and ingredients will be included. Recipe booklet will be given to all budding chefs at the end of the course. Please bring your own containers All Stars Buzz Club. Monday 30 July - Friday 3 August & Monday 6 Aug - Friday 1 0 Aug. Time: 1 .30 - 4.30 pm. Cost £3.75 day or £1 8.75 for the week A range of activities from sporting to science and nature to edibles. Anyone requiring one to one support must provide own carer.

Parent & Child Swimming. Come along and enjoy some fun time in the water with your children. Ratio is maximum of 2 children 1 adult. Tuesday 3 July —Tuesday 7 August. Time: 6.00 - 6.45 pm. Cost: £3.75 with 1 child/£4.00 with 2children. Sensory Fun (Introduction Babies to toddlers) Wednesday 4 July Time: 1 1 .30 - 1 2.30 pm. £2.50 introductory offer Come along and try our small sensory fun area, a place where children can run, jump, relax. An opportunity to try this new class. Awaken the senses, help with balance and co-ordination. Booking essential

New Micro Olympics Individual, Team Events, FUN, FUN, FUN. Medals, Certificates—skiing, hula hooping, inflatable fun New Scooter Fitness Using scooters of different sizes, play games, have races. Great for development of balance and spacial awareness. Cooking for Kids. Mon 1 6 — Wed 1 8 July & Mon 6 — Mon 2 July and Tues 3 July 2.30 - 4.30 pm, Mon 9 - Fri 1 3 July Time: 1 .30 - 3.30 pm, Mon 23 - Fri 27 July Wed 8 Aug. Time: 1 .30 – 4.00 pm. Children’s Three Time: 1 .30 - 3.30 pm Day Cookery Class (Age 8 years +) Cost £29.50 for 3 days including ingredients. Participants will have the Thurs 9 & Fri 1 0 Aug Time: 1 .30 - 3.30 pm, Cost £3.75 Mini Water Polo. Mon 1 6 - Thurs 1 9 July Time: 1 .30 2.30 pm. Cost £1 5.00 for 4 days. This four day mini water polo introduction is fun and challenging. Ideal time to give it a try. Swimmers will be given information on local clubs if they enjoy it.

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for 1 hour or £7.00 for 2 hours. Interested give us a call………..

INFLATABLE FITNESS Large bouncy castles, inflatable sports areas, a slide, penalty shootout, and bungee run, there are no excuses for not breaking a sweat whilst having lots of FUN.

Cupcake Madness (Age 8 yrs +) Monday 2 July. Time: 1 2.00 - 2.00 pm. Cost: £8.00 Spaces are limited. Love making cupcakes? Come along and learn how to SCOOTER FITNESS This experience combines friendly decorate them with lots of different ideas on offer competitive games with racing around on scooters. Fantastic for fitness, balance and co-ordination GLEE CLUB Singing and dancing is not only great fun but good for the body as well and now it doesn’t just have to be watched on TV!

Swim School (4½ years +) Pre-school/beginners/Improvers Time: 9.00 - 1 0.00 am. Cost £1 5.00 for 4 days Monday 2 July - Thursday 5 July, Monday 9 July Thursday 1 2 July, Monday 1 6 July - Thursday 1 9 July Monday 23 July - Thursday 26 July, Monday 30 July Thursday 2 August, Monday 6 August - Thursday 9 August

MICRO FITNESS, MOBILE GYM EXPERIENCEthis unique class allows children and teenagers to discover a wide range of cardio equipment with maximum FUN. Out gym includes treadmills, bikes, rowing machines, air walkers, steppers and much, much more. We will also utilise the Wii technology with the Wii Fit to allow the development of balance and co-ordination. We have a strong emphasis that fitness should be FUN. NEW…….Table Tennis. Mon 2 July - Tues 3 July

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Swimming for the terrified 9 years - 1 3 years Monday 2 July - Thursday 5 July Time: 1 0.00 - 1 1 .00 am. Cost £1 5.00 for 4 days Learn to swim the fun way. These sessions are suitable for all abilities. Work at your own pace towards the SASA /ASA swim syllabus. Fully qualified staff will support the children throughout. Lessons are structured in a fun way. Please give us a call.

Booking essential. Book your space for FUN! FUN! FUN on We will be offering the opportunity to take part in the unique programme of FUN fitness activities for 3 years + up to 1 02. Cost £3.75 per session. See below for the activities on offer:

Time: 1 0.00 - 1 1 .00 am. Cost 2 days £7.50 Interested in playing tables tennis, why not try this fantastic sport, keep fit, have fun and learn all about special awareness.

Junior Jog & Fun Athletics (Boys and Girls aged 5 – 7 years & 8 years +) Cost: £1 5.00 for 4 days. Time: 3.30 -

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Basketball/Multisports & Swim. Age P1 —P5, P6—S3. Mon 1 6 July — Thurs 1 9 July 201 2. Time: 1 .30 - 3.30 pm. Cost: £30.00 for 4 days Come along and join in the FUN at Beeslack. A mixture of basketball and other sports will be on offer. If you are interested in team games or individual activities, we have something for YOU. Spaces limited, please give us a call to find out more information or to book a space.

Indoor and Outdoor Crafts. Primary School P1 —P7. Thursday 1 9 July &Thursday 2 August. Time: 1 .30 3.30 pm. Cost £7.50 for 2 hour session. Use the outdoor facilities to help you make a unique painting, cutting out and designing your own ideas. Bark rubbing and much more. Take home all your work. Lots of FUN and great ideas. Craft Drama. Monday 6 Aug - Friday 1 0 Aug Time:

1 0.00 - 3.00 pm. One week intensive workshop including singing, acting and drama with a performance being held on the final day. Cost £50.00 if booked before 29 June. £60 thereafter. Baby Bubbles and Toddlers Summer Swim School Lessons for children aged between 9 weeks and 4.5 years. (30 Minute Lessons) Dates: Monday 2nd July to Friday 6th July and Monday 6th August to Friday 1 0th July Venue: Beeslack High School From 2 pm to 4 pm each day Cost: £35.00 (5 Days). Fully qualified swimming teachers. Teachers all hold valid CRB police checks /Disclosure Scotland. SwimWell Office. 01 31 653 241 9 Summer Swim Programme Parent & Child Swimming Opportunity –This will is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.00 – 6.45 pm. Classes are paid in advance. Come along and enjoy some fun time with your children. Please contact the Community Education Office for more information. Spaces are limited. Cooking on a Budget/Cooking for one – Thursday evenings from 6.30 – 8.30 pm. Due to popular

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4.30 pm Mon 1 6 July — Thurs 1 9 July & Mon 6 Aug — Thurs 9 Aug. This is a four day course, learn more about these specialised fun sports, Susie Maxwell our instructor will lead the way. All sessions are structured, safe and fun.


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President Mrs Betty Turner on 01 968 673243. New members welcome. Feel free to drop in for a look round. Remember your first visit is FREE. Beeslack Camera Club –The seasons change and so do the views. Learn to take the picture you always dreamed off. Penicuik Hills covered in snow, the perfect picture post card, a smiling face are just a few of the excellent opportunities on offer to you. Come along with your camera and learn more? The group arranges lectures, meetings, club competitions, digital photography use and various printing methods. For further information please contact John Barker 01 968 675850. The club meets on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 7.30 – 9.45 pm.

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Beeslack Youth Camera Club (for 1 1 – 1 8 years) Monday evenings 7.00 pm. For All the Community, Parents welcome. Come along and find out all about it. Interested in learning more about your camera and how you can get the best out of it? Find out about Photoshop basics, mounting photos, printer skills, competitions, outings and much more. Local volunteers will lead the class. A fun new experience, learn new skills and enjoy the evening with your friends. Interested? Then give us a call 01 968

demand basic healthy cooking meals for one ie cooking mince portioning into different types of meals. Chile, Spaghetti Bolognaise etc. Learn how to make basic sauces that will help to improve the taste of your dishes for fish, chicken, pasta etc. This class will start on Thursday 31 May until Thursday 21 June. Cost for 5 weeks is £28.75. (Ingredients will be extra) Interested then please give us a call. Men’s Swimming – will be starting back up on a Monday evening from 9.00 – 9.45 pm. We would like to restart this session on Monday 4 June if we get sufficient interest. Please give us a call to book your space. Basketball for children P3 upwards SATURDAY MORNING 1 0.30 – 1 1 .30 am. Bring a friend, come and join in the fun. Learn new skills, brush up on the old, enjoy playing games and having fun, then this class is for you. New members welcome. Next term starts in June. Beeslack Family Disabled Club –This group meets on Sunday afternoons from 1 2.30 – 4.00 pm. This family oriented club offers a wide range of activities e.g. Computing, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Woodwork, Music Therapy, Cookery, Pool and Café and much more. For further details please contact Club For the full editorial go online to: themonthlyedit.co.uk Remember to quote The Monthly Edit when contacting our advertisers.


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I am passionate about all things creative whether it be art, music, design or nature to coin a few. So starting off my working career as a screen printer seemed a natural move. 1 0 months later i got an oppertunity to start a full modern apprenticeship in Painting and Decotoratin g, as my wife was pregnant with our first child i thought this would give a more stable career for the future and I took the plunge. Fast forward a few years, three children and a varied and fulfilling career path. I am now a self empolyed graphic designer which offers the flexablity for me to apply my skill set to many different areas. I have a keen interest in technology of which two of my businesses are based around. Open source software. Community and family are key to any healthy town which led me and a couple of colleauges to birth this very publication. I currently work with companies and organisations in and around Midlothian, offering them a unique set of IT, design and print services that compliment their current business assets at realistic and affordable prices. My focus for the future is to help develop a dynamic social and business community that can truly enhance life in the surrounding area and our wee toon that is Penicuik. Barry Turner barry@bluephoenixdesign.com 07853 324 01 8 Photos by: The Studio Penicuik

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Over 55’s Clubs – A few vacancies exist within our over 55’s clubs. . Why not give us a call? We have three clubs that meet two on Tuesday/Thursday mornings 9.30 – 1 1 .30 am and one on the Thursday afternoon 2.00 – 4.00 pm (Ladies only). These groups take part in a wide range of activities e.g Bowling, Calligraphy, Art group, Card games, Pool, Swimming, Walking, Holiday’s, Craft table and general chit chat. If you would like more information or would like to come along and pay a visit to the club please call

01 968 673893 for more details. Baby Bubbles – Sunday morning 1 0.30 – 1 2.00 noon. Baby Bubbles will be working in partnership with Beeslack Community High School to provide swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and pre-school children up to the age of 4 years 6 months old. Once the child has reached 4 years 6 months they will have the opportunity to join the Beeslack Dolphins Programme. Qualified Swimming Teachers and Awards Programmes in place. Call SwimWell: 07834 486 1 08 or email: Info@Swimwellscotlandltd.com. Call for details of our Summer Swim School. SCHOOL OPENING TIMES - As a community school

our Community Education Programme is on offer throughout the calendar year. Please note we DO NOT close during school holiday periods although opening hours may be altered. We do however close on PUBLIC HOLIDAYS and access may be limited or restricted during exam times. Please note that all classes, groups and lets MUST be clear of the building by 9.55 pm at the very latest. For further information with regard to all aspects of Beeslack Community High School, Community Education Programme please contact… on 01 968

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My name is Barry Turner as a third generation Penicuikian, I started school life at Cornbank Primary School following onto Penicuik High School for my secondary education. This is where I met my wife Nikki and gained a good foundation of qualifications.


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PENICUIK COMMUNITY ARTS ASSOCIATION

4 West Street, Penicuik are holding a Fringe preview comedy evening on 2nd June from 8pm. Sir Reginald Tweedy Duffer,Jellybeen Martinez, Lance D. Boyle and Greg Davysson will be held together by compere Owen McGuire. Tickets are £3.00 and there will be drinks and snacks available from a donation bar. Tickets are limited to 50 so it would be advisable to get them early from the PCAA or contact Davy on 07896628288.

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Plans are now afoot for this years arts festival, to be held between Saturday 1 st September and the Sunday 1 6th September - the theme is Penicuik's Industrial Heritage and History . See our website www.penicuikarts.org or the West Street notice board for information and an announcement of a Pre-Festival meeting towards the end of June. After the huge success of our window and studio trails last year we are hoping to repeat this, as well as having a mix of crafts, music, dance, literary and other events. If you would like to get involved or can offer an event or venue please come along or contact us at pcaa@penicuikarts.org. We’ll also be posting details of the Open Art Exhibition and Turner Prize competition, where entries are invited from all levels of artist and in any media. This year we’re very excited to be introducing a new Photography Exhibition & Christie Prize Competition. Entries on the theme of the Pentlands, Penicuik & District will be invited and displayed in the Gallery Cafe throughout September. Watch this space for more details! Our AGM is on Wednesday July 4th; 7:00 for 7:30 at the West Street Art Centre. There will be refreshments and music from guitarist, Richard Callaghan. Everyone is invited to come along   – whatever your taste, interest or ability might be in art, music, craft, photography. Come and suggest events and activities for the coming year that YOU

would like to see happening. Our summer Family Ceilidh kicks off at 7pm on Saturday the 6th of July at the Craigiebield Hotel with the Homecoming String Band www.homecomingstringband.com. It includes Sandy from the Penicuik Music School and you can have a fling with a great mix of classic Scottish dances with a dash of bluegrass etc. Not to be missed! Under 1 6s are free, members £5, non-members £7. The committee is, as ever, busy applying for grants to

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make some further improvements to our premises at West Street. A project close to our hearts is to provide a stair lift. It’s hard getting funds for anything these days, but we’re doing our best, and we’re very glad to have Jo Buckley on our committee, who is experienced and pro-active with grant applications. She just managed to secure a spot of funding for the Arts Festival, too. Other grant applications are being made to refurbish the back windows, to make repairs to guttering, and to

replace the stair carpets. Let’s hope that at least some of these dreams are realised! The work we have already achieved over the last few years has greatly improved our historic venue. In June, Christine Suter will show examples of her weaving in an exhibition entitled "Stripes and Checkers", and in July we look forward to hosting the work of students from Edinburgh College of Art. And as always, please come and see us – come to an

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Arts & Culture event, join in with Making Space Penicuik free crafting in the community sessions and pop into our cosy Café to enjoy the home cooked refreshments! Now, in the summer you will find the Cafe garden very popular. Upstairs, browse the craft shop for that special gift or unique card. We now display a range of the crafts for sale in the glass cabinet in the café.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

Promises to be the Greatest Show on Earth This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe truly promises to be the greatest show on earth with more artists performing more work, in more venues, than ever before. A 6% increase on last year’s programme will see 2,695 shows take to theatres, pubs, nooks, crannies and gardens all over Scotland’s capital in August.

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Fringe Facts 201 2: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 201 2 features 42,096 performances of 2,695 shows in 279 venues. Comedy makes up 36% Theatre makes up 28% Music makes up 1 3% Musicals and Opera makes up 4% Children’s Shows make up 4% Dance & Physical Theatre makes up 4% Events make up 4% Cabaret makes up 4% Spoken Word makes up 1 % Exhibitions make up 2%

Angel Card of the Month - Archangel Azrael

Azrael comes forth to remind you that you are never alone. Your past loved ones, your spirit guides and your animal guides surround you at each moment of the day. They spread their love of light upon you and help you to find that place of love and trust from within yourself. Azrael wants you to know that they are close by you right now, trust that your prayers are being listened to, even if it does sometimes feel that you are not being heard. The key to moving forward in life is to trust, trust in the ability of your self, trust in those things that help you to feel empowered, that help you to feel alive. Those things, that inner trust of self will help you to blossom no matter where you are in your life. Allow your heart be your guide, allow the angels to connect with you to help light the way!! This month augurs a time of trust, trust that your dreams, your goals and ambitions are within your grasp, all that is needed is for you to open your eyes and see that!! If you would like a full personal reading please contact Nikki

www. starlightscotland. com or on:

07969 848 81 0

An estimated 22,457 performers will take to the stage in Fringe 201 2. There are 81 4 free shows, 1 ,41 8 world premieres and 47 different countries represented. So get yourself along enjoy some culture in the 'Big Smoke' It's a fantastic place to take the family during the summer ho;iday's. For further information contact the Fringe Media Office 01 31 240 1 91 9 media@edfringe.com

Our Arts & Culture section has been sponsored by The Studio Penicuik - 01968 768001


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ESKMILL FOOTBALL CLUB

Eskmill Football Club Under 1 2's - Eskmill Football club have been serving Penicuik for over 50 years. We are currently looking for players to add to our current squad for the current season, next season and beyond. If you were born in 2000, and enjoy football why not give it try?    We pride ourselves in giving all our players an equal opportunity . We currently train at Beeslack Community High School on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 and our games

are on a Sunday morning. If you are interested in joining us or need further information please  contact James Robertson  on 07588 238 833.

PENICUIK TENNIS CLUB

Want to play tennis locally? Would you like to take up tennis, meet new people or improve your current game? Come and join us. We are a brand new club, annual membership is £1 5 and annual family membership is £30.  We are running

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Fixtures Dechmont Forklift League Cup 08.08.1 2 Penicuik Athletic vs Broxburn 1 1 .08.1 2 Penicuik Athletic vs Livingston United 1 5.08.1 2 Edinburgh United vs Penicuik Athletic 1 8.08.1 2 Spartans Juniors vs Penicuik Athletic BEESLACK THISTLE UNDER 1 4'S BORN 1 999 22.08.1 2 Pumpherston vs Penicuik Athletic We are actively looking for new players & coaching staff to add to our existing squad for the new season. 25.08.1 2 Penicuik Athletic vs Bonnyrigg Rose ACA Sports East Premier League If you are keen to play or help train & enjoy football, 01 .09.1 2 Jeanfield Swifts vs Penicuik Athletic we would be pleased to see you come along & join in 08.09.1 2 Penicuik Athletic vs Armadale Thistle 1 5.09.1 2 Dalkeith Thistle vs Penicuik Athletic our training evenings East of Scotland Cup (1 st Round) at Beeslack Community High School every Tuesday Forfar West End vs Penicuik Athletic – date to be night from 6.30pm - 8pm. During the summer announced holidays, please contact the below to check as we may take a well earned rest during July. Sportsman’s Dinner All training sessions are carried out by our SFA The annual dinner held on Saturday 9th June 201 2 in qualified coaching staff. The new season kicks off in August and we normally the Penicuik Bowling Club, was a huge success with guest speakers Jim Leishman and Jimmy Stirling on play our games on Sunday mornings. the top of their game. We would like to thank If you are keen to play and would like to join us or want any further information, please come along or everyone who attended the dinner and whose participation made the evening such a success. contact Ian Walker on 07977 469337. adult and  junior  beginner and improver lessons and an adult social session on  Sundays 1 5.00-1 6.30.  For info contact: Caroline on 07949 0941 64 or carolinewylie@hotmail.com

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PENICUIK ATHELETIC FC

Preparations for the 201 2/1 3 season are well under way. Early pre-season training started with a couple of demanding runs. The full pre-season training sessions commence on Saturday 30th July. Latest transfer news New signings: Former Penicuik players Ross Montgomery and Craig Miller return to the fold. Jerry Draper has transferred to Vale of Leithen, Mark Smith and Charlie Brigain are considering contract offers. Chris Roxburgh will sign on his return from holiday and Conor Thomson has yet to be seen (in America). Pre-Season Friendlies Two friendlies have been arranged so far, 21 st July Penicuik vs Peebles Rovers, and 24th July Penicuik vs Berwick Rangers, both at home.

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The Monthly Edit - July Issue 30  

The Monthly Edit Local Publication for Penicuik, Roslin & Howgate. Community information & local services.

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