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Man arrested over fire at Beacon Community Hub in Gorebridge

A man has been arrested in connection with a fire which caused major damage to a new community hub being built in Gorebridge, Midlothian.

The blaze broke out at the Beacon Community Hub in Hunterfield Road in the early hours of 18 May.

Police said a 20-year-old man had been arrested and was due to appear in court on Friday.

Ch Insp Kenny Simpson said: "Any crime that targets local facilities is an affront to the community itself."

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