Local News

Mayfield residents’ anger at flooding and mess

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 25/04/2015 - 14:00

Residents in Mayfield are outraged by work on a neighbouring housing development which they say has flooded their gardens and left a mess.

Readers’ Pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 21:00

A fitting end to a fine day.

Midlothian kitchen firm has extra punch

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 23/04/2015 - 21:29

An expanding business that manufactures commercial kitchens is now punching above its weight thanks to the arrival of a new 30-ton CNC Punch.

Newtongrange group welcomes “pro-active” steps

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 23/04/2015 - 14:00

A group which had warned of a perceived rise in crime in Newtongrange has praised the “pro-active” police reaction to a problem last week.

Billy gets on his bike for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

A Penicuik employee has taken part in his firm’s mammoth charity cycle event, raising vital funds for charity.

Group rises from the ashes

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 22/04/2015 - 22:25

In creating a hub without a hub, a Bonnyrigg group has proved that community spirit is the vital ingredient needed to cook up a feast of fun.

County food awards deadline approaches

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 22/04/2015 - 14:00

Food lovers in Midlothian only have a few more days to cast their votes in the county’s annual Food and Drink Awards.

Mayfield social enterprise hit by row over ‘slave labour’

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00

The founder of McSence has expressed his shock that it uses a government scheme making unemployed people work for their benefits.

Newbattle hosts big music day

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 21/04/2015 - 13:59

More than 100 local school pupils recently took part in a special ‘Big Music Day’ concert at Newbattle High School building on local links.

On the Beat: Be a good neighbour and motorist

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/04/2015 - 21:08

Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson: “Well Spring has arrived and those fortunate enough to be off over Easter certainly benefited from nice warm weather.

Chrichton Castle re-opens for business

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/04/2015 - 13:55

One of Midlothian’s most well-known historical sites has re-opened following the winter break.

Police control room staff struggle with pressure

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 20/04/2015 - 07:53

POLICE have been forced to set up “wellbeing clinics” for staff in the Lothians struggling to cope with controversial control room closures.

Categories: Midlothian News

Nicola is among ten of the chest

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 19/04/2015 - 22:51

A Midlothian mum-of-two is celebrating a top ten finish in the international ‘Star in a Bra’ competition to find a model for size D-plus bras.

Midlothian candidate willing to jump off a bridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 19/04/2015 - 13:49

Labour’s candidate for Midlothian has agreed to bungee jump off a bridge to raise money for Midlothian Sure Start if he becomes an MP.