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Midlothian pupils walk this way

Midlothian Advertiser - 3 hours 58 min ago

Lasswade Primary P7 pupils Euan Maguire, Connor McGrath, Grace Aaron and Rosie Brown put their best foot forward as they lead the charge during the Inter-School Walk, part of Walk to School Week.

Midlothian’s 100 objects - Newtongrange Cricket Medal

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 14:00

This is a silver medal of Newtongrange Lothian Cricket Club.

Funding to make Gorebridge greener

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 11:04

Gorebridge Community Development Trust has been awarded a climate challenge fund grant of £46,000 for a transport themed project.

Midlothian to benefit from early years project

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 06:00

Young children from Armed Forces communities in Midlothian are set to benefit from a new early years project.

Midlothian Matters: On your marks at the Penicuik Y

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 21:00

With the Olympic Games now only weeks away, memories of the London Olympics and the outstanding Glasgow Commonwealth Games will be very much back on people’s minds, writes Penicuik Y CEO Claire Gillies.

Youngsters invited to chill at Penicuik Y

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 14:00

Penicuik YMCA/YWCA is calling on young people to come and join in a wide range of activities as part of its expanding programme which it is developing with local high schools.

Marathon man runs for dad and reporter

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 11:00

A Rosewell man is set to take on the Edinburgh Marathon again, this time in memory of his father and Advertiser reporter Craig Finlay.

How does your Midlothian garden grow?

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 06:00

Melville Housing Association has launched its Great Gardens competition for 2016.

Official re-opened of refurbished Dalkeith centre

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 14:00

Dalkeith councillor Margot Russell (Lab) has officiall re-opened the Kwik Fit Centre in Croft Street, Dalkeith.

No benefits from car cash removal

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 10:45

A disabled man has said he will now have to claim extra benefits as the removal of his monthly allowance for his car means he can’t work.

Dane’s driving ambition at Loanhead dealership

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 06:00

Loanhead-based car dealership Alex F Noble & Son Nissan has teamed up with Edinburgh College for the third successive year to host a Danish mechanic on an apprentice exchange scheme.

Readers’ pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 21:00

Arniston from on high.

Views from the Pews: Seeing God’s love in action

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 13:00

As minister at St John’s and King’s Park Church in Dalkeith, I have been working fairly hard with a dedicated group of people at our building project, to ensure that we have a building that can be used for the community of Dalkeith, writes Rev Keith Mack.

Local Development Plan green-lighted

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 11:00

The Local Development Plan for Midlothian was last week approved, despite cross party concerns about the impact it will have.

Fury as Gorebridge care home wages downgraded

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 10:52

Staff at Newbyres Care Village have been forced to re-apply for their jobs, which will be on a lower pay grade than they currently receive.

Construction starts on new care homes in Penicuik

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 06:00

Work is now underway to build 12 new council houses in Penicuik designed for people with a learning disability and additional care needs.

Midlothian’s treasures are a touch away

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:00

Health walks, cycle routes and public transport information is now available at the touch of a screen from Midlothian’s four rail stations.

Council leader’s apology accepted

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 11:06

A local group left disappointed by what it saw as misleading comments from the leader of Midlothian Council, has accepted her written apology.

Dog badly hurt by metal bore holes in Bonnyrigg field

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:56

A dog was badly injured by metal bore holes left by developer Walker Homes while out on a walk at a field popular with dog walkers.

Police appeal following Dalkeith theft

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 07:57

Police are investigating after a significant quantity of electrical cable was stolen in Dalkeith