Penicuik author, journalist and short-story writer Catherine Simpson has been appointed the new Creative Writing Fellow for Tyne and Esk Writers.
TWO children from the same block of flats have been hospitalised in the space of the week amid fears of a bug infestation.
Local police have promised to fully investigate reported sightings of ‘crazy/ killer clowns’ amid a frenzy on social media.
One year on, a lot has been written about the impact of the Borders Railway but has it given tourism in Midlothian a boost? It's certainly on the right tracks, writes Ian Gardner (Midlothian Tourism Forum).
Police Scotland can confirm that a 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the assault of a man in his 70s.
Police in Midlothian have arrested two men and two youths in connection with a number of housebreaking offences.
Midlothian Council held two special events to coincide with National Hate Crime awareness week, which ran from October 8-15.
Police are seeking the assistance of the public to help find a 53-year-old man reported missing from Dalkeith.
A Loanhead teenager has been presented with one of the Boys’ Brigades most coveted accolades at a special presentation in London.
A YOUNG couple have been forced to abandon their brand-new dream home after a mould infestation left them sick.
Eskvalley Model Engineering Society is set to mark 30 years of running the miniature railway in Vogrie Park with an event on Saturday.
Police in Midlothian are investigating following an assault in Loanhead.
Midlothian Council has joined with the organisation Safe Families for Children Scotland to support families going through a difficult time.
A Dalkeith designer’s dementia-themed fashion range, inspired by her grandmother and great-grandmother, is up for a Scottish Fashion Award.
Attendees of the Midlothian Science Festival got up to speed with the fibre technology of Digital Scotland’s Superfast broadband this week.
A Bonnyrigg woman has been nominated for a LGBTI prize a year after an award-winning BBC documentary on her gender re-assigment.
A former council care worker who carried out a catalogue of abuse and rape of youngsters being looked after by a local authority faces having his jail sentence increased.
An area of smouldering colliery waste at the Kirkhill Tip within Gore Glen Woodland Park, near Gorebridge, has led to the partial closure of the park.
Three people have been charged with drug offences following the death of teenager Shellie Callaghan.
AMBULANCE staff have to roll out specialist hospital transport for six obese patients each day in Lothian, prompting concern over the rising cost of obesity for the health service.