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Dalkeith smoking tour aims to stub out passive smoking

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 15:30

Smokers will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Dalkeith this Friday (May 2).

VIDEO: Can you hear the Gorebridge gas street monitor in the cupboard?

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 14:00

The latest twist in the ongoing saga over carbon dioxide levels in a Gorebridge street took place last week.

VIDEO: Sentence for killing Mayfield dad is ‘disgusting’

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 14:00

The 10-year prison sentence handed to the killer of a father who was stabbed outside a Mayfield pub has been branded “disgusting”.

More reasons to apply for a new job in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:00

In less than a week more than 1,500 locals applied for the 140 jobs on offer at the new Morrisons store in Dalkeith.

Family race to remember Penicuik man

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 06:00

A Penicuik woman is preparing to take part in the Race for Life in memory of her husband who died of cancer aged 34 last year.

Happy Hearts get visit from Newton

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 14:00

National Mining Museum mascot Newton paid a visit to Hearts’ training ground recently.

Kids sow the seeds of motherly love in Mayfield

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 13:49

Children from Little Seedlings Nursery in Mayfield made their mums smile after visiting their local Scotmid recently as part of a Mother’s Day event.

Midlothian group reaches appeal target

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 06:00

Roslin and Bilston Community First Responders are toasting the success of their recent coffee morning.

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 21:00

See this week’s Advertiser to spend five minutes in the company of Ben Shore, pastor of the Free Baptist Church, Loanhead.

Fashion show fundraiser

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 14:00

Newtongrange Gala Day Committee held a fashion show fundraiser recently.

Squeaky clean Cousland

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 14:00

Around 40 volunteers came together in Cousland recently to tidy up the village.

Sheriffhall road rage attack

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 11:58

Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident which took place at Sheriffhall Roundabout at 8.20pm on Saturday, April 19.

Bonnyrigg dog ‘could have died’ following attack

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 11:00

A spaniel owner is warning fellow dog walkers to be vigilant after his pet suffered life-threatening injuries during an attack.

Loanhead haggis firm in hunt for prize

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 06:00

The use of innovative food combinations has seen a Loanhead company shortlisted in the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards.

Cancer inspiration from Gorebridge in double marathon

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 14:00

A fitness fanatic from Gorebridge completed a double marathon recently as a thank you to the nurses that treated him for bladder cancer.

Bonnyrigg painter elated at spotless drive

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 11:00

A Bonnyrigg painter and decorator has joined an exclusive club of motorists – those who have passed their driving test without any faults.

New taxi rank at Dalkeith store

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 06:00

A new stance, for six taxis, will be situated in Eskbank Road, Dalkeith, ahead of the opening of a nearby Morrison’s store.

Mayfield campus set for makeover

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:00

The grounds of Mayfield School Campus are to be renovated thanks to a Big Lottery award of £93,000.

Football assistant manager backs our campaign after near death experience

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:00

Backing the Advertiser’s Appeal From The Heart campaign, a football boss has told how colleagues and a defibrillator machine saved his life.

Midlothian councillors in abstention claim row

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:00

A war of words has broken out following claims that an SNP councillor refused to support her party’s candidate for a new role.

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