Local News

Forum for Midlothian farmers

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 11:32
This year’s annual farmers’ meeting, hosted by Midlothian Council, will be held at the Stair Arms near Pathhead on Tuesday, 5 February at 6pm.

Lasswade and King’s Park primary schools’ traffic bans approved

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 10:59
A ban on traffic outside two primary schools during certain times of the day will be made permanent despite opposition from teachers.

Penicuik unveiling of only British rocket to reach space

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 09:22
Pupils from primary schools in the Penicuik area have been invited to take part in an intergalactic art competition - with the winning designs to be displayed alongside the unveiling of the only British rocket to reach space.

NHS Lothian public meeting to take place as part of annual review

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 07:18
The annual review of NHS Lothian will take place on February 4, with a public meeting chaired by Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport.

Watch out for ice

Midlothian Council - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 14:53
Gritters will be out from 3.45pm today (Monday) tackling priority routes such as main roads and routes to schools and hospitals.

Milestone in energy from waste plant project

Midlothian Council - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 14:22
FCC Environment, which has been contracted to construct and deliver a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian, marks the project's good progress.

Edinburgh City Bypass death: Midlothian police wish to speak to two lorry drivers

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 09:22
Police in Midlothian continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body on the Edinburgh City Bypass are appealing for two lorry drivers to come forward.

Construction ahead of schedule at Millerhill recycling and energy recovery facility

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 07:10
It is only 27 months since the ground was broken at the site in Millerhill and over this time construction of the new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant, which will serve the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian, has reached an advanced stage.

Midlothian businessman launches mental health campaign

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 06:39
A new mental health campaign has been launched this week by a Midlothian businessman.

Charity engaged with Midlothian pupils

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/01/2019 - 06:31
The Scottish SPCA’s education team engaged with 61 per cent of Midlothian’s schoolchildren last year.

Police scour Müller milk van for clues to Edinburgh bypass death

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 20:45
A PHOTO has emerged of a damaged dairy van police are examining as part of their investigation into the death of a man on the City Bypass.

Penicuik to welcome game show obstacles event - Rough Runner

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 15:07
Some of British TV’s most famous obstacles are coming to Penicuik later this year as part of a new game show inspired event.

Electric cars rise in Midlothian welcomed by local MSP

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:40
Colin Beattie MSP has welcomed the news that Midlothian has seen a rise in the number of ultra-low emission vehicles since 2017.

Bilston man named as city bypass victim

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:38
Police Scotland have identified the man whose body was found on the central reservation of the Edinburgh City bypass near Sheriffhall Roundabout on Thursday morning.

Midlothian college course now open

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:23
Newbattle Abbey College is now recruiting for its six-month Preparation for Further Education Course.

Call for Midlothian Council to use town centre fund

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:18
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie, has called on Midlothian Council to make the most of the Scottish Government’s planned £50 million Town Centre Fund.

Scottish children’s charity The Polar Academy needs support to help shape young lives

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 13:52
A conversation with former First Minister Jack McConnell changed explorer Craig Mathieson’s life forever.

Midlothian crimebeat - January 8-14

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 12:43
Here is your weekly round-up of crime across Midlothian, for January 8-14, as reported by Police Scotland.

Jamaican role for Penicuik man continues historical link

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:14
Jamaican-born scientist Sir Geoff Palmer from Penicuik has been made the first Honorary Consul for Scotland by the Jamaican Government.

Dalkeith HMO approved above the Royal British Legion

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 06:58
Young people who move into shared accommodation can’t afford cars and rely on town centres to avoid isolation, it has been claimed.

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