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Young graduates make the grade

Midlothian Advertiser - 1 hour 49 min ago

Pupils from four local schools gathered at Queen Margaret University as part of the first Children’s University graduation ceremony for Midlothian.

Police investigate damage to Penicuik church halls

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:45

Police in Midlothian are investigating following two housebreakings to church halls in the Penicuik area.

Machine Gun Preacher in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:01

Black Diamond FM presenter Harvey Stalker interviewed the Machine Gun Preacher, Sam Childers, during a flying visit to Scotland recently.

More traders sign up for town market

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

Penicuik’s new market returns tomorrow (Friday) with far more stalls offering a wider variety of goods for local shoppers.

New MP Owen is one ‘Tough Mudder’

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:10

Owen Thompson has followed his general election victory by completing a gruelling cross country challenge for the second consecutive year.

Brother and sister receive national excellence award

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:00

James and Jo Macsween, third generation joint MDs of Macsween Haggis, have been presented with a national accolade.

Here come the ‘blue meanies’

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 06:05

Edinburgh’s notorious ‘blue meanie’ traffic wardens could be dishing out fines in Midlothian if council proposals are rubberstamped.

Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers raided an address at Dalkeith High Street

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 22:47

Five men were arrested on suspicion of immigration offences after Officers from Home Office Immigration Enforcement carried out an operation at an address in High Street, Dalkieth, at about 6pm on Friday, June 19.

Charity funding
to aid healthcare

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Penicuik charity Friends of Chitambo has secured a £35,800 grant to improve access to emergency care for ordinaryn people in Zambia.

Police hunt Dalkeith sex attacker

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 01:01

Police investigating a serious sexual assault in Dalkeith are studying CCTV footage in a bid to identify the suspect.

Police patrols increased after Dalkeith sex attack

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 20:19

Police have stepped up patrols in Dalkeith after a woman was sexually assaulted at the weekend.

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Father of murdered boy scared “bumping into killer”

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 08:12

A MURDERED schoolboy’s father has told of his fear that he will “bump into” his son’s killer while at work.

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Veterans make emotional visit to WW1 graves

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 06:00

Visually impaired veterans from Scottish War Blinded have returned from the battlefields of World War One.

Pet of the Week

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 28/06/2015 - 18:00

Paul Waite sent in this photo of Jake, his 22 month old golden Labrador.

Sex attacker hunted after Dalkeith assault

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sun, 28/06/2015 - 11:57

A WOMAN was subjected to a serious sexual assault in a Lothian town while heading home after a night out.

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Nominate your local sporting hero

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 28/06/2015 - 11:14

Have you achieved outstanding success in your chosen sport? Then you could be one of the lucky winners of this year’s Midlothian Sports Awards.

Confidence building scheme for youths

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 28/06/2015 - 06:00

“We wish you did something like this for adults.” This was the recurring sentiment of parents whose children took part in the Challenge Project.

Stay safe around water this summer

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 27/06/2015 - 11:06

People are being urged to stay safe and not take risks around rivers, reservoirs and lochs this summer.

New look for town park

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 27/06/2015 - 09:00

The work to improve one of Midlothian’s most historic parks was recognised at a special community ceremony recently.

Readers’ Pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 26/06/2015 - 21:00

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