Local News

Midlothian Matters - Scouting is making an impact

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 25/09/2016 - 16:00
The 14th Midlothian Bonnyrigg Scout Group has been in the town for 104 years, writes Group Scout Leader Richard Fairbairn.

Housing developer’s rail offer

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 25/09/2016 - 11:00
In celebration of the first anniversary of the Borders Railway, Barratt Homes is offering a free annual railcard to the first five reservations at its Barratt @ Eskbank development this September.

Something fishy’s going on!

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 24/09/2016 - 11:00
Moret than 2000 fishkeepers and hobbyist, many who queued from 8am, attended the launch of Fishkeeper Scotland’s second store in the Lothians at Dobbies Garden Centre.

New Children’s Panel members sought

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 14:00
People in Midlothian are being urged to consider applying to become a Children’s Panel member as the application deadline approaches.

Inspectors’ praise for Penicuik primary school

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:00
Pupils at Mauricewood Primary are taught in a “welcoming and caring” environment, according to its latest inspection report.

New postal service for Mayfield

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/09/2016 - 14:00
A new Post Office ‘local’ service is to be introduced at Mayfield Post Office, which is located within Scotmid Co-operative on Mayfield Place.

Bonnyrigg club shares cash windfall

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/09/2016 - 11:00
A Bonnyrigg club, which aims to bring physically handicapped residents closer to able-bodied people in the area, has been awarded £3000.

Quiet Midlothian cycle route makes a big noise

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 11:00
The success of a £1.9m cycle and walking route between Edinburgh and Midlothian has been celebrated ahead of European Mobility Week 2016 (September 16-22).

Midlothian provost apology over veterans comments

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 07:00
Provost apologises after veterans comments spark backlash

Midlothian’s 100 Objects - The Old Meal Market Inn, Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 16:00
The Dalkeith meal market took place on Monday. Carts laden with grain arrived from Midlothian, Haddingtonshire, and the Borders.

Midlothian funding offer from developer

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 14:00
Persimmon Homes East Scotland is encouraging charities and community groups to apply for a slice of £2000 every month.

Work starts on new Loanhead housing development

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 11:00
A major homebuilder has launched its newest development at a highly-anticipated Midlothian hotspot.

Brewing up craft beer in cans

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 08:57
Hot on the heels of announcing the launch of their beer in cask in July, Cross Borders Brewing Company has again shown its desire to do something a little bit differently by launching its beer in cans!

Met Office storm names - is your name on the list?

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 07:00
The Met Office has announced the names of this year’s winter storms.

Lynne gets on her bike to help church funds

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 05:55
A parishioner recently got on her bike and travelled the length of the country to raise funds for the recent renovation of her church.

Penicuik teenagers hone their performing skills

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/09/2016 - 14:00
Penicuik YMCA-YWCA Drama Club students have been busy this summer participating in a special summer skills programme to hone their performing arts skills.

Erin looks to lift GB crown

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/09/2016 - 11:00
Dalkeith High School pupil Erin Gilbertson has won the title of ‘Miss Junior Teen Midlothian 2016’.