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Five Minutes With - George Clarke

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/03/2015 - 21:00


Midlothian councillors to look at parking

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/03/2015 - 14:00

Midlothian councillors are to have a seminar to fully discuss the first changes to the county’s parking standards for nearly 20 years.

Grants to help the vulnerable

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 30/03/2015 - 06:00

Two Midlothian organisations have been awarded grants from the Scottish Government to help support some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.

Free training at Dalkeith Corn Exchange

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 22:34

Melville Housing Association is launching a new free training initiative as part of the regeneration of Dalkeith Corn Exchange.

More CARS park up in Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 13:55

Money from the Gorebridge Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) continues to drive improvements on Main Street.

Proof is in the pudding for school pupils

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 06:00

Teams of budding chefs from Midlothian’s six high schools have been tasked with creating a culinary masterpiece.

Youth charged with farm blaze

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 23:39

Police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with wilful fireraising, following a fire at Langside Farm, Dalkeith.

Midlothian on track for exposure

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 14:52

With just six months to go until the Borders Railway opens, a massive artwork on wheels has been unveiled to promote it across Scotland.

National award for reading project

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 07:00

An innovative project to encourage Midlothian parents to read bedtime stories to their children has won a national award.

Readers’ Pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 22:00

Pentland view

Woman appears in court after
falsely accusing cabbie of rape

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 17:16

A married woman who had consensual sex with a taxi driver sparked a police investigation after claiming the man had raped her.

Lights, camera, action for Newbattle pupils

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:00

Midlothian school pupils helped launch a new initiative aimed at helping one million young people build skills and self-belief by 2020.

Family inspires Erin to art award

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 07:00

Ready to paint the town red after her success in a national art competition is Penicuik High School pupil Erin Scratcherd.

Attacks prompt Dalkeith bus service halt

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 23:46

Lothian Buses suspended one of its Dalkeith services last week after vehicles were damaged by rock-wielding youths.

Bogus workman in Mayfield

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 17:57

Police are appealing for witnesses after a bogus workman claiming to work for the council tried to enter a house in Mayfield.

Newtongrange Silver Band wins the golden title

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 09:49

Newtongrange Silver Band recently picked up its second Scottish Championships ‘first section’ win in three years recently.

Sarah is burning with talent

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 07:00

Burnt out Records, the innovative student-run record label, welcomes folk singer Sarah Hayes to the Music Hub in Penicuik.

Solar eclipse gives us plenty to smile about

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 12:00

Hundreds of Midlothian people stopped what they were doing on Friday morning to capture a glimpse of the solar eclipse.

Dalkeith college celebrates famous son

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 11:39

Newbattle Abbey College will celebrate one of its most famous graduates, poet George Mackay Brown, with an exhibition of his works this evening (Wednesday, March 25) at 7pm.

Body hunt at Newtongrange site of new homes

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 07:00

The council has agreed to investigate the possibility of buried bodies at a historically significant site earmarked for new homes.