Local News

Opposite ends of the road for Midlothian CARS

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:00

While one conservation project’s training scheme comes to an end in Dalkeith, a new one has just got under way in Gorebridge.

Mixed reaction to proposed film set

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 06:00

There has been a mixed reaction to plans for a multi-million pound movie and television studio development near Loanhead.

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 21:00

See this week’s Advertiser to spend five minutes in the company of retired vet Hugh Fraser.

Don’t forget about Midlothian!

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 14:00

A local business leader has warned against Midlothian being forgotten in a tourism review of the soon-to-be re-opened Borders Railway.

Work begins on removing Loanhead road pylons

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 06:00

Scottish Power is on site in Loanhead starting work on placing electrical cables underground.

Dalkeith photo prompts gala memories

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 06:00

A Remember When photograph, which appeared in the Advertiser recently, brought back fond memories for Bonnyrigg man John Illand.

Haydon’s gift to bereaved parents

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:48

When Helen and Jim Keenan’s son Haydon died from complications aged just 15 weeks, a mould of his hand and foot was a precious keepsake that got them through that dark time.

Scotland decides 2014: independence and the NHS

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:41

With just three weeks to go until Scotland decides its future, we look at another key issue in the independence referendum.

Loanhead vet set to retire

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00

Loanhead veterinary surgeon Iain Butt retires this weekend after more than 30 years caring for the health and welfare of animals in Midlothian.

Sixth HMO for Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 14:00

Despite local objections, councillors have given permission to open another ‘house in multiple occupation’ (HMO) in Gorebridge.

Mayfield community trust’s future is in trouble

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 14:00

A “last ditch” attempt is being made to save Mayfield and Easthouses Development Trust which is under threat due to a lack of board members.

Plans unveiled for 800 homes near Danderhall

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 11:27

Residents and businesses are invited to two events where plans for a major housing development near Danderhall will be unveiled.

Redevelopment of Dalkeith park to get under way

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:00

The first phase of work to transform the stableyard at Dalkeith Country Park is expected to get under way in a couple of weeks.

Pup offers lifeline to Penicuik girl

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 28/08/2014 - 06:00

Mia Bald is over the moon with her new companion – an autism service dog called Luna – but the family still needs help raising the funds to pay for her.

Walking setback for Mayfield boy Jay

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 27/08/2014 - 11:13

A seven-year-old boy from Mayfield who defied doctors by walking again has to go back to America for surgery after suffering a setback.

Man in court over Dalkeith incident

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 27/08/2014 - 06:00

A 22-year-old Dalkeith man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in the town on Monday morning.

Borders Railway vegetation removal

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 26/08/2014 - 14:00

Vegetation management works for the Borders Railway are now underway along the route, which is set to be re-opened in September 2015.

Missing man from Newtongrange found

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 26/08/2014 - 09:12

Police Scotland have confirmed that a man reported missing from Newtongrange has been found safe and well.

Busy summer for jet-setting Loanhead cadets

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 26/08/2014 - 06:00

Air Cadets from the Loanhead squadron have been enjoying an unforgettable summer which has taken them all over the world.

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 25/08/2014 - 21:00

We’re always looking for people to take part in our 5 Minutes With feature for the Advertiser.