Local News

Midlothian Council wins diversity award

Midlothian Advertiser - 3 hours 37 min ago
Midlothian Council was last week named ‘Council of the Year’ in the Scottish Diversity Awards 2019.

Mayfield fires raise concerns

Midlothian Advertiser - 3 hours 49 min ago
Concerns have been raised about the number of recent fires in Mayfield, with four incidents reported in a week earlier this month.

Midlothian Council: Soutra Mains bus stop questionable

Midlothian Advertiser - 4 hours 20 min ago
Demands for two new bus stops to be built next to a new rural retail unit  on the A68 have been described as “questionable”.

Midlothian Council’s setback in Gorebridge ‘Gas Street’ compensation claim

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 16:31
Midlothian Council’s £12 million legal claim against two companies which advised it on a doomed housing development has received a setback.

Are you a tenant or on the housing list?

Midlothian Council - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 15:10
We are considering making changes to the way we allocate council housing.

Death crash Midlothian surgeon escapes jail

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:46
A surgeon whose momentary lapse of concentration at the wheel caused a fatal head-on crash in which a woman died escaped a prison sentence today (Wednesday).

MSP raises Borders Railway issue with minister

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 07:38
Michelle Ballantyne MSP has written to the Scottish Government’s Transport Secretary asking to meet regarding overcrowding on the Borders Railway.

Bonnyrigg charity shop’s hopes of Stepping Stones to a new home

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 07:00
A Bonnyrigg charity shop and community projects hub, due to lose its home on April 1, is desperately looking to remain in Midlothian.

More railway disruption

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 06:34
Angry ScotRail passengers condemned the cancellation of ten trains on the Borders Railway on Sunday as among the worst disruption since it re-opened.

Scots invited to take a bite out of The Big Lunch during its 10th anniversary

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 16:39
A new survey has revealed that one in five people in the UK have never spoken to their neighbours.

Travelodge plans to open in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 12:44
Travelodge plans to open a hotel in Dalkeith as part of its Scottish expansion plans, investing £6 million and creating new jobs.

Midlothian MP to host her second annual women’s event

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 12:34
Danielle Rowley MP is hosting ‘Women’s Matters: Everyday Action’, her second annual women’s conference, next Saturday (March 30) at the National Mining Museum in Newtongrange, 12pm-5pm.

Woman sexually assaulted in old Dalkeith High School car park

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 11:41
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in Dalkeith.

Serious sexual assault in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 11:22
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in Dalkeith.

Heating issues resolved

Midlothian Council - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:23
We had been having problems with heating at Beeslack High School and Mayfield and St Luke's primaries. These issues have now been resolved.

Eater Bush set for new super computer

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 07:05
Midlothian is to host a £79 million national supercomputer that will be five times quicker than the UK’s current capabilities.

Midlothian crimebeat March 5-12

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 06:40
Here is your weekly round-up of crime across Midlothian, as reported by Police Scotland.

Working to resolve heating issues in schools

Midlothian Council - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 16:56
Beeslack, Mayfield and St Luke's pupils should all come to school as normal tomorrow (Tuesday). We are working to resolve heating issues in those buildings.

Teenager mown down in ‘nasty’ hit and run incident in Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 12:30
POLICE are appealing for information after a teenager was mown down in a hit and run incident in Dalkeith.

Pedestrian dies in fatal Dalkeith road traffic collision

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 11:43
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Dalkeith on Friday.

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