Local News

Midlothian actress set for the White House

Midlothian Advertiser - 3 hours 10 min ago
The fiance of Midlothian-born Hollywood actress Louise Linton has landed a job in US President-elect Donald Trump’s team.

Penicuik man’s achievements are recognised with award

Midlothian Advertiser - 6 hours 11 min ago
A former Penicuik Citizen of the Year has been honoured for his contribution to the valuable work of the Royal Life Saving Society.

Joint Operation Tackles Rogue Doorstep Traders

Midlothian Advertiser - 7 hours 11 min ago
Midlothian Council and Police Scotland are warning local residents against buying fish from rogue traders, following the arrest of five men in Bonnyrigg on Tuesday (December 6).

City Bypass traffic jams

Midlothian Advertiser - 10 hours 47 min ago
Midlothian Lib Dems are calling for urgent action to address congestion on the Edinburgh City Bypass following data showing the route has the most traffic jams in Scotland.

When Sean Connery played for Bonnyrigg Rose

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 16:28
If he returned to action now, his shirt number would definitely be 007.

Midlothian police warn against buying fish from rogue traders

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 15:15
Midlothian Council and Police Scotland are warning local residents against buying fish from rogue traders, following the arrest of five men in Bonnyrigg on Tuesday December 6.

Deal agreed in latest Shawfair building phase

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 15:00
A deal to build hundreds of much-needed new homes in Midlothian has been agreed in a major boost for the county’s newest area.

Testing times for Ellie

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 15:00
More than 500 good boys and girls applied to take on the world’s toughest job and become an official toy tester for Santa.

Joint operation tackles rogue doorstep traders in Midlothian

Midlothian Council - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 13:19
Midlothian Council and Police Scotland are warning local residents against buying fish from rogue traders, following the arrest of five men in Bonnyrigg yesterday, Tuesday 6th December.

Oor Wullie to feature on First Minister’s Christmas card

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:04
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has chosen “national treasure” Oor Wullie as the illustration for her official Christmas card this year.

Royal approval for Midlothian research

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:00
The Princess Royal visited Midlothian last week to find out how creative design has been applied to benefit the health and welfare of livestock.

14-year-old charged after Dalkeith break in and car theft

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 09:40
A teenager has been charged following a break-in and theft in Dalkeith.

Mother’s horror at maggots in baby food

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 06:58
A young mum has spoken of her disgust and shock at finding maggots in porridge she was giving her baby son.

Midlothian’s 100 Objects - A Kinnaird engraved glass bowl

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 06/12/2016 - 17:00
This glass bowl was made in 1981 at Lindean Mill Glass at Galashiels and it was engraved by Midlothian artist Alison Kinnaird from Temple.

Midlothian graduates on new hospitality course

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 06/12/2016 - 12:00
A group of motivated unemployed people from the Lothians area have graduated from Diageo’s industry leading Learning for Life programme and are now equipped with the skills to embark on new careers in the hospitality industry.

Police appeal following robbery in Newtongrange

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 06/12/2016 - 11:50
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking in Newtongrange.

Plans to revamp Edinburgh’s ‘worst’ roundabout unveiled

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 06/12/2016 - 09:00
RUSH-hour commuters would no longer have to endure the Capital’s “worst roundabout” under new plans unveiled 
today.

Sandra is winner of Penicuik Turner Prize

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 05/12/2016 - 15:00
The Penicuik Turner Prize is presented every year to the best work displayed in the Open Art Exhibition organised by the Penicuik Community Arts Association.

Are you 60 years or over? Do you have the correct bus pass?

Midlothian Council - Mon, 05/12/2016 - 13:39
Have you received your new national entitlement card yet, the smartcard that gives you access to free public services such as local buses?

Pathhead cafe supports refugees

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 05/12/2016 - 12:00
A recent po-up cafe in Pathhead attracted a mountain of warm clothes for the 80,000 Syrian refugees in one camp in the mountains of Lebanon. A camper van and car full of clothes were sent via Mid Aid and Edinburgh Direct Aid, thanks to the generosity of the Pathhead people.