Local News

Poignant artwork comes back ‘home’ to Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:00

An artist’s work in memory of his great grandfather killed in World War One has ‘come home’ as part of a tour of Midlothian’s libraries.

Police warning about phone scam in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 12:10

Police in Midlothian are urging the public to be vigilant for a phone scam following an incident reported in Gorebridge.

Future looks sweet for Loanhead firm

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:10

The future of long-established Loanhead confectionary firm Ross’s of Edinburgh has been secured with the arrival of a new owner.

Terror as man tries to get into Bonnyrigg woman’s car

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 11:03

A young mother has spoken of her shock after a man tried to force his way into her car while she was driving along a country road late at night.

Rapist Kevin Fyffe killed by overdose in jail

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 07:19

A NOTORIOUS serial rapist with 76 convictions died from an apparent accidental overdose in jail, it has emerged.

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Dalkeith rapist’s death in jail “an accident”

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 06:00

A notorious serial rapist from Dalkeith with 76 convictions died from an apparent accidental overdose in jail, an inquest has ruled.

Newtongrange/ Dalkeith teen rockers not hanging around

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 05:21

Young indie rock band the Carvelles release their debut single Walk Away on Saturday, less than six months since the band formed.

Gorebridge retirement complex celebrates its 25th anniversary

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:26

Emily Court Retirement Housing Complex in Gorebridge recently celebrated its 25th anniversary by having a dinner for all the tenants and volunteers.

Vogrie House cafe is the top of the tree

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:00

The team behind the new cafe at Vogrie House have ambitious plans for its future development, hoping to attract more visitors to the park.

Newbridge homes sealed off in bomb disposal probe

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sun, 26/07/2015 - 12:46

SCORES of homes were sealed off as police and bomb disposal teams swooped on a Lothian village following a series of loud bangs.

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The materials which make Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 26/07/2015 - 06:00

Midlothian may be one of the smallest counties in Scotland but it boasts a rich and varied history.

Midlothian celebrations for railway’s return

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 14:00

Four free community events will be held in Midlothian to celebrate the long-awaited opening of the Borders Railway on September 5.

‘Walk to Remember’ event

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 13:29

Marie Curie is encouraging people in Edinburgh and the Lothians to get together with friends and family and walk 10k around Dalkeith Country Park.

Calls to scrap Dalkeith Country Park entry fee

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 12:01

A COUNCILLOR has led calls to scrap charging for entry to Dalkeith Country Park, accusing the landowner of turning it into a “money making enterprise for his wealthy family”.

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Partnership boost for Midlothian beauty spot

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 06:00

The Clean Up Scotland campaign, run by Keep Scotland Beautiful has welcomed the endorsement by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE).

Readers’ Pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 21:00

Midlothian sunset

Birthday treats for Newbattle disabled group

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 14:00

Two local women raised more than £1000 for a Midlothian charity by taking donations instead of presents at their recent milestone birthdays.

Police probe suspicious incident at traffic lights

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 10:36

A “shaken up” woman contacted police after a man attempted to enter her car while she was stopped at traffic lights in remote countryside.

A Neate tourist app

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 06:00

Smartphone technology, designed by a Roslin man, is being used to highlight the hidden corners of Edinburgh’s Old Town.