Local News

Midlothian residents warned of ‘council tax refund’ scam

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 4 hours 47 min ago
Local residents in Midlothian have been told to be aware of a fradulant scam group targeting the area.

Millerhill waste plant to open in 2019

Midlothian Advertiser - 5 hours 22 min ago
Work is now underway to build a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Midlothian and Edinburgh.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

Midlothian Advertiser - 5 hours 39 min ago
The Scottish Government has appointed four Agriculture Champions to advise on the development of a strategy for the sector.

Council warn of telephone scam

Midlothian Council - 6 hours 6 sec ago
Midlothian Trading Standards are warning local residents to be on the lookout for a telephone scam.

£29 million to tackle poverty

Midlothian Advertiser - 6 hours 6 min ago
Organisations that tackle poverty can now have access to a new £29 million funding pot set up by the Scottish Government.

Defence secretary urged to save historic Penicuik barracks

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 7 hours 1 min ago
DEFENCE Secretary Sir Michael Fallon is being invited to visit Penicuik’s Glencorse barracks in a bid to persuade him to drop plans for its closure.

Lois is in for a treat after top care award

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 7 hours 21 min ago
A warm-hearted carer, who devotes her life to looking after other people, is going to be looked after herself in sumptuous style.

Community police drop in surgery

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 59 min ago
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Pupils could learn about local man who became one of the first European settlers in Western Australia

Midlothian Advertiser - 10 hours 31 min ago
Nearly 200 years after a Midlothian man emigrated to Australia, the settlement he created and named after his hometown continues to thrive.

Tributes paid as Lois wins top care award

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 15/01/2017 - 12:00
A warm-hearted carer, who devotes her life to looking after other people, is going to be looked after herself in sumptuous style.

Dancing girl gets set to take centre stage

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 15/01/2017 - 06:44
Dalkeith schoolgirl Gemma Yoxall has enjoyed a dream start to the year after landing a coveted place at the MGA Academy of Performing Arts in Edinburgh.

Midlothian pupils share Christmas message

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 14/01/2017 - 12:00
Pupils from Newtongrange, Gorebridge and Lawfield Primary entered into the festive spirit when they visited Black Diamond FM just before Christmas.

Youngsters mine their heritage

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 14/01/2017 - 06:40
A new team of apprentices is preparing to start work at the former Lady Victoria Colliery, guiding young visitors to the tourist attraction.

On the Beat – Police team targets break-in offenders

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 17:00
I’d like to start my first On the Beat of 2017 by wishing everybody a Happy and Prosperous New Year, writes Chief Inspecor Kenny Simpson.

Meeting bringing local groups together to make a difference

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 14:35
Gorebridge Community Council is inviting local people and organisations to their next meeting to bring cohesion to efforts to improve the town.

Volunteer drive is launched for Midlothian charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 12:00
A Midlothian-based charity which provides vital help to support struggling families with young children has been given a massive funding boost.

No fears for Friday 13th from homeowners

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 00:01
It may be regarded as one of the unluckiest days of the year, but it seems that superstitious associations do not put off homeowners from moving on Friday 13th, with Yorkshire Building Society seeing a spike in the average number of mortgage completions on that day.

Bonnyrigg left saddened at death of local man

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 12/01/2017 - 14:42
A man has been charged with murder following the death of a Bonnyrigg man.

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 12/01/2017 - 14:10
Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

Dalkeith choirs looks forward to new season

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 12/01/2017 - 12:00
The Dalkeith Singers held a very successful concert at the beginning of December in St Nicholas Buccleuch Church.