The Order of the Temple was founded to protect the pilgrims in the Holy Land. As a reward for these duties, the Knights were given land in Scotland and England. In 1312 the Order was suppressed and the land at Temple was given to the Knights of St John in Jerusalem.
Social enterprise is where the energy of business meets the compassion of charity, writes Rebecca McKinney (Social Enterprise Alliance Midlothian).
Moorfoot and Gorebridge Community Councils have discussed a boundary change for the 700 homes planned at Redheugh.
Midlothian Council has bid for funding to carry out three initiatives to develop the county as a destination for walking and cycling via the railway.
A partially blind woman has threatened to sue Roslin Medical Practice for discrimination after it refused to give her a prescription.
Councillors have sent plans for 33 homes and 12 flats in Bonnyrigg back to the developer, asking it to consider the number of affordable homes to be included.
Over the past six months volunteers involved in the Rosewell History Group have been working on a ‘History of our Streets’ project.
The world we all want. A bad political slogan? An abstract notion impossible to define? writes Penicuik Baptist Church pastor David Shedden.
Police in Midlothian have entered a third day of search activity in an effort to trace a 73-year-old man reported missing from Dalkeith.
The local volunteers responsible for the half-built Gorebridge Beacon were defended last week after the project was branded ‘a joke’.
BBC Radio Scotland’s The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer comes live from St David’s Church Hall, Dalkeith, on Friday, May 13 and the search is on for members of the public to take part in the audience.
Comedian and after-dinner speaker Eric Davidson will be performing at the National Mining Museum Scotland next month.
Gorebridge Community Council is to write to the leader of Midlothian Council asking her to explain comments she made to them.
A man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered Class A drugs in Penicuik.
Borders Railway has been named the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Scottish infrastructure project of the year.
Dalkeith Country Park’s multimillion pound redevelopment has announced of the creation of around 50 jobs.
Dalhousie Medical Practice last week became the third surgery in Bonnyrigg to close its list to new patients, sparking political anger.
Police in Midlothian will work alongside partner agencies and local communities this week as part of an ongoing national campaign to tackle doorstep crime.
Plans to build 300 homes in Bonnyrigg have raised concerns about any impact on local services already struggling to cope with demand.