Local News

Have your say on Newtongrange's future

Midlothian Council - 3 hours 44 sec ago
Come along to one of two sessions on Saturday 2 September at Newtongrange Parish Church to have your say on plans to revitalise and improve Newtongrange town centre.

Loanhead firm raises a glass to a world title

Midlothian Advertiser - 4 hours 49 min ago
Award-winning Stewart Brewing is toasting success at the World Beer Awards.

Turn your business dream into reality

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 49 min ago
Ever thought about starting your own business, working for yourself or making money for yourself in your spare time? Maybe you could build on a hobby, interest or skill that you already have?

Kabin calls on local community support

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 25 min ago
The Kabin Community Centre faces the serious threat of closure just seven years after opening, and has turned to crowdfunding to stay open.

Too fast and we’re furious

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 45 min ago
People living on a Gorebridge road hit by speeding issues are calling for help, saying it is only a matter of time before someone is killed.

Reports of child neglect on the rise

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 23:02
Reports of child neglect to the NSPCC helpline in Scotland has reached record numbers.

Modern farmhouse with stables on sale in Midlothian

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 14:29
If you want to get away from a busy city life then take a look at this farmhouse, which boasts stables and training arena, three paddocks and 5.2 acres of land.

Search on for Midlothian heroes

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 14:00
Radio Forth has launched its 14th annual awards and is asking listeners to nominate their community heroes.

The Great British Bake Off 2017: Meet the contestants

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 11:50
The wait for The Great British Bake Off is nearly over and now the contestants for this year’s show have been revealed and they include a scientist, an architect and a former Officer in the Royal Artillery.

Animal charity seeks volunteers

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 11:00
The Scottish SPCA is appealing to kind hearted people in Midlothian to help raise funds for abused, abandoned and injured animals by volunteering.

Midlothian Tenants Invited to Fun Event

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:39
Midlothian Council are inviting their tenants to a fun day out.

In pictures: Just one home remains in Wester Lea Newtongrange development

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 09:14
They’re going, they’re going they’re... not quite gone.

Aim High classes return

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 08:46
Lifelong Learning and Employability classes for 17/18 now available to book

Giving communities a greater say

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 07:00
Midlothian Council wants to help communities do more for themselves and have more say in the decisions that affect them. The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act has been introduced to help.

End of the line for bus shop

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 06:51
The Lothian Dalkeith Travelshop will close permanently at 4.45pm on Friday, September 1, following a decline in use in recent years.

App launch helps disabled feel welcome

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/08/2017 - 05:56
Roslin man Gavin Neate’s latest invention designed to help disabled people get out and about was officially launched recently at the Falkirk Wheel.

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 23:02
Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp issue featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years.

Country Corner - Seaside discovery uncovers an amazing tale

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 16:00
Rockpooling with my grandchildren at Longniddry recently, we were surprised to catch this young eel, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

New Loanhead Centre to open on Thursday

Midlothian Council - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 15:16
The community facilities at the new Loanhead Centre will open on Thursday, the same day Paradykes pupils will start their first term in the new building.

Teenager charged with assault

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/08/2017 - 14:05
Police in Midlothian have confirmed that a 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged following a serious assault in Buckie Road, Mayfield.