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Cancer inspiration from Gorebridge in double marathon

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 14:00

A fitness fanatic from Gorebridge completed a double marathon recently as a thank you to the nurses that treated him for bladder cancer.

Bonnyrigg painter elated at spotless drive

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 11:00

A Bonnyrigg painter and decorator has joined an exclusive club of motorists – those who have passed their driving test without any faults.

New taxi rank at Dalkeith store

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 06:00

A new stance, for six taxis, will be situated in Eskbank Road, Dalkeith, ahead of the opening of a nearby Morrison’s store.

Mayfield campus set for makeover

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:00

The grounds of Mayfield School Campus are to be renovated thanks to a Big Lottery award of £93,000.

Football assistant manager backs our campaign after near death experience

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:00

Backing the Advertiser’s Appeal From The Heart campaign, a football boss has told how colleagues and a defibrillator machine saved his life.

Midlothian councillors in abstention claim row

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:00

A war of words has broken out following claims that an SNP councillor refused to support her party’s candidate for a new role.

Teen’s tresses cut for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 06:00

It was a case of hair today, gone tomorrow for Penicuik teenager Zoe Galbraith.

Local history for free at Soutra

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 14:00

The once powerful medieval hospital at Soutra Aisle will open its doors this Easter weekend offering visitors a trip back in time.

Indy debate Midlothian: Land commission

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 08:00

As part of our ongoing debate on what Independence would mean for Midlothian, readers have submitted questions they would like the answers to before deciding how to vote in September’s referendum.

Diamond delight for Penicuik couple

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 06:00

Jean Baird first saw her husband-to-be Robert McGuire when he was singing “A Beggar in Love” at a competition in Musselburgh Town Hall.

Five in a room was an ‘absolute nightmare’ say Gorebridge gas street family

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 14:00

A family of five spent a “nightmare” night in a Gilmerton hotel after their newly fitted carbon dioxide alarms went off last Tuesday evening.

Infirmary bus terminus on the move

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:00

The bus terminus at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh will relocate this Monday (April 21).

Indy debate Midlothian: Labour

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 08:00

As part of our ongoing debate on what Independence would mean for Midlothian, readers have submitted questions they would like the answers to before deciding how to vote in September’s referendum.

Appeal after attempted Penicuik robbery

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 06:00

Police are still appealing for witnesses after a knife-wielding man threatened a Penicuik shop assistant.

Couple living on Gorebridge gas street: “We want to leave”

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 14:00

A new twist in the ongoing saga over carbon dioxide levels in a Gorebridge street has seen one anxious couple demand to be rehoused.

Man jailed for fatal Mayfield stabbing

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 12:26

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for culpable homicide following the death of a 28-year-old man in Mayfield last year.

Possible disturbance for Midlothian residents as airport changes runways

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 10:30

Essential maintenance work to Edinburgh Airport’s main runway could results in increased aircraft noise for some Midlothian residents.

Indy debate Midlothian: Affordable housing

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 08:00

As part of our ongoing debate on what Independence would mean for Midlothian, readers have submitted questions they would like the answers to before deciding how to vote in September’s referendum.

Be ready for Easter

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 06:00

Residents in Midlothian are being offered a final reminder to plan ahead as part of this year’s Be Ready for Easter campaign.

Bonnyrigg housebreaking

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:00

Police are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking at a property in Bonnyrigg.

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