New laws to stop local authorities pursuing people for poll tax debt have been welcomed by Midlothian’s SNP MSPs.
The story of how a Border Collie dog was reunited with his owner after living ruff in the woods for almost 10 weeks is a tail like no other.
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Fierce gales and heavy rain are expected to batter parts of the Lothians as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits parts of Scotland on Monday night into Tuesday morning.
Midlothian Council’s in-house solicitor Vlad Valiente (34) took home this year’s Law Society of Scotland In-House Lawyers’ Group Rising Star Award 2014.
Midlothian-raised Hollywood actress Louise Linton has declared her “delight” over Scotland choosing to remain part of the Union.
Work has begun to install almost 30 miles of rail on the Borders Railway as the project enters the main phase of track-laying on the route.
Rosemary Mitchell – deputy head teacher, longest-serving member of staff and former pupil – has retired from Lasswade High School.
A successful partnership between the community and the council led to a new £80,000 skatepark being opened in Newtongrange last week.
A Bonnyrigg man who killed his wife and young son has been sentenced at the High Court in Edinburgh.
Funding for the new Newbattle High School has been included in the Scottish Government budget.
A windfarm developer’s decision to take contentious plans to the Scottish Government has been described as an “affront to local democracy”.
A partnership project aimed at improving the health and well-being of older people in Midlothian has won a national award.
From Monday (October 20) all retailers (food and non-food) will be required by law to charge a minimum of 5p for each new single-use carrier bag (including paper, those made from some plant based materials and plastic).
Fundraising for the British Kidney Patient Association has gone from strength to strength in Penicuik raising more than £7,000.
Five young people from the Mayfield Y2K youth project spent the day with Woodburn teenage driving sensation Aiden Moffat, at the recent British Touring Cars Championship meet at Knockhil in Fife.
A celebratory event is to be held in Midlothian to mark Black History Month.
St Luke’s Primary School in Mayfield has a new playground which the whole community can enjoy.
Newtongrange drama group, Pit Pony Productions has high hopes of taking its production to next year’s Edinburgh Fringe following two sold-out performances of its first production in August.
Business Secretary Vince Cable announced a funding boost for postgraduate training during a visit to Roslin Institute last week.