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Roslin man’s ‘neate’ invention

Midlothian Advertiser - 3 hours 3 min ago

Roslin may be famous as the birthplace of Bovril and Dolly the Sheep, but there now is a new invention to add to the village’s list of honours.

Remember When?

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:10

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Bus service meeting in Danderhall

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:00

Campaigners living in Danderhall, Hilltown, Millerhill and Newton Village are to attend a public meeting tonight (July 29) as part of efforts to reinstate a council-subsidised bus service that was axed in April.

Blooming marvellous!

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:00

Green-fingered primary school pupils have risen to a colourful gardening challenge set down by Penicuik Rotary Club.

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 21:00

See this week’s Advertiser to spend five minutes in the company of Penicuik Speakers’ Club president Colin Dove.

On The Move in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 17:29

Dalkeith folks took up the offer of free burgers and hotdogs at a barbecue held in King’s Park last Saturday.

Midlothian teenager Finn ready to set sail

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 14:00

Finn Gray (17), from Lothianburn has been selected to sail the 1,000 miles from the Arctic Circle to Scotland in 14 days.

Lights out for Great War

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 11:29

Poppyscotland is calling for households across Midlothian to join the rest of the UK in taking part in LIGHTS OUT, a new initiative to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

VIDEO: Youth retail project set to open doors

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 06:00

After months in the planning, the Beadazzling project’s pop-up jewellery shop opens in Dalkeith town centre next week.

MSP visits Dalkeith lunch club

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 19:30

Pensioners of St Nicholas’ Church lunch club in Dalkeith recently invited Scottish Labour’s Finance spokesperson Iain Gray to join them.

Raising a glass to students’ brew degree

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 06:00

Heriot-Watt University students are working closely with an award-winning Loanhead brewery to create an IPA brewed exclusively with British hop varieties.

Bonnyrigg man missing

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 22:42

Police in Midlothian are appealing for help in tracing a man who has been missing for over a week.

Councillors roll over for ‘Zorbing’ in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 14:00

Two local councillors had a bumpy ride hurtling 180 metres downhill when they took on the latest attraction at Midlothian Snowsports Centre.

Financial boost for county tourism

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 06:00

Tourist venues across Mid, East and West Lothian have joined forces to secure funding to further and enhance tourism within the area.

Dragon boosts business

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 14:00

A Midlothian-based company which supports art college applicants received a business boost from Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis.

Charity issues dogs in cars warning

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 11:14

The Scottish SPCA has issued a fresh warning urging people not to leave their dogs in hot cars as temperatures in Scotland continue to soar.

Walk in memory of mum

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:00

Two sisters will be joining in a walk on Saturday raising vital funds for a cancer charity, which supported their mum in last few weeks of her life.

Housing Minister visits Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 11:00

Scottish Housing Minister Margaret Burgess has visited Midlothian to see a number of projects, including a new affordable housing development at Kippielaw on the edge of Dalkeith.

Residents’ anger at takeaway plans for town centre

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 06:00

Penicuik residents have reacted angrily to news that planning consent has been granted for another hot food takeaway in the town centre.

Dalkeith Country Park £3.5m revamp

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:00

Plans for a multi million pound redevelopment of the historic Dalkeith Country Park have been approved by Midlothian Council.