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Local News

Gateway to business success

Midlothian Council - Fri, 19/04/2019 - 07:42
Business Gateway Midlothian is set for a busy year ahead, supporting small to medium size businesses in the area to start up and grow. A new programme of workshops and events has been released for summer 2019, to be held at Newbattle Library.

MSP to lobby Scottish Government about planning applications

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/04/2019 - 07:11
Colin Beattie MSP will lobby the Scottish Government about planning applications being passed despite serious objections from communities.

Grants available for early learning providers

Midlothian Council - Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:37
If you’re an early learning and childcare (ELC) provider in the private or voluntary sector, you can apply for a capital grant for support with your expansion plans.

Cardboard King trophy on a hat-trick

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/04/2019 - 06:44
The third Peter Brownlee Memorial Cup will take place on May 26 at New Victoria park, home of Peter’s beloved Newtongrange Star.

Jail for child rapist who molested girl in hospital

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 13:38
A child rapist who subjected a girl to a catalogue of sexual abuse, including molesting her in hospital, was jailed for eight years today (Wednesday).

Notre-Dame fire in pictures: 850 years at the centre of French life

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:41
A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris last night, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky.

Dalkeith High drama pupils to perform Bring It On show in teacher tribute

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 09:27
IT tells the story of high school conflict among a competitive group of cheerleaders.

Oil spill at Newbattle Storm Water Works

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 06:40
Colin Beattie MSP and Councillor Colin Cassidy have been alerted to an oil spillage at Newbattle Storm Water Works by a member of the public.

Penicuik woman’s fight to raise awareness of rare condition

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 06:34
A Penicuik mother of two with a condition that affects her nervous system has been telling her story in a bid to raise awareness of the little-known illness.

Owners invest in £500,000 facelift to Pathhead hotel

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/04/2019 - 08:29
Historic coaching inn, The Stair Arms Hotel in Pathhead, is undergoing a facelift as the owners invest £500,000 into a new look.

Rail fears about impact on tourism

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/04/2019 - 07:59
The Federation of Small Businesses has warned that ongoing high profile disruption to services on the Borders Railway risks putting off visitors to Midlothian.

Son hits hole in one with Prostate Cancer UK fundraiser day

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/04/2019 - 07:31
A retired taxi driver with prostate cancer has spoken of his pride in his son, who has organised a fundraising golf tournament to fight cancer.

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