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Local News

Suicide support plan unveiled

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 06:43
Mental Health Minister Clare Haughey launched Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan during a visit to a suicide prevention project in Bonnyrigg last week.

Dalkeith cerebral palsy woman’s shock at care package cut

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 16:17
A woman with cerebral palsy has been left shocked and ill after her care package was suddenly cut from 157.5 hours to 63 hours a week.

School buses issue still needs to be resolved

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:30
Midlothian Council has promised that pupils will get to school next week despite the fact that bus contracts are still to be confirmed.

Centenary birthday boy

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 06:46
A Bonnyrigg man celebrated his 100th birthday last Friday with family and friends, in the same house he has lived in for almost his entire life.

Midlothian what’s on guide

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:03
Your weekly listings for what’s on in Midlothian for the next week.

Crimebeat round-up

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:38
Our weekly crimebeat update for the period of August 6-13 lists incidents recorded by police in the west side of Midlothian.

City Region Deal on the hunt for leading lights from private and third sectors

Midlothian Council - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:23
Applications are open for individuals in the private and third sectors to join the Regional Enterprise Council for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Lifelong learning classes launched

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 08:54
Bookings can now be made for Midlothian Council’s lifelong learning and employability 2018/19 classes.

Book now for our lifelong learning classes

Midlothian Council - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 07:19
Bookings can now be made for our Lifelong Learning and Employability 2018/19 classes.

Ilona Amos: It’s wrong to kill hares to protect grouse for shooting

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 05:00
Allowing mass culls of Scotland’s mountain hares – a protected species – is madness, says Ilona Amos.

Wellbeing fund’s huge boost for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 15:35
A service which eases financial stress for people in Lothian with Huntington’s disease (HD), has been given a £340,000 boost.

Man sentenced for sexual crimes against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:23
A man has today (Monday) been sentenced to prison for a number of serious sexual offences committed against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Former serviceman who raped a schoolgirl jailed for 9 years

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 09:53
A former serviceman who raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted another underage girl was jailed for nine years today.

Dog event cancelled

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:31
This Saturday’s dog event at Arniston House, Dogs Allowed, has been cancelled.

Bonnyrigg playwright/ actor’s Fringe run

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 12:18
A Bonyrigg playwright/ actor’s latest play begins a week-long run at the Fringe on Monday.

Trust to engage locals

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 12:15
Funding has been secured to develop a community engagement officer to engage with the local community around Mavisbank House.

Site manager picks up award

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 11:45
Allan Anderson, Site Manager at Taylor Wimpey’s Greenlaw Mill development in Penicuik, is celebrating having won a prestigious national housebuilding award.