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Indy debate Midlothian: youth engagement

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 05/04/2014 - 08:00

A lively public debate, held by the Advertiser at McSence’s conference suite this week, threw up many more unanswered questions.

Recovery is child’s play at Loanhead care club

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 05/04/2014 - 06:00

Loanhead After School Care Club is celebrating a £4,000 windfall to help local children face family challenges through play.

Lively Advertiser debate on independence in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:43

Last night’s lively Advertiser independence debate at McSence Business Park gave the people of Midlothian the chance to hear both sides of the argument.

Hard-hitting reply to soft play claim

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:00

Soft play will not necessarily be the only game in town if the former Bonnyrigg Leisure Centre building is saved from demolition.

What would independence mean for Midlothian?

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:49

A lively public debate, held by the Advertiser at McSence’s conference suite last night, threw up many more unanswered questions.

Appeal from the Heart pulses along

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

Appeals to purchase three defibrillators for local communities are fast approaching their fundraising targets.

Public warned after cars stolen

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 13:22

Police Scotland is warning homeowners throughout Midlothian and East Lothian to be extra vigilant after two vehicles were stolen from the areas within the last week.

Midlothian councillor’s vote leaves SNP red-faced

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 11:00

Midlothian Council’s ruling SNP administration suffered an embarrassing defeat last week after one of its members broke ranks.

Calling on Games baton relay carriers

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 07:45

Are one of the lucky few to be carrying the Queen’s baton this June?

Views sought on Mavisbank

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/04/2014 - 06:00

A community open forum will meet in Loanhead on Saturday (April 5) to hear thoughts on plans to save Mavisbank House.

Dog alerts owner to cat having a fit on Gorebridge gas street

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:00

A woman who woke to find her cat having a fit has blamed dangerous levels of carbon dioxide – which have led to five nearby homes being evacuated.

Miners’ strike tribute at Midlothian Council

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 11:00

At a recent meeting in Dalkeith (March 25), Midlothian Council agreed to mark the 30th anniversary of the miners’ strike by recognising the “devastating impact” it had on local communities.

Concerns at Penicuik school catchment changes

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 02/04/2014 - 06:00

The consultation exercise on Midlothian Council’s proposed changes to primary school catchment areas in Penicuik closes this Friday.

Gorebridge band heading south

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 01/04/2014 - 14:00

St David’s Brass Band, based in Gorebridge, came second in the recent Scottish Brass Band Championships in Perth.
The band will now represent Scotland at the National Finals of Great Britain, at Cheltenham in September.

Bright pupils get safety lesson in Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 01/04/2014 - 14:00

Pupils at Stobhill Primary School in Gorebridge were given some reminders about health and safety by homebuilders Taylor Wimpey.

Wasted trip to Dalkeith police station

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 01/04/2014 - 11:00

A “farcical” trip to Dalkeith Police Station ended when a Falkirk woman drove home without having met anyone face to face.

Lottery funds for SMILE initiative

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 01/04/2014 - 06:00

A project to help women experiencing domestic violence feel safer in their homes is to receive £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/03/2014 - 21:00

See this week’s Advertiser to spend five minutes in the company of Bob Bertram, spokesman for the Pathhead Road Safety Action Group.

Bonnyrigg family’s tribute to sick kids charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/03/2014 - 11:00

Parents of children with Cystic Fibrosis have thanked the Sick Kids Friends Foundation for providing services at Edinburgh’s Sick Kids hospital.

The Advertiser independence debate

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/03/2014 - 08:52

There are no more tickets available for the Advertiser’s independence debate this Thursday.

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