Local News

Midlothian firm named for underpaying worker

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 15:13
A Midlothian hairdresser is among 233 businesses ‘named and shamed’ as employers who have failed to pay National Minimum Wage and Living Wage.

Plea to support Dogs Trust fun day

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 14:00
Dogs Trust West Calder is inviting local dog lovers and their four-legged-friends to their annual family fun day on Sunday, August 20.

Midlothian park to showcase Fringe event

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:00
Dalkeith Country Park will serve as the spectacular backdrop for an Edinburgh Festival Fringe performance later this month.

Events to celebrate the life of Elsie

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 09:58
She was famously told by the war office to ‘‘go home and sit still’’ but, instead, Scottish doctor Elsie Inglis went on to establish the Scottish Women’s Hospitals which played an invaluable role in the First World War.

Shopkeeper placed on the sex offenders register

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 08:46
A Dalkeith shopkeeper who asked a schoolboy if he was off to watch porn with his two female cousins has been placed on the sex offenders register.

Theft and attempted break-in

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 08:35
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted break-in and theft at houses in Bilston.

Staff set to remember their Cardboard King

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 07:00
Tesco Hardengreen staff and customers, as well as the wider community, will come together on Sunday to celebrate the life of Peter Brownlees.

Beacon shines on as Trust banks a new home

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 06:08
A pop-up Gorebridge Beacon is now open to accommodate activities which were scheduled for the community hub hit by fire in May.