Local News

Midlothian pupils celebrate success

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 11:04

Pupils across Midlothian returned to school last week to be congratulated by their teachers for some fabulous exam results.

Midlothian care pledge as board meets

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 06:00

The integration of health and social care in the county took a step closer when the Midlothian Integration Joint Board formally met last week.

Readers’ pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 21:00

Wooded heaven.

Penicuik arts festival hits right notes

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 06:00

Award-winning folk singer Siobhan Miller will be performing at Penfest’s festival concert in Penicuik Town Hall on September 12.

Disappointment at Midlothian break-in statistics

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 06:00

Domestic housebreakings have risen by almost 95 per cent in the last year, providng local police with a constant challenge.

By-election storm in Midlothian over publicity

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/08/2015 - 11:00

Midlothian’s Labour councillors are demanding answers after claiming a council press release “clearly breached” election rules.

East-west divide in Midlothian?

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/08/2015 - 06:00

Calls for a fairer share of jobs and better transport links in the county has sparked debate on a perceived east- west split in Midlothian.

National Trust on the hunt for Wendys

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:41

The National Trust for Scotland has invited Wendys from around the world to visit its property in Kirriemuir to sign a special visitors’ book.

Country Corner

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:27

Here is a puzzle for you. Can you spot the creature in this week’s picture?

Lasswade pupils put in the picture

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/08/2015 - 06:00

Students from a Midlothian high school travelled halfway around the world to end up in a selfie photo with Scotland’s First Minister.

Country Corner

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/08/2015 - 16:00

Here is a puzzle for you. Can you spot the creature in this week’s picture?

Catchment views sought

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/08/2015 - 13:46

Midlothian Council is carrying out a consultation into the proposed catchment for the new primary school at north Gorebridge, which is due to open in 2016.

Soldiers set off for Afghanistan

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/08/2015 - 06:00

Around 250 soldiers from The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS), based at Penicuik, have deployed to Afghanistan to support training for the Afghan National Army.

New railway brings optimism

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 23/08/2015 - 13:42

The train departing soon for Midlothian’s new stations has taken nearly five decades to get on its way.

New project’s vision is vital for chapel

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 23/08/2015 - 06:00

The final part of Rosslyn Chapel’s long-term conservation programme is underway to protect 16 ground floor stained glass windows.