Local News

Midlothian ceremony for memorial day

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 11:00
Midlothian Trades Council will mark Workers’ Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony.

STUC elects its first Black President

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 08:37
At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

Crowd trouble mars Scottish Cup semi

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 06:24
Trouble at the end of Bonnyrigg Rose’s Scottish Junior Cup semi-final tie on Saturday has been blamed on a small minority of supporters.

Historians prepare to do battle at Roslin

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 05:52
Local experts will be going in to battle next Wednesday (May 3) at a special evening seminar to shed some light on the historic Battle of Roslin.

Week of events to celebrate Midlothian’s rich heritage

Midlothian Council - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:25
A week-long programme of events has been launched to celebrate Midlothian’s rich heritage, cultural traditions and historic properties.

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 11:19
Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

Midlothian MSP to champion the bumblebee

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 11:00
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has become a Species Champion for the garden bumblebee.

Community group looks for new chairman

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 06:21
Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Community Council is looking for a new chairman with experience in planning and dealing with official bodies.

Having a ball for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 05:38
Two mums who ran the Edinburgh Half Marathon in May to raise funds for the unit they believe kept their premature babies alive have raised an impressive £1217 at their recent masquerade ball at Mayfield Community Club.

Country Corner - Perky Yorlin packs a powerful punch

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 16:00
Yellowhammers are still a fairly common hedgerow bird locally, especially where whins grow, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

Industry and innovation – it’s time to celebrate Midlothian’s history

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 14:00
A week-long programme of events has been launched to celebrate Midlothian’s rich heritage, cultural traditions and historic properties.

Does your child enjoy singing?

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 11:00
NYCoS Midlothian Choir is searching for the next cluster of budding young singers.

Egg-cellent time had by all at Dalkeith Country Park

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 06:34
Children rolled their eggs at Dalkeith Country Park during Easter celebrations on Sunday.

All-female choir set to serenade locals

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 05:38
An all-female choir from Dalkeith is gearing up for its first ever concert in a fortnight’s time after months of rehearsals.

Praise for Midlothian college

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 23/04/2017 - 16:00
A world-leading programme to recognise adult achievement in Scotland can deliver long-term economic benefits, according to Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney.

Spring clean to help a Midlothian charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 23/04/2017 - 11:00
With spring in the air, charity shop bosses are hoping ‘spring-clean fever’ will encourage customers across Midlothian to donate items they no longer need to their local Barnardo’s stores.

New Rosewell housing development hailed

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 22/04/2017 - 11:00
Housebuilder Avant Homes has unveiled a trio of new showhomes at its popular Rosewell development, as it reaches the next exciting milestone in construction.