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Training for budding young entrepreneurs

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 16/04/2018 - 05:42
Mayfield-based McSence Group has secured funding to run training sessions to help young people develop their entrepreneurial skills.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 11:00
It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

£2m fraud probe at Midlothian Council

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 05:00
AN investigation is under way at Midlothian Council into serious fraud allegations over the awarding of road servicing contracts to at least one private company.

Bursary scheme proves popular

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 13:01
CALA Homes has seen applications pour in for its Community Bursary Scheme which aims to give back to the communities in which it builds.

Diamond days for couple

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 12:58
A couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in a Dalkeith care home recently with friends and family.

New fixed speed camera in Midlothian now ‘operational’

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 12:07
A new fixed speed camera has become operational on the A701, Milton Bridge.

Pupils pack their bags for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 11:55
Pupils from Lasswade High School recently filled 10 backpacks full of learning tools for the Mary’s Meals Backpack Project.

Turn your business dream into reality

Midlothian View - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 11:12

Article by Business Gateway Midlothian

Ever thought about starting your own business, working for yourself or making money in your spare time? Maybe you could build on a hobby, interest or skill that you already have?

Business Gateway Midlothian offers a wealth of free advice and information to help you start your business. This includes, business advice, networking opportunities, training workshops, routes to finance and sales and marketing advice.

To find out more, why not drop in on the Business Start Up Open Day, to be held in Loanhead Library on Thursday 10 May between 9.30am and 2.30pm? No appointment is necessary – it’s free and informal, and a great way to help take forward your business ideas.

You can also get more information by contacting Business Gateway Midlothian on 0131 271 3377 or email BG@midlothian.gov.uk Or visit Business Gateway online at www.bgateway.com/midlothian.

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Categories: Midlothian News

New speed camera installed

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 11:00
A new fixed speed camera has become operational on the A701, Milton Bridge, Midlothian.

Sheep warning to dog owners

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 10:44
The perennial countryside problem of sheep worrying features prominently in the 2018 Rural Crime Initiative which began recently.

Sport Relief walk is snow joke

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 08:47
Four neighbours from Kevock Road, Lasswade, didn’t let the adverse weather dampen their Sport Relief fundraising efforts.

Youngsters to help shape mental health services in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 06:53
Young people in Midlothian will be able to help shape the future of local mental health services, thanks to a Big Lottery grant of £836,000.

Sheep warning to dog owners

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 06:49
The perennial countryside problem of sheep worrying features prominently in the 2018 Rural Crime Initiative which began recently.