Local News

Police safety warning after buses targeted

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 15:33

Midlothian police officers have issused a safety warning to the public after a number of buses were struck with stones in the past month.

Midlothian planning appeals upheld

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 15:16

Three separate planning decisions have been overturned by Midlothian Council’s local review body.

Talking on the Borders Railway line

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 15:00

Work to install a network of communications masts, which will allow the train drivers to talk to signallers, controllers and other railway managers, is underway along the Borders Railway.

It’s in the bag for Midlothian MSP

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 14:46

Midlothian South MSP Christine Grahame has welcomed the introduction of a 5p charge for carrier bags in shops in Scotland: “It’s good to see that a number of local retailers, both locally and nationally, have registered for the Scottish Government’s carrier bag commitment.”

Five Minutes With

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 22:00

See this week’s Advertiser to spend five minutes in the company of actor Sean Pertwee.

First aiders rewarded in Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 15:00

Monktonhall Colliery First Aid Company, based at Gorebridge Primary School, recently held its annual presentation and handed out first aid certificates to all junior members who achieved the standards set in first aid.

Midlothian actress gets Cabin Fever

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 13:59

Midlothian actress Louise Linton is set to become a cult horror star after bagging a major role in director Eli Roth’s remake of Cabin Fever.

£12m revamp for animal research centre

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:45

Europe’s top animal research centre is to be given an upgrade – including a £12 million renewable energy facility and storage space for radioactive waste.

Categories: Midlothian News

Mayfield campus plans to go on show

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 15:00

Locals are being invited to view plans for the Mayfield schools’ grounds makeover at a special event on Wednesday, November 5.

Work on Gorebridge hub well underway

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 15:00

The new Gorebridge community centre is due to open next August with work progressing well and interest in the £2 million facility growing.

Midlothian ‘Out of control’ dog reports up

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 13:55

Reports of dogs that are out of control in public in Midlothian have more than doubled in the last three years, the Advertiser can reveal.

London awards date for Midlothianradio show team

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 09:59

A Sunday morning radio show recorded in Newtongrange was up for an annual Christian broadcast award, fighting against national shows.

Surge in Midlothian indy party members

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 15:00

Two of the political parties which backed independence in the recent referendum have seen an increase in membership in Midlothian.

Army veteran from Newtongrange keeps on running

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 15:00

An inspirational Army veteran from Newtongrange put his own health challenges aside to complete another long-distance run last weekend.

Youngsters launch Dalkeith Country Park project

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 13:40

A sod cutting ceremony has taken place at Dalkeith Country Park to mark the official start of extensive redevelopment works.

Every child to receive flu vaccination

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 07:00

Every child in the county aged two to 11 will be offered the flu vaccine from this autumn as part of a new immunisation programme.

Missing Kippielaw path fuels worries

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 15:00

Residents opposed to plans to build 60 homes on land designated as farmland are angry that a path has mysteriously disappeared.

Author chalks up the story of Dalkeith High

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 13:35

A fascinating evening awaits visitors to Dalkeith High School on November 10 when local historian Alan Mason will be giving a talk to launch his new book, Up High – 100 years of Dalkeith High School.

Newbattle High School in ‘lockdown’

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 15:31

Newbattle High was in lockdown earlier today after gun shots were reported in the vicinity of the school, but police have now confirmed that the area is safe and suspect fireworks might be to blame.

Poll: Should fireworks be banned?

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 15:18

As bonfire night approaches, are you planning to hold or attend a fireworks display?