Local News

New homes plan for the outskirts of Dalkeith ‘could boost area’

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 15:27

The group behind a mixed use development at a 30 hectare site between Dalkeith School Campus and the A68 has 
defended its plans.

Hamilton to quit as Midlothian MP

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 14:44

MIDLOTHIAN Labour MP David Hamilton is to stand down at the general election.

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Penicuik club campaign gains backing

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 07:00

The campaign to save Penicuik tennis courts from possible development for housing has received the backing of the town’s community council.

Readers’ Picture

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 22:00

John Thomson sent in this view of the Montagu Bridge as seen from Dalkeith Palace.

Princess visits mining museum in Newtongrange

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:00

Scotland’s National Mining Museum set the seal on its 30th birthday celebrations with a visit by HRH The Princess Royal last Friday.

Dalkeith optician focuses on Zambian eyesight appeal

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 12:07

A Dalkeith optician is urging locals to help improve the eye health of Zambians by donating their old or unwanted glasses.

Community council to appeal funding cut

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 07:00

Loanhead and District Community Council is to appeal against its funding cut.

Gorebridge man pulling funny faces at Parkinson’s

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 15:00

A Gorebridge man recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s is urging people to pull funny faces to help raise money to find a cure for the disease.

Future of Bonnyrigg Leisure Centre building unclear

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:58

Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Community Council is seeking clarity on the future of the vacant Bonnyrigg Leisure Centre building.

Cars left defrosting with engine running stolen

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 07:13

A PAIR of opportunist thieves stole three cars in one day – after drivers left them to defrost with their engines running.

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Concerns as council slashes gala funding

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 07:00

Seven of Midlothian’s leading galas and festivals are demanding the council reconsiders its grants process following funding cuts.