Local News

Youth disorder appeal to community

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 23/05/2015 - 21:00

This month, I‘d like to start with a review of policing in Midlothian over the last year (April 2014 – March 2015). It’s a positive picture overall which has seen reductions in serious assaults, alcohol-related violent crime, and thefts by housebreaking at domestic properties.

Deadline looms for Penicuik BIDs scheme

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 23/05/2015 - 06:00

Penicuik town centre businesses have only a few more days to cast their vote over the proposed Business Improvement District plan.

Newbattle High delays not good enough, says Colin Beattie MSP

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 14:00

Local MSP Colin Beattie has expressed his concerns over the seven month delay surrounding the building of the new Newbattle High School.

Penicuik is set to celebrate

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

It’s a time to celebrate in Penicuik as the town gears up for its annual Hunter and Lass festival – a week of fun, games and tradition.

Blooming great tea party in Penicuik

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 13:51

Marie Curie’s Penicuik and District Fundraising Group is hosting a Blooming Great Tea Party to raise funds on 23 May 2015 from 10am til 1pm.

Looking to build on schools’ good work in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:00

A new education director has been appointed to steer 
Midlothian Council through the many changes facing schools in the coming years.

Next stop Penicuik?

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

Trams running from Edinburgh to Midlothian could become a reality if an ambitious deal is reached between neighbouring councils.

Drugs bust in Bonnyrigg

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 22:27

Police Scotland can confirm that two men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Charity head shave for Mayfield centre

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 13:51

Hawthorn Children and Families Centre bus escort Jenny Paterson had her hair shaved at the charity night which raised £1,425 for the Mayfield centre and Dravet Syndrome UK, a charity looking for a cure for the form of epilepsy that former Hawthorn patient Harry Reid (5) suffers from.

Police start inquiry as blaze guts old school

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 08:24

A BLAZE which tore through a former primary school is being investigated by police.

Categories: Midlothian News

Midlothian professors’ unaugural address

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 06:00

As the world’s attention increasingly turns to feeding its booming population, two experts from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are to deliver public lectures on the crucial science behind breeding healthy and productive livestock.

French fancy

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 21:00

Juliette Binoche doesn’t seem like the sort of actress who would display awards on her mantelpiece, but if she does, she may soon need to have it reinforced.

Have your voice heard in Midlothian choir

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 14:00

National Youth Choir of Scotland’s Midlothian Choir is inviting budding young singers to a free half-hour workshop at Newbattle High School.

Meet Olive and Angus

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 17/05/2015 - 20:00

Lorraine Stubbs sent in this photo of red tabby Olive (5 months) and Angus (14 months).

Fly-tipping frustrations in Cousland

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 17/05/2015 - 14:00

Locals in Cousland who have just had their annual spring clean of the area, are up in arms that people continue to fly-tip around the village.