Local News

Toughen up rules on private car parks, says Dalkeith CAB

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:19

Dalkeith Citizens Advice Bureau is calling on the Scottish Government to regulate the private parking industry after seeing a rise in complaints.

Penicuik comes first with new business plan

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 07:00

The project to boost the Penicuik town centre area is knuckling down to business thanks to a steady increase in membership.

Future of Gorebridge gas-hit street to be decided

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 15:00

The future of the “eery” half-empty Gorebridge street currently being evacuated due to a carbon dioxide leak is set to be made clear next week.

Midlothian hit by online criminals

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 12:47

Almost 20,000 Midlothian residents have had their personal details stolen and sold to online fraudsters within the last three years.

Race to find mace for Penicuik show

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 09:00

Pupils at Penicuik High are appealing for the return of a ceremonial mace designed and carved by them to celebrate the Commonwealth Games.

Dalkeith conservative throws hat into the ring

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 28/10/2014 - 19:52

Andrew Hardie has been named as the Scottish Conservative candidate who will stand in the forthcoming Midlothian East by-election.

National honour for Loanhead first aid teenager

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 28/10/2014 - 15:00

A Bonnyrigg teenager has received a Brave@Heart award for her “determination and maturity” after a pedestrian was knocked down.

Dalkeith Hub campaign gathers steam

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 27/10/2014 - 23:40

Community councils in the Dalkeith area look set to join forces in a bid to progress plans for a community hub at Newmills Road.

Jumping for joy at Rosslyn Chapel

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 27/10/2014 - 15:00

World-famous Rosslyn Chapel has become only the fifth recipient of a five-star Historic Attraction award from VisitScotland.

‘Disgusting’ thief makes off with beloved pet duck

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 27/10/2014 - 12:01

A Mysterious duck thief has been branded “disgusting” after stealing beloved family pet Tufty.

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Rosewell expansion fears

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 26/10/2014 - 23:55

Residents living in Rosewell have condemned contentious plans that could see the size of the village increase by more than a third.

Council keeping watch on works at Loanhead home

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 26/10/2014 - 15:00

Midlothian Council has given the Loanhead community assurances that it is monitoring works being carried out at a former care home.