Gorebridge Community Development Trust has cancelled the contract for the half-built community hub in the village after seeking legal advice.
Midlothian’s only Green councillor has made a formal request to the Scottish Government to call in controvesial plans for a hotel.
It’s been a long time coming – nearly five decades, in fact – but at last it’s ‘all aboard’ the Borders train once again.
The recently appointed Newbattle High School kitchen supervisor, Elaine O’Connor, is planning to widen the menu there to include healthy pasta dishes such as chicken with mixed peppers, a variety of soups and more baguette choices. The good news for pupils is they’ll get to have a say in the changes. She said: “I want to do different tasting sessions with the pupils to make sure they are enthusiastic about new choices. We want more pupils to choose to stay in at lunchtimes and eat a healthy, tasty meal.”
Education in Midlothian has received a £300,000 boost from the Scottish Government towards new “state of the art” learning spaces.
A dragon-like poplar hawkmoth perches on my finger.
More than a thousand children and parents or carers came along to ‘play more’ at Midlothian’s Playday recently, enjoying a fantastic day out.
Hundreds more homes and businesses in Midlothian are set to benefit from the arrival of high-speed fibre broadband – in the latest phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Josh Bernard sent in this beautiful photo.
The countdown has started, soon the new Borders Railway will be up and running.
The newly-formed Penicuik Business Improvement District has received financial support towards collecting a new business levy.
Pupils across Midlothian returned to school last week to be congratulated by their teachers for some fabulous exam results.
The integration of health and social care in the county took a step closer when the Midlothian Integration Joint Board formally met last week.
Award-winning folk singer Siobhan Miller will be performing at Penfest’s festival concert in Penicuik Town Hall on September 12.