Local News

Police keen to trace man following Dalkeith robbery

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 13:53
Police in Midlothian are issuing images of a man they want to speak to following the robbery of a woman in Dalkeith in August.

Happy birthday to the Borders Railway

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 13:46
Two years after it was re-opened, the Borders Railway shows no sign of losing momentum as it continues to capture the world’s attention and boost local tourism.

Classroom changes approved for Burnbrae Primary

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 11:00
Nursery and Primary 1 pupils from Burnbrae Primary School will move into the school’s additional capacity at the new campus on Rosewell Road, Bonnyrigg, due to open in 2019.

Calls to bring back hospital smoking areas in the Capital

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 08:28
FUMING hospital visitors have called for smoking shelters to be brought back – as a healthy option.

Free period products motion is rejected

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 06:27
Councillors have asked for a detailed report into providing free sanitary products for school pupils following a heated debate on ‘period poverty’.

Town centre plans drop-in event

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 06:06
You can hear how plans to invest more than £3 million in Penicuik town centre’s conservation area are progressing, at a public drop-in event on Tuesday (September 19).

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 15:35
Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

Depressed Cake Shop for Evie Douglas Memorial Fund

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 13:45
The candle that burns the brightest burns for the shortest time.

Dalkeith-based employer backs workers’ campaign

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 11:00
The Scottish Qualifications Authority has become the latest signatory of the Scottish Trade Union Council’s ‘Dying to Work’ campaign.

SFA Holiday Courses - October 2017

Midlothian Council - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 10:13
Bookings now being taken for October courses

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 09:59
With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

Follow-up drop-in event on proposals

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 06:31
Local people are invited to find out how proposals for a masterplan for Stobhill and Lady Victoria Business Centre are progressing.

Parents up in arms at School Streets plan

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 06:08
Parents at the first local primary school set to face traffic regulations during drop-off and pick up times have started a petition against the plans.

Zip wires and giant racing slides coming to Dalkeith Country Park

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:24
DALKEITH Country Park has revealed exciting plans to expand Fort Douglas as part of a £300,000 investment – just one year after opening the popular children’s playground.

Newtongrange twins prove they have the wright stuff

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 11:00
No wonder twins Esmee and Ishbel Wright are smiling – both are bound for two of the top universities in the country.

Oats company stoats into new premises

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 06:02
Oats company Stoats has opened a new factory in the former Greggs factory at Bilston Glen Industrial Estate, creating 28 new jobs.

‘Nurses stretched to limit’

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 05:39
An NHS community nurse has spoken of her concerns about the service in Midlothian and fears that a patient or nurse could suffer.