Local News

Midlothian communities urged to adopt their new train stations

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 27/09/2014 - 13:54

Local groups along the set to be re-opened Borders Railway are being encouraged to adopt the unmanned train stations along the line.

Sleepers are on track through Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 27/09/2014 - 13:50

More than 90,000 railway sleepers will help make up the new Borders Railway route once it becomes operational next September.

BEM visits Midlotian MSP

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 27/09/2014 - 06:00

Midlothian MSP Colin Beattie (SNP) welcomed constituent Maggie Bisset to Scottish Parliament recently.

Get your lab coats on

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 26/09/2014 - 21:59

More than 100 events are to showcase the fascinating, funny and sometimes bizarre nature of science at this year’s Midlothian Science Festival.

Midlothian decides we’re ‘Better Together’

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 22:39

And so the widely expected dramatic climax to the referendum failed to materialize.

Growing town calls for its own high school

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 14:00

There are growing calls for Gorebridge to get its own high school as plans are submitted to build a sixth primary school in the growing town.

Online poll - are you happy the referendum is over?

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 09:05

There was a two year lead up to the independence referendum so how do you feel now?

Comedienne helps launch new programme

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 06:00

Scottish actress and comedienne Elaine C Smith met Midlothian mums at the launch of the council’s new parenting programme called ‘Good Start’.

Yes lose their swagger as Scots say No

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 06:00

It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Yes and No campaigners at the Midlothian independence referendum count.