Local News

Funding boost for coalfield areas

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 06:00

The organisation which supports former mining areas is to receive a £753,000 funding boost from the Scottish Government.

Mine workings fail to hit Newbattle High School plans

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 06/07/2014 - 14:00

Councillors have heard that the replacement Newbattle High School remains on time and on budget despite the discovery of mine works on site.

Emma’s app serves up an innovative idea

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 06/07/2014 - 06:00

A Beeslack High School student has cracked it after her innovative idea for a food-related gadget won a national contest.

Midlothian MP tries his hand at delivering mail

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 05/07/2014 - 06:00

He’s been a miner and a politician, now David Hamilton has had the opportunity to take part in a first class work experience stint.

Stub it out says Roslin teenager

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 06:00

Midlothian’s teenageYouth Commissioner has joined calls for Scotland to be a smoke free society within the next 20 years.

Mayfield teen riders in dog attack ordeal

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/07/2014 - 14:00

Three teenage girls from Mayfield were left traumatised when a dog attacked the horses they were riding near Gorebridge.

Loanhead company hails haggis appeal

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 03/07/2014 - 06:00

A fresh bid by the Westminster Government to reintroduce haggis exports to the US has been welcomed in Loanhead.

Bonnyrigg family in heart charity challenge

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 02/07/2014 - 06:00

A Bonnyrigg family will be pulling on their trainers on Sunday to take part in Sunday’s Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K in Edinburgh.

Fears raised in Newtongrange

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 02/07/2014 - 04:25

“Gutted” residents fear they will be left out of pocket under council plans to move them from their homes to demolish the street.