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Horticultural society puts spring on show

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/03/2014 - 09:00

Ladywood Leisure Centre was a riot of spring colour when Penicuik Horticultural Society held its bulb and homecraft show recently.

Make time for a spring health check

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/03/2014 - 07:00

NHS 24 is urging people across the country to take advantage of the extra hour of daylight to look after their health this spring.

Debate on independence hotting up

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 14:56

An Advertiser reader has revealed his thoughts about the recent Scotland Decides meeting, ahead of our independence debate next week.

Roadworks rattle rural Midlothian residents

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 12:00

Harelaw residents are at the end of their tether as a result of ongoing roadworks in the small hamlet near Newton Village.

Youngsters cash in on retail project

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 07:00

An innovative project, aimed at helping Midlothian young people gain employment in the retail sector, is well underway.

Man (20) admits to Mayfield homicide

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 14:59

A 20-year-old man has pled guilty to culpable homicide following the death of a 28-year-old man in Mayfield in November last year.

Watchdog tells home to shape up

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:00

A Lasswade care home has been taken to task after a watchdog’s second inspection found that its concerns had been ignored and quality of care had become worse.

Council leader needs your support

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 07:00

Midlothian Council leader Owen Thompson is fearing the worst in his challenge to local people to back the climate change campaign Earth Hour.

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