Local News

Mayfield author releases first book

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 07/09/2014 - 22:35

The debut novel by Mayfield author Carol Anne Hunter is now available to purchase in bookstores and at Amazon.co.uk.

Names to be added to Midlothian war memorial

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 07/09/2014 - 06:00

A special service will be held at Newbattle Parish Church today (Sunday, September 7) to mark the adding of 52 names to the church’s war memorial.

Midlothian MP votes against Bedroom Tax

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 06/09/2014 - 22:25

David Hamilton, Labour MP for Midlothian, has joined other Labour MPs in voting against the Bedroom Tax during a debate in parliament.

Scotland decides 2014: Taxes and pensions

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

With just two weeks to go until Scotland decides whether to become an independent country or not we look at another of the hot topics.

Midlothian to open its doors

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:10

A ruined Palladian mansion, a lost garden, the Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) and the chance to learn more about local and family history at churches are some of the events on offer during this year’s Midlothian Doors Open Day.

Duke to visit Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 06:00

Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, will be visiting Midlothian next week.

Izzard drama shot in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 04/09/2014 - 22:50

With scenes shot on location in Dalkeith, Eddie Izzard drama Castles in the Sky is now available to watch on the BBC iPlayer.

Councillors back plans for new Roslin homes

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 04/09/2014 - 06:00

Proposals for a major housing development on the outskirts of Roslin have been backed in principle by Midlothian councillors.

Successful fun run in Rosewell

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 18:05

For a second consecutive year the Rosewell Development Trust has organised a successful 5K Run and Toddler Trot.

Pathhead blooms at annual show

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 11:00

There were sights and smells galore as Pathhead and District Horticultural Society held its 62nd Annual Show in Pathhead Community Hall recently.

PM takes campaign trail to Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 11:00

The independence referendum campaign trail returned to Loanhead when Prime Minister David Cameron visited MacTaggart Scott.