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It’s the right way to laughs for Pathhead comic’s seventh Fringe

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 13:39

It’s that time of the year again when comic Eric Davidson makes his approach to the Edinburgh Festival to meet his regular attendees, and pick up some new fans too.

Something old something new for Temple writer

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:37

Temple writer Robin Mitchell is looking forward to having not one, but two shows on at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August.

Penicuik pupil Gemma is flying the flag for the US

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 06:34

A Penicuik High student is among an exclusive group of youngsters to be taking part in a special summer school in America.

Full steam ahead for iconic trains travelling through Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 14:31

Tickets are now on sale for the much-anticipated steam train journeys on the new Borders Railway line, heading through Midlothian from September.

Green for go for Midlothian parks

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 11:28

Four Midlothian parks have been presented with a Green Flag Award this year in recognition of their high standards and quality outdoor space.

Ruth gets to the ‘heart of the matter’ for Midlothian radio listeners

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 14:14

Ruth Aird from Black Diamond FM’s ‘Heart of the Matter’ programme caught up with Cathy Madavan and Diane Louise Jordan during their visit to Scotland.

Playgroup’s bright times in new garden

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:16

Children at Bright Sparks playgroup in Bonnyrigg can look forward to a summer playing in their newly landscaped garden.

Poignant artwork comes back ‘home’ to Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:00

An artist’s work in memory of his great grandfather killed in World War One has ‘come home’ as part of a tour of Midlothian’s libraries.

Police warning about phone scam in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 12:10

Police in Midlothian are urging the public to be vigilant for a phone scam following an incident reported in Gorebridge.

Future looks sweet for Loanhead firm

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:10

The future of long-established Loanhead confectionary firm Ross’s of Edinburgh has been secured with the arrival of a new owner.

Terror as man tries to get into Bonnyrigg woman’s car

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 11:03

A young mother has spoken of her shock after a man tried to force his way into her car while she was driving along a country road late at night.

Rapist Kevin Fyffe killed by overdose in jail

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 07:19

A NOTORIOUS serial rapist with 76 convictions died from an apparent accidental overdose in jail, it has emerged.

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Dalkeith rapist’s death in jail “an accident”

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 06:00

A notorious serial rapist from Dalkeith with 76 convictions died from an apparent accidental overdose in jail, an inquest has ruled.

Newtongrange/ Dalkeith teen rockers not hanging around

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 05:21

Young indie rock band the Carvelles release their debut single Walk Away on Saturday, less than six months since the band formed.

Gorebridge retirement complex celebrates its 25th anniversary

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:26

Emily Court Retirement Housing Complex in Gorebridge recently celebrated its 25th anniversary by having a dinner for all the tenants and volunteers.

Vogrie House cafe is the top of the tree

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:00

The team behind the new cafe at Vogrie House have ambitious plans for its future development, hoping to attract more visitors to the park.