Local News

Author takes up county writing role

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 22/10/2016 - 11:00
Penicuik author, journalist and short-story writer Catherine Simpson has been appointed the new Creative Writing Fellow for Tyne and Esk Writers.

Children left in hospital as beetles infestation plagues Mayfield flats

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sat, 22/10/2016 - 09:16
TWO children from the same block of flats have been hospitalised in the space of the week amid fears of a bug infestation.

‘Crazy clowns’ spotted in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 22/10/2016 - 05:53
Local police have promised to fully investigate reported sightings of ‘crazy/ killer clowns’ amid a frenzy on social media.

Tourism on track for railway boost

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 16:00
One year on, a lot has been written about the impact of the Borders Railway but has it given tourism in Midlothian a boost? It's certainly on the right tracks, writes Ian Gardner (Midlothian Tourism Forum).

15-year-old charged with Loanhead assault

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:33
Police Scotland can confirm that a 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the assault of a man in his 70s.

Two men arrested following Midlothian robberies

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:15
Police in Midlothian have arrested two men and two youths in connection with a number of housebreaking offences.

Council signs up to hate crime pledge

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:00
Midlothian Council held two special events to coincide with National Hate Crime awareness week, which ran from October 8-15.

Missing Dalkeith man

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 12:24
Police are seeking the assistance of the public to help find a 53-year-old man reported missing from Dalkeith.

Loanhead teenager scoops top award

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 11:00
A Loanhead teenager has been presented with one of the Boys’ Brigades most coveted accolades at a special presentation in London.

Couple forced out of ‘dream home’ due to mould infestation

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 09:12
A YOUNG couple have been forced to abandon their brand-new dream home after a mould infestation left them sick.

Miniature railway still on track after 30 years at Vogrie

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 21/10/2016 - 06:00
Eskvalley Model Engineering Society is set to mark 30 years of running the miniature railway in Vogrie Park with an event on Saturday.