Local News

Midlothian decides we’re ‘Better Together’

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 22:39

And so the widely expected dramatic climax to the referendum failed to materialize.

Growing town calls for its own high school

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 14:00

There are growing calls for Gorebridge to get its own high school as plans are submitted to build a sixth primary school in the growing town.

Online poll - are you happy the referendum is over?

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 09:05

There was a two year lead up to the independence referendum so how do you feel now?

Comedienne helps launch new programme

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 06:00

Scottish actress and comedienne Elaine C Smith met Midlothian mums at the launch of the council’s new parenting programme called ‘Good Start’.

Yes lose their swagger as Scots say No

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 06:00

It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Yes and No campaigners at the Midlothian independence referendum count.

Midlothian restauranteur calls for “solidarity” against the Islamic State

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 24/09/2014 - 22:45

A Muslim businessman is calling on people from all walks of life to take part in a protest rally against the “barbarous” Islamic State.

Remember When

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 24/09/2014 - 21:00

Stories from our files

Skate park plans for Midlothian Ryze with added bounce

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 24/09/2014 - 14:00

The indoor skate park planned for Midlothian will now be joined by a trampoline centre when “action sports complex” ‘Ozone’ opens in December.

Homeless unit plans unveiled

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 24/09/2014 - 09:42

Midlothian Council is to host a number of public information sessions on plans to turn two empty buildings into homeless accommodation units.

Highland roots inspire Midlothian songwriter

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 22:38

Midlothian singer/songwriter Mairi Orr has come a long way since penning her first tunes back in 2009.