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Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 22:00

A little bit of nocturnal magic.

Concerns raised at Newbattle hold-up

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:00

Councillors have heard that the hold-up to work on the new Newbattle High School could see pupils wait an extra eight months to move.

Making the best of the Scottish larder

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 11:59

2015 is the Year of Food and Drink in Scotland, so what better time to enjoy the abundance of fresh and tasty food this country has to offer - everything from meat and fish to dairy, fruit and vegetables.

Row over police ‘stop and search’ stats

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 11:56

Children as young as nine were spoken to by police using controversial ‘stop and search’ tactics in Midlothian last year.

Winner Laura has sights on travel

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 07:00

It was a week to remember for primary teacher Laura Swanson after she scooped the top prize in Forth 1’s “Pay Your Bills” radio competition.

Hub campaign gets thumbs up in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 23:15

Efforts to establish a community hub in Dalkeith have taken a giant leap forward after a public meeting was held to discuss options.

Petition set up to save Mayfield buses

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 15:00

Hundreds of people have signed a petition calling on Lothian Buses to re-think its plans to terminate their last service to hospitals.