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Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 16:00

A dragon-like poplar hawkmoth perches on my finger.

Playday success for Midlothian children

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 11:00

More than a thousand children and parents or carers came along to ‘play more’ at Midlothian’s Playday recently, enjoying a fantastic day out.

Improved broadband to be rolled out in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 06:00

Hundreds more homes and businesses in Midlothian are set to benefit from the arrival of high-speed fibre broadband – in the latest phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

Pet of the Week

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 18:00

Josh Bernard sent in this beautiful photo.

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Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 11:09

The countdown has started, soon the new Borders Railway will be up and running.

Penicuik BIDs offered a lending hand

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 06:00

The newly-formed Penicuik Business Improvement District has received financial support towards collecting a new business levy.

Midlothian pupils celebrate success

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 11:04

Pupils across Midlothian returned to school last week to be congratulated by their teachers for some fabulous exam results.

Midlothian care pledge as board meets

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 06:00

The integration of health and social care in the county took a step closer when the Midlothian Integration Joint Board formally met last week.

Readers’ pictures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 21:00

Wooded heaven.

Penicuik arts festival hits right notes

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 06:00

Award-winning folk singer Siobhan Miller will be performing at Penfest’s festival concert in Penicuik Town Hall on September 12.

Disappointment at Midlothian break-in statistics

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 06:00

Domestic housebreakings have risen by almost 95 per cent in the last year, providng local police with a constant challenge.

By-election storm in Midlothian over publicity

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/08/2015 - 11:00

Midlothian’s Labour councillors are demanding answers after claiming a council press release “clearly breached” election rules.

East-west divide in Midlothian?

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 26/08/2015 - 06:00

Calls for a fairer share of jobs and better transport links in the county has sparked debate on a perceived east- west split in Midlothian.

National Trust on the hunt for Wendys

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:41

The National Trust for Scotland has invited Wendys from around the world to visit its property in Kirriemuir to sign a special visitors’ book.

Country Corner

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:27

Here is a puzzle for you. Can you spot the creature in this week’s picture?