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Exhibition marks Newtongrange Library’s 50 years

Midlothian Advertiser - 2 hours 29 min ago

Newtongrange Library is celebrating its 50th birthday with a new exhibition focusing on the history of the old mining village.

Minister home to Dalkeith for retirement

Midlothian Advertiser - 5 hours 33 min ago

A minister’s calling to his childhood area is paving the way for a long and happy retirement at the end of this year.

Conservation skills earned brick by brick in Dalkeith and Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 03/10/2015 - 13:46

Trainees and school pupils have completed the traditional construction skills training on the Gorebridge CARS and Dalkeith Corn Exchange courses.

Teenager arrested after Grangemouth taxi driver robbery

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 03/10/2015 - 12:21

Police hunting the thief who robbed a taxi driver have arrested a 16-year-old girl.

Work begins on new primary school in Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 03/10/2015 - 10:43

The first sod has been cut marking the start of work on the new primary school at Gorebridge North.

Pathhead fundraiser for Indian schools

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:40

Children will be encouraged to make postcards to send to Indian pupils at a fundraiser to be held in Pathhead for two schools in India.

E-Fit Images Released to Trace Lasswade Robbers

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 09:51

Police in Midlothian have released e-fit images of a two men they wish to trace in connection with a racially motivated robbery in Lasswade.

Stacey bowled over by awards success

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 07:29

Midlothian took centre stage at the first ever Scottish Indoor Bowling Awards night, winning three awards and having one of the first inductees in the Hall of Fame.

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Vandals wreck Bonnyrigg pupils’ gardening

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 05:37

Vandals broke into a Bonnyrigg school last week and destroyed the gardening work of pupils by smashing up plants and plant pots.

Midlothian MSP defends coffee and milk expenses

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 10:32

The latest data on Holyrood politicians’ allowances suggests one of our local MSPs has a particular penchant for powdered milk.

Science event returns to Midlothian for fourth year

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 05:35

Science is coming alive across Midlothian from this Friday, with the welcome return of the popular two week long Midlothian Science Festival .

CCTV to be installed at notorious Dalkeith spot

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 30/09/2015 - 10:56

Labour has claimed victory after the council agreed to install CCTV cameras at Lauder Road, although the SNP said it had always intended to do so.

Bogus caller incidents in Bonnyrigg

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 30/09/2015 - 08:18

Police are appealing for witnesses following a series of bogus caller incidents in Bonnyrigg on Sunday (September 27).

Concern over replacement Newbattle High School delays

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 30/09/2015 - 05:50

A local MSP has expressed his deep concern on hearing of further delays to the construction of the new Newbattle High School building.

Dalkeith Flower Show is blooming marvellous

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/09/2015 - 11:16

There were sights and smells galore at the recent annual Dalkeith Horticultural Society Show held at Dalkeith Schools Campus.

Children’s author’s novel experience

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/09/2015 - 11:00

Children’s author Cathy MacPhail enjoyed a role reversal recently when Midlothian kinship carers gave her a special reading.

Life-changing day as Newbattle Abbey College students graduate

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/09/2015 - 06:10

Students at Newbattle Abbey College encountered a life-changing day recently as they graduated across a wide range of subjects.