Local News

New action plan turns the spotlight on local children

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 23/05/2016 - 09:00

Woodburn/Dalkeith residents are set to see their area through the eyes of young people thanks to a grant from a new community scheme.

Gold star for Melville Housing

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 23/05/2016 - 06:00

Melville Housing Association has recorded its highest ever satisfaction levels, following a major survey of customers carried out at the start of the year.

Midlothian Matters - The rebuilding of a community

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 22/05/2016 - 21:00

Birkenside is a small “scheme” of about 350 houses at the southern end of Gorebridge, writes Jim Muirhead (Birkenside Community Partnership).

Hotel checks in for national award

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 22/05/2016 - 11:06

Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Spa was the big winner at the National Scottish Hotel Awards 2016, winning Castle Hotel of the Year for Scotland.

Jonathan game for charity challenge

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 22/05/2016 - 11:02

A teacher from Bonnyrigg recently took on a gaming marathon in memory of his stillborn son, with a little help from family and friends.

Funding boost for day centre project

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 22/05/2016 - 09:04

A Midlothian day centre that supports people with dementia is among the six Lothian projects that have shared £2 million of Big Lottery funding.

Mhairi is prepared for new badge arrival

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 22/05/2016 - 06:00

A young Dalkeith woman attended a special training day for Girlguiding’s new mental wellbeing and resilience badge programme in Sheffield recently.