Local News

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 16:20
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that 100 organisations across Scotland are to benefit from £10 million of funding to support local action to tackle climate change.

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 14:51
Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

Police seize drugs in Midlothian raid

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 14:49
Police in Midlothian can confirm that a man and woman, both aged 23, have been arrested and charged with the supply of controlled drugs following the execution of a warrant at an address in Hunterfield Terrace, Gorebridge.

Community group grows for an orchard

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 14:37
A gardening group is set to transform a disused former play park in Pathhead into an orchard to benefit the local community.

Police seize drugs in Midlothian raid

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 13:15
Police in Midlothian can confirm that a man and woman, both aged 23, have been arrested and charged with the supply of controlled drugs following the execution of a warrant at an address in Hunterfield Terrace, Gorebridge.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 13:01
From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

Local Tory candidates

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/02/2017 - 07:00
Midlothian’s Conservative candidates for the council elections on May 4 are hoping to make it to Midlothian House.

Midlothian Matters - Clothing the county’s children

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 19/02/2017 - 17:00
The Button Box is a new community project which was launched in December 2016 by Diane Janczyk and Clair McLaren.

Supporting the work of Women’s Aid

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 19/02/2017 - 12:00
Midlothian South MSP Christine Grahame has met with East and Midlothian Women’s Aid to highlight the work undertaken by them locally.

Star spotting for local musicians

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 19/02/2017 - 06:49
A musician from Gorebridge has told the Advertiser of his delight at appearing in the blockbuster Trainspotting 2 movie with his bandmates.

Family’s tribute to Hannah

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 18/02/2017 - 14:41
Police in Edinburgh have confirmed that the woman found dead in the Chesser area last weekend was 21-year-old Hannah Dorans from Dalkeith.

Tesco serves up food offer to Midlothian charities

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 18/02/2017 - 12:00
Tesco and FareShare are calling on charities and community groups in and around Midlothian to register for an exciting scheme which sees surplus food become meals for people in need.

Penicuik folk singer goes back to her roots

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 18/02/2017 - 06:58
Penicuik folk singer Siobhan Miller is gearing up for the launch of her second album next week with a big concert at the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.

Spotlight on Tourism - Celebrating Midlothian's heritage in 2017

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/02/2017 - 17:00
It has been a good start to the year for tourism in Midlothian, writes Ian Gardner (Midlothian Tourism Forum).

Food glorious food - local residents to have their say

Midlothian Council - Fri, 17/02/2017 - 15:52
Local residents are to have their say on how money is spent on a number of projects in their community, thanks to a new participatory budgeting initiative launched by Midlothian Council.

Community hub option in Danderhall

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/02/2017 - 14:42
A new school and community hub is one of two options to be considered to replace Danderhall Primary School.

Making physical activity and sport a way of life in Midlothian - give us your views

Midlothian Council - Fri, 17/02/2017 - 14:35
A new strategy to promote physical activity, sport and health is being developed by Midlothian Council.