Local News

Fall in number of firearms offences

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/11/2016 - 11:45
The number of recorded crimes involving firearms have fallen by nearly three-quarters in the last 10 years.

Low carbon industries worth almost £11bn

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/11/2016 - 11:30
Low carbon industries in Scotland generated £10.7 billion in turnover and supported 43,500 jobs in 2014, according to news figures.

Tackling gender stereotyping

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:21
Transforming gender stereotypes is key to tackling violence against women and girls, according to a report published today.

Make sure the vulnerable are safe this Christmas

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 28/11/2016 - 12:00
Firefighters, supported by Midlothian Council, are asking your help to keep older people safe from fire this winter.

Midlothian Matters – Transforming local dementia care

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 27/11/2016 - 17:00
Alzheimer Scotland – Action on Dementia is the leading dementia organisation in the country, providing a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their families and carers.

Get on your bike for community funding

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 27/11/2016 - 12:00
Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport and the Islands, has launched the Community Links PLUS competition for 2016/17 which seeks ambitious design projects, restoring balance in Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking and cycling.