Local News

Midlothian what’s on guide

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:03
Your weekly listings for what’s on in Midlothian for the next week.

Crimebeat round-up

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:38
Our weekly crimebeat update for the period of August 6-13 lists incidents recorded by police in the west side of Midlothian.

City Region Deal on the hunt for leading lights from private and third sectors

Midlothian Council - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:23
Applications are open for individuals in the private and third sectors to join the Regional Enterprise Council for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Lifelong learning classes launched

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 08:54
Bookings can now be made for Midlothian Council’s lifelong learning and employability 2018/19 classes.

Book now for our lifelong learning classes

Midlothian Council - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 07:19
Bookings can now be made for our Lifelong Learning and Employability 2018/19 classes.

Ilona Amos: It’s wrong to kill hares to protect grouse for shooting

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 14/08/2018 - 05:00
Allowing mass culls of Scotland’s mountain hares – a protected species – is madness, says Ilona Amos.

Wellbeing fund’s huge boost for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 15:35
A service which eases financial stress for people in Lothian with Huntington’s disease (HD), has been given a £340,000 boost.

Man sentenced for sexual crimes against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:23
A man has today (Monday) been sentenced to prison for a number of serious sexual offences committed against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Former serviceman who raped a schoolgirl jailed for 9 years

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 09:53
A former serviceman who raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted another underage girl was jailed for nine years today.

Dog event cancelled

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:31
This Saturday’s dog event at Arniston House, Dogs Allowed, has been cancelled.

Bonnyrigg playwright/ actor’s Fringe run

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 12:18
A Bonyrigg playwright/ actor’s latest play begins a week-long run at the Fringe on Monday.

Trust to engage locals

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 12:15
Funding has been secured to develop a community engagement officer to engage with the local community around Mavisbank House.

Site manager picks up award

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 11:45
Allan Anderson, Site Manager at Taylor Wimpey’s Greenlaw Mill development in Penicuik, is celebrating having won a prestigious national housebuilding award.

Relief map celebrates bond between Scotland and Poland

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 15:57
November 11 this year will be a poignant date for many people here in Scotland.

Dog show fetches charity cash

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 14:12
The German Shepherd Rescue Scotland fun dog show took place at Vogrie Country Park last Saturday for the seventh consecutive year.

Poundworld buyer welcomed

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 11:39
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed news of a buyer for Poundworld.

Penicuik woman’s Fringe show puts army women first

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 08:22
A Penicuik playwright/ director’s Fringe show based on interviews with women serving as and married to Commonwealth soldiers in the British Army, begins today (Friday).

Call for answers from council investigation

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 13:48
The chairman of the Midlothian Federation of Community Councils is calling for answers to the serious fraud allegations investigation into the council’s roads department.

Lottery funding boost for local youngsters

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 10:00
Young people in Midlothian are set to benefit after three local projects received funding from the Year of Young People National Lottery Fund.

River South Esk pollution issue stinks

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:42
Pollution has been spilling out into the River South Esk between Dalkeith and Newtongrange, leaving sanitary products and other items in the popular river.