Local News

BREAKING NEWS- Bonnyrigg store to close

Midlothian Advertiser - 1 hour 4 min ago
It has been revealed today that the SPAR store in Bonnyrigg is to close in October.

Midlothian castle’s chef up for national award

Midlothian Advertiser - 7 hours 35 min ago
Borthwick Castle’s chef Derek Johnstone has been shortlisted for The Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year Awards.

Scoring for the Cardboard King

Midlothian Advertiser - 7 hours 40 min ago
The second Peter Brownlee Memorial Cup was held by Tesco Hardengreen staff recently in memory of their former colleague.

Breakfast meeting brings town together

Midlothian Advertiser - 7 hours 44 min ago
Penicuik’s next business breakfast, in association with Crystal FM, will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at The Craigie (7.30am to 8.50am).

Royal wedding celebrations for day centre users and staff

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:22
Staff and service users at St David’s Bradbury Day Centre in Newtongrange gathered at Woodburn Miners’ on Saturday for the royal wedding.

Sightseeing pass on track to boost local visitor attractions

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:13
People are being urged to jump in the car or take the train or bus from Edinburgh and explore what Midlothian and the Borders can offer.

Teaching old dogs new tricks at Midlothian vet clinic

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:00
The new vet physio clinic at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is helping lame dogs find their feet again.

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 14:27
Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

Doorstep Crime Campaign Launched

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 10:22
A national campaign warning people about doorstep crime has been launched by Police Scotland in Midlothian. Operation Monarda is a two week campaign running till 3rd June.

College offers teaching path

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 06:38
A course designed to give adults with few or no qualifications a pathway into primary school teaching is seeking new recruits.

Fringe poster finalist

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 05:43
Penicuik High School pupil Kate Miller’s poster/programme cover design has been shortlisted for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe competition.

Cannabis cultivation discovered in Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 15:58
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses after a cannabis cultivation was discovered at an industrial unit in Loanhead on Friday (May 18).

Edinburgh Marathon 2018: full list of road closures

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:43
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival rolls into town this weekend with races running on both the Saturday and Sunday - make sure you don't get caught out by road closures with this handy guide.

Flat fire in Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:19
Police in Midlothian are investigating following a fire at a flat in Loanhead.

Second hand goods warning

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 06:21
Midlothian Trading Standards are advising people of the risks of buying second-hand electrical goods, and warning retailers against selling such items.

New garden officially opened in Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 13:45
The official opening of The Link’s Sensory Garden took place on Monday, with local MSP Colin Beattie (SNP) doing the honours.

Theatre group educates kids from the stage

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 13:24
A husband and wife from Penicuik who run their own theatre company have returned to the scene of their first performance back in 2006.

New Visitor Pass to Boost Tourism to Midlothian and The Scottish Borders

Midlothian Council - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:59
A new visitor pass designed to drive tourism to Midlothian and the Scottish Borders has officially launched today (Friday 18 May).

Restaurant business is in Louise’s blood

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:43
The owner of a new restaurant set to open in Lasswade revealed its her dream come true to continue her family’s tradition in the trade.

Penicuik set for annual week-long festival

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 05:55
The Penicuik Hunter & Lass week-long festival starts this Saturday with a host of events for all the family to enjoy before the main event on May 26.