Whitehill Welfare are to hold a community sports day next year to show locals just what facilities the club has to offer people of all ages.
Over 80 junior golfers from across Edinburgh and the Lothians make a weekly trip to Melville Golf Centre to work with PGA Professional Graham Mackay as part of the long standing junior academy which has been developed over more than two decades.
There was a break from league action for Penicuik Table Tennis Club last week as they played in the League Cup.
With the rest of the National League Three games called off, Lasswade took the opportunity to go top of the league with this bonus point win.
All of Midlothian’s Junior and Senior football clubs were idle at the weekend as the cold weather led to postponements.
The above photo shows David Finlayson of Lasswade Athletics Club receiving the annual award for 2014 of the ‘Raymond Hutchison Plate’ for services to officiating.
The second of this winter’s East District Cross Country League fixtures took place in Alloa recently. Potentially it looked like it was going to be a very wet afternoon with a couple of heavy downpours of rain, however, we were fortunate that it stayed dry for most of the afternoon. The course itself was fairly challenging with a few hills and it was also extremely muddy, perfect cross country course and conditions.
All five of Penicuik’s teams were in action in Week 12 of the Edinburgh & Lothians Table Tennis League with the focus of attention turning to the top of the table clash in Division 2 as Penicuik 3 of James Wighton, Gary Mcdougal and Abby Wighton faced their club mates, Clive Liddiard, Brian Bailey and Tony Brentnall of Penicuik 2.
Top of the table Dalkeith won this East/ Midlothian derby by the narrowest of margins at a sunny but freezing cold Hallhill on Saturday.
Lasswade travelled to Perthshire with more or less a full complement with the Smiths’ centre partnership restored and only last week’s hat-tricker Donald Hearn unavailable.
While the final scoreline might suggest an easy passage in the Image Printers Cup for Whitehill, it was far from plain sailing.
Penicuik travelled to Beechwood Park, Sauchie for this East Super League tie looking to continue their recent excellent run of success.
The Junior football fixtures for the festive period have been revealed with some of Midlothian’s sides getting a well earned rest.
East Region One league leaders Dalkeith are four points clear following Saturday’s East/Midlothian derby win.
Dalkeith’s Alannah Lawrie has won the British schools dry ski championship at Hillend, continuing her remarkable rise in the sport.
Arniston Rangers last week parted company with manager Stevie Osbourne after recent results left the side staring at relegation.
A new App has been launched to ensure the legacy of the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 lives on.
Hawick YM at home is something of a bogey fixture for Lasswade having lost it badly the past two seasons in Championship B and before.
Easthouses Lily visited Stirling University on Saturday and came away with a convincing 5-3 victory to go joint top of the league.
Whitehill Welfare were relieved to hear the full-time whistle on Saturday despite creating enough chances to win several games.