Community News

Top marks for Bonnyrigg support centre

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 14:49
A support centre for adults with disabilities has been given the highest grade possible for its care following an unannounced inspection.

Empty Dalkeith shop receives a makeover

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:19
A young beauty therapist has taken her first steps in business by opening a beauty salon in a long-term empty shop unit on Dalkeith High Street.

Eskbank author the write tram track

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:13
Angela Grant from Eskbank has made a successful career change to become an author, after the Edinburgh trams ended her fashion business.

Viva Las Vegas for pub poker player

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:11
A pub poker player from Dalkeith is heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas to represent his country at the World League Poker Championships.

Penicuik foodbank still helping others

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:08
A foodbank run from a church by a dedicated team of volunteers has provided free bags of food to those in need for more than four years.

MP to pop-in to Newbattle Abbey College for a chat

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 11:23
Newbattle Abbey College is looking forward to welcoming Tommy Sheppard MP to the college for the fourth event in a series of ‘Newbattle Conversations’.

Festival is music to our ears

Midlothian Council - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:16
Book now for a fantastic evening of entertainment featuring more than 400 of Midlothian’s finest music pupils.

New Dalkeith care home approved

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 06:22
A new 83 bed residential care home on Newmills Road in Dalkeith was approved by councillors at last week’s planning committee meeting.

Success on the menu at Newbattle Community Campus Café

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 06:13
More than 10,000 people have visited the café at the Newbattle Community Campus since it opened in late May.

Midlothian MSP praises river and burn clean-up

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 05:57
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has praised Scottish Water for its quick action to clean-up the sewage that has polluted the Mary Burn and River South Esk.

Scottish Government Cabinet to meet in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:00
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Cabinet will meet at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute on Monday November 5.

What’s on Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 06:04
Your weekly round-up of what’s on in Midlothian this week features live music and floral art.

Tributes paid to Gorebridge community stalwart

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:42
Tribute have been paid to Gorebridge community stalwart and environmentalist Jimmy Innes, who passed away last week following a recent illness. He was 87.

Hardengreen drive-thrus’ decision put on hold for now

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:32
A decision on two new drive-thrus at Hardengreen has been put back a month while the council’s food and drink guidance is agreed.

Appeal to trace missing teenager who may have travelled to Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 11:42
Police have launched an appeal to trace a missing teenager who may have travelled to Dalkeith.

Dalkeith arrest as part of motorbike thefts inquiry

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 10:46
An arrest has been made in Dalkeith as part of an ongoing inquiry into the theft of motorcross bikes and riding equipment in East Lothian, West Lothian and Fife.

Dementia-friendly group singing - every fortnight in Gorebridge

Midlothian Council - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 08:03
Professional singer and educator Annie Lewis will lead the singing every other Monday at Newbyres Village Care Home, starting on 29 October 2018.

Bird of prey poisoned in the Pentlands

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 06:29
Questions have been asked after it was revealed last week that a bird of prey was poisoned in the Pentland Hills earlier this year.

Loanhead centre goes from the brink to a Link to brighter future

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 06:02
The former Kabin in Loanhead is to be extended, less than a year after the community centre faced closure following a financial collapse.

Concerns at Bonnyrigg sub station unit danger

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 05:53
Concerns have been raised about the siting of snack van metal container, which was placed next to a power sub station in Bonnyrigg in May.

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