Community News

New bouldering centre for Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/03/2018 - 14:19
A business which opened its doors in Carlisle in 2012 has seen so many Scots travelling down the M74, that it has now opened a new branch in Scotland.

Strangers rescue Jade’s wedding day

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/03/2018 - 14:10
A bride has thanked total strangers who united to clear the road so she could marry the love of her life.

Council hosts ‘Two Trumpets’ autism strategy event

Midlothian Council - Fri, 16/03/2018 - 08:42
Midlothian Council is inviting those with a connection to autism to join an interactive event to share ideas and learn more about the progress of the Midlothian autism strategy ‘Two Trumpets'.

Council set to get more cash

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/03/2018 - 07:13
Midlothian Council is just one local council which can apply for financial assistance under the Bellwin Scheme following recent heavy snowfalls.

Missing Edinburgh woman may have travelled to Carlisle

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 10:14
Police are appealing for a missing woman who they believe could have travelled to Carlisle via the Borders.

Section of cycle path closed

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 10:07
Following a road accident yesterday at Wester Auchendinny Bridge, causing damage to the parapet, the cycleway below has been closed until further notice due to unstable masonry.

Police try to trace missing woman

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 09:23
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 46-year-old woman reported missing from the Sighthill area of the city.

Give your views on the green network

Midlothian Council - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 09:08
There’s still time to give your views on how Midlothian’s green network can be improved.

MP visits Loanhead firm to discuss
new apprentices

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 07:12
Danielle Rowley MP met with apprentices and staff at MacTaggart Scott during a recent parliamentary recess.

NO! to new housing plans say Bonnyrigg

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/03/2018 - 07:06
It’s looking like it could be squaring up for a David versus Goliath type battle as Bonnyrigg residents vow to fight developers plans.

Penicuik to Bonnyrigg Cycle Path Closed

Midlothian Council - Wed, 14/03/2018 - 14:32
Section of cycle route closed for until further notice following road accident

Stolen tortoise returned to Lasswade home

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/03/2018 - 09:36
Police in Midlothian can confirm that a stolen tortoise has been found.

Penicuik by-election reminder

Midlothian Council - Wed, 14/03/2018 - 08:52
Local people in the Penicuik ward are being urged to use their vote in the by-election to be held on Thursday 22 March.

Midlothian Council hoping to take on parking powers

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 14/03/2018 - 07:00
Midlothian Council is set to be awarded parking powers following the withdrawal of police enforcement in the county to prevent drivers “taking liberties when parking their vehicles”.

Free kids coding classes now at Lasswade!

Midlothian Council - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 16:38
Coding classes for kids now available at Lasswade Library

Consultation on Midlothian’s public toilets

Midlothian Council - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 12:19
Consultation on the future of public toilets in Midlothian now open

Bin collections update

Midlothian Council - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 12:12
On Wednesday 14 March, we are returning to collect the last of the bins missed during severe weather between Wednesday 28 February and Tuesday 6 March, inclusive. Glass collections will also resume.

Push for antenatal classes

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 06:49
A Dalkeith woman is calling on local mums-to-be to join her antenatal classes to take the fear out of childbirth and better understand their bodies.

Youngsters have their say on mental health services

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 06:25
Joined by Children and Young People Commissioner for Scotland, Bruce Adamson, 24 young people from Midlothian gave their views on how youth mental health services should be shaped.

Schedule for introduction of decriminalised parking in Midlothian

Midlothian Council - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:39
Proposed schedule to introduce decriminalised parking in Midlothian has been announced by the council.