Community News

Scottish Water issues in Penicuik resolved

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 24 min ago
We understand Scottish Water's issues with water pressure impacting on properties in the Penicuik area have been resolved.

Water pressure issues in Penicuik area

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 55 min ago
Scottish Water is experiencing water pressure issues that are affecting properties in the Eastfield, Windsor, Ladywood, Kirkhill and surrounding areas of Penicuik.

Man in serious condition in hospital

Midlothian Advertiser - 10 hours 17 min ago
Police are investigating after a 22-year-old man was found injured in Polton Street, Bonnyrigg, at around 1.20am last Saturday (December 9).

Early gifts for local causes

Midlothian Advertiser - 13 hours 33 min ago
Six charities across Midlothian have received early Christmas presents totalling £13,000, courtesy of the Co-op.

Public cash ‘paid for lawyers in Luke Mitchell appeal bid’

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 14:20
Convicted killer Luke Mitchell’s latest appeal was started using taxpayers’ cash - it has been revealed.

High school gets on its bike for cycle award

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 15:30
Newbattle Community High has become the fourth school in Midlothian to be awarded a Cycle Friendly Secondary School Award.

Festive drink driving warning

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 15:24
Drivers are being reminded that the best approach is none when it comes to drink driving this Christmas and New Year.

Change of principal at Newbattle Abbey College

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 15:10
A new principal and chief executive has been appointed at Newbattle Abbey College, Scotland’s national centre of excellence for adult learning.

Lost garden project bags a funding boost

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 15:09
The Lost Garden of Penicuik restoration project is delighted to announce it has bagged £1000 from a Tesco funding scheme.

Pupils help to build schools’ futures

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 15:00
Midlothian pupils met with Deputy First Minister John Swinney recently to talk about an award-winning project enabling children to shape the design of their schools.

Make your Brexit concerns known

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 07:02
Local businessmen and women have been urged to make their concerns about Brexit known to the Scottish Government.

Life-saving policemen honoured

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 06:54
Two police officers from Dalkeith were last week recognised for their extraordinary bravery at the Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards ceremony in Edinburgh.

18-year-old ‘required surgery’ after Penicuik assault

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 15:11
Police in Midlothian are investigating following the serious assault of an 18-year-old man in Eastfield Farm Road, Penicuik.

Police investigate serious assault in Penicuik

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 14:41
Police in Midlothian are investigating following the serious assault of an 18-year-old man in Eastfield Farm Road, Penicuik.

Ice and frost forecast

Midlothian Council - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:40
Gritters will be out treating priority routes from 16:00 today (Thursday) as frost and ice are forecast in Midlothian.

Thieves make off with charity’s tools

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 06:52
A Midlothian charity has been left counting the cost after heartless thieves stole hundreds of pounds of gardening equipment.

Locals call for a fare bus service

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 06:41
A packed public meeting was held last week in Pathhead to discuss council proposals to remove a subsidy for a “vital” local transport link.

Teens charged for assault and robbery

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 11:36
Police in Midlothian have charged two men in connection with assault and robbery.

More heartbreak for Shaun’s family

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 07:22
A heartbreaking bid by the parents of tragic footballer Shaun Woodburn to have his killer’s sentence increased has been rejected by prosecutors.

Glencorse troops head off to Iraq for training mission

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 07:17
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) left their base at Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik on Monday, to carry out a training and mentoring role with Iraqi troops.