Community News

Man ‘dragged out of his vehicle’ in attempted carjacking at retail park

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 8 hours 29 min ago
A 24-year-old was dragged out his vehicle by two males in an attempted vehicle robbery outside a retail park.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 46 min ago
Extra carriages are to be added to train services for rugby fans travelling to Scotland’s sell-out Six Nations game at BT Murrayfield this weekend.

Council consults on improvements to Midlothian green network

Midlothian Council - 11 hours 13 min ago
Midlothian Council is looking for your views on how the area’s green network can be improved.

Putting youth mental health on the agenda

Midlothian Council - 11 hours 29 min ago
24 local young people took part in a workshop last Thursday (15 February) to discuss mental health issues in Midlothian.

Local groups bag support

Midlothian Advertiser - 13 hours 49 min ago
Local groups among the 10,000 projects to have now benefited for Tesco’s Bags of Help project have revealed the difference it has made.

Depute takes on provost role for now

Midlothian Advertiser - 14 hours 29 min ago
Midlothian’s depute provost Margot Russell will take over the provost’s role temporarily following the sudden death of Councillor Adam Montgomery.

Ten days left to use old paper notes

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 17:00
You only have until next week to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 14:44
THE HUNT is on for a motorist who abandoned their car on a busy city by-pass following a road crash.

Local causes to benefit from new project

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 07:27
Local charities, schools and good causes across Midlothian could receive a share of £10,000 thanks to a new bursary initiative.

Change of structure to give small businesses more say

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 06:57
A new Scotland-wide group has been set up by the Federation of Small Businesses as part of a new drive to make it easier for more of its members to get involved.

Tinnitus hits at all ages

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:30
This year the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) marked Tinnitus Week by looking at how children and young people are affected by the condition.

Cross party fury at fixed odds bets

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:09
Midlothian politicians from across the political spectrum have come together to campaign against fixed odds betting terminals.

Bus stop taken off route

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 07:16
One of the most popular stops on one of the few cross-Midlothian bus routes is to be dropped when the service switches to a different operator later this month.

Labour leaders pop into Penicuik ahead of by-election

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 06:52
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard were in Penicuik on Monday ahead of the Midlothian Council by-election there on March 22.

Business break-ins arrest

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 09:54
Police Scotland has confirmed that a 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a series of break-ins and attempted break-ins to businesses in the Penicuik area.

Local tourism meeting

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 07:48
Midlothian and Scottish Borders-based tourism businesses are set to harness the power of digital at an interactive event next Tuesday (February 20).

Green mine plan could bring jobs

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 06:46
Former mining communities including in Midlothian could find a new lease of life – with old mine shafts turned into hi-tech green energy stores.

Man charged after spate of break-in in Penicuik

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 17:27
POLICE have charged a man in connection with a spate of break-ins involving businesses.

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:00
This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

‘Destination Hillend’ plan revealed

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 08:03
An ambitious plan to increase revenue by turning Midlothian Snowsports Centre into a year round tourist attraction was announced in the budget.