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Can you help put on Pathhead Players’ Pantomime? Oh yes you can!

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:38
Despite it only being May, the Pathhead Players are busy preparing for their Christmas pantomime, and are looking for you to help.

Housebuilder helps Penicuik primary

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:34
As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland recently donated £500 to Mauricewood Primary in Penicuik.

BAM trainees develop play area for St Luke’s pupils in Mayfield

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:31
Four trainees at BAM Construction have helped transform the outdoor learning space for pupils at St Luke’s Primary in Mayfield, as part of a unique company challenge.

Marking 120 years of the Dean Tavern in Newtongrange

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:26
The year 1899 brought to an end a century of dramatic change, when the Industrial Revolution was changing the face of Britain and the train network enabled people to travel the length of the country in hours, not days.

Dalkeith 24/7 lifesaving defibrillator unveiled

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:24
Dalkeith’s first lifesaving defibrillator for public use in an emergency has been officially unveiled, thanks to a partnership between Melville Housing Association and Dalkeith and District Community Council.

Bonnyrigg homes approved despite Cockpen Church concerns

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 06:21
Plans to build 320 new homes have been given the go ahead despite concerns about their impact on an historic country church.

Walk of Hope Midlothian - Out of the darkness into the light

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 06:16
Around 220 people turned out for the early morning Walk of Hope Midlothian 5km charity walk on Saturday.

Midlothian North MSP receives further Mary Burn mess update

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 06:16
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie (SNP) met with Scottish Water at the Mary Burn to be provided with a further update on action being taken to clear sewage at the site.

Century old sign back on display in Newtongrange

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 06:12
The prominent ‘Edinburgh’ sign in Newtongrange has been lovingly restored and reinstated after the lettering was stolen from it last month.

Bud helps Poppyscotland take Lady Haig Poppy Factory on the road across Scotland

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 06:00
Raising funds to help Scottish veterans is a year-round job, not solely that of the poppy campaign in November.

Midlothian Council - Tennisgate leads to planning committee meeting walkout

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 06:10
A row over tennis club netting has threatened to bring Midlothian Council to a “grinding halt” after 10 elected members walked out of a planning committee.

Minister opens Penicuik affordable homes scheme

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 05:57
A landmark affordable housing development in Penicuik has been officially opened by the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning.

Midlothian MP blasts Scottish Secretary

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 05:48
Midlothian’s MP blasted the Secretary of State for Scotland for ignoring her question on the “worrying” increase in families relying on foodbanks.

Bursary scheme boost for Midlothian groups

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 05:43
A diverse range of good causes and organisations carrying out important community work in Midlothian will receive a share of £10,000.

Midlothian Council suspends the use of weed killer

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 06:06
Use of a common weed killer has been temporarily suspended by Midlothian Council over concerns about its impact on communities.

Acting Midlothian Council leader angered at local MSPs’ funding claims

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 05:50
A council chief has accused Midlothian’s MSPs of spreading “misinformation” after they claimed the local authority received “inflation busting” funding from the Scottish Government this year.

Councillor’s motion to park Midlothian dog waste?

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 05:46
Midlothian Council has unanimously passed a motion which is looking to address the rising level of litter, dog fouling and problem parking in the area.

The 10 best outdoor games kids today have probably never heard of

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 15:16
With today's technology-led culture, playing outdoors can often seem like a thing of the past.

Funding for Hillend plans agreed

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 08:59
Councillors have agreed to invest £13.8 million of capital funding into developing Midlothian Snowsports Centre into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure facility.

Old limit on Dalkeith town centre parking signs

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 08:57
Concern has been raised after two parking signs on Dalkeith High Street were not changed from one hour to the new half hour limit.