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Appeal for Hunter and Lass nominations

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 15:00
People are being urged to make their nominations for this year’s Penicuik Hunter and Lass Festival before next week’s closing date.

Pupil’s Indian trip of a lifetime

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 13:14
A Dalkeith High School pupil is looking forward to a trip of a lifetime teaching Indian schoolchildren for a year, and is now busy fundraising to go.

Mayfield climate meeting

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 07:40
A local discussion on climate change will take place at McSence Conference Centre, Mayfield, on Monday, 6.30pm-8pm.

Final call for Midlothian ballet dancers

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 07:14
The international choreographer and director behind Scotland’s newest full-time ballet school has issued a final call for young dancers from Midlothian to enrol on a one-off masterclass to be held in Edinburgh next month.

Danderhall business break-in

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 17:18
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at a business in Danderhall.

Theft of tortoise from Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 11:20
Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a tortoise in Lasswade.

Drugs arrest

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:12
A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of Class A drugs in Penicuik.

Suspected eagle killing

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:38
A young golden eagle tagged in Scotland last summer is thought to have been killed in the Pentlands, and its body dumped in the North Sea.

Bike yobs cause wall damage

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:38
A group of motorcyclists are suspected of causing severe damage to a wall at the historic Arniston Estate near Gorebridge.

Local lad meets royal couple

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:06
Newtongrange teenager Liam Gibson met Prince Harry and his bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, during the couple’s royal visit to Edinburgh last week.

Images released following theft

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:10
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a distraction theft in Dalkeith involving an 81-year-old woman.

Police appeal following robbery

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:30
Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Loanhead.

Care home turnaround

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:14
Newbyres Care Village in Gorebridge has completed a remarkable turnaround with a five star Care Inspectorate report published last week.

Candidates revealed for council by-election

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:10
The candidates for the forthcoming Penicuik by-election to replace Provost Adam Montgomery, who died last month, has been revealed.

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:00
Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 11:26
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.

Local groups bag support

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 07:23
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

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 06:43
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

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

Local causes to benefit from new project

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.