Midlothian Advertiser

Subscribe to Midlothian Advertiser feed
Visit now for the latest news direct from Hawick News and updated throughout the day
Updated: 16 min 50 sec ago

Dalkeith cerebral palsy woman’s shock at care package cut

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 16:17
A woman with cerebral palsy has been left shocked and ill after her care package was suddenly cut from 157.5 hours to 63 hours a week.

School buses issue still needs to be resolved

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:30
Midlothian Council has promised that pupils will get to school next week despite the fact that bus contracts are still to be confirmed.

Centenary birthday boy

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 06:46
A Bonnyrigg man celebrated his 100th birthday last Friday with family and friends, in the same house he has lived in for almost his entire life.

Midlothian what’s on guide

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:03
Your weekly listings for what’s on in Midlothian for the next week.

Crimebeat round-up

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:38
Our weekly crimebeat update for the period of August 6-13 lists incidents recorded by police in the west side of Midlothian.

Lifelong learning classes launched

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 08:54
Bookings can now be made for Midlothian Council’s lifelong learning and employability 2018/19 classes.

Ilona Amos: It’s wrong to kill hares to protect grouse for shooting

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 05:00
Allowing mass culls of Scotland’s mountain hares – a protected species – is madness, says Ilona Amos.

Wellbeing fund’s huge boost for charity

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 15:35
A service which eases financial stress for people in Lothian with Huntington’s disease (HD), has been given a £340,000 boost.

Man sentenced for sexual crimes against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:23
A man has today (Monday) been sentenced to prison for a number of serious sexual offences committed against teenagers in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Dog event cancelled

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:31
This Saturday’s dog event at Arniston House, Dogs Allowed, has been cancelled.

Bonnyrigg playwright/ actor’s Fringe run

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 12:18
A Bonyrigg playwright/ actor’s latest play begins a week-long run at the Fringe on Monday.

Trust to engage locals

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 12:15
Funding has been secured to develop a community engagement officer to engage with the local community around Mavisbank House.

Site manager picks up award

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 11:45
Allan Anderson, Site Manager at Taylor Wimpey’s Greenlaw Mill development in Penicuik, is celebrating having won a prestigious national housebuilding award.

Relief map celebrates bond between Scotland and Poland

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 15:57
November 11 this year will be a poignant date for many people here in Scotland.

Dog show fetches charity cash

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 14:12
The German Shepherd Rescue Scotland fun dog show took place at Vogrie Country Park last Saturday for the seventh consecutive year.

Poundworld buyer welcomed

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 11:39
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed news of a buyer for Poundworld.

Penicuik woman’s Fringe show puts army women first

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 08:22
A Penicuik playwright/ director’s Fringe show based on interviews with women serving as and married to Commonwealth soldiers in the British Army, begins today (Friday).

Call for answers from council investigation

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 13:48
The chairman of the Midlothian Federation of Community Councils is calling for answers to the serious fraud allegations investigation into the council’s roads department.

Lottery funding boost for local youngsters

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 10:00
Young people in Midlothian are set to benefit after three local projects received funding from the Year of Young People National Lottery Fund.