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Midlothian Council stops providing caddy liners

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 13:20
Midlothian Council has approved a proposal to stop providing free food waste caddy liners.

Man injured in Lasswade road accident

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 16:00
A pedestrian was seriously injured in a road accident in Lasswade last week.

Younger generation makes its mark during Year of Young People

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 08:50
In 2018, Scotland came together to celebrate its younger generation.

The worst place to find a parking space in Scotland is...the granite city

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 03:14
It might not surprise you to learn that Scottish drivers spend almost four days a year looking for parking spaces.

Make it a time for giving to Scottish charities this Christmas

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 00:14
’Tis the season for giving, as well as receiving, so here we find out how readers can support some worthy causes this festive season.

Exhibition tapestry puts Midlothian on the map

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 15:03
Libraries staff turned into sleuths when they helped the curator of the National Museums of Scotland track down a tapestry for an exhibition.

Rain fails to dampen community spirit in Penicuik

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 14:25
Rain put paid to a fantastic community effort recently, after volunteers got together in Penicuik to paint a wall.

Loanhead and Lasswade Hairy Bikers go on a Santa Run

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 14:25
The ‘Hairy Bikers’ from St Leonard’s, Loanhead, and Lasswade Masonic Lodge and friends spent last Saturday entertaining festive crowds around Edinburgh and surrounding districts with their annual Santa Run.

Hair today, gone tomorrow for Dalkeith girl

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 14:24
Emilia Tombs (9) from Dalkeith, had 12 inches of her hair cut off last Saturday to give to the Little Princess Trust to make wigs for children that have gone though chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for cancer.

Help Cancer Research UK and other Scottish charities this Christmas

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 14:00
If you are looking for a unique gift this Christmas, the Friends of Cancer Research UK tartan could be just the job.

Double delight for award winning Dalkeith curry house

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 07:22
Dalkeith Indian restaurant Bombay Lounge was celebrating again last week after picking up its second award in two weeks.

Business drop-in event to be held in Dalkeith

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 06:52
Water Tower Cottage is the venue for business owners to meet with One Dalkeith next Monday, 3-7pm, to discuss the future well-being of the local business community.

Big focus on Midlothian businesses

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 06:47
Scottish Conservative MSP Jeremy Balfour visited Bonnyrigg High Street last week to hear about the success of Small Business Saturday.

Show your support for Christmas Jumper and Festive Footwear Days

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 17:32
It’s time to dig out your winter woolies and seasonal shoes for two very special fundraisers tomorrow (Friday).

Midlothian weather: Snow and ice warning as blizzards set to hit county

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:47
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy snow and blizzards between midday on Saturday and Sunday 10am.

Midlothian Advertiser schools contest a success

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 07:14
The inaugural Craig Finlay Memorial contest saw a lot of traffic on our Facebook page last weekend as people voted for their favourite story.

Craig Finlay Memorial competition winner - Remarkable chapel reaches out to teenagers

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 06:58
Rosslyn Chapel has been getting involved with local schools to raise awareness of this inspiring site.

Remembering former Midlothian Advertiser reporter Craig Finlay

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 06:43
Contacts of former Advertiser reporter Craig Finlay have been paying tribute to him, as the inaugural competition in his name took place last weekend.

St David’s pupils’ appeal to Dalkeith people to donate to their foodbank

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:29
Pupils at St David’s High School in Dalkeith, busy collecting donations for their foodbank, are keen to get more to pass on before Christmas.

Midlothian MSP calls for Brexit talks

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:35
Following the UK Government’s withdrawal agreement with the EU, MSP Colin Beattie has written to Midlothian organisations to hold urgent discussions on the needs and concerns of businesses.

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