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College to offer first Forest School

4 hours 16 min ago
Newbattle Abbey College is planning to run its first ever Forest School and Outdoor Learning Leadership course (SCQF Level 8) on on October 7 and 8.

Public urged to get behind services

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 15:35
People need to get behind their local health and care services if they are to have any chance of succeeding in the future.

Health secretary announces “immediate” mesh implant ban after Loanhead woman’s death

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 12:49
The use of transvaginal mesh implants has been immediately halted in NHS Scotland, the health secretary has announced.

Midlothian police make arrests

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 11:22
Police have charged two men after officers stopped a car in Penicuik yesterday afternoon (Thursday, September 13).

Scheme making a difference to worthwhile causes in Midlothian

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 05:57
This week we take at look at two more local good causes providing poverty relief to communities, which have received a welcome cash boost.

Pipe up about band’s great end to season

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 05:44
Rothesay Pipe Band continued its summer of success in recent weeks, at it ended what has been described as its“best season for years”.

Number of youths armed with weapons is cause for concern

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 05:20
I regularly raise the subject of antisocial behaviour in Midlothian and a recent spike in incidents of this nature, particularly vandalism, are a cause for concern.

Newbattle Abbey College awards its students

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 06:10
The annual awards ceremony at Newbattle Abbey College took place this month with awards presented by college principal Marian Docherty.

Penicuik charity shop re-opened

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 05:42
Oxfam’s Penicuik store was re-opened on Tuesday following refurbishment, by volunteer Joyce Wallace (81).

Bonnyrigg woman’s pledge for little bookworms

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 05:28
A Bonnyrigg woman has been successful in getting local businesses to donate books to Midlothian Early Years for children who need them most.

Former patient’s anger at Bonnyrigg meddical practice

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 06:10
A Bonnyrigg man has expressed his shock at being struck off the patient list at his local surgery for, he claims, simply making a complaint.

Calls from Midlothian MSPs for locals to give miners’ strike evidence

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 06:02
Midlothian’s two MSPs have called on locals to consider giving evidence to the independent review of the impact of policing on communities during the miners’ strike.

Engineering equal rights

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 05:21
Penicuik man Mark McBride-Wright is aiming to promote diversity and inclusion in the engineering and tech sectors by holding a careers fair.