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Last chance to vote for deserving Midlothian youngsters

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 06:30
You have until next week to nominate youngsters making a positive difference to their community for a Midlothian’s Young People Awards.

Midlothian businesswoman wants you to have your say on rural life

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 06:18
Carrington-based businesswoman Lynn Mann is urging locals to take part in the National Council of Rural Advisers consultation.

Bonnyrigg amputee hits out at council

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 05:58
A disabled woman from Bonnyrigg, who lost a leg following a toe infection, is urging Midlothian Council to upgrade her home to suit her needs.

MSP visits award-winning intergenerational project

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 06:29
Lothian MSP Jeremy Balfour (Con) visited Gorebridge recently to meet those who take part in an award-winning intergenerational project.

Marathon effort for charity

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 06:11
Melville Housing Association property manager Martin Sloan raised £500 for Edinburgh-based bereavement charity Richmond’s Hope by completing the recent Stirling Marathon.

Astroturf stolen from playpark

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 08:35
Police are appealing for information following the theft of Astroturf from a play park in Mayfield last month.

Council seeks your views on community grants programme

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 06:27
Midlothian Council is looking for your views on a new community grants programme for 2019-21.

Tory group leader speaks up about domestic violence against men

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 06:13
The Conservatives Midlothian group leader has accused the Scottish Government of forgetting male victims of domestic abuse.

Taking a dip in the pond

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 14:13
The Scottish Childminding Association’s Lisa Mackay hosted a special Childminding Week event in Vogrie Park recently.

Diamond days for Newtongrange childhood sweethearts

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 13:31
A couple from Newtongrange, who have been together since they first met at high school, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Event for former Crummock staff

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:27
A redundancy support event will be held in Dalkeith on Monday to help the 287 employees who lost their jobs when Bonnyrigg civil engineering firm Crummock went into receivership at the start of the month.

Oats company boosts brand

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 06:26
Loanhead-based oats company, Stoats, has partnered with British pottery brand Emma Bridgewater to create a limited-edition mug.

Midlothian’s volunteers recognised

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 05:38
Volunteer Midlothian hosted its annual Volunteer Awards ceremony last Thursday evening at Newbattle Abbey College.

High winds could force first Queensferry Crossing closure

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:57
The new Queensferry Crossing could be forced to close for the first time operators have warned, as storm Hector continues to hit Scotland.

Update - Collision in Dalkeith

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 06:58
Police in Midlothian are continuing to investigate a road traffic collision on Salters Road in Dalkeith.

Disability benefit cuts hit Midlothian residents’pockets

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 06:21
Freedom of Information figures supplied by the Department for Work and Pensions show that Midlothian has lost out on £1.1 million because of Tory cuts to disability benefit.

Midlothian Council fights back against potholes with extra funding

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 06:09
Midlothian Council has put together three squads of workers to tackle the large number of potholes caused by the ‘Beast from the East’ earlier this year.

World Cup fever hits Edinburgh

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 06:00
It’s World Cup time and Scotland will be watching from the sidelines again, but just because the Tartan Army aren’t at the party that doesn’t mean we are giving up interest altogether.