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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.

Change of structure to give small businesses more say

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 06:57
A new Scotland-wide group has been set up by the Federation of Small Businesses as part of a new drive to make it easier for more of its members to get involved.

Tinnitus hits at all ages

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:30
This year the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) marked Tinnitus Week by looking at how children and young people are affected by the condition.

Cross party fury at fixed odds bets

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:09
Midlothian politicians from across the political spectrum have come together to campaign against fixed odds betting terminals.

Bus stop taken off route

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 07:16
One of the most popular stops on one of the few cross-Midlothian bus routes is to be dropped when the service switches to a different operator later this month.

Labour leaders pop into Penicuik ahead of by-election

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 06:52
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard were in Penicuik on Monday ahead of the Midlothian Council by-election there on March 22.

Business break-ins arrest

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 09:54
Police Scotland has confirmed that a 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a series of break-ins and attempted break-ins to businesses in the Penicuik area.

Local tourism meeting

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 07:48
Midlothian and Scottish Borders-based tourism businesses are set to harness the power of digital at an interactive event next Tuesday (February 20).

Green mine plan could bring jobs

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 06:46
Former mining communities including in Midlothian could find a new lease of life – with old mine shafts turned into hi-tech green energy stores.

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:00
This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

‘Destination Hillend’ plan revealed

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 08:03
An ambitious plan to increase revenue by turning Midlothian Snowsports Centre into a year round tourist attraction was announced in the budget.

Reduction in grants plan put on hold

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:45
Proposals for a reduction in grants to the voluntary sector were removed from the council budget, ahead of a council review on how best to fund the sector in the future.

Libraries and gala day support to continue

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:34
Proposals to close all but one of Midlothian’s libraries were rejected on Tuesday, along with plans to remove support for the county’s gala days.

Rent increase to fund more affordable homes

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:12
Midlothian Council outlined plans to deliver more affordable homes for tenants at the council meeting yesterday (Tuesday).

Council budget 2018

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 06:51
Midlothian Council set its budget on Tuesday, making cuts to services and increases to charges as it continues, like all local authorities, to struggle to balance the books.