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New garden officially opened in Loanhead

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 13:45
The official opening of The Link’s Sensory Garden took place on Monday, with local MSP Colin Beattie (SNP) doing the honours.

Theatre group educates kids from the stage

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 13:24
A husband and wife from Penicuik who run their own theatre company have returned to the scene of their first performance back in 2006.

Restaurant business is in Louise’s blood

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:43
The owner of a new restaurant set to open in Lasswade revealed its her dream come true to continue her family’s tradition in the trade.

Penicuik set for annual week-long festival

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 05:55
The Penicuik Hunter & Lass week-long festival starts this Saturday with a host of events for all the family to enjoy before the main event on May 26.

Top art award for pupil

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 05:48
Penicuik High School pupil Erin Scratcherd recently won first prize in the intermediate category of this year’s RSA Schools Art Award.

Laser quest at historic chapel

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 06:26
Experts from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have carried out a laser scan on parts of Rosslyn Chapel’s historic stonework.

Burial charges for children waived

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 05:40
Midlothian Council last week decided to scrap burial charges for children aged 17 or under.

Midlothian public toilets closures flushed away, for now

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 05:38
The council has agreed to keep Midlothian’s five public toilets open following a consultation into plans to replace them with automated facilities.

Break-ins and thefts in Kirkcaldy and Roslin

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 13:32
Police in Fife and Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a number of linked crimes in their areas.

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 09:46
Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language

Have you been scammed using Western Union?

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 08:10
If you have ever lost money through a Western Union money transfer scam, then you have until May 31 to file a claim to try to get your money back.

First Conservative provost for Midlothian

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 06:33
Midlothian East councillor Peter Smaill (63) has been elected as the new Provost of Midlothian, the fist Conservative to hold the role.

Mum thanks kind sick kids’ nurses

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 06:19
A Dalkeith mum is fundraising for The Royal Hospital for Sick Children to say thank you to its “amazingly kind” staff for helping her son.

Midlothian crimebeat

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 05:58
The latest round-up of crime in the west side of the county.

Affordable homes funding increased

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 06:18
More affordable homes will be delivered across Midlothian this financial year following an increased funding allocation, to £8.1 million.

Funding secured for Beacon grounds

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 06:15
Gorebridge Community Development Trust has been awarded £10,560 to improve the landscape around the new Gorebridge Beacon.

Council’s fraud investigation report to be heard tomorrow

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 08:58
A report on a serious fraud investigation involving Midlothian Council’s roads services department will be heard in public at a special Audit Committee meeting tomorrow (Tuesday).

Thanks for the memories Newbattle High

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 06:37
More than 2000 people relived their Newbattle High schooldays at its memorabilia exhibition held late last month ahead of the school’s move.

Top curry chef marks UK Vegetarian Week

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 05:48
Scotland’s Curry Chef of the Year is marking UK Vegetarian Week by adding a special vegetarian dish to his menu.

Roslin-based biotech firm to expand work

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 05:45
A Midlothian medical research company has been awarded a £1.9 million grant to expand its programme of cell and gene therapy.