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Penicuik to welcome game show obstacles event - Rough Runner

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 15:07
Some of British TV’s most famous obstacles are coming to Penicuik later this year as part of a new game show inspired event.

Electric cars rise in Midlothian welcomed by local MSP

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:40
Colin Beattie MSP has welcomed the news that Midlothian has seen a rise in the number of ultra-low emission vehicles since 2017.

Bilston man named as city bypass victim

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:38
Police Scotland have identified the man whose body was found on the central reservation of the Edinburgh City bypass near Sheriffhall Roundabout on Thursday morning.

Midlothian college course now open

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:23
Newbattle Abbey College is now recruiting for its six-month Preparation for Further Education Course.

Call for Midlothian Council to use town centre fund

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:18
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie, has called on Midlothian Council to make the most of the Scottish Government’s planned £50 million Town Centre Fund.

Scottish children’s charity The Polar Academy needs support to help shape young lives

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 13:52
A conversation with former First Minister Jack McConnell changed explorer Craig Mathieson’s life forever.

Midlothian crimebeat - January 8-14

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 12:43
Here is your weekly round-up of crime across Midlothian, for January 8-14, as reported by Police Scotland.

Jamaican role for Penicuik man continues historical link

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:14
Jamaican-born scientist Sir Geoff Palmer from Penicuik has been made the first Honorary Consul for Scotland by the Jamaican Government.

Dalkeith HMO approved above the Royal British Legion

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 06:58
Young people who move into shared accommodation can’t afford cars and rely on town centres to avoid isolation, it has been claimed.

Cleaning up history at Rosslyn Chapel

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 06:38
Work has taken place this week at Rosslyn Chapel to clean the inside of the chapel’s stained glass windows.

Edinburgh City Bypass death: Midlothian police appeal for witnesses

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 17:13
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a man’s body on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass this morning.

Bilston attempted robbery: Police appeal for witnesses

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:20
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Bilston.

Body found on Edinburgh City Bypass

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:52
A man’s body has been discovered this morning on the central reservation of the Edinburgh City Bypass.

Anger in Dalkeith at destruction of new trees

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 07:06
Residents in Dalkeith are angry with Taylor Wimpey for destroying around 30 trees on their estate instead of donating them to a new home.

Dalkeith store’s Christmas treat for dogs

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 06:33
Just before Christmas, the team at Harbro in Dalkeith handed over 15 bags of their own brand dog food to Odin’s Oath, a group helping ensure the animals at an Edinburgh homeless shelter are fed.

Midlothian MP makes her point about Universal Credit helpline

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 06:30
Midlothian MP Danielle Rowley raised a point of order in the Commons last week over the DWP’s continued failure to release the ‘deflection scripts’ issued to Universal Credit helpline operators.

Universal Credit changes delight MSP

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 07:26
Scotland South List MSP Michelle Ballantyne has welcomed the Work and Pensions Secretary’s changes to Universal Credit .

New Dalkeith film studio plans welcomed

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 07:19
The announcement that new plans have been submitted for a multi-million pound film studio in Midlothian has been welcomed.

Bonnyrigg Christmas lights fundraising target reached

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 06:37
Bonnyrigg man Davie Brown has reached his fundraising target of £30,000 for Marie Curie from donations by visitors to his Christmas lights display at his home.

More Scots are surviving cancer than ever before

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 13:17
A Scottish couple have shared their own cancer stories in a bid to encourage fellow Scots to act early.

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