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Buying more woodland

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 15:24
Friends of Leadburn Community Woodland (FLCW) will purchase 23 acres of woodland from Forestry Enterprise Scotland, thanks to£41,000 from the Scottish Land Fund.

Primary school communities have their say on the ‘cost of the school day’

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 13:55
A Midlothian project aimed at reducing the disadvantage families on low incomes can experience, has seen high levels of participation from children, their families, parent council members and school staff.

Taxi firm supports bereaved families

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 13:29
And Edinburgh and Lothians black cab company has partnered up with a much-loved children’s charity to support bereaved families during the most challenging moments following the loss of a child.

Former Bonnyrigg hotel up for sale

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 12:44
The former Retreat Castle Hotel in Bonnyrigg is up for sale.

Funding boost for Midlothian young people with complex needs

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 12:30
Midlothian people with complex needs will benefit from £9800 of National Lottery Year of the Young Person funding awards.

Mental health charity secures funding boost

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 11:41
Mental health charity Health in Mind has been awarded £18,000 by the Postcode Local Trust to support and further develop its Midlothian conservation project.

New research shows Brexit impact

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 11:31
Newly research published this week shows the stark financial impact Brexit is expected to have on people living in Midlothian.

Penicuik gears up for annual music and arts festival

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 10:36
Penicuik’s annual arts festival is gearing up for another week-long programme of art and music next month to entertain local people.

Youth charged following fire at former Mayshade building

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:41
A youth has been charged following a suspicious fire in at the former Mayshade Garden Centre at Hadengreen Road on Bonnyrigg Road early yesterday morning.

Could you be a short-term foster carer?

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:02
To highlight Midlothian Council’s new campaign to recruit foster carers we tell how even providing short-term care can make such a difference.

Bus service heating reaches boiling point

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 16:21
Concern has been raised about the heating on Lothian Buses remaining on during the summer, leaving passengers in a sweat.

Housing fears in Roslin

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 11:28
Concern has been raised about the number of new housing developments in and around Roslin, and the lack of required infrastructure.

Midlothian school buses issue resolved

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 09:00
A legal wrangle over school bus contracts has been resolved by Midlothian Council.

Suicide support plan unveiled

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 06:43
Mental Health Minister Clare Haughey launched Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan during a visit to a suicide prevention project in Bonnyrigg last week.

Dalkeith cerebral palsy woman’s shock at care package cut

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 16:17
A woman with cerebral palsy has been left shocked and ill after her care package was suddenly cut from 157.5 hours to 63 hours a week.

School buses issue still needs to be resolved

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:30
Midlothian Council has promised that pupils will get to school next week despite the fact that bus contracts are still to be confirmed.

Centenary birthday boy

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 06:46
A Bonnyrigg man celebrated his 100th birthday last Friday with family and friends, in the same house he has lived in for almost his entire life.

Midlothian what’s on guide

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 15:03
Your weekly listings for what’s on in Midlothian for the next week.

Crimebeat round-up

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:38
Our weekly crimebeat update for the period of August 6-13 lists incidents recorded by police in the west side of Midlothian.

Lifelong learning classes launched

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 08:54
Bookings can now be made for Midlothian Council’s lifelong learning and employability 2018/19 classes.