Local News

Scottish charity Africa on the Ball needs our readers’ support

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 17:51
Creating the best community sports club in the world is the goal of Scottish charity Africa on the Ball.

Newtongrange power cut

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:51
Scottish Power has apologised to customers in Newtongrange after a transformer fault left them without power for five hours yesterday evening.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Remarkable Rosslyn Chapel reaches out to teenagers in community

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Rosslyn Chapel has been getting involved with local schools to raise awareness of this inspiring site.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - From One Island to Another

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Having different friendships and relationships is a key way of living a happy life.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Social Media in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Social Media is becoming a concern in Midlothian with young children and older adults.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - A town centre to be proud of

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
An atmosphere of optimism has begun to enthuse the Penicuik Community as exciting plans for the regeneration of the historic town centre gather steam.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Oot of yer hoose!! What fur?

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Everyone has a place to call home, a place to feel comfortable in, to love and recognise even a thousand miles away, to know its smell, hideouts and darkest parts.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Ironmills Steps

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
In March 2013 the steps from Cemetery Road to Ironmills Park in Dalkeith were closed due to a landslip.

Man sentenced to eight years in prison for physical and sexual abuse, including Gorebridge offences

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 15:28
A man who physically and sexually assaulted five women has today (December 7) been jailed.

Loanhead fine dodger made to stump up

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:01
A Loanhead fine dodger, who had repeatedly ignored warnings and avoided paying the £900 he owed, stumped up after finding out that full outstanding balance of his fines was arrested in his bank account.

Gorebridge dog fouling campaign picks up award

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 06:50
Gorebridge Community Cares has been recognised for its dog fouling campaign, which engaged local people – young and old in tackling the issue.

Call for Midlothian Council to receive Holyrood pothole support

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 07:08
Scottish Conservative MSP Michelle Ballantyne has called on the Scottish Government to help Midlothian Council fix potholes.

Midlothian Advertiser ‘Local News Matters’ - New campaign focusing on the importance of local journalism

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 06:46
A lot has changed in local journalism since the Advertiser began in 1854, and as the 21st century rolls on the changes keep coming. However, I believe local newspapers still play as vital a part in our lives now as they did more than 150 years ago.

Craig Finlay Memorial contest launched for the Midlothian journalists of the future

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 06:41
As part of our local journalism campaign we will this weekend hold a competition for the potential journalists of the future.

Police appeal for witnesses after man, 72, struck by car in serious Dalkeith collision

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 14:29
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision involving a car and pedestrian in Dalkeith.

Dalkeith High Street road traffic collision: man taken to hospital with serious injuries

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 14:20
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in Dalkeith.

Dalkeith pavilion ‘severely damaged’ after deliberate fire

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 10:46
A pavilion in Dalkeith is “severely damaged” following a deliberate fire.

New book takes trip down Nitten memory lane

Midlothian Council - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 08:44
Picnics in the Glen, swimming in Stickie Woods and sweeties from Charlie Pole’s are just some of the memories of local residents captured in a new book, Newtongrange Village Voices.

Midlothian MP raises city bypass gridlock issue

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 07:18
Danielle Rowley MP raised the issue of the A720 city bypass and Sheriffhall Roundabout in the House of Commons last week on behalf of constituents faced with “constant gridlock”.

Midlothian South MSP calls for halt to Universal Credit

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 07:15
Midlothian South MSP Christine Grahame has renewed calls for an immediate halt to Universal Credit after it was revealed that councils are spending millions of pounds offsetting the policy.

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