Local News

Penicuik by-election result

Midlothian Council - 2 hours 25 min ago
The SNP candidate, Joe Wallace, has won the Ward 1 Penicuik by-election. The by-election was called after the death of Labour councillor and provost, Cllr Adam Montgomery.

Bogus caller in Penicuik

Midlothian Advertiser - 7 hours 13 min ago
Police are appealing for information or witnesses regarding a possible bogus caller at a house in Cuiken Terrace, Penicuik on Tuesday morning.

MSP’s fears over housing surge

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 21 min ago
Jeremy Balfour MSP has highlighted some worrying trends for Midlothian in the latest housing statistics published by the Government last week.

Midlothian public toilets consultation begins

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 40 min ago
A consultation on the future of Midlothian’s five public toilets was opened by the council last week.

Telephones all back up and running

Midlothian Council - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 18:08
The essential maintenance to our telephone system which may have disrupted calls from around 16:15 today (Thursday) is now complete.

Possible disruption to incoming calls

Midlothian Council - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 14:30
Potential disruption to calls into the council from 4:15pm this afternoon

IRONKIDS Scotland - Midlothian event launched

Midlothian Council - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 12:21
Running event for young people aged 3 to 14 will mark the Year of Young People

First look: Artist impression of the new Starbucks set for Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 11:33
An image has been released showing how the new Starbucks in Dalkeith could look.

New Starbucks and KFC set to open in Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 10:13
Plans for a Starbucks coffeehouse and a KFC Drive-thru have been unveiled as part of a £2 million development at Hardengreen in Dalkeith

The meanies are coming

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 07:41
The proposed schedule to introduce decriminalised parking in Midlothian has been announced by the council.

Dalkeith Country Park defends adventure playground price rise

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:57
Dalkeith Country Park has defended a price rise at its adventure playground, as it continues to carry out multi-million pound improvements.

By-election vote takes place today

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/03/2018 - 06:49
Penicuik goes to the polls today (Thursday) in a council by-election which could see a change of administration at Midlothian Council.

Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 10:49
Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

Restaurant’s fury at name take landlord

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:26
A restaurant owner has expressed his anger after his former landlord re-opened his former Penicuik premises under his business’s name.

Planned f food outlets revealed for Hardengreen

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:23
A Starbucks coffeehouse and a KFC Drive-thru have been unveiled as the outlets planned for a £2 million development at Hardengreen.

Police warning as clocks change

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:10
With the clocks due to go forward this weekend, police are urging people to keep home security in mind when they start to enjoy the lighter nights and warmer weather over the coming months.

Clock is ticking down on CALA bursary scheme

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:24
Time is running out for local organisations and projects across Midlothian to apply for their share of a £10,000 bursary scheme

Started your own business? Looking for free help and advice?

Midlothian Council - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 11:40
Have you already been in contact with Business Gateway Midlothian? If not, why not get in touch with one of our business advisors?

Second-hand car dealers urged to read new guide

Midlothian Council - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 10:54
Midlothian Council is urging all second-hand car dealers in the area to read a new guide to ensure that they work within the law.

Terrorism: Be alert and take action

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:38
Members of the public are being encouraged to report suspicious activity in a bid to prevent terrorism.