Local News

Woman and two girls face trial over Shellie drug death

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 6 hours 33 min ago
A WOMAN and two teenage girls are to stand trial in connection with the death of a 16-year-old drug victim.

Midlothian crowned Scotland’s walking football champions

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 38 min ago
County walks away with trophy at national event

Future more positive for Midlothian young people

Midlothian Advertiser - 9 hours 57 min ago
A total of 93 per cent of young people in Midlothian were in a job or further education course nine months after leaving school in the 2015/16 academic year.

Active Travel team walk away with top prize

Midlothian Council - 11 hours 24 min ago
Out and About project receives national recognition

Community chooses name for Newbattle facility

Midlothian Council - 11 hours 24 min ago
The new community facility at Newbattle is to be named Newbattle Community Campus after it was the top choice in a recent Midlothian Council poll.

Labour refutes sexism claim

Midlothian Advertiser - 13 hours 57 min ago
Labour has accused the SNP of “mischief” after the party was labelled “sexist” for not giving more women top positions at the council.

A Lidl bit of nonsense

Midlothian Advertiser - 14 hours 57 min ago
The introduction of a new parking system at a Lidl car park used by patients of Penicuik Medical Practice has sparked fury.

Sign Up for Reading Challenge!

Midlothian Council - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 17:05
This year’s Summer Reading Challenge has now started in Midlothian Libraries.

Tenant's Garden Competition - Still Time to enter

Midlothian Council - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 16:15
If you’re one of the many council tenants who love their garden, then why not enter this year’s competition to find Midlothian’s blooming best?

Giving communities a greater say

Midlothian Council - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 14:00
A new law aimed at giving communities more say in the decisions that affect them has been introduced by the Scottish Government. The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act asks public bodies to make sure they listen to what communities want and is currently being implemented by Midlothian Council.

Council to review process for awarding voluntary sector grants

Midlothian Council - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 14:00
Midlothian Council is to consult with voluntary organisations on a review of the way in which voluntary sector grants are awarded.

BT customers warned over fake bill

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 12:27
Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

Did you start Greenhall High in 1964?

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 11:00
A group of pupils, who started first year in Greenhall High in 1964 are organising a reunion for their year.

Midlothian on track for success

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 05:44
A new report has found that the Borders Railway is attracting new workers, homeowners and tourists to communities served by the line.

Country Corner - The grass is certainly greener for this job

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 16:00
It’s botany time again, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

Praise for Midlothian members of the Children’s Panel

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 14:00
Volunteers supporting the Children’s Hearings System in Midlothian have been praised for their commitment.

A note about cladding on our council low rise buildings

Midlothian Council - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 13:38
We are not carrying out invasive inspections in our low rise properties with cladding.

Council receives £25m for new Midlothian homes

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 11:00
More than £25 million is being allocated to Midlothian Council as part of a major Scottish Government commitment to stimulate investment in affordable housing.

Recognising those who have made a splash in sport

Midlothian Council - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 08:39
Nominations open for the Midlothian Sports Awards 2017

Change of scene for library manager

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 26/06/2017 - 06:10
Colleagues, customers and friends met in Newtongrange Library recently to bid farewell to the library’s long-serving manager Jacqueline Elliot.