Local News

Sheep worrying incidents

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 15:37
Police are appealing for witnesses following two sheep-worrying incidents over the weekend.

Getting to the art of new community

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 07:39
A new public artwork was unveiled recently at the village square in Millerhill at Shawfair depicting the coal mining heritage of the area.

Regeneration recognition

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 07:14
Two Midlothian regeneration projects were recognised in the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2017 last week.

WIN: Christmas At The Botanics family ticket - be first to see new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 15:42
Christmas At The Botanics is the new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular set and we are giving YOUR family the chance to be amongst the first to see it.

First Minister visits Stoats

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 08:00
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last week visited Loanhead-based company Stoats - Scotland’s 1000th Living Wage-accredited employer.

Midlothian Council calls for UK parliament ward status quo

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 07:01
Responding to the Boundary Commission proposal for a ‘Midlothian and Upper Tweeddale County Constituency’, councillors have called for the Midlothian UK parliament ward to stay as it is.

Dealer ‘stopped youngsters calling ambulance’ before tragic Shellie died

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 14:47
A JAILED drug dealer could have saved the life of tragic ecstasy victim Shellie Callaghan, it has been claimed.

Woman jailed for hosting drugs party where Shellie Callaghan died

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 18:24
A HEROIN addict has been jailed after letting teens take drugs at her house party which left one dead from an Ecstasy overdose.

Drop in to find out how plans for Newtongrange are progressing

Midlothian Council - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 15:18
Local people are invited to a follow up drop-in event on Monday 27 November to find out how proposals for a masterplan for Newtongrange centre are progressing.

Button group 
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Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 15:00
A Midlothian community-based project has provided hundreds of children with clothes less than a year after it was founded by two friends.

Physio scoops top NHS award

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 15:00
An NHS Lothian specialist physiotherapist has scooped the Therapist of the Year title at the Scottish Health Awards 2017.

Midlothian Remembers

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 15:00
Services took place across Midlothian on a sunny but cold Remembrance Sunday to remember those who lost their lives fighting for their country.

Banish the winter blues with a new Midlothian festival

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 15:00
There was a time, actually until fairly recently, when tourism in Scotland all but stopped each year at the end of October.

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 12:51
Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Woman jailed for supplying drugs

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 12:45
A 44-year-old woman has been sentenced to more than seven months in prison, and two youths have been sentenced to community payback orders for supplying drugs to a group of teenagers including tragic Newtongrange teenager Shellie Callaghan.

Sport stars in the making

Midlothian Council - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:25
International success for Newbattle pupils Ellie and Angus

Councillors seek paternity cover assurances from COSLA

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 08:00
Midlothian’s Council has unanimously backed an SNP motion to lobby COSLA to introduce maternity and paternity leave for councillors.

Plans submitted for new filling station

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 17/11/2017 - 06:45
Plans have been submitted to deliver a new petrol filling station alongside a drive-thru coffee shop and drive-thru restaurant in Midlothian.

Rising Midlothian football stars shine at Oriam

Midlothian Council - Thu, 16/11/2017 - 13:26
Midlothian P7 Development Football Squads take part in South East Regional Festival

Storehouse unveils survival strategy

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 16/11/2017 - 07:36
Penicuik Storehouse has unveiled a three-part survival strategy as it continues its campaign to keep the business community store afloat.