Local News

Getting to the art of the community in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 14:00
Riccio Gallery in Dalkeith will launch a new weekly art club next Thursday (May 31), with local artist Margaret Bititci hosting the informal sessions.

Plan to recover POWs sparks war memories

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 13:55
A Penicuik man who now lives in Northern Ireland has been recalling the Midlothian heroes who were on the Lisbon Maru when it sank in WW2.

Penicuik Hunter & Lass Festival week

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 13:12
This year's Penicuik Hunter & Lass Festival is now in full swing, with events having taken place across the town all week ahead of the main event on Saturday.

Appeal following Mayfield fire

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:11
Police are appealing for witnesses as part of an ongoing investigation into a fire in Mayfield.

Newbattle Community Campus to open tomorrow

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:03
With the pool filled, the library well-stocked and the café’s coffee machine polished to perfection, the Newbattle Community Campus will welcome its first customers tomorrow at 9am.

Penicuik project features in Venice exhibition

Midlothian Council - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 09:20
A project in which young people were asked to contribute ideas on the future of Penicuik Town Hall is currently featuring as part of a major international exhibition in Venice.

Newbattle Community Campus opens doors on Saturday

Midlothian Council - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 08:02
With the pool filled, the library well-stocked and the café’s coffee machine polished to perfection, the Newbattle Community Campus will welcome its first customers on Saturday.

Doorstep crime campaign launched

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:19
A national campaign warning people about doorstep crime has been launched by Police Scotland in Midlothian.

Company has a nice ring to it

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:17
Tea and coffee expert Ringtons has relocated its Edinburgh sales office to a new purpose-designed home at Dalhousie Business Park.

Living Wage status for Melville

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:11
Dalkeith-based Melville Housing Association is celebrating achieving Living Wage status, after official recognition by the Living Wage Foundation.

BREAKING NEWS- Bonnyrigg store to close

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:38
It has been revealed today that the SPAR store in Bonnyrigg is to close in October.

Midlothian castle’s chef up for national award

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 06:06
Borthwick Castle’s chef Derek Johnstone has been shortlisted for The Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year Awards.

Scoring for the Cardboard King

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 06:02
The second Peter Brownlee Memorial Cup was held by Tesco Hardengreen staff recently in memory of their former colleague.

Breakfast meeting brings town together

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 05:57
Penicuik’s next business breakfast, in association with Crystal FM, will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at The Craigie (7.30am to 8.50am).

Royal wedding celebrations for day centre users and staff

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:22
Staff and service users at St David’s Bradbury Day Centre in Newtongrange gathered at Woodburn Miners’ on Saturday for the royal wedding.

Sightseeing pass on track to boost local visitor attractions

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:13
People are being urged to jump in the car or take the train or bus from Edinburgh and explore what Midlothian and the Borders can offer.

Teaching old dogs new tricks at Midlothian vet clinic

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 06:00
The new vet physio clinic at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is helping lame dogs find their feet again.

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 14:27
Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

Doorstep Crime Campaign Launched

Midlothian Council - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 10:22
A national campaign warning people about doorstep crime has been launched by Police Scotland in Midlothian. Operation Monarda is a two week campaign running till 3rd June.

College offers teaching path

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 06:38
A course designed to give adults with few or no qualifications a pathway into primary school teaching is seeking new recruits.