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Midlothian Council puts Hillend funslope plans out to tender

Midlothian Advertiser - 6 hours 59 min ago
A £300,000 chance to design and build a funslope for Hillend ski centre is being offered by Midlothian Council.

Police appeal following Millerhill break-in

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/07/2019 - 15:18
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft of two vehicles in Millerhill.

Midlothian North MSP calls for cap to be scrapped

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/07/2019 - 15:12
Sixteen per cent of the total number of children in Midlothian could be affected by the two-child cap, according to new research – prompting more calls for the UK Government to scrap the policy.

Funding boost for Midlothian Frailty project

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/07/2019 - 13:37
Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership has been announced as a recipient of a significant funding boost from the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) ‘Pathfinders’ Programme.

Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge - Temporary Road Closure

Midlothian Council - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 18:10
Temporary road closures planned for Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge in July and August for resurfacing work.

This is what you can rent for £1,000 per month across the UK

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 13:55
Renting prices and what you could bag yourself for a £1,000 vary wildly across the UK.

£200k TEC funding boost for Midlothian Frailty project

Midlothian Council - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 11:08
Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership has been announced as a recipient of a significant funding boost from the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) ‘Pathfinders’ Programme.

Tributes to Bill Prentice

Midlothian Council - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 10:09
Councillors and staff at Midlothian Council have expressed their sadness on hearing yesterday of the death of Bill Prentice.

Getting to the art of new Shawfair, Danderhall and Lasswade path

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:40
Last week saw the official unveiling of new artwork on the traffic-free route linking Shawfair, Gilmerton and Danderhall with Lasswade.

Danderhall Lunch Club is serving up valuable support

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:32
Danderhall Lunch Club has been running for more than 20 years, helping to reduce social isolation in the village.

Midlothian girls bag new mattresses

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:24
Girlguiding Midlothian has bagged £3850 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme, to replace 22 bunk bed mattresses at the Vogrie Brownie Training Centre.

Loanhead company has staff at its heart

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 06:30
Loanhead building services specialist M-Pact Group has installed a defibrillator at its head office, to benefit staff and the wider community.

Strategy is green for go after Lasswade launch

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 06:17
Scotland’s first health board-led Green Health Strategy has been published by NHS Lothian, Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation and greenspace Scotland.

Midlothian Councillor’s friendship censured

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 15:34
A third Midlothian councillor has been sanctioned over his involvement in a planning application to put netting up at a tennis club.

Council decision on school transport

Midlothian Council - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 14:45
At a meeting held on 25 June 2019, Midlothian Council unanimously agreed to reverse a decision to extend the distance at which school transport is provided, to allow further consultation.

These are the baby names facing extinction due to fall in popularity

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 13:59
Names come in and out of fashion, so it's not surprising that over time some choices fall out of favour.

Midlothian Council’s fine cash boost

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 06:18
A trio of parking wardens introduced in Midlothian in April last year had issued nearly 5,500 parking fines by the end of the year.

Midlothian crimebeat July 1-7

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 06:10
Here is your weekly round-up of crime in Midlothian, for July 1-7, as reported by Police Scotland.

Homebuilder’s boost for Penicuik arts festival

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 10/07/2019 - 05:37
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has once again shown its support to Penicuik Arts Festival’s annual Penfest event in Penicuik by donating £450.

Dalkeith High drama pupils to perform Bring It On show in teacher tribute

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 09/07/2019 - 15:24
IT tells the story of high school conflict among a competitive group of cheerleaders.