Local News

Dalkeith drugs find by police: Man and woman arrested

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 14:54
Police in Midlothian can confirm that a 22-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman have been arrested following the recovery of a large quantity of drugs.

All pulling together this winter

Midlothian Council - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:54
With more than 3,000 tons of salt stored, 32 vehicles and plant primed and 39 core staff ready to roll, we’re geared up to take on whatever the weather throws at us this winter.

Edinburgh City Region Deal: Midlothian Council leader welcomes board members on new council

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 07:06
The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal has appointed a group of experts from the private and third sectors to its Regional Enterprise Council.

Midlothian Council receives top award for its support for Armed Forces community

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 07:02
Midlothian Council is one of 10 employers in Scotland to receive an award from the Ministry of Defence for its support for the Armed Forces community in Scotland.

Armistice 100: Time-lapse video commemorates centenary

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 21:41
A stunning time-lapse video created in commemoration of the Armistice centenary has been an online phenomenon.

Armistice 100 Picture Gallery: Meet Scotland’s poppy makers

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 20:23
It’s a unique workplace with an atmosphere all its own, largely thanks to the men and women who work there.

Armistice 100: Lady Haig Poppy Factory is on the move

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 13:30
Every single poppy sold in Scotland is hand made by a team of veterans at the Lady Haig Poppy Factory in Edinburgh.

Armistice 100: PoppyScotland’s 1918 Poppy Pledge campaign

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 10/11/2018 - 12:30
PoppyScotland is hoping 2018 will prove to be its largest ever annual fundraising campaign.

Dalkeith pavilion fire: youth arrested

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 16:32
A youth has been arrested and charged following a suspicious fire in Dalkeith earlier this week which left a pavilion badly damaged.

Calls for cycle lanes on roads to Sheriffhall

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 15:29
Cycling campaigners say bike-friendly measures planned for the revamped Sheriffhall roundabout must be extended to the key routes from there to Edinburgh and Dalkeith.

A ‘Big Surprise’ for Lothian Veterans’ Centre manager from Mayfield

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 15:25
The National Lottery’s ‘Big Surprise’ filmed a touching surprise for Lothians Veterans Centre’s Steven Williams at Tynecastle Park, home of his beloved Hearts.

Holyrood Minister sees Newtongrange cafe plans are on track

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 15:12
A project to transform a disused building at Newtongrange railway station into a community space and bistro welcomed its first VIP guest on Monday.

Rosslyn Chapel launch for new digital toolkit to boost Scottish heritage sector fundraising skills

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 14:42
A new interactive digital toolkit to help people working in Scotland’s heritage sector to develop their fundraising skills has been launched at Rosslyn Chapel.

Midlothian Crimebeat October 29- November 6

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 13:59
Here is your weekly round-up of crime across Midlothian, as reported by Police Scotland.

Cabinet secretary and Midlothian MSP visit Penicuik paper making museum

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:54
Local MSP Christine Grahame and Cabinet Secretary for Culture and Tourism, Fiona Hyslop MSP, recently visited Penicuik Paper Making Heritage Museum to learn more about the museum’s work in preserving this aspect of Penicuik’s heritage.

Nine Midlothian houses still watch black and white TV

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:52
Figures released by TV Licensing show that nine households in Midlothian are still watching television on black and white sets – after more than 50 years of colour transmissions.

Council award recognises support for Armed Forces community

Midlothian Council - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:46
Midlothian Council is one of ten employers in Scotland to receive a prestigious award from the Ministry of Defence for its support for the Armed Forces community in Scotland.

Cornbank scoops sportscotland Gold School Sport Award

Midlothian Council - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:05
Cornbank Primary School has been awarded a sportscotland Gold School Sport Award for 2018-2021.

Part of A6106 shut

Midlothian Council - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:47
The A6106 Millerhill Road will be closed between Shawfair Avenue and Newton Village from Monday 19 November.

Midlothian remembers: Volunteers tidy-up Easthouses War Memorial

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 06:48
Volunteers in Easthouses have been busy recently tidying up the village war memorial ahead of this Sunday’s Armistice centenary.

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