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Local News

Midlothian crimebeat - January 8-14

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 12:43
Here is your weekly round-up of crime across Midlothian, for January 8-14, as reported by Police Scotland.

Jamaican role for Penicuik man continues historical link

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:14
Jamaican-born scientist Sir Geoff Palmer from Penicuik has been made the first Honorary Consul for Scotland by the Jamaican Government.

Dalkeith HMO approved above the Royal British Legion

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 06:58
Young people who move into shared accommodation can’t afford cars and rely on town centres to avoid isolation, it has been claimed.

Cleaning up history at Rosslyn Chapel

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 06:38
Work has taken place this week at Rosslyn Chapel to clean the inside of the chapel’s stained glass windows.

Edinburgh City Bypass death: Midlothian police appeal for witnesses

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 17:13
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a man’s body on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass this morning.

Council reports on performance in 2017/18

Midlothian Council - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 15:59
A public report setting out how Midlothian Council’s services performed in 2017/18 has been published by the Council.

Bilston attempted robbery: Police appeal for witnesses

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:20
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Bilston.

Body found on Edinburgh City Bypass

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:52
A man’s body has been discovered this morning on the central reservation of the Edinburgh City Bypass.

Anger in Dalkeith at destruction of new trees

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 07:06
Residents in Dalkeith are angry with Taylor Wimpey for destroying around 30 trees on their estate instead of donating them to a new home.

Dalkeith store’s Christmas treat for dogs

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 06:33
Just before Christmas, the team at Harbro in Dalkeith handed over 15 bags of their own brand dog food to Odin’s Oath, a group helping ensure the animals at an Edinburgh homeless shelter are fed.

Midlothian MP makes her point about Universal Credit helpline

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 06:30
Midlothian MP Danielle Rowley raised a point of order in the Commons last week over the DWP’s continued failure to release the ‘deflection scripts’ issued to Universal Credit helpline operators.

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