Local News

Taste the difference! Midlothian's best eateries take top awards

Midlothian Council - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 11:05
Raise a glass to the winners of this year’s Midlothian Food and Drink Awards, who were announced at a special ceremony held in the Restoration Cafe, Dalkeith, last Thursday (June 15).

Construction firm backs Loanhead festival

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 11:00
Loanhead Children’s Day and Gala Week has been given a cash boost by Morrison Construction.

Fundraiser for victims of tower block fire

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 06:45
A fundraiser in aid of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London is to be held in Bonnyrigg on Saturday.

Midlothian science park to be extended

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 06:13
A multi-million pound extension project creating up to 300 jobs has been approved for the science park at the Bush Estate near Penicuik.

New litter network is far from rubbish

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 11:00
Anyone with a stake in tackling litter in Midlothian can get access to the latest advice and research as Zero Waste Scotland has launched a new Litter Knowledge Network.

Queensferry Crossing to open August 30

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 09:17
The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

Man charged following Dalkeith shooting incident

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 08:51
Police in Midlothian have now charged a man after a firearm was discharged in Dalkeith.

Firearm charge

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 07:29
Police in Midlothian have now charged a man after a firearm was discharged in Dalkeith.

Gorebridge pupils’ virtual reality book

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 05:50
Pupils have joined forces with a 360 degree camera firm to publish what’s thought to be the first ever virtual reality activity and story book.

Country Corner - The rare moth found in a bee’s clothing

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 16:00
I suppose if a naturalist is forever curious and always looking at plants, insects, birds or mammals, they are likely to turn up something rare every now and then, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

Prize for best Midlothian garden

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 14:00
Melville Housing Association has launched its 2017 Great Gardens competition with a call to tenants of all ages to get growing for a chance to win the £100 first prize.

Inter-school Athletics - Winners

Midlothian Council - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 13:08
The Midlothian Primary and Secondary Athletics Championships took place recently at the Dalkeith Schools Campus.

Danderhall man’s museum continues to flourish

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 11:00
It has been three months since the Military Museum Scotland opened its doors for the first time and it is going from strength to strength.

Stagecoach supports Armed Forces Day 2017

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:20
Stagecoach East Scotland is helping to support Armed Forces Day 2017.

Firearm discharged in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 08:57
Police are appealing for information after a firearm was discharged in the direction of a house in Dalkeith at the weekend.

Volunteer Midlothian Awards recognise locals’ efforts

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 05:48
Volunteer Midlothian hosted its annual Volunteer Awards ceremony recently at Newbattle Abbey College.

Convalescent home opens for summer season

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 18/06/2017 - 11:00
The Lothian Mineworkers Convalescent Home (Whatton Lodge, Gullane) opened to beneficiaries on May 30 for the summer season.