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Local News

Responsible mountaineers want action to tackle ‘dirty camping’

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 09:07
Mountaineers have called for action to tackle ‘dirty camping’, which sees irresponsible campers leaving rubbish, fire damage and even whole campsites in their wake.

Keep dogs away from water affected by blue green algae

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:51
Pet owners are being urged to take extra precautions while walking their dogs near water bodies due to an increase in reports of toxic blue green algae.

Poppyscotland’s ‘Bud’ hits the road to tell the poppy’s story

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:43
An 18-tonne interactive learning space, designed to highlight the importance of remembrance and the heritage of the poppy, is making its way around the country.

Don’t ignore 
a hedgehog out in the sun

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:36
Look out for hedgehogs out during the day

Have your say on Scotland’s National Transport Strategy

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 07:00
Transport is not just about how we get from A to B – it impacts on every area of our lives.

Dalkeith couple’s diamond wedding celebration

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 06:22
Dalkeith couple Ray and Jackie Horsfall recently celebrated their 60th Diamond Wedding anniversary at Melville Castle.

Former Lasswade and Dalkeith High School teacher’s explosive debut novel based on true story

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 06:21
A retired local high school teacher has had his first novel published, based on a fascinating true story which focuses on guns in the USA.

Midlothian Council’s economic strategy workshops

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/08/2019 - 05:41
A series of interactive workshop sessions has been scheduled to help Midlothian Council develop its five year economic strategy.