Local News

Dalkeith tourist attraction celebrates first birthday

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 11:00
The team at one of Scotland’s premier retail, food and wellbeing destinations has raised its glasses to celebrate its first anniversary.

Give more freedom to state schools, says top Headmaster

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 07:00
State schools could benefit from the same freedom to run their affairs as independent schools enjoy, says Loretto School Headmaster, Dr Graham Hawley.

Homeless centre drop-in

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 06:43
Midlothian Council is holding a drop in event for locals to find out more about the new temporary homeless unit at Pentland House in Penicuik.

Setting a high standard

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 06:30
A Midlothian organisation is delighted to be celebrating reaching a new standard of excellence.

Midfest tickets are on sale

Midlothian Advertiser - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 11:00
Tickets for this year’s Midfest at Dalkeith Country Park are now on sale.

Charity praises Midlothian supporters

Midlothian Advertiser - Sat, 12/08/2017 - 11:00
New figures released by British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland show that residents in the Lothians, Lanarkshire and South of Scotland raised £288,581 for the charity’s life saving research last year by fundraising in their community.

On the Beat - Be more mindful of community’s vulnerable

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 11/08/2017 - 16:00
Antisocial behaviour comes in many forms such as noisy parties, street disorder and vandalism. Behaviour of this type can affect people to varying degrees however it can have a devastating effect on the more vulnerable members of our community, writes Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson.

Penicuik DJ captures big exhibition

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 11/08/2017 - 15:00
An award-winning photography exhibition is coming to the Edinburgh Festival thanks to the efforts of a Penicuik DJ.

Countdown to extended Midstock
music festival

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 11/08/2017 - 13:55
With the Midstock music festival just weeks away organisers are excited about the move to two days this year.

Midlothian learners make their mark

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 11/08/2017 - 11:00
More than 80 adult learners were recognised at an event at Dalkieth Miners’ Club recently.

Three rescue dramas in just one weekend

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 11/08/2017 - 06:29
Volunteers from the Tweed Valley Rescue Team have been praised after attending their third dramatic call-out in the space of three days.