Local News

Possible disruption to incoming calls

Midlothian Council - 4 hours 56 min ago
Potential disruption to calls into the council from 4:15pm this afternoon

IRONKIDS Scotland - Midlothian event launched

Midlothian Council - 7 hours 5 min ago
Running event for young people aged 3 to 14 will mark the Year of Young People

First look: Artist impression of the new Starbucks set for Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 7 hours 53 min ago
An image has been released showing how the new Starbucks in Dalkeith could look.

New Starbucks and KFC set to open in Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 9 hours 12 min ago
Plans for a Starbucks coffeehouse and a KFC Drive-thru have been unveiled as part of a £2 million development at Hardengreen in Dalkeith

The meanies are coming

Midlothian Advertiser - 11 hours 44 min ago
The proposed schedule to introduce decriminalised parking in Midlothian has been announced by the council.

Dalkeith Country Park defends adventure playground price rise

Midlothian Advertiser - 12 hours 29 min ago
Dalkeith Country Park has defended a price rise at its adventure playground, as it continues to carry out multi-million pound improvements.

By-election vote takes place today

Midlothian Advertiser - 12 hours 37 min ago
Penicuik goes to the polls today (Thursday) in a council by-election which could see a change of administration at Midlothian Council.

Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 10:49
Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

Restaurant’s fury at name take landlord

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:26
A restaurant owner has expressed his anger after his former landlord re-opened his former Penicuik premises under his business’s name.

Planned f food outlets revealed for Hardengreen

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:23
A Starbucks coffeehouse and a KFC Drive-thru have been unveiled as the outlets planned for a £2 million development at Hardengreen.

Police warning as clocks change

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 07:10
With the clocks due to go forward this weekend, police are urging people to keep home security in mind when they start to enjoy the lighter nights and warmer weather over the coming months.

Clock is ticking down on CALA bursary scheme

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:24
Time is running out for local organisations and projects across Midlothian to apply for their share of a £10,000 bursary scheme

Started your own business? Looking for free help and advice?

Midlothian Council - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 11:40
Have you already been in contact with Business Gateway Midlothian? If not, why not get in touch with one of our business advisors?

Second-hand car dealers urged to read new guide

Midlothian Council - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 10:54
Midlothian Council is urging all second-hand car dealers in the area to read a new guide to ensure that they work within the law.

Terrorism: Be alert and take action

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:38
Members of the public are being encouraged to report suspicious activity in a bid to prevent terrorism.

Midlothian residents asked to support Earth Hour

Midlothian Council - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 08:37
Midlothian Council is inviting people to take part in this year's annual WWF Earth Hour event. People can participate by switching off their lights for an hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 24 March.

Society opens its piggy bank to good causes

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 07:16
Community housing projects and charities in Midlothian are being urged to put their case forward as Nationwide makes £250,000 available to help make a difference across Scotland.

Andy Wightman: Communities need to be in on plan

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 07:00
Readers to these pages will be familiar with the case I recently highlighted of the proposed film studio on Jim Telfer’s farm near Straiton. Despite violations against the local plan and strong local opposition, there are fears that Mr Telfer and his family could be forced off the land they have farmed for more than a century.

Top award for dairy study

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 07:15
The Principal of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) attended a special investiture at Buckingham Palace to receive SRUC’s Queen’s Anniversary Prize from Prince Charles.

New bouldering centre for Loanhead

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 16/03/2018 - 14:19
A business which opened its doors in Carlisle in 2012 has seen so many Scots travelling down the M74, that it has now opened a new branch in Scotland.