Local News

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: SAS soldier’s story

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 19:52
A former member of the SAS from Scotland has spoken about his own experiences in the army ... to help raise awareness of veteran suicides.

Good care for vulnerable adults in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 14:00
Midlothian has been rated as ‘good’ and ‘very good’ in key areas focusing on how well local agencies support adults at risk of harm.

Armed police respond to report of gun in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:00
Armed police were called to a house near a Midlothian school this week following a report of a gun being seen.

University honour for Midlothian college principal

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 08:00
A Midlothian college principal has been recognised for her contribution to further education.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 15:08
A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

Midlothian firm highlighted in probe of employers’ low pay

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 14:00
A Midlothian company has been named in a UK list of firms which have underpaid workers.

Melville tenants saving on energy bills in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:00
Homes across Midlothian and South Lanarkshire are now significantly warmer and cheaper to live in thanks to a £6 million energy efficiency programme delivered by Melville Housing Association.

Appeal after spate of ‘similar’ break-ins in Penicuik

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:13
Police are investigating after a number of homes were broken into in Penicuik in quick succession this week.

Housing will build pressure

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 08:00
Midlothian is set to experience the largest household increase in Scotland over a 25-year period, according to new national statistics.

Fundraiser after tragic loss of ‘one-in-a-million’ lad

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 06:00
The death of an 18-year-old just 12 weeks after being diagnosed with cancer has prompted a group of grieving teens to hold a fundraiser to make sure his “one-in-a-million” character would never been forgotten.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 18:00
The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Midlothian Council warns of card scams

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 14:00
Midlothian residents are being warned not to be scammed into believing they can use iTunes cards to pay for general spending.

Mother’s gift to Jodi taken from Gorebridge Cemetery

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 10:40
Thieves have stolen a graveside memorial that the mother of murdered teen Jodi Jones gave her daughter on her birthday.

Three charged after Dalkeith drugs raid

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 09:30
Three men have been charged following the discovery of drugs at a property in Dalkeith.

Your views on new school and community facilities for Danderhall

Midlothian Council - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 07:45
A second consultation on proposals for a new primary school and community facilities at Danderhall will be held next month.

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/07/2018 - 07:30
Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

Council picks up good VIBES from going green

Midlothian Council - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:39
Midlothian Council has been announced as a finalist for the VIBES 2018 Scottish Environmental Business Awards.

Midlothian’s mystery man is millionaire

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 14:15
A mystery Midlothian man has become a millionaire EuroMillions winner,

Delivery driver robbed in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 14:10
Police are appealing for witnesses after a delivery driver was robbed in Dalkeith.

False alarm as armed police sent to Penicuik home

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 14:07
Emergency services - including armed police - rushed to a an address in Penicuik this morning after erroneous reports of a gunman.