Community News

Appeal for Hunter and Lass nominations

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/02/2018 - 15:00
People are being urged to make their nominations for this year’s Penicuik Hunter and Lass Festival before next week’s closing date.

Pupil’s Indian trip of a lifetime

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/02/2018 - 13:14
A Dalkeith High School pupil is looking forward to a trip of a lifetime teaching Indian schoolchildren for a year, and is now busy fundraising to go.

Mayfield climate meeting

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/02/2018 - 07:40
A local discussion on climate change will take place at McSence Conference Centre, Mayfield, on Monday, 6.30pm-8pm.

Final call for Midlothian ballet dancers

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 23/02/2018 - 07:14
The international choreographer and director behind Scotland’s newest full-time ballet school has issued a final call for young dancers from Midlothian to enrol on a one-off masterclass to be held in Edinburgh next month.

Teenagers raid Midlothian café and steal cash from till

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 18:33
THIEVES forced their way into a café before helping themselves to money from the till.

Danderhall business break-in

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 17:18
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at a business in Danderhall.

Theft of tortoise from Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 11:20
Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a tortoise in Lasswade.

Man charged after police drug raid in Penicuik

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:30
A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of Class A drugs in Penicuik.

Drugs arrest

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:12
A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of Class A drugs in Penicuik.

Suspected eagle killing

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:38
A young golden eagle tagged in Scotland last summer is thought to have been killed in the Pentlands, and its body dumped in the North Sea.

Bike yobs cause wall damage

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:38
A group of motorcyclists are suspected of causing severe damage to a wall at the historic Arniston Estate near Gorebridge.

Local lad meets royal couple

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 22/02/2018 - 07:06
Newtongrange teenager Liam Gibson met Prince Harry and his bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, during the couple’s royal visit to Edinburgh last week.

Images released following theft

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:10
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a distraction theft in Dalkeith involving an 81-year-old woman.

CCTV images released of suspects who stole from 81-year-old woman

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:09
CCTV images have been released of individuals who are believed to have stolen a purse from an 81-year-old woman.

Police appeal following robbery

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:30
Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Loanhead.

Care home turnaround

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:14
Newbyres Care Village in Gorebridge has completed a remarkable turnaround with a five star Care Inspectorate report published last week.

Candidates revealed for council by-election

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:10
The candidates for the forthcoming Penicuik by-election to replace Provost Adam Montgomery, who died last month, has been revealed.

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 07:00
Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

Man ‘dragged out of his vehicle’ in attempted carjacking at retail park

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:43
A 24-year-old was dragged out his vehicle by two males in an attempted vehicle robbery outside a retail park.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 11:26
Extra carriages are to be added to train services for rugby fans travelling to Scotland’s sell-out Six Nations game at BT Murrayfield this weekend.