Community News

Man transforms his house into Santa’s Grotto for charity

A FORMER miner has turned his home into Santa’s grotto by putting up more than 1,600 festive decorations -- and he even takes on the role of Father Christmas.

Road traffic collision victim named

Midlothian Advertiser - 4 hours 31 min ago
Police in Midlothian can confirm the name of a 53-year-old woman who died following a fatal road traffic collision on Old Dalkeith Road, near King’s Gate, Dalkeith earlier this week.

Tributes paid to ‘beautiful mum’ killed in Dalkeith Road collision

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - 4 hours 45 min ago
THE family of a jogger who was killed following a collision in Midlothian have paid tribute to a “feisty beautiful mum”.

CAT cops back on the streets

Midlothian Advertiser - 13 hours 5 min ago
Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson has welcomed the return of the council-funded extra police officers which were axed only eight months ago.

Counterfeit goods warning

Midlothian Council - Wed, 13/12/2017 - 15:47
Midlothian Council Trading Standards is warning residents to stay alert when making purchases this Christmas.

Woman injured in Dalkeith road accident dies in hospital

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 13/12/2017 - 11:05
A WOMAN who was seriously injured in a road accident yesterday morning has died in hospital, police have confirmed.

Woman dies following collision

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/12/2017 - 10:29
The woman involved in a road traffic collision just outside Dalkeith yesterday morning has sadly passed away.

MP starts banks closure petition

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/12/2017 - 07:03
Midlothian MP Danielle Rowley (Lab) has started a petition calling on RBS to reverse its decision to close its branches in Bonnyrigg and Penicuik.

Rally around the Christmas tree

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 13/12/2017 - 06:51
Bilston residents have taken matters into their own hands after being left disappointed by the “pathetic” Christmas tree erected in the village.

Man seriously hurt after falling 40ft out a window

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:39
A MAN suffered serious injuries after plunging 40ft from a window at a block of flats in Midlothian.

Youth Talent Showcase is coming to Midlothian as part of the Year of Young People

Midlothian Council - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:47
As part of Scotland’s official national events programme to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, The Youth Radio Network is organising a Youth Talent Showcase in Midlothian.

Domino’s Pizza to bring new jobs to Penicuik

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:03
Domino’s has announced the opening of a brand new outlet in Penicuik that will offer a number of local employment opportunities.

Woman hit by vehicle

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:56
A woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after she was hit by a vehicle just outside Dalkeith.

Top award for school project

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:27
A project that is helping tackle high exclusion rates, low attainment and lack of community involvement at Lawfield Primary School has scooped its second award.

National Mining Museum digs the younger generation

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:12
National Mining Museum Scotland is seeking young people to join the Museum’s first ever Youth Panel.

Scottish Water issues in Penicuik resolved

Midlothian Council - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 13:23
We understand Scottish Water's issues with water pressure impacting on properties in the Penicuik area have been resolved.

Water pressure issues in Penicuik area

Midlothian Council - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 12:52
Scottish Water is experiencing water pressure issues that are affecting properties in the Eastfield, Windsor, Ladywood, Kirkhill and surrounding areas of Penicuik.

Man in serious condition in hospital

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 10:29
Police are investigating after a 22-year-old man was found injured in Polton Street, Bonnyrigg, at around 1.20am last Saturday (December 9).

Early gifts for local causes

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 07:14
Six charities across Midlothian have received early Christmas presents totalling £13,000, courtesy of the Co-op.

Public cash ‘paid for lawyers in Luke Mitchell appeal bid’

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 14:20
Convicted killer Luke Mitchell’s latest appeal was started using taxpayers’ cash - it has been revealed.