Community News

Village trying to find its rhythm with a new samba band

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 23/04/2018 - 06:00
Locals are being encouraged to drum up community spirit by joining a new samba band being launched in Pathhead.

Kaiser Chiefs predict a great new music festival in Dalkeith

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 13:46
The Kaiser Chiefs are excited to be returning to Scotland to headline the first ever Sunday Sessions Scotland music festival, at Dalkeith Country Park.

Railway extension remains on the table

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 12:58
The Borders Transport Corridors study draft report recommends that the Borders Railway extension option remains open.

CCTV appeal after cash register stolen from Sheriffhall Cafe

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 08:09
Police have issued CCTV images in an appeal for information following the theft of a cash register from a Dalkeith cafe.

Driving up local charity funds

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 06:29
Loanhead masonic lodge members Steve Ritchie and Bill Harra embarked on their mammoth non-stop 1700 mile charity drive to Land’s End, John O’ Groats and back last week, raising £3500 for local charities.

New single for singer Greg

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 06:13
A Danderhall singer songwriter is set to release his second single, which he hopes will inspire others to follow their dreams like he has.

Remembering your
Newbattle school days

Midlothian Advertiser - Fri, 20/04/2018 - 05:57
Pupils at Newbattle High School gladly gave up part of their Easter break to tackle a mountain of memorabilia for an exhibition next week.

Campaign launched to save Newtongrange pool

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 12:46
Newbattle Pool in Newtongrange is set to close next month.

Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 12:44
A disused railway tunnel near the Forth Road Bridge has been filled in – without anyone knowing work was being done!

Kaiser Chiefs promise to ‘play all the hits’ at Dalkeith gig

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 12:30
The Kaiser Chiefs are excited to be returning to Scotland to headline the first ever Sunday Sessions Scotland music festival, at Dalkeith Country Park.

Nearly 500 people filled in early learning survey

Midlothian Council - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 11:14
495 people filled in our survey about how you would like to use the 1140 hours of funded early learning coming in 2020 for eligible two-year-olds and all three and four-year-olds.

Have you been thinking of flying solo?

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 06:11
Have you ever thought about starting your own business, working for yourself or making money in your spare time?

Vote to help the community

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 06:00
A parent and child group from Loanhead is calling on the local community to support its bid for £50,000 of funding in a public vote which is now open.

Cycle path re-opens to the public

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 15:58
The Penicuik to Bonnyrigg cycle path cycleway at Wester Auchendinny Bridge has now reopened.

Appeal after bikes stolen during Penicuik housebreakings

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 15:18
Police are appealing for witnesses following three housebreakings and thefts in Penicuik.

Danish Councillors visit Midlothian

Midlothian Council - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 10:26
Members of the Committee for Labour Market and Education from Council of Hjorring municipality spent Tuesday morning at Midlothian Council’s Fairfield House

Making a final splash for Newbattle Pool

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 06:28
The local community is planning to come together to say a fond farewell to Newbattle Pool in Newtongrange, which is set to close next month.

Child abuse inquiry continues

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 06:04
The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry will next week continue investigating residential child care establishments run by organisations within the Roman Catholic Church.

Penicuik to Bonnyrigg cycle path reopened

Midlothian Council - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 13:25
The cycleway at Wester Auchendinny Bridge has now reopened

Former Bonnyrigg councillor to take on 12 day walk for charity

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 06:06
Former Bonnyrigg councillor Ian Baxter is set to walk 187 miles in 12 days for a charity which helps provide an education for girls in Malawi.