Community News

New Dalkeith care home approved

Midlothian Advertiser - 4 hours 40 min ago
A new 83 bed residential care home on Newmills Road in Dalkeith was approved by councillors at last week’s planning committee meeting.

Success on the menu at Newbattle Community Campus Café

Midlothian Advertiser - 4 hours 49 min ago
More than 10,000 people have visited the café at the Newbattle Community Campus since it opened in late May.

Midlothian MSP praises river and burn clean-up

Midlothian Advertiser - 5 hours 5 min ago
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has praised Scottish Water for its quick action to clean-up the sewage that has polluted the Mary Burn and River South Esk.

Scottish Government Cabinet to meet in Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:00
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Cabinet will meet at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute on Monday November 5.

What’s on Midlothian

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 06:04
Your weekly round-up of what’s on in Midlothian this week features live music and floral art.

Tributes paid to Gorebridge community stalwart

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:42
Tribute have been paid to Gorebridge community stalwart and environmentalist Jimmy Innes, who passed away last week following a recent illness. He was 87.

Hardengreen drive-thrus’ decision put on hold for now

Midlothian Advertiser - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:32
A decision on two new drive-thrus at Hardengreen has been put back a month while the council’s food and drink guidance is agreed.

Appeal to trace missing teenager who may have travelled to Dalkeith

Edinburgh Evening News Midlothian - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 11:42
Police have launched an appeal to trace a missing teenager who may have travelled to Dalkeith.

Dalkeith arrest as part of motorbike thefts inquiry

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 10:46
An arrest has been made in Dalkeith as part of an ongoing inquiry into the theft of motorcross bikes and riding equipment in East Lothian, West Lothian and Fife.

Dementia-friendly group singing - every fortnight in Gorebridge

Midlothian Council - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 08:03
Professional singer and educator Annie Lewis will lead the singing every other Monday at Newbyres Village Care Home, starting on 29 October 2018.

Bird of prey poisoned in the Pentlands

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 06:29
Questions have been asked after it was revealed last week that a bird of prey was poisoned in the Pentland Hills earlier this year.

Loanhead centre goes from the brink to a Link to brighter future

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 06:02
The former Kabin in Loanhead is to be extended, less than a year after the community centre faced closure following a financial collapse.

Concerns at Bonnyrigg sub station unit danger

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 05:53
Concerns have been raised about the siting of snack van metal container, which was placed next to a power sub station in Bonnyrigg in May.

Bonnrigg Rose Poppy Appeal launched

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 11:00
Bonnyrigg Rose Community Club last week launched its first Poppy Appeal, with the club’s teams selling poppies in the town and before games.

Success on the menu at Newbattle Community Campus Café

Midlothian Council - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 08:30
Over 10,000 people have visited the café at Newbattle Community Campus since it opened in late May.

Business event in Gorebridge

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 06:36
Ever thought about starting your own business, working for yourself or making money in your spare time? Maybe you could build on a hobby, interest or skill that you already have?

More closures for Penicuik road

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 06:25
The A702 will be closed again this weekend, following traffic chaos last weekend, as contractors continue to work on the A702/Mauricewood Road Intersection near Penicuik.

Loanhead firm scoops environmental award for its commitment to cutting carbon

Midlothian Advertiser - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 05:37
Loanhead-based company Grange Door Systems’ commitment to carbon reduction has been recognised at the 2018 Carbon Trust Assurance Awards in London.

Straiton car collision leaves woman in hospital

Midlothian Advertiser - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 15:56
A woman was taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a car on Saturday at Straiton Retail Park.

Info about Penicuik traffic issues

Midlothian Council - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:25
More information about traffic congestion at the weekend in Penicuik.

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