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Village trying to find its rhythm with a new samba band

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

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

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

Driving up local charity funds

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

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

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.

Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

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!

Have you been thinking of flying solo?

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

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

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

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

Making a final splash for Newbattle Pool

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

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.

Former Bonnyrigg councillor to take on 12 day walk for charity

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.

Local purple box campaign launched

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 05:44
Women for Independence (WFI) Midlothian has launched a campaign to support local women and girls affected by period poverty.