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Midlothian MSP hits out at bedroom tax remark at Holyrood

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 15:44
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has hit out at Scottish Conservative welfare spokesperson Michelle Ballantyne after she claimed today that the Bedroom Tax did not exist.

Changes to the law will make these 10 things illegal in a relationship

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 13:58
New laws on domestic abuse will now make emotional abuse within a relationship illegal.

Sheriffhall news welcomed by Midlothian North MSP

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 07:10
Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has received an update on the long-awaited Sheriffhall Roundabout plans.

Midlothian Council leader’s anger at SNP

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 06:53
The Midlothian Labour Group has called on the SNP to join them in working to address financial problems at the local authority.

MSPs have their say on Midlothian Council budget

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 06:49
Local MSPs have had their say on Midlothian Council’s budget for 2019/20, which was approved last week.

Pastures new for top Midlothian cop

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 06:56
Midlothian Local Area Commander Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson has this week left his role to join the Police Scotland National Brexit Team.

Midlothian coach company to pay death damages

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 06:42
A widower, whose wife died after she was struck by a tour bus, has been awarded undisclosed damages from a Midlothian coach company.

New Easthouses Primary School approved on former Newbattle High site

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 06:23
Councillors last week agreed to a new primary school on the site of the former Newbattle High School in Easthouses.

Sharp rise in Midlothian drug charges

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 15:00
The number of people caught with illegal drugs in Midlothian rose dramatically last year, with police recording nearly 70 per cent more possession charges.

Midlothian Council: MCAT curfew arrests

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 13:18
More than 30 people have been reported to the procurator fiscal for breaking a court-imposed curfew after community police officers carried out routine bail checks.

Funding boost for Midlothian GP practices

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 06:49
GP practices in Midlothian will receive a funding boost this year, the Scottish Government has announced.

Record response to Midlothian health and social care consultation

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 06:50
Midlothian Council received a record response to its recent health and social care consultation.

Roslin research teams want your views on gene-editing

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 06:45
People are invited to share their views on the use of gene-editing technologies in animals in an online survey.

A behind the scenes tour of Traffic Scotland’s National Control Centre

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 12:17
An unimposing building with an unparalleled view of the three bridges sits on the banks of the River Forth in South Queensferry.

Midlothian Council’s new recruit to share her care experiences

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:00
Midlothian Council has recruited the help of a highly qualified member of staff to help launch its latest foster care campaign.

Refurbishment work brings Mayfield and Easthouses Church closer to the community

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:00
Mayfield and Easthouses Church has re-opened after a £450,000 refurbishment to transform it into a community hub fit for the 21st century.

Help Midlothian fight back against scams

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:00
Midlothian Council’s Trading Standards team is calling on local people to take a stand against scams.

Life saving equipment in the bag for Bonnyrigg Primary School

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 14:48
Bonnyrigg Primary School last week took delivery of two life-saving defibrillators – one for inside the school and one accessible to the public – paid for by a donation from Tesco’s Bags of Help campaign.

Midlothian groups can bag a boost with supermarket’s centenary pot

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 06:39
Tesco is marking its centenary by offering community projects in Scotland the chance to bag their share of a huge £100,000 funding pot.

Midlothian crimebeat February 6-10

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 06:37
Here is your weekly round-up of crime in Midlothian, for the period February 6-10, as reported by Police Scotland.

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