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Easter fun on the cards at Vogrie Country Park

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 14:00
Looking for something to do? Beginning in April and running right through until the end of the year, the council’s Ranger Service has planned a whole range of activities.

Full steam ahead for Newtongrange hub initiative

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 11:00
A project to turn a disused building at Newtongrange railway station into a community hub is to benefit from a £360,000 cash injection.

Bus changes set to arrive in Midlothian

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 06:42
Lothian Buses are making changes to some of their timetables next month, including to some Midlothian routes.

Appeal for owner of dogs that mauled cat in Gorebridge

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 06:39
A Gorebridge woman has spoken of her horror at finding her cat dead following a dog attack and is appealing for help in finding the owner.

Closing credits for Midlothian film studio?

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 06:00
The group behind the plans for a new film studio complex in Midlothian has confirmed that backers may pull out if a decision isn’t reached soon.

Midlothian people failing to claim benefits

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 11:00
Midlothian residents are being reminded to claim the benefits that they are entitled to.

Playgroup pilot after service withdrawal

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 06:00
Midlothian Council is to pilot an Easter playscheme run by staff from Saltersgate School after Capability Scotland withdrew its service last year.

Country Corner - Getting down to basics in search for otters

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 16:00
Spraint and spoor are used to refer to the droppings and paw prints of otters, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

Counry Corner - Listen out! Nature is all around you

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 16:00
One of my favourite sounds of spring is the cooing of eiders out on the sea, writes George Hogg (Hogg Estate Services).

Public urged to speak up and report hate crime

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 15:32
The public is being asked to play its part in tackling hate crime in Scotland by speaking up and reporting offences.

Gala King and Queen for Newtongrange

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 14:00
Pictured above are this year’s Newtongrange Gala Day King Logan Sneddon and Queen Abbie Hartington.

Midlothian employer recruits apprentices

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 14:00
The Scottish Qualifications Authority has started the latest round of recruitment for its successful Modern Apprenticeship programme.

Praise for new Dalkeith Museum

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 11:00
Colin Beattie, MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh, celebrated Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology with a recent visit to the Dalkeith Museum. Located within the Dalkeith Corn Exchange building, the museum has become an historic landmark for the city.

Claim of bullying epidemic at Newbattle High School

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 06:00
A parent at Newbattle High claims there is a bullying “epidemic” at the school and has criticised Midlothian Council for sidestepping the issue.

Midlothian Matters - A place to improve our well-being

Sun, 26/03/2017 - 16:00
If you feel low and stressed and want to do something about it, there is a new service that could not be easier to access – you just turn up, writes Jennifer Bragg.

Multi-faith celebration in Dalkeith

Sun, 26/03/2017 - 11:00
People of many faiths met together at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in Dalkeith recently to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Works starts on new Gorebridge housing development

Sat, 25/03/2017 - 12:00
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has returned to Gorebridge to launch its much-anticipated development of 190 new homes at Harvieston Park.

Views from the Pews - Jesus can meet our deepest needs

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 17:00
What are you looking for? In the Gospel of John we read about Jesus asking two men that question, writes David Shedden (Penicuik Baptist Church).

Pupils dig deep into their heritage in Woodburn

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 16:00
Two high school pupils dug into their heritage when designing the new fence at the Midlothian Advice and Resource Centre in Dalkeith.

Mining accident book put on display in Newtongrange

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 15:00
A Lothian Coal Company accident report book, dating back to 1914, has gone on display in the foyer at National Mining Museum Scotland.