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Bonnyrigg: Scotmid challenges school takeaway ban

7 hours 35 min ago
A ban on new takeaways opening within 400 metres of a primary school is being challenged by Scotmid.

Midlothian and East Lothian food and drink awards merge for the inaugural joint celebration

12 hours 15 min ago
Previously held as two separate events, the all new Midlothian & East Lothian Food and Drink Awards 2019 is now open for nominations.

Collect your Argos orders while getting your groceries

12 hours 16 min ago
Sainsbury’s is pleased to announce that an Argos store opened in its Straiton supermarket last week.

New book takes us down Newtongrange’s memory lanes

16 hours 2 min ago
Picnics in the Glen, swimming in Stickie Woods and sweeties from Charlie Pole’s are just some of the memories of local residents captured in a new book, Newtongrange Village Voices.

Newtongrange drugs discovery

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 11:11
Police in Midlothian have recovered around £35,000 worth of Class B drugs following enforcement activity in Newtongrange.

New grants give our little ones the best start in life

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 08:55
There’s more help available for low income families with applications now open for pregnancy and baby payments.

Dalkeith musician packs his bags for new song

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 07:07
Dalkeith singer songwriter Mark Corbett has a new single and promo video out, all about the dilemma of trying to decide where to go on holiday.

Penicuik pupils cast a winning spell

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:59
After a hard fought contest, Penicuik High School were the 2018 winners of the annual Midlothian Spell Masters Competition, held last month.

Scottish charity Africa on the Ball needs our readers’ support

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 17:51
Creating the best community sports club in the world is the goal of Scottish charity Africa on the Ball.

Newtongrange power cut

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:51
Scottish Power has apologised to customers in Newtongrange after a transformer fault left them without power for five hours yesterday evening.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Remarkable Rosslyn Chapel reaches out to teenagers in community

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Rosslyn Chapel has been getting involved with local schools to raise awareness of this inspiring site.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - From One Island to Another

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Having different friendships and relationships is a key way of living a happy life.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Social Media in Midlothian

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Social Media is becoming a concern in Midlothian with young children and older adults.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - A town centre to be proud of

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
An atmosphere of optimism has begun to enthuse the Penicuik Community as exciting plans for the regeneration of the historic town centre gather steam.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Oot of yer hoose!! What fur?

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
Everyone has a place to call home, a place to feel comfortable in, to love and recognise even a thousand miles away, to know its smell, hideouts and darkest parts.

Craig Finlay Memorial Competition - Ironmills Steps

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:00
In March 2013 the steps from Cemetery Road to Ironmills Park in Dalkeith were closed due to a landslip.

Man sentenced to eight years in prison for physical and sexual abuse, including Gorebridge offences

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 15:28
A man who physically and sexually assaulted five women has today (December 7) been jailed.

Loanhead fine dodger made to stump up

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:01
A Loanhead fine dodger, who had repeatedly ignored warnings and avoided paying the £900 he owed, stumped up after finding out that full outstanding balance of his fines was arrested in his bank account.

Gorebridge dog fouling campaign picks up award

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 06:50
Gorebridge Community Cares has been recognised for its dog fouling campaign, which engaged local people – young and old in tackling the issue.

Call for Midlothian Council to receive Holyrood pothole support

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 07:08
Scottish Conservative MSP Michelle Ballantyne has called on the Scottish Government to help Midlothian Council fix potholes.

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