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Midlothian joins the CPR training class

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 15:00
Every secondary school pupil in the Lothians will now be taught CPR in the classroom after Midlothian Council pledged its support to help create a nation of life savers.

Rosslyn Chapel to Loanhead charity run has Bright sparks on the hop towards funding boost

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 14:59
Stewart Brewing has created a new running event from Rosslyn Chapel to its Loanhead headquarters in aid of local charity Bright Sparks.

Funding boost for Loanhead charity group

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 14:39
LASC Childcare Services has received £136,882 from the National Lottery to build on its weekly programme of activities for residents in Loanhead.

Midlothian MP calls for Universal Credit scripts apology

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 07:30
Midlothian MP Danielle Rowley last week challenged ministers to apologise for denying the use of Universal Credit deflection scripts.

Pollution returns to Midlothian river despite local campaign

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 07:04
People in Midlothian are being reminded to ‘love their loos’ after a new clean-up of a local burn had to be carried out.

Newtongrange street sign lettering vanishes

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 06:50
The lettering on a 100-year-old street sign in Newtongrange has gone missing.

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.

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