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Dalkeith widower’s agony at wife’s road death

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 13:55
A devastated widower from Dalkeith has recalled his agony at learning an ambulance that passed him was responding to his jogger wife who was killed by a teen driver.

You can discover more about crowdfunding at Midlothian event

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 13:40
Interested in finding out more about crowdfunding? Crowdfund Scotland is running an introductory session at the National Mining Museum Scotland in Newtongrange later this month.

Road closure near Penicuik

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 08:13
Midlothian motorist have been warned to be aware of a road closure near Penicuik over the coming days.

CALA Bursary boosts Midlothian projects

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 06:10
Two local organisations devoted to making a difference in their communities, are among the recipients of the annual CALA Homes Bursary, run in partnership with the Midlothian Advertiser.

Newtongrange woman proves age is no barrier to university

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 05:39
A Newtongrange woman has shown that age is no barrier when it comes to embarking on a university education.

35-year-old fined £450 for careless driving on A703 road near Peebles

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 14:00
A driver caught on a police car dashcam overtaking by crossing a solid white line has been fined £450 at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Lothianburn business no longer a secret as visitor numbers tripled in a year

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 06:17
Visitors to The Secret Herb Garden have tripled in the last year, from 7000 to 21,000, resulting in the creation of 15 new jobs and an estimated turnover of £1.75 million.

Charity partnership for good Shawfair neighbours

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 06:09
Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) staff will raise funds for a neighbouring children’s charity, also based in Shawfair, over the next two years.

Temple artist shows her glass by opening her home for Fringe

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 05:33
Local artist Alison Kinnaird is set to open up her Temple home for almost a month to exhibit her glass sculptures, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe.

‘Oldest DJ’ Black Diamond FM’s Bill Prentice dies aged 96

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 06:15
Black Diamond FM volunteer Bill Prentice, believed to be the oldest DJ in the UK, sadly passed away last Thursday at the age of 96.

Waste not want not in £100 million Midlothian plan to heat new homes

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 05:47
A £100 million project which will see thousands of homes in a new town heated by a local ‘energy from waste’ site has been launched in Midlothian.

Another fun day for all ages at the Dalkeith Show

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 05:30
Dalkeith Show entertained the crowds at Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday, with farming competitions and displays for young and old to enjoy.

Midlothian crimebeat July 8-14

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 11:43
Here is your weekly local crime round-up, with crimes reported by Police Scotland for the Midlothian area from July 8-14.

Midlothian Council puts Hillend funslope plans out to tender

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 06:05
A £300,000 chance to design and build a funslope for Hillend ski centre is being offered by Midlothian Council.

Police appeal following Millerhill break-in

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 15:18
Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in and theft of two vehicles in Millerhill.

Midlothian North MSP calls for cap to be scrapped

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 15:12
Sixteen per cent of the total number of children in Midlothian could be affected by the two-child cap, according to new research – prompting more calls for the UK Government to scrap the policy.

Funding boost for Midlothian Frailty project

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 13:37
Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership has been announced as a recipient of a significant funding boost from the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) ‘Pathfinders’ Programme.