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What do Iain Glen, Dame Judi Dench, Graham Norton and Robert Peston have in common?

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 21:57
They are all ambassadors for Will Aid, which is this month celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Live Aid was catalyst for Scottish solicitors to band together for Will Aid in 1988

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 21:25
For anyone who was around in the 1980s, Live Aid was an incredibly motivating event.

New owner safeguards your newspaper online and in print

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 18:37
You may have seen or heard reports over the weekend that Johnston Press, the owner this website and associated newspaper, was placed into administration.

Newbattle Abbey College appoints a Community Woodland Ranger - Wood you take part in events?

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 15:18
Newbattle Abbey College has appointed a Community Woodland Ranger to work with the local community to increase involvement with Lord Ancrum’s Wood.

Midlothian Provost’s Dalkeith Museum visit

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 15:12
Volunteers have been praised by Midlothian Provost Peter Smaill (Con) after his visit to view the Great War exhibition in Dalkeith Museum.

Lasswade printer goes back to the future to begin a nursing career

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 15:07
A former printer from Lasswade has gone back to his old place of learning to begin a career in nursing at the age of nearly 50 years young.

Midlothian’s oldest woman turns 109

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 15:00
The second oldest woman in Scotland celebrated her 109th birthday earlier this month at a Dalkeith care home.

Midlothian Council signs up to charter against modern slavery

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 14:42
Victims of modern slavery need a “Jamie Oliver” to champion their cause and bring an end to the practice, a local councillor has said.

Midlothian Council condemns Tory MSP for benefits comment

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 14:35
Conservative councillors refused to back a motion calling for condemnation of comments by Scottish MSP Michelle Ballantyne in support of a two-child cap on benefits.

Benefit cap hits hundreds of Midlothian families

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 07:01
Hundreds of families in Midlothian have seen their incomes cut by the UK Government’s benefit cap, new figures have revealed.

Newbattle High School officially opened by Deputy First Minister

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 06:48
Newbattle High School was officially opened last week by Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney.

Bonnyrigg boys’ social frost bite to raise cash and awareness of homelessness

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 06:29
The Burnbrae Primary pupils raising money for Social Bite held their ‘Wee Sleep Out’ at the weekend, raising more than £3,600 for the homeless charity.

Midlothian Ladies Club means business

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 07:27
A recently formed Midlothian women’s Facebook group with 3000 members, which promotes local business, is set to hold its first event.

Midlothian crimebeat: November 7-13

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 06:47
Here is your weekly crimebeat round-up for Midlothian, as reported by Police Scotland.

Lasswade Centre gym recording charges dropped

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 06:38
A man accused of alleged filming in the Lasswade Centre gym had all charges dropped at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on October 27.

Midlothian garden waste bin charge gets the go-ahead

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 11:09
As expected, Midlothian Council has decided to introduce a charge for kerbside garden waste collections.

Post Office looks for a new home to deliver a new Newtongrange branch

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 06:45
Post Office Ltd has insisted it is keen to provide a service in Newtongrange despite the “temporary closure” of its branch there over a year ago.

Penicuik right of way decision appealed

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 06:34
Midlothian Council is still unable to remove the barricade on the route between Cairnbank Road and Penicuik Estate, after the landowners appealed the latest court decision allowing the local authority to remove it.

What’s on Midlothian - November 14- 20

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 06:25
Here is your weekly guide to what’s on across Midlothian in the next week.

Armistice Centenary - Midlothian remembers

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 14:59
On Remembrance Sunday, hundreds gathered at events across Midlothian to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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