CCTV appeal after cash register stolen from Sheriffhall Cafe

Police have issued CCTV images in an appeal for information following the theft of a cash register from a Dalkeith cafe.

A campaign has been launched to save Newbattle Pool, Newtongrange

Campaign launched to save Newtongrange pool

Newbattle Pool in Newtongrange is set to close next month.

Kaiser Chiefs are set to headline a gig in Dalkeith

Kaiser Chiefs promise to ‘play all the hits’ at Dalkeith gig

The Kaiser Chiefs are excited to be returning to Scotland to headline the first ever Sunday Sessions Scotland music festival, at Dalkeith Country Park.

A new system has gone live in Midlothian today

‘Decriminalised parking’ comes into force in Midlothian

A new system for parking has come into force across Midlothian today.

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An investigation is underway at Midlothian House, the Dalkeith headquarters of the council

Serious fraud investigation begins at Midlothian Council

An investigation is under way at Midlothian Council into serious fraud allegations over the awarding of road servicing contracts to at least one private company.

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A new speed camera is now operation in Midlothian

New fixed speed camera in Midlothian now ‘operational’

A new fixed speed camera has become operational on the A701, Milton Bridge.

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Drue Heinz in 1955. Picture: Heinz Endowments

Heinz Beans widow dies in Lothians castle

Drue Heinz, a wealthy American international philanthropist of the literary arts, has died at her castle near the Capital at the age of 103.

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Edinburgh and the Lothians could see snow on Easter Monday. Picture: John Devlin

Easter Monday snow warning issued for the Lothians

A FRESH alert for snow has been issued for the Lothians on Easter Monday.

The case was heard at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Driver who killed couple and their dog is spared jail

A CARELESS driver who killed a motorcyclist, his pillion passenger and their pet dog in a head-on crash while on his mobile phone was spared prison yesterday.

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Police have arrested a man following a chase through a town in Midlothian

Man arrested after police chase through Midlothian village

A man has been arrested following a police chase through a Midlothian village.


SNP win by-election to become biggest party on Midlothian Council

Former Midlothian provost Joe Wallace has won the Penicuik by-election for the SNP, making the Nationalists the biggest party on the council.

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Here's how the new Starbucks will look.

First look: Artist impression of the new Starbucks set for Dalkeith

An image has been released showing how the new Starbucks in Dalkeith could look.

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Pic Lisa Ferguson 16/02/2017''Starbucks Drive Thru, Livingston

New Starbucks and KFC set to open in Dalkeith

Plans for a Starbucks coffeehouse and a KFC Drive-thru have been unveiled as part of a £2 million development at Hardengreen in Dalkeith

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Jim Telfer takes his case to the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Andy Wightman: Communities need to be in on plan

Readers to these pages will be familiar with the case I recently highlighted of the proposed film studio on Jim Telfer’s farm near Straiton. Despite violations against the local plan and strong local opposition, there are fears that Mr Telfer and his family could be forced off the land they have farmed for more than a century.

Missing Leigh Hunter/gray. Picture; Police Scotland

Missing Edinburgh woman may have travelled to Carlisle

Police are appealing for a missing woman who they believe could have travelled to Carlisle via the Borders.

Edinburgh City Council has been operating dicriminalised parking enforcement since 1998

Midlothian Council hoping to take on parking powers

Midlothian Council is set to be awarded parking powers following the withdrawal of police enforcement in the county to prevent drivers “taking liberties when parking their vehicles”.

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Co-frontman of The Libertines Pete Doherty (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Pete Doherty added to Dalkeith Sunday Sessions Scotland line-up

LIBERTINES frontman Pete Doherty has been added to the bill at a summer festival in Dalkeith.

New �12 million training facility hailed by fire chiefs and FBU officials. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

State-of-the-art firefighting hub breaks ground at Newbridge site

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has broken the first ground at its new multi-million pound training facility in Newbridge.


Pupils told not to attend school until 11am after heavy snowfall

SCHOOL pupils in Midlothian are being urged not to arrive at school until 11am today after heavy snowfall this morning.

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Police cordoned off a street in Dalkeith.

Man set to appear in court charged with murder of John Lynch

A MAN is set to appear in court today charged with an alleged murder.

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