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Iain cooks up university awards success

Education
Catering supervisor Shirley Macpherson and baker Beverley Armstrong from Midlothian Council's catering team.

Catering changes at mining museum

News
Tesco stores in Midlothian have donated more than 11,000 meals

Tesco connects with Midlothian charities

News
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport

Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

News

Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

News

Survey reveals families in Scotland missing out on time outside together

News

Treating Scotland’s changing drug problem

News
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
Members of the Active Travel team at Midlothian Council are pictured with their award for excellence in travel information and marketing. (L to R) Gillian Bathgate (School Travel Plan Co-ordinator) Bogdan Handrea (Sustainable Travel Officer) Lindsay Haddow (Policy Planning Manager) Stephen MacPhail (GIS Technician)

Work of Midlothian active travel team is recognised

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
The bridge walks will be cancelled only if winds reach more than 50mph. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

More than 226,000 seek Queensferry Crossing walk tickets

Transport

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime

Appeal after indecent assault on teenage girls in Penicuik

Crime

Car on fire in Dalkeith

Crime

Housebreaking in Soutra

Crime

Iain cooks up university awards success

Education
Midlothian Council has approved playground improvements at Saltersgate School

Playground improvements earmarked for Saltersgate

News
Hawthornden Primary pupils perform a fan dance at the launch of the Confucius Primary Hub.

Bonnyrigg school establishes links with China

News
St David's High School pupils Aidan O'Brien and Brooke Combe collect, on behalf of Grace Jack, the Secondary School Music Teacher Award at the Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards 2017 from Myleene Klass. Photo: Matt Crossick

Award is music to ears of Dalkeith teacher

Education
Midlothian Council HQ

Council thanks following Bonnyrigg school consultation

News

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
Members of the Active Travel team at Midlothian Council are pictured with their award for excellence in travel information and marketing. (L to R) Gillian Bathgate (School Travel Plan Co-ordinator) Bogdan Handrea (Sustainable Travel Officer) Lindsay Haddow (Policy Planning Manager) Stephen MacPhail (GIS Technician)

Work of Midlothian active travel team is recognised

News
Iain Dempster & Fiona Brown at the Leadburn Inn.  (Pic: Alan Wilson)

Village pub up for national rural award

News

Tories question “positive campaign”

Politics
SNP group leader Kelly Parry and Labour group leader Derek Milligan.

Labour denies talk of council coalition deal

Politics
SNP councillor Debbi McCall and Conservative group leader Pauline Winchester.

Councillor attacks ‘barbaric’ reform

Politics
Grenfell Tower.

Cladding assurance on council buildings

Politics
Councillors Jim Muirhead and Kelly Parry.

Voluntary sector grants under review

Politics
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
Mayfield and Easthouses Community Council chairman Robert Hogg presents a �1214 cheque to the Y2K project

Project funds nourish Midlothian communities

News

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Health

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Health