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Midlothian science park to be extended

A multi-million pound extension project creating up to 300 jobs has been approved for the science park at the Bush Estate near Penicuik.

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Lothian Buses is looking to take on 10 apprentice technicians. Photo: Lisa Ferguson

Bus firm seeks apprentice mechanics

Lothian Buses’ engineering team is on the hunt for fresh new talent to add to its technical team offering ten new apprenticeship positions.

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The new cycle path would create another link to the under construction Newbattle High School.

Cycle path plans for Mayfield welcomed

Plans for a new cycle path to improve links to and from Mayfield were welcomed last week by the local community council.

Transport
Report calls for railway to be extended

Report calls for railway to be extended

A report has been produced outlining the advantages of extending the Borders Railway.

Transport
Danish mechanic Jacob Nørgaard at work at Alex F Noble & Son

Loanhead Exchange helps apprentice Jacob climb ladder

Midlothian car dealership, Alex F Noble & Son, has teamed up with Edinburgh College for the fourth successive year to host a Danish mechanic on an apprentice exchange scheme.

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Wise Property Care, a property preservation company with an office on Easthouses Road in Dalkeith, recently won an award and a commendation at a national awards ceremony organised by the Property Care Association.

Easthouses firm shines at national awards

The company, which has a regional office on Easthouses Road, took the Website of the Year (medium/large company) title at the Property Care Association’s annual Best Practice awards event, held at Warwick University, as well as a Highly Commended accolade in the Project of the Year category.

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The Stewart Brewing team accept the Brewing Award at the Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards. Photo: Ian Georgeson Photography

Loanhead brewer proves it is the cream of the crop

Leading Scottish craft brewer, Stewart Brewing, is celebrating after winning a top prize at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards.

Business
Combine golf and business networking

Put your Midlothian business to the fore

It’s called Netgolfing and it is designed to generate more business and expand your contacts.

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The National Mining Museum Scotland

Invite to Midlothian businesses

Project manager Jemma Reid, of MBTAG (Midlothian Borders Tourism Action Group) is organising the event on Tuesday, June 6.

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The Borders Railway

Midlothian firms given chance to shine

Small companies operating in the food and drink sector along the Borders Railway corridor are being given an opportunity to showcase the best of the area’s cuisine to a wide audience of buyers from Edinburgh and across the country.

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Itihaas in Dalkeith has been named Restaurant of the Year. The award was collected by Matin Khan's sons Majibur (left) and Habibur, and restaurant manager Mohammad Abbas (centre).

Curry crown is bestowed on Dalkeith restaurant

Three years after its director was named Scotland’s Curry King, Itihaas restaurant in Dalkeith has been voted the country’s top curry restaurant.

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Chris Stewart with the Trophy and award winning Burger.

Tasty award for eatery

A Penicuik restaurant taken over by a local couple just two years ago has been named the home of the best burger in Scotland.

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James Palmer (Shawfair LLP)
- centre , with Jim Donaldson (Crummock) on site. - right.
Photo by Phil Wilkinson

Major contract signed for next phase of Shawfair

The development of Shawfair has taken a major step forward with the signing of a multi-million pound infrastructure contract.

Business
Edinburgh City Bypass, A720

Bypass capacity 
issue raised at 
Holyrood by MSP

Lothian Tory MSP Miles Briggs has pressed Transport Minister Humza Yousaf on the capacity of Edinburgh’s city bypass.

Transport
Midlothian Food and Drink awards sponsors: Derek Hogg, director of crummock, David Duncan, business development manager at crummock, Martin Khan owner of ithiaas restaurant, Shelley Rayner marketing manager for Dalkeith country park,. pic taken at the orangery in dalkeith country park

Midlothian Food and Drink Awards finalists chosen

The finalists have been announced in this year’s Midlothian Food and Drink Awards, following a public poll which attracted more than 8,800 votes.

Business
What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

Business
Andrew Morrison

Breakfast event for Midlothian businesses

Have you ever wondered how to make the right approach to bidding for a public sector contract?

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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Beth Watt of Daleith Country park with (seated) Jim Hiddleston, Business Gowth Advisor with Business Gateway and Aileen Scobie of Midlothian Council

Last orders for awards voting

People are being urged to take their last chance to choose their favourite eateries and bars in this year’s Midlothian Food and Drink Awards.

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