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Queensferry Crossing will become official motorway in February

It has been announced that the Queensferry Crossing will officially become a motorway from next month.

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Penicuik Library at Penicuik Centre will host the event.

Business start-up open day advice

Business Gateway Midlothian will hold a Business Start Up Open Day on January 24 in Penicuik Library between 9.30am and 1.30pm.

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Long list of unfinished jobs on Queensferry Crossing revealed

A list of 23 unfinished jobs on the newly-opened Queensferry Crossing which will take until September to complete was published by today.

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Tax warning for companies

Tax warning for companies

Local small businesses are being urged not to miss the January 31 deadline to complete their online tax returns, or they could face hefty fines.

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Image of the proposed development at Straiton Retail Park.

Plans submitted for final Straiton units

Plans have been submitted for an additional 11 retail units to complete the “final piece in the jigsaw” at shopping hub Straiton Retail Park.

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Jim Hiddleston, Business Gowth Advisor with Business Gateway

Free seminars to start the new year on the right foot

Business Gateway Midlothian will hold free business seminars to help local businesses make 2018 their best year yet.

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Ark hairdressing in Bonnyrigg won The Scottish Hair and Beauty award for Best customer service
From left-Eve Mcinulty,Sharon Moffat,Michelle Cockburn, Maureen Thompson,Tasha Moffat,Kelly Goulding.

A cut above the competition

A Bonnyrigg hairdressers recently won the best customer service title for the south east of Scotland at The Scottish Hair and Beauty awards.

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Board members:Neville Suttle, Derek Rosie, Roger Kelly, The Convener, Martin Meteyard of The Storehouse, which is looking to open as planned after the initial �250,000 raised ran out during the current works. 14/8/17

Funding success for Penicuik Storehouse

Penicuik Community Alliance has secured £12,990 from the Scottish Land Fund to develop plans to buy its Storehouse premises, rented from Scotmid.

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NEC see significant technological advantages.

Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Phil Dunn with his first book, Absolutely Essential Book of Jokes About the Left (The Choir Press)

Dalkeith man books the left

Dalkeith-born author Philip Dunn has released his first book, aimed at turning the tables on the left and left-wing comedians in particular.

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Alanna Pryde (Accounts) Derek Hogg,( Managing Director), Drew Hamill (Director), Tony Neild (Director). Kayleigh Smith (Accounts) and David Duncan (Business Development Manager) of Crummock Scotland with Doddie Weir.

Business expands premises

A growing Midlothian construction company has expanded its premises to cope with an expected rise in staff numbers in the coming years.

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Bombay Lounge owner Michael Singh and staff members.

Curry king is delighted

Dalkeith restaurant Bombay Lounge was named Best Curry House in the East of Scotland, at the recent Spice Awards ceremony in Glasgow.

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Advertiser to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

Advertiser to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

The Midlothian Advertiser will benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

Business
Mike Russell speaking at the Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce event at Dalhousie Castle.

Make your Brexit concerns known

Local businessmen and women have been urged to make their concerns about Brexit known to the Scottish Government.

Business
A packed public meeting of 200 residents was held in Pathhead Community Hall last Thursday.

Locals call for a fare bus service

A packed public meeting was held last week in Pathhead to discuss council proposals to remove a subsidy for a “vital” local transport link.

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RBS plans to close branches in Bonnyrigg and Penicuik

Midlothian RBS branches targeted for closure

The Bonnyrigg and Penicuik branches of the Royal Bank of Scotland are among 62 in Scotland under threat of closure.

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Cross Borders Brewing Company on stage collecting their award for Business Start Up of The Year 2017 at the MELCC Awards.
Photo: Left to Right: Jonny Wilson, Maurice Munckton, Gary Munckton

Brewing up more success

Dalkieth-based microbrewery Cross Borders Brewing Company continues to brew up a storm, recently picking up more recognition.

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From left to right are: Marie Arthur of Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge, the nursery received a Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) grant, Stephanie Walker and Michaela Jackson both of the Gorebridge Trust, CARS project manager Rod Lugg, Grant Ballantine, Midlothian Council's lead conservation officer, Patrick Nicol, Alan Staff and Dodie Piddock, all of Apex Scotland and Lindley Kirkpatrick, the ScotRail Alliances Borders Railway Programme Executive. In front are, from left to right, Midlothian Council's cabinet member for economic development, Cllr Russell Imrie and Humza Yousaf Minister for Transport and the Islands with Jack Hardie, 4, Oliver Green, 4, and Calli Halleran, 4, all of Newbyres Nursery.

Funding on track to revitalise areas

Major funding has been secured to revitalise the centre of Gorebridge and turn a disused building at Newtongrange railway station into a community space and bistro.

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Mohammed Akram MBE who owns The Abbey Granary in Newbattle Rd, Newtongrange.

Former pub offered to the local community as a cafe

The owner of the old Abbey Granary pub in Newtongrange is offering the premises out to the community to run as a cafe or a restaurant.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Stoats in Loanhead to announce the company as Scotlands 1,000th Living Wage-accredited employer.

First Minister visits Stoats

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last week visited Loanhead-based company Stoats - Scotland’s 1000th Living Wage-accredited employer.

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