Beach goers fined

Midlothian MP Owen Thompson urged the Chancellor not to restrict the lifeline support for businesses and self-employed.

Christine Grahame MSP writes her monthly column for Midlothian View.

Housebreaking fell by just over 40 per cent in Midlothian with break-ins to other premises down by over a quarter, according to the latest figures.

A water park, new train station and new leisure routes through a series of waterways are all included in a vision for a carbon neutral zone.

Cruise ships with up to 4,000 passengers could be accommodated at the former Cockenzie Power Station site if it was turned into a port, experts have said.

A bid for funding to support emergency changes to streets and pathways in East Lothian has been launched.

Midlothian Council’s Children’s Services scooped the “Greatest Social Media Activity” award at the Mind Of My Own national annual awards ceremony.

Midlothian Council is to open one of its recycling centres from June 1 if the First Minister gives the go ahead next week.