Starbucks drive-thru double blow

McDonald’s has lost its fight to open a drive-thru in Musselburgh after an appeal to Scottish Ministers was thrown out.

Every Member of the Scottish Parliament is being asked to nominate one of their constituents.

Concerns for the safety of women over plans for outside tables at a Loanhead restaurant have been dismissed by officials but permission was still denied.

A ban on fans in Scottish care homes has been reversed by public health officials in Scotland after providers challenged an order to remove them from rooms during a heatwave.

"Many of the factors which contribute to poor health and health inequalities such as housing education, work and income, are the same as those which contribute to the risk of offending, reoffending and becoming a victim of crime."

Ombudsman's report confirms failings in the way the UK Government communicated about the State Pension age rise.

Colin Beattie MSP, Midlothian North & Musselburgh, writes his monthly column for Midlothian View.

Midlothian Council held a meeting in private to decide on a new location for the long awaited replacement for Beeslack High School.

A Midlothian distillery will be able to produce five times more gin than it currently can after being given the go ahead to expand.

Craig Hoy MSP, South of Scotland, writes his monthly column for Midlothian View.

Colin Beattie MSP refutes claims made that plans to deliver improvements to Sheriffhall Roundabout are to be scrapped.

Local MP urges a rethink and vows to support any campaign to save the centre.