The Penicuckoo is Penicuik’s sole news website dedicated to the going-ons in Midlothian’s papermaking town.

Operated by volunteers, the Penicuckoo is a truly local news website which aims to inform residents of important news, however along the way we hope to excite you with event information, sport updates and handy weather alerts and forecasts.

Meet The Team

Thomas Scott – Founder and Editor of The Penicuik Cuckoo. The person most likely to publish on this site. >> More Here

Of course there are others behind the scenes who help out but Thomas is the main player. If you would like to join us please email us at