Latest media releases

New 'ring and go' service to replace 328 bus

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Midlothian Council is offering a new ‘ring and go’ service from Monday 21 April after bus operator Edinburgh Coach Lines withdrew its 328 service.

Update on CO2 in Newbyres Crescent

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From today, Midlothian Council will have installed all 60 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) monitors inside properties on Newbyres Crescent, Gorebridge.

Pupils fired up for all emergencies

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Young people from Midlothian recently spent time with emergency services – as part of a new community safety initiative.

Pupils' visit famous New York photographer

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One of the world’s most renowned photographers Albert Watson threw open the doors of his New York studio to welcome pupils from his old school in Midlothian.

A touch of Commonwealth class for Newbattle

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The work of pupil councils from Newbattle Community High School and its partner school Khanya Lesedi in South Africa feature in a new BBC film for its online initiative, Commonwealth Class.

Lord Hardie visits local school

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A very special guest visited St David’s RC High School in Dalkeith recently – and hosted a talk on the political and parliamentary process.

Helping improve lives

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Midlothian Council welcomes Education Scotland inspection of Community Learning and Development.

Local pupils rise to the football challenge

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Local primary school children from across Midlothian had an incredible morning of football this week, as the Tesco Bank Football Challenge visited the area for a fun-filled festival at Dalkeith Campus

Positive coaching classes for parents

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Parents, sports coaches and teachers are being encouraged to sign up for workshops about doing their bit to make sure young people learn valuable life lessons and skills through sport.

New beginnings on the horizon

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A new cafe which has been set up to help people recovering from addictions – is going from strength to strength.

Pupils' promote safety of Borders Railway

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Jessica Hanley of Lasswade Primary and Newtongrange Primary pupil Leon Thomson are helping keep us safe during the building of the Borders Railway.

A6106 to open again after 21 months

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It’s taken 21 months, 36,000 tons of earthworks, 2,500 tons of concrete, more than 1 kilometre of ground anchors and 200 metres of new road.