Community councils

Approved merger

Midlothian Council proposed to amend the Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils through a merger of Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Community Council and Poltonhall and Hopefield Community Council. 

At a Special Meeting of Council on 28 June 2022 the merger was approved.


The first meeting of the new Bonnyrigg and District Community Council will be on 13 October 2022, 19:00-21:00 at the Lasswade Centre.

Join the community council

Residents of Bonnyrigg, Lasswade and Poltonhall are invited to become members of the new community council.

If you are interested an application form needs to be returned by 17:00 on 6 October: Bonnyrigg and District Community Council | Bonnyrigg and District Community Council (