Your council news
Published on 13 Feb 2018
Midlothian’s depute provost Margot Russell will take over the provost’s role temporarily following the sudden death of Councillor Adam Montgomery.
Published on 13 Feb 2018
The start of this morning's Council Meeting has been delayed until 1pm
Published on 3 Jan 2018
We will be collecting and chipping real Christmas trees from Monday 8 January.
Published on 12 Dec 2017
As part of Scotland’s official national events programme to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, The Youth Radio Network is organising a Youth Talent Showcase in Midlothian.
Published on 31 Oct 2017
The council is assuring its residents that it is committed to the highest possible standards of openness, honesty and accountability and has recently updated its Anti-Fraud and Corruption, Anti-Bribery and Whistleblowing policies.
Published on 3 Jul 2017
A series of savings options aimed at addressing Midlothian Council’s budget gap in 2018/19 and subsequent years are currently being developed by the council’s chief officers.
Published on 23 May 2017
Councillor Adam Montgomery (Scottish Labour) has been elected today (Tuesday 23 May) as the new Provost of Midlothian.
Published on 28 Mar 2017
Midlothian councillors have approved changes to the boundary between Gorebridge and District and Moorfoot Community Councils.
Published on 23 Dec 2016
Midlothian Council has approved a series of saving proposals aimed at meeting a projected £12.9 million shortfall in its budget next year.
Published on 30 Sep 2016
Midlothian residents are being asked for their views on the way council services are delivered, as part of a bid to help save the local authority millions of pounds over the next few years.
Published on 27 Sep 2016
An enthusiastic group of future voters joined Council Leader, Councillor Catherine Johnstone to launch the council’s new webcast service.
Published on 3 Jun 2016
An ‘easy read’ guide has been produced to help local people take part in a major consultation on the future of council services in Midlothian.
Published on 22 Mar 2016
Midlothian Council has agreed a protocol for webcasting meetings.
Published on 7 Mar 2016
Councillors’ environmental improvement funds are to be cut from £13,000 to £10,000 annually. These are small pots of money which councillors can allocate to projects in their wards.
Published on 25 Feb 2016
Midlothian residents who don’t have access to their own computer are being encouraged to head to their local library to take part in a recently launched consultation on council services.
Published on 10 Feb 2016
We are working with Rosewell Community Trust in its bid to create a community hub.
Published on 29 Jan 2016
Midlothian Council has been awarded a £3.4 million grant allocation to run a LEADER programme throughout Midlothian and East Lothian.
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