Your council news
Published on 15 Nov 2018
An oil painting depicting the horrors of war by the local arts organisation, Dalkeith Arts, was unveiled at a special ceremony in Midlothian Council Chambers on Tuesday.
Published on 14 Sep 2018
Trade waste and recycling will be accepted at Stobhill from 1 October 2018.
Published on 22 Aug 2018
Residents will soon be able to watch live webcasts of Midlothian Council’s planning committee.
Published on 21 Aug 2018
Councillors have agreed to continue funding Christmas lights for another year.
Published on 6 Aug 2018
Midlothian Council is launching a new dedicated customer service Twitter account @midhelp on Monday 13 August.
Published on 2 Jul 2018
Our website is rated among the best performing local authority websites in the UK.
Published on 28 Jun 2018
Having trouble with your hearing aid? Maintenance and repair clinics are available in Midlothian.
Published on 27 Jun 2018
To mark Army Reserves Day today (Wednesday 27 June), Midlothian’s provost, Councillor Peter Smaill paid tribute to the council’s reservists, including risk and safety advisor Grant Kenny, pictured.
Published on 26 Jun 2018
Midlothian councillors today (Tuesday) approved the appointment of Dr Grace Vickers as the council's new Chief Executive.
Published on 25 Jun 2018
Flag raising marks start of Armed Forces Week in Midlothian.
Published on 31 May 2018
The Land and Countryside team have a number of trees and conifers available for planting in open community spaces (maintained by the council).
Published on 10 May 2018
Complete our survey on the draft licensing policy and overprovision statement for 2018
Published on 5 Mar 2018
Celebrate the contribution that different groups make to their communities by getting involved with Equal Midlothian Week (5-10th March 2018).
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 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 27 Sep 2016
An enthusiastic group of future voters joined Council Leader, Councillor Catherine Johnstone to launch the council’s new webcast service.
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