News archive

News published October 2019

  • Dalkeith residents asked if they want parking permit scheme

    Parked cars in a street

    Published 14 Oct 2019

    Residents living around the centre of Dalkeith are being asked their views on introducing parking permits.

  • Virgin Media cables being installed

    Published 14 Oct 2019

    As part of the ongoing Virgin Media works in the Dalkeith area, cables are being installed along Lothian Road, London Road, and at the Newmills Road / London Road junction.

  • Statement on peat extraction at Auchencorth Moss, Penicuik

    Published 11 Oct 2019

    Midlothian Council has issued the following statement to clarify the position on recent media reports on a planning application relating to land at Auchencorth Moss, Springfield Road, Penicuik.

  • Focus on support for business

    Published 11 Oct 2019

    Businesses, employers and education providers in Midlothian are invited to a special Support for Business event in Gorebridge on Thursday 31 October, as part of Midlothian Business Week 2019.

  • Council and Emergency Services tackle Waste Amnesty

    Published 10 Oct 2019

    Midlothian Council is working with local Emergency Services again this year to offer free uplifts of combustible materials in a bid to cut down the number of fires started deliberately in the run up to Bonfire Night.

  • Changing lives for the better

    Published 4 Oct 2019

    Seventy families, 170 children and 52 children under five years-of-age took part in a successful programme of sport, food and fun at Newbattle over the summer, in a ground-breaking initiative to tackle poverty, raise attainment and improve the lives of local people.

  • Campaign week to challenge poverty

    Published 3 Oct 2019

    Challenge Poverty Week, organised by the Poverty Alliance, is being held from 7 to 13 October. The Scotland-wide campaign aims to show how low incomes, high costs, lack of decent jobs, and lack of access to help and services are affecting thousands of households.

  • Tickets on sale for Usher Hall music festival

    Midlothian Schools' Festival of Music

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    Get it in your diary: Monday 11 November is the date of this year’s Midlothian Schools’ Festival of Music concert and tickets are already on sale.

  • Tackling child poverty in Midlothian

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    A partnership approach to tackling local child poverty has been set out in a report jointly produced by Midlothian Council and NHS Lothian.

  • More dates to register with our outdoor early learning centre

    outdoor nursery

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    Don't forget to register your child for a place at our first outdoor nursery – Vogrie Outdoor Early Learning & Childcare Centre (ELC).