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News published January 2021

  • Schools open as normal

    Published 14 Jan 2021

    We've had some snow overnight and it is continuing to fall so it could still cause some disruption. However, schools for key workers' and vulnerable children will open.

  • Amber warning of snow

    Published 13 Jan 2021

    The Met Office has issued a ‘Be Prepared’ Amber warning for snow in Midlothian from 3pm today (Wednesday) until 10am on Thursday morning.

  • Thousands of council-supplied Chromebooks helping online, including live, lessons

    Published 11 Jan 2021

    At the start of the new term, Midlothian Council has confirmed it has supplied around 3,800 Chromebooks and 54 4G dongles, to connect to the internet, to P1 pupils upwards since the pandemic started.

  • Local groups can apply now for poverty grants

    Published 6 Jan 2021

    Community groups, charities and social enterprises can now apply for a Midlothian Council grant of between £5,000 and £20,000 to help tackle poverty.