News archive

News published May 2017

  • Election of Provost and other office bearers

    Published 23 May 2017

    Councillor Adam Montgomery (Scottish Labour) has been elected today (Tuesday 23 May) as the new Provost of Midlothian.

  • Winning awards for getting healthy

    Midlothian Active Choices 2017 winners

    Published 22 May 2017

    They’ve overcome obstacles, improved their health and gained confidence – a huge well done to all of this year’s winners of the annual Midlothian Active Choices Awards.

  • Newtongrange masterplanners appointed

    Published 19 May 2017

    A design team has been appointed to revitalise and improve Newtongrange town centre.

  • Your gateway to business success

    Published 18 May 2017

    Looking for advice on starting a new business? Already have a business but are looking to expand? Business Gateway Midlothian is here to help.

  • Robbie and his mum think it's a Good Time to be 2

    Good Time to be 2

    Published 18 May 2017

    Leanne Vicker's son Robbie is one of around 171 two-year-old benefitting from 600 hours of free early learning.

  • Gorebridge Leisure Centre

    Published 18 May 2017

    Scottish Power estimate power could be restored to Gorebridge Leisure Centre by noon today (Thursday).

  • Gorebridge Hub fire

    Published 18 May 2017

    Please be aware that Gorebridge Leisure Centre is currently closed as is Hunterfield Road in Gorebridge because of the fire at the Gorebridge hub building.

  • Thousands of homes ready for superfast broadband

    Published 16 May 2017

    More than 5,000 households and businesses across Midlothian can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

  • New service helps people facing barriers to employment

    new service for people facing a barrier into employment

    Published 15 May 2017

    A council service, which officially launched on Thursday to help people facing a barrier into a job, training or volunteering, is already changing lives for the better.

  • Food and drink finalists

    Published 10 May 2017

    The finalists have been announced in this year’s Midlothian Food and Drink Awards, following a public poll which attracted more than 8,800 votes.