News archive

News published August 2018

  • Funding awarded for Penicuik regeneration project

    Published 30 Aug 2018

    Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Environment Scotland have approved a £2.6 million funding package to help regenerate Penicuik town centre. The funding will support improvements to historic buildings and public spaces, along with a wide range of community activities and training opportunities for local people.

  • Apply now for a Good Time to Be 2 place

    Good Time to Be 2

    Published 29 Aug 2018

    Kim Eastell’s son Emmett is one of the children enjoying his ‘Good Time to Be 2’ funded place with Hawthorn Children and Family Centre in Mayfield. Is your child eligible?

  • Do you have a two-year-old child?

    Amber and mum Natalie

    Published 29 Aug 2018

    Would your two-year-old child benefit from a funded place in a nursery, childminder or other early learning setting?

  • Christmas lights funding extended

    Published 22 Aug 2018

    Councillors have agreed to continue funding Christmas lights for another year.

  • Planning committee to be webcast

    Published 22 Aug 2018

    Residents will soon be able to watch live webcasts of Midlothian Council’s planning committee.

  • The beautiful game, just a bit slower!

    Published 22 Aug 2018

    First pioneered in Midlothian, walking football has become a national hit in recent years and now there are even more ways to get involved in the sport across the county.

  • New school adjacent to current Lasswade PS

    Published 21 Aug 2018

    Midlothian Council has agreed to build a three stream replacement school for Lasswade Primary School on the land adjacent to the current school.

  • Xmas lights funded for another year

    Published 21 Aug 2018

    Councillors have agreed to continue funding Christmas lights for another year.

  • Your comments on a new primary school and community facilities for Danderhall

    Published 21 Aug 2018

    Thank you to residents for their comments regarding the development of a new school and community facilities in Danderhall.

  • School bus pick-ups update

    Published 20 Aug 2018

    School buses are now running as normal although we’re reminding families living in Danderhall and Loanhead their child’s pick up point may be different this week. See below for more details.