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?

  • Local groups invited to apply for grant funding

    Published 28 Aug 2018

    Local organisations are being invited to apply now to Midlothian Council for grant funding for projects starting from April 2019. The funding is to help community groups, charities and social enterprises improve the quality of life of people living in Midlothian.

  • Be a force for good

    Published 23 Aug 2018

    Can you be a force for good? We are currently recruiting for Children’s Panel members in Midlothian.

  • Want to get more involved in your community?

    Published 22 Aug 2018

    Are you a local resident who would like to get more involved in your community? Then why not join in with the annual Midlothian community council training day on Saturday 6 October?

  • 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.