News archive

News published January 2019

  • 200 people drop in to Hillend event

    Destination Hillend 5

    Published 29 Jan 2019

    Around 200 people dropped in to Midlothian Snowsports Centre on Monday 28 January to give their views on ambitious plans to turn it into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure destination.

  • Forum for Midlothian farmers

    Published 22 Jan 2019

    This year’s annual farmers’ meeting, hosted by Midlothian Council, will be held at the Stair Arms near Pathhead on Tuesday, 5 February at 6pm.

  • Watch out for ice

    Published 21 Jan 2019

    Gritters will be out from 3.45pm today (Monday) tackling priority routes such as main roads and routes to schools and hospitals.

  • Milestone in energy from waste plant project

    energy from waste plant

    Published 21 Jan 2019

    FCC Environment, which has been contracted to construct and deliver a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian, marks the project's good progress.

  • Council reports on performance in 2017/18

    Published 17 Jan 2019

    A public report setting out how Midlothian Council’s services performed in 2017/18 has been published.

  • Give us your views on Destination Hillend

    Destination Hillend

    Published 11 Jan 2019

    Midlothian Council wants to hear your views on ambitious plans to potentially turn Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure development.

  • Locals have their say on council spending

    Published 11 Jan 2019

    Midlothian residents are being reminded that they still have time to have their say on how the council spends its money next year. Councillors are expected to agree their 2019/20 budget and set council tax levels on Tuesday 12 February.

  • Helping our communities do more to cope in an emergency

    Published 10 Jan 2019

    When we’re hit by snow and ice or storms, what people do to help each other can make a real difference. Two public meetings have been organised to help locals form their own resilient community groups

  • Community projects benefit from Armed Forces Covenant funding

    Published 10 Jan 2019

    Two community organisations in Midlothian have each been awarded £20,000 for one-year projects from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund, operated by the Ministry of Defence.

  • Improvement work to Penicuik High Street continues

    Published 9 Jan 2019

    The improvement work which started in Penicuik High Street last October is now continuing after the festive break.