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News published April 2019

  • MYPA 2019 - nomination countdown

    Published 30 Apr 2019

    There is still time to nominate inspirational young people for the Midlothian’s Young People Awards (MYPA) 2019.

  • Bruce and Sally Dunlop foster - could you?

    Published 26 Apr 2019

    Considering a career in fostering? Come to our drop-in event on Thursday 16 May between 4pm and 8pm at a room in the Lasswade Library. We hear from carers Bruce and Sally Dunlop.

  • Meet foster carer Carrie at our drop-in event

    Published 26 Apr 2019

    Thinking about a career in fostering? Come and meet carers, like Carrie Haggarty, at our fostering drop-in event on Thursday 16 May between 4pm and 8pm in a private room at Lasswade Library.

  • Planning to vote in the EU election?

    EU election logo 2019

    Published 25 Apr 2019

    Don’t forget that if you’re planning to vote in the European Elections on 23 May, you’ll need to be registered.

  • Gateway to business success

    Published 19 Apr 2019

    Business Gateway Midlothian is set for a busy year ahead, supporting small to medium size businesses in the area to start up and grow. A new programme of workshops and events has been released for summer 2019, to be held at Newbattle Library.

  • Grants available for early learning providers

    Published 17 Apr 2019

    If you’re an early learning and childcare (ELC) provider in the private or voluntary sector, you can apply for a capital grant for support with your expansion plans.

  • Diversity in public life

    Published 10 Apr 2019

    Get involved with public life

  • Let's celebrate amazing young people

    Published 4 Apr 2019

    Do you know a young person living, working or studying in Midlothian or a youth group whose contribution to their local community deserves to be recognised?

  • Penicuik road closures extended

    Published 4 Apr 2019

    The Penicuik town centre road closures are having to be extended by a further week.

  • New tourism app for Midlothian and the Borders

    New visitors' app

    Published 4 Apr 2019

    Visitors to Midlothian and the Scottish Borders can explore new tours, listen to myths, legends and songs about the area and find places of interest nearby thanks to