News archive

News published August 2019

  • Katy and Matthew think it's a 'Good Time to Be 2'

    Published 29 Aug 2019

    Katy Stoddart and her son Matthew, 2, are a great advert for the benefits of the council’s Good Time to Be 2 initiative.

  • Apply now for small grant funding

    Published 28 Aug 2019

    Local organisations are being invited to apply now to Midlothian Council for small grant funding for projects starting from April 2020. The funding is to help community groups, charities and social enterprises improve the quality of life of people living in Midlothian.

  • Young adults in Midlothian securing their future

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    An impressive 92.9% of 16-19 year olds in Midlothian were in education, employment or training or personal development according to the 2019 Annual Participation Measure report, released today (27 August).

  • Temporary road junction closure

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    The Abbey Road junction at Newbattle Road, Eskbank, will be closed from Monday 2 September 2019 for up to 4 weeks. This is to allow SGN to carry out essential upgrading work to the gas main.

  • Your ideas on working together

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    We're opening up the next round of our ‘Making a Difference’ suggestion scheme to local groups, partners and individuals as well as council employees. Send us your ideas.

  • Gain a maths or English qualification

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    Spaces are still available for National 5 Maths and Higher English classes at the Lasswade Centre in Bonnyrigg.

  • Danderhall and District decides

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    Residents in Midlothian’s Danderhall and District will soon be able to decide how £30,000 of public money is spent to help meet the priorities of their community.

  • Sign up now to 'Walk the Line'

    Published 26 Aug 2019

    With registration now open for the council’s annual walking event, ‘Walk the Line’, Ageing Well volunteers popped into Morrisons to say a huge thank you for donating.

  • Trust decision on Gorebridge Station building

    Gorebridge Station

    Published 23 Aug 2019

    The council “respects and understands” Gorebridge Community Development Trust's decision to no longer be a community partner in the project to redevelop the former Gorebridge train station building.

  • Council wins top Ministry of Defence award

    Published 23 Aug 2019

    Midlothian Council has received a top award from the Ministry of Defence for its support of the Armed Forces Community.