News archive

News published October 2019

  • Do you have a few hours to spare?

    Published 29 Oct 2019

    If you’ve got a few hours to spare once a month and you’d like to help maintain one of our most valued walk and cycle ways in Midlothian then get in touch.

  • Mayfield Primary toilets

    Published 28 Oct 2019

    We'd like to clarify the situation regarding unisex toilets in Mayfield Primary School.

  • New senior appointments announced

    Published 22 Oct 2019

    Midlothian councillors have approved the appointments of Kevin Anderson and Fiona Robertson as the new Executive Directors of Place and Children, Young People and Partnerships respectively.

  • Dalkeith residents asked if they want parking permit scheme

    Parked cars in a street

    Published 14 Oct 2019

    Residents living around the centre of Dalkeith are being asked their views on introducing parking permits.

  • Statement on peat extraction at Auchencorth Moss, Penicuik

    Published 11 Oct 2019

    Midlothian Council has issued the following statement to clarify the position on recent media reports on a planning application relating to land at Auchencorth Moss, Springfield Road, Penicuik.

  • Council and Emergency Services tackle Waste Amnesty

    Published 10 Oct 2019

    Midlothian Council is working with local Emergency Services again this year to offer free uplifts of combustible materials in a bid to cut down the number of fires started deliberately in the run up to Bonfire Night.

  • Changing lives for the better

    Published 4 Oct 2019

    Seventy families, 170 children and 52 children under five years-of-age took part in a successful programme of sport, food and fun at Newbattle over the summer, in a ground-breaking initiative to tackle poverty, raise attainment and improve the lives of local people.

  • Tackling child poverty in Midlothian

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    A partnership approach to tackling local child poverty has been set out in a report jointly produced by Midlothian Council and NHS Lothian.

  • More dates to register with our outdoor early learning centre

    outdoor nursery

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    Don't forget to register your child for a place at our first outdoor nursery – Vogrie Outdoor Early Learning & Childcare Centre (ELC).

  • Interested in finding out more about crowdfunding?

    Published 2 Oct 2019

    Crowdfunder is running a 'train the trainer' session in Musselburgh on Friday 1 November in partnership with Tyne Esk LEADER.