News archive

News published March 2020

  • Community support in Coronavirus crisis

    Published 17 Mar 2020

    To make sure volunteers and the community are supported, and efforts are coordinated throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Midlothian Council is currently gathering details of all those who are organising support in their areas.

  • Council Leader 'overwhelmed' by community spirit

    Published 13 Mar 2020

    Midlothian Council Leader Councillor Derek Milligan said he is “overwhelmed” by the community spirit of staff, volunteers, cross-party councillors and partner agencies who are pulling together.

  • Bringing Penicuik’s past to life

    Penicuik Heritage Project storytellers

    Published 13 Mar 2020

    Two story tellers have been appointed by the Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project to engage with local schools and community groups on the town’s history and heritage.

  • Kitted out for sporting success

    Published 12 Mar 2020

    Midlothian ladies walking football team will be stepping out for their first match on Sunday 15 March in new strips and tops, thanks to the generosity of a local community charity.

  • Midlothian's Young People Awards 2020 launched

    Published 11 Mar 2020

    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?

  • Saturday Fun at Mela 2020

    Published 3 Mar 2020

    The popular Midlothian Mela event is being held on Saturday

  • Jobs roadshow for young people - 4 March 2020

    Published 3 Mar 2020

    Young people and their parents from across Midlothian are invited to attend a free jobs roadshow tomorrow.

  • Danderhall and district decide

    Published 3 Mar 2020

    Residents in Danderhall and district are coming together to decide how £30,000 of public money will be spent to improve their area.

  • Community chooses name for Danderhall facilities

    Danderhall new school and community facilities

    Published 2 Mar 2020

    The name Danderhall Community Hub has come out top in our survey to choose a name for the new community facilities.