News archive

News published June 2020

  • New Locate in Midlothian website launched

    Published 29 Jun 2020

    If you’re looking to start a new business venture, grow your existing company, relocate with your family or simply want to visit the area, the newly launched Locate in Midlothian website gives you all the tools, support and information you need.

  • Welcome to Crowdfund Tyne Esk's latest event - train the trainer!

    Published 25 Jun 2020

    Are you someone who deals with businesses, local organisations or community groups in a support capacity? If so, you could benefit from learning about crowdfunding.

  • Data project boost to aid local Covid-19 recovery

    Published 25 Jun 2020

    Almost a quarter of a million pounds has been awarded to City Region Deal projects that will use data-based approaches to benefit businesses, communities and services.

  • Environmental Health aware of mine water concerns

    Published 23 Jun 2020

    The Environmental Health Service is aware of concerns around mine water from the old Bilston Glen Colliery discharging into the River South Esk.

  • Local businesses support the community

    Published 23 Jun 2020

    With the impact of the pandemic felt across the business community, Midlothian businesses have shown their resilience by diversifying to reach new clients and help local communities.

  • Economic renewal strategy to support jobs and businesses in Midlothian

    Published 23 Jun 2020

    Midlothian Council has approved a new Economic Renewal Strategy, setting out its ambitious approach to managing the transition from lockdown and planning for the longer term challenges the local economy will face.

  • Be Scam Aware

    Published 22 Jun 2020

    This year's Shut out Scammers campaign is focusing on COVID-19 related scams. Don't get caught out!

  • First online concert is phenomenal success

    Published 19 Jun 2020

    More than 10,000 people watched the first ever online concert by 250 of Midlothian’s most talented young musicians.

  • Could you foster like Neil?

    Neil Milliken fostering

    Published 19 Jun 2020

    Midlothian Council is appealing for foster carers, just like Neil Milliken, pictured.

  • Planning portal unavailable

    Published 18 Jun 2020

    Due to essential maintenance, the Planning Application search system on the council’s website will be unavailable from 6pm today (Thursday 18 June) until Wednesday 24 June 2020.