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News published July 2020

  • Artist's video about new Danderhall sculpture

    Published 22 Jul 2020

    The thinking behind the design for a new sculpture which will stand outside Danderhall Community Hub has been unveiled by the artist, Alex Allan.

  • New web-app helps students discover their options

    Published 21 Jul 2020

    Midlothian Council is supporting the new 'Pathways Web-App' launched today (21 July 2020) which helps students and school leavers to look up further and higher education pathways in one place.

  • Council team rallies round shielding residents in Midlothian

    Published 17 Jul 2020

    Over 3300 Midlothian residents ‘shielding’ at home due to COVID-19 have received support from the council’s newly formed shielding team.

  • Partnership jobs and training pledge to counter impact of COVID-19

    Published 16 Jul 2020

    The Midlothian Community Planning Partnership has made a commitment to support local jobseekers caught up in the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Council tenants encouraged to change the way they pay their rent

    Published 16 Jul 2020

    Council house tenants in Midlothian are being asked to look at changing the way they pay their rent and Council Tax by switching to direct debit or other payment methods.

  • Midlothian Libraries are returning!

    Published 16 Jul 2020

    The Midlothian Library service will be resuming on Monday 27 July with Dalkeith Library the first branch to be reopened.

  • The quick and easy way to pay your rent and Council Tax

    Published 15 Jul 2020

    It’s now easier than ever to pay your council house rent or council tax – saving you the time and trouble of making unwanted journeys or waiting in a queue.

  • Do you live in a flat?

    Published 14 Jul 2020

    Did you know that every hour of every day there’s a house fire in Scotland? We all need to take precautions to prevent fires happening and we also need to know what to do if a fire does break out.

  • Council halts plan for new depot at Bonnyrigg

    Published 8 Jul 2020

    The economic impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic, and the need to review how local services are provided in the future, has led Midlothian Council to conclude that it should not proceed with plans for a new depot and offices at the Hopefield site in Bonnyrigg.

  • Remembering Srebrenica

    Published 7 Jul 2020

    This week marks 25 years since the Genocide in Srebrenica, where over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim people were murdered. Help us all stand up to hatred and intolerance wherever it may be found.