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News published July 2021

  • New pre-authorisation deposit for e-bikes

    Published 30 Jul 2021

    The operators of the e-bikes located at Jarnac Court, Dalkeith and Edinburgh College, Eskbank have introduced a £100 per bike pre-authorisation deposit for each ride, day pass or monthly pass.

  • Counselling service for young people to continue

    Published 26 Jul 2021

    MYPAS will continue to offer a high quality schools counselling service for all young people ages 10 to 18 across Midlothian after a funding boost from Midlothian Council.  

  • Use water wisely!

    Published 23 Jul 2021

    Scottish Water is reminding people to use water efficiently after confirming that demand is so high during the warm weather that it’s having to produce more than 200 million litres of extra water a day to maintain normal supplies.

  • Family Learning Centre shortlisted for national award

    Published 19 Jul 2021

    Midlothian Council’s Hawthorn Family Learning Centre is a finalist in a national award scheme recognising local government achievements.

  • Penicuik regeneration project welcomes intern

    Published 16 Jul 2021

    A final year pupil from Dalkeith High School has started an internship with The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project as part of a nationwide Career Ready Programme.

  • Funding for building improvements in historic Penicuik town centre

    Published 14 Jul 2021

    The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project has approved building grant applications for a number of properties in the historic town centre.

  • Midlothian library's tree spreads kindness

    Published 12 Jul 2021

    A ‘Kindness Tree’ in Dalkeith Library is among 10 Scotland-wide library initiatives playing a vital role in helping to improve wellbeing according to findings in a new report.

  • Demolition work on former school site to get underway

    Published 5 Jul 2021

    Demolition work on the former St. Mary’s Primary School building in Bonnyrigg will begin this week.

  • Regeneration opportunity for Dalkeith town centre

    Published 2 Jul 2021

    Proposals to replace a number of office and other buildings owned by Midlothian Council in Dalkeith with new housing, retail and community space are to be considered as part of an initiative to regenerate the town centre.

  • Volunteers’ efforts to improve open spaces praised by council

    Published 2 Jul 2021

    The efforts of local groups and individuals in Midlothian to improve local streets, parks and other open spaces has been praised by Midlothian Council.