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News published January 2022

  • Midlothian’s Young People Awards winners announced

    Published 26 Jan 2022

    Winners and runners up have been announced for The Midlothian’s Young People Awards (MYPA) 2021 at a special online ceremony.

  • Investing in Communities Fund

    Published 26 Jan 2022

    The Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund prioritises those places where support is needed most, to reduce poverty and inequality. Local organisations who are thinking of applying for funding can attend an online information session on Tuesday 1 Feb at 3pm.

  • Have your say on health and social care plans

    Published 24 Jan 2022

    Local people are being asked to have their say on health and social care service plans in Midlothian.

  • River Esk pollution incident update

    Published 21 Jan 2022

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is continuing to respond to last Friday’s pollution incident in the River Esk at Musselburgh. As a precaution, the general advice is for people and pets to avoid the immediate water environment at this time. Anglers are also being advised not to fish from the Esk.

  • Council Leader warns of serious financial challenges ahead

    Published 19 Jan 2022

    Midlothian Council Leader Councillor Derek Milligan is warning of serious financial challenges ahead thanks to a Scottish Government budget that is “a bad deal for communities”.

  • Time to spare? Spread a little kindness this new year in Midlothian

    Ward helpers

    Published 17 Jan 2022

    Local people are encouraged to give a few hours of their time for the benefit of our community. A number of voluntary and paid roles are available, many of which require 2 hours a week.

  • Virtual visit to Vogrie Outdoor ELC by educators from across the world

    Published 11 Jan 2022

    Midlothian Council’s first Outdoor Early Learning Centre at Vogrie ‘welcomed’ virtual education delegates from across the world, including government ministers and decision makers.