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News published April 2022

  • Online payments available

    Published 29 Apr 2022

    Please note that our online payment system is now available again following essential maintenance work.

  • More time to complete census

    Published 28 Apr 2022

    Householders across Scotland are being offered a short extension until the end of May to complete their census return, National Records of Scotland (NRS) confirmed today.

  • Parents warned of dangers of small objects

    Published 25 Apr 2022

    Midlothian Trading Standards are warning parents and carers about potential hazards to children associated with swallowing items such as button batteries.

  • Could you offer a Midlothian child a temporary home?

    Published 20 Apr 2022

    Our monthly informal fostering information events are a great opportunity to find out what's involved in becoming a foster carer.

  • Still to complete your census form?

    Published 14 Apr 2022

    Households who don’t fill in the census by 1 May are being warned that they may face prosecution - which could lead to a criminal record and a fine of up to £1000.

  • Let's chat fostering

    Published 13 Apr 2022

    Come along and find out how you can support local children by dropping in to our fostering information event on Wednesday 27 April.

  • New Transferable Skills Academy

    Published 12 Apr 2022

    The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal has launched a new Transferable Skills Academy. The first course has been developed in partnership with Midlothian Council. 

  • Free Rangers events for Spring and Summer

    Rangers events 2022

    Published 12 Apr 2022

    From happy holiday crafts to pond dipping, Easter rabbit hunting to making bird feeders, our Midlothian Rangers have got Spring and Summer all sewn up for the kids.

  • Remembering Together Midlothian: Co-creating Covid Community Memorials

    Published 8 Apr 2022

    Artists and creatives are being sought to support Remembering Together Midlothian, a co-created COVID community memorial.

  • Mid Mouse poetry prize winners announced

    Mid Mouse poem

    Published 8 Apr 2022

    The birthday of Bonnyrigg Primary P6 pupil Sophie Dawson turned into a double celebration when she took the top prize in a Midlothian wide poetry competition.