News archive

News published July 2022

  • Council Leader condemns Whitehill Welfare decision

    Published 28 Jul 2022

    Midlothian Council Leader Councillor Kelly Parry has condemned as “shameful”, the decision by Whitehill Welfare football club to sign convicted domestic abuser Paul Tansey.

  • Adult Learning qualifications 2022 / 2023

    Published 27 Jul 2022

    Would you like to gain some extra qualifications? You may need these qualifications to fulfil entry requirements for further or higher education.

  • Job opportunity - school subject tutors

    Published 19 Jul 2022

    In response to the educational challenges faced by young people due to COVID-19, the ELTI Tutoring Initiative was set up to help 4th to 6th year students. This is now being extended.

  • Scottish Welfare Fund online form

    Published 15 Jul 2022

    The problem with our Scottish Welfare Fund online application form has now been fixed. The form will close at 3pm today, reopening again at 9am on Monday.

  • Ironmill Steps update

    Published 13 Jul 2022

    The council would like to update local residents about the situation with the Ironmill Steps in Dalkeith and the adjoining bridge.

  • Newton Church Road, Danderhall – temporary road closure

    Published 13 Jul 2022

    From Monday 18 July, Newton Church Road, Danderhall (between Maulsford Ave and A7 Old Dalkeith Road) will be closed to traffic for up to 5 days. This is for footpath resurfacing work. A diversion will be in place along the A7 Old Dalkeith Road, The Wisp and Edmonstone Road. Local vehicle access will be maintained and pedestrians will also still have access.

  • How can bus journey times be improved along 4 local routes?

    Published 7 Jul 2022

    We want to hear your views on how bus journey times and the reliability of those times can be improved along four corridors in Midlothian.

  • Council working with Police and Lothian Buses after anti-social behaviour incident

    Published 1 Jul 2022

    There will be increased Police patrols in Bonnyrigg and Rosewell and along the route of the number 49 bus after an incident of anti-social behaviour last night. CCTV also installed.

  • Can you support parents looking to improve job skills?

    Published 1 Jul 2022

    Midlothian Council is looking to procure services and/or training to support Midlothian parents to upskill