Message of sympathy from Council Leader

Midlothian Council’s Leader, Councillor Derek Milligan has extended condolences to the families of those involved in the bus crash in the Scottish Borders on Saturday.

Cllr Milligan said: “On behalf of everyone at Midlothian Council, I would like to express our heartfelt sadness, shock and sympathy during this difficult and worrying time.

“Our thoughts are with the family of Mr Ross Jones Barker, who lost his life in this terrible accident.

“We also extend our condolences and support to the community of Newtongrange, in particular the families of those injured. We wish those injured a full and speedy recovery.

“Myself and the local councillors are available to assist families in any way we can, while council officers will be supporting partner agencies including the police and Scottish Borders Council, as required.” 


30 Dec 2018