Budget approved


Under detailed proposals submitted by the Labour leadership ahead of Tuesday's council meeting many budget cuts may be spared.

Jeremy Corbyn and Richard Leonard will be holding a public meeting in Penicuik this coming Monday, 12 February, at Shottstown Miners.

The Borders Railway is adding extra carriages and running extra services for Six Nations rugby fans this Sunday.

Midlothian Conservatives have selected Murdo MacDonald as their candidate in the upcoming Penicuik by-election

A by-election will be held on Thursday 22 March for Ward No 1 Penicuik following the death of Councillor Adam Montgomery.

Only a fifth of Scotland’s landmass has a 4G signal, compared to 60 per cent of England

Midlothian Council will receive the extra money under the revised budget proposals unveiled by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay yesterday.

Christine Graham MSP writes her monthly column for Midlothian View and pays tribute to Adam Montgomery.