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One Dalkeith Guerilla Gardening

Come along on Saturday morning to join in with the Guerilla gardening to improve Dalkeith town centre


The End of Recess is in sight

Christine Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale and Deputy Presiding Officer, writes her monthly column for Midlothian View.


Small grant funding for local groups

Are you part of a community group in Midlothian? Do you have an idea for a project that could improve the lives of local people? If the answer is yes, your group could be eligible for grant funding of up to £3,000 from Midlothian Council.


Public Meeting Post Brexit

A public meeting is taking place in Dalkeith on 1st September: to talk, listen and share different viewpoints.


New term and two new Midlothian schools

Two new schools, Bilston and Gore Glen primaries, opened their doors to pupils today for the first time.



Sport

Kick off for work on the new 3G pitch at Beeslack

Midlothian Council ‘kicked off’ work on a new 3G football pitch for the Penicuik community with a special sod cutting ceremony.


Sixth annual Senior Games in Midlothian

The sixth annual Senior Games in Midlothian took place recently and proved to be another inspiring success story involving participants from care homes across the county.


New 3G Football Pitch at Beeslack

Midlothian Council is making steady progress with its plans for a new 3G football pitch for the Penicuik community at Beeslack High School.


Walking Rugby Launched in Midlothian

After the success of Walking Football for the over-50s Walking Rugby is launched


Midlothian Walking Festival

Pull on your boots and slap on the sunscreen for the annual Midlothian Walking Festival 2016. The FREE event takes place from Friday 12 August to Monday 15 August.


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Features

Edinburgh Foodies

Edinburgh Foodies Festival Competition

Win a pair of tickets to the Edinburgh Foodies Festival.
 
Bunting, Buns and the Best of Scottish Food and Drink as Foodies Festival Returns to Edinburgh 5th to 7th August

Please Consider Fostering Midlothian Headline

Please consider fostering like Emma and David

Every 20 minutes a child in the United Kingdom comes into the care system and needs a foster family. Thank goodness for people like David Murphy and his wife, Emma.

Rosewell Development Trust Ceilidh Heading

Rosewell Development Trust Ceilidh

Rosewell Development Trust are working hard for the community of Rosewell. Read about the trust and their fund raising Ceilidh.

Black Diamond FM

Black Diamond FM success backed by OFCOM

Midlothian's Radio Station Black Diamond 107.8 FM is now into its eight year of operation and as a measure of its success it has been invited by OFCOM to apply for a five year extension to the community radio licence it holds.



People

Tony Breslin Breslin Public Policy Headline

So, what is great leadership?

Some thoughts on Leadership by Tony Breslin, inspired by the Windsor Leadership Trust

Loch Skeen

Photo of the Week

Photograph of Loch Skeen at the top of Grey Mares Tail

Keith Mack

Keith

Where does your name come from? In what ways has it shaped you? Do you think it makes a difference anyway?

Longniddry

Down by the Sea

Photos from Longniddry Bents



Politics

Christine Grahame MSP in Parliament

The End of Recess is in sight

Christine Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale and Deputy Presiding Officer, writes her monthly column for Midlothian View.

Brexit

Public Meeting Post Brexit

A public meeting is taking place in Dalkeith on 1st September: to talk, listen and share different viewpoints.

Derciminalised Parking Midlothian Council Headline

Midlothian set to spend £200k a year on lazy parkers

Council sets aside the money as it looks to take over control of parking enforcement from the Police from April 2017.

Midlothian Council Fairfield House

Council take stance on xenophobia and hate crime

Midlothian Council reaffirm the council’s support for diversity and tolerance in Midlothian.


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