Funding success for the Midlothian Climate Action Hub

More than 150 people living in villages surrounding a quarry have signed a petition to stop operators opening a new waste recycling facility in it.

The Scottish Government said it could ‘not afford’ to fund the development of a business case.

The local authority has received funding to provide an additional five pool cars for staff for the next year.

Council has no plans to introduce compulsory redundancies during the lifetime of the current administration.

Plans to block through traffic from key Edinburgh city centre routes have been hit with delays.

A list of the 11 most beautiful beaches has been shared by Time Out.

A Berwickshire castle is hosting a festival next month to mark the 60th birthday of an iconic American car.

Colin Beattie MSP, Midlothian North & Musselburgh, writes his monthly column for Midlothian View.

Proposals come into ‘direct conflict’ with enforcement action being taken in relation to trees which were allegedly felled without permission

Planners refused permission for a flat owner to create a driveway in their garden after measuring the space.

The Scottish Government has announced that peak fares on Scotrail trains will be scrapped over the Summer.

Midlothian Council is inviting local people to come along for an informal chat and to give views on emerging proposals.

This View has been written by Dana Drzikova MSc, Certified Menopause Support Coach and Henpicked Workplace Trainer.

The eagerly awaited final section of Harelaw road connecting the A6106 Millerhill Road is now open.

The first national volunteer survey of litter found by Scottish rivers and waterways has revealed that plastic bottles were the most littered item.

A planning bid has been submitted to extend the lifespan of a “still commercially viable” windfarm.

An investigation has been launched after up to 12 trees were allegedly felled in Musselburgh to make way for a bin.

Now council chiefs are looking to “innovative financial models” and other new approaches in a bid to keep spades in the ground.

Pupils from schools across Midlothian and South East Scotland joined forces to showcase their innovation and learning.

New figures have revealed the extent of pressures on the city’s planning service.

There is a collective gap of up to £585 million between the money needed to deliver services and the money available.

Midlothian planners insisted the two-metre wide strip was part of the communal landscaping on the estate.

Edinburgh memorial to commemorate all those who lost their lives or experienced “loss and change” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The owner of a cottage in Easthouses has won the right to add dormer windows.