Midlothian MP Owen Thompson has called for an independent inquiry into failures of the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation schemes.
He was speaking as the cross party working group of councillors face a budget gap of £13.5 million for the year ahead
Lorna Slater, Scottish Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity, Lothian MSP and Scottish Greens co-leader writes her monthly column for Midlothian View.
A bid to build a two-storey extension rejected after its design was ruled not “bold enough” by planners.
The leader of Edinburgh City Council says he has been inundated with thousands of “blatantly racist” emails.
The Coal Authority has been developing proposals for a treatment scheme in Dalkeith to remove metals from the mine water in the South Esk.
Wildlife experts have urged planners to ensure new fencing at a house in Eskbank includes hedgehog holes to allow access through the garden.
Dog owners are being warned to keep their pets out of a polluted river after five swans were taken to a rescue centre for treatment.
A new Costa drive-thru is set to be developed as part of a small business development near Sheriffhall Roundabout.
A Cross-Party Group on beer and pubs has been established by Members of the Scottish Parliament.
Colin Beattie MSP, Midlothian North & Musselburgh, writes his monthly column for Midlothian View
Midlothian Council is asking local people to fill in a short survey about how to encourage more people to walk and cycle.
The Pharmacy Practices Committee’s decision has rejected the appeal of the application for a pharmacy in Rosewell.
New laws which will stop sex clubs opening in East Lothian could be in place by January next year.
A further 221 homes have been given the go ahead at a housing development in Penicuik.
The High Court rules the use of the ’VIP lanes’ for awarding lucrative Covid contracts to be unlawful.
Musselburgh has been named as the best place to house sex clubs and adult entertainment venues in East Lothian.
Plans to build a “new village” on a former school site in the countryside have been rejected by councillors.
Sarah Boyack, Labour MSP for the Lothian Region, writes her first monthly column for Midlothian View.
Owen Thompson MP has called for the Prime Minister to “do the decent thing” and resign.
First facility in Scotland for Disabled people to access bespoke personal training has opened in Straiton, Midlothian.
Registration is now open for the council’s charged garden waste service in 2022.
A bid to replace timber frames with plastic on a modern house in a conservation area would have been allowed if the design had been better.
Concerns about a country lane being used to access a dog park were dismissed by councillors after a virtual drive up.