395 homes approved despite 163 objections and no bus service or school

Plans to build 395 new houses on the edge of a Midlothian village which does not have a single bus service have been given the green light despite 163 objections.

Councillors walk the plank to save Pathhead house

The owners of a dilapidated house on the main street of a conservation village have been praised for not ‘razing it to the ground’.

Midlothian Councillors discuss budget 2023

Midlothian Councillors discuss the budget 2023.

Midlothian High School pupils address the full council meeting

Pupils put forward their views on the proposed budget cuts

\"Local Government in Crisis\"

There were angry exchanges during First Minister Questions today as Anas Sarwar, Scottish Labour Leader asked First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about council budget cuts across Scotland, describing it as \"Local Government in Crisis.\"

Midlothian Federation of Community Councils

Brian Farrell Midlothian Federation of Community Councils addresses the Special Meeting of Midlothian Council 31st January 2023 with an impassioned speech about proposed budget cuts.

Special Meeting of Midlothian Council 31st January 2023

Councillors meet in special meeting of Midlothian Council 31st January 2023 to discuss savings proposals.

St Matthews RC Primary School Rosewell

Threat of closure of St Matthews RC Primary School Rosewell

Penicuik waterside housing appeal Local Review Body Midlothian Council 23/01/2023

Watch the meeting discussion and see the councillors\' decision process in the video below.

Aldi Straiton Planning meeting

Watch councillors discuss the Aldi Straiton planning application

Midlothian East Election Hustings 2022

Watch the candidates answer audience questions at the Midlothian East hustings 2022

Penicuik Town Hall Regeneration

A 19th century town hall has been brought up to date with green technology at the heart of its £700,000 restoration.

Glencorse Barracks is saved from closure

Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace, has today announced that the UK Government has u-turned on the decision to close Glencorse Barracks.

Loanhead pitch rejected whilst sports pitch provision in Midlothian is reviewed

Calls for an all-weather football pitch in a Midlothian town have been rejected amid concern it would lead to more communities demanding help.

The impact on the climate of demolishing buildings

Should we demolish or repurpose buildings for the sake of the climate?

Pressure on A&E Departments

Report on the pressure on Scottish A&E Departments

Bonnyrigg Care Facility Planning Meeting

Midlothian Council Planning Meeting discuss the proposed Bonnyrigg Care Facility with a lot of time discussing the flat roof design.

Climate Change anxiety

People in Scotland are anxious about Climate Change.

Calls for energy support for businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses call for more energy support for businesses.

Fuel Poverty in remote areas

Report on fuel poverty in the remote areas of Scotland

Queen opens Scottish Parliament

The Queen officially opened the sixth session of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood.