Mauricewood house plan in ‘direct conflict’ with enforcement action

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.

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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.

Bradan and Eilish from Bonnyrigg are raising money for the My Name’5 Doddle Foundation in honour of their Auntie Tracy.

Calls for an improved digitalised and enforceable equine ID system to ensure all horses are identifiable and traceable.

Landmark Trust to save one of the most important buildings at risk in Britain thanks to National Heritage Memorial Fund support.

Eleven hardy volunteers have donated 44 hours of their valuable time to a Mayfield and Easthouses Development Trust.

Vicki Miller has been appointed as the national tourism organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.

72 new electric charging bays installed by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Elected members were told the amount of glyphosate used by council workers rose by 50 per cent

Ambitious plans to turn Midlothian’s ski centre into a top visitors attraction have been dealt another blow as councillors agreed to go back to the drawing board over its design.

The final game of the 23/24 season for the Rose was played at New Dundas Park with a great crowd in attendance to watch their team stay in the league.