Short driveway gets go ahead with warning

Planners calls for the rear windows of two new homes to be clad in slate to blend in have been dismissed.

Midlothian MP and energy firm boss hit out at the PM's announcement last week.

This View has been written by Midlothian Dog Trainer Nick McMechan.

A homeowner has hit out after he was refused permission to turn his front garden into a driveway.

Edinburgh council was warned about a safety issue around crumbling concrete in city schools six years ago

Christine Grahame MSP writes her monthly column for Midlothian View

A housebuilder ordered to change materials used on windows facing into an open field is appealing.

Customers at an East Lothian pub have been accused of singing ‘vile’ sectarian songs.

An Edinburgh businessman is behind plans for the city’s first Muslim school.

Residents in East Lothian are being warned to be on the alert for cold callers promising to improve their household heating.

Representatives of Penicuik Athletic Youth Football Club were presented with two parliamentary motions in Holyrood last week by their MSP Christine Grahame.

A council social work chief has revealed nearly half of its residential places for children are being taken up by young unaccompanied asylum seekers.

Almost 430,000 18-21 year olds with an unclaimed Child Trust Fund worth an average of £2,000.

It was meant to be a “swift and thorough” investigation – but for nine years people were left waiting for answers.

Four people have died from drugs overdoses in a single month in Midlothian in a devastating blow to social care teams.

A former Edinburgh council leader has commented on the findings of a nine-year inquiry into what went wrong.

Midlothian council is set to grass over landscaped beds installed after weeds ran out of control on the site.

Since 2007 West Lothian Community Development Trust has been supporting communities in the county with money raised from wind farms.

Edinburgh’s flagship Granton Gasholder restoration is at ‘high risk’ of overspending due to a lack of budget oversight.

The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry has laid most of the blame for the botched infrastructure project at the door of Edinburgh Council and Scottish Ministers.

An 89th minute penalty from Kieran Shanks resigned Rose to defeat.

We take a look back at Edinburgh’s most controversial and costly construction projects

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

More than 300,000 homes in England, Scotland and Wales to get insulation installed.