Thompson welcomes the General Election campaign

Keith Cockburn says the General Election is a chance to beat the SNP and end their independence obsession for good.

Local campaigner Ross Laird has been selected as Parliamentary Candidate for Midlothian.

Costs up £7m from the last estimate and significantly higher than it’s original £28m.

Relief for Midlothian residents who commute by car into Edinburgh.

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The Scottish Government has unveiled new support for start-up firms in Scotland.

The proposals were revealed at a meeting of East Lothian Licensing Board this week.

The Scottish Government has today confirmed grant funding of £125,000 for the Midlothian Climate Action Hub in 2024-25.

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.

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.

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.

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.