Midlothian Council

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Midlothian Council is progressing with plans to decarbonise all its buildings and set up district heating zones, councillors have been told. The actions outlined in the Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) discussed at the full council meeting yesterday will help meet Scotland’s s

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Work is underway to build a 40-bedroom care complex and 46 extra care flats alongside a day-care unit in Bonnyrigg. Ogilvie Construction is building the development, which will be constructed to the Passivhaus green-energy standards, on behalf of Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership and Mid

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Midlothian Council is to spend a total of £66,000 on extending Cost of Living support, including Warm and Well Hubs, into June 2024 The decision by the council’s Cost of Living Taskforce will also help anchor organisations and trusted partners to continue their holistic support provision

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A new project to help improve child poverty has been launched by Midlothian Council. The project, known as ‘Our Experience, Our Voice, Our Stories’, is now looking to employ community researchers who have lived experiences of caring for children in poverty.

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Council tenants Evelyn and Gordon Smart have given Midlothian Council “ten out of ten” for improving their cottage as part of a major programme to bring existing housing stock up to energy-efficiency standards. In the past year, Evelyn, Gordon and nine neighbours, have seen their homes t

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An initiative which will support low income families to take part in community action and advise on improvements in local services is being funded as part of a wider programme to help develop new approaches to child poverty. The project, led by Midlothian Sure Start in partnership with Midlothian Co

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Midlothian Council has launched a consultation about how it allocates council houses. The purpose of the Housing Allocations Policy is to let available vacant properties to those in greatest assessed need, in line with current legislation and guidance.

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Midlothian Council’s most ambitious energy-efficient housing development is about to get underway. The £24.038 million project will see 90 Passivhaus homes built on the site of the old Newbattle High School in Easthouses.

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Midlothian Council has relaunched four warm and well hubs across the county to provide support with the cost-of-living crisis. Part of the #MidlothianCares initiative started by the council last winter, the hubs are in Danderhall, Newbattle, Loanhead and Lasswade libraries. They offer warm spaces an

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