Midlothian Council

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Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been selected by Midlothian Council as its energy partner in a 50/50 joint venture set to drive the shift towards low carbon living in the region. The partnership’s first project will be the installation of an innovative district heating network which will p

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Midlothian Council has unanimously agreed the budget for the year ahead which it said will provide much-needed certainty to residents, staff and organisations who rely on council services and funding despite a further cut in core funding from the Scottish Government. At the full council meeting

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The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have committed to a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement (SGA) that will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles. The three-year agreement between Shawfair LLP, Midlothian Council

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Plans have been submitted to convert a former nursing home in Loanhead into 20 new homes. Covell Matthews Architects submitted an updated planning application to Midlothian Council with calls for 'conservative surgery' to later extensions at outbuildings at Mayburn House.

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Councillors in Midlothian have approved masterplans to regenerate Newtongrange centre and Stobhill and Lady Victoria business centre. The masterplans could be worth £20.2 million to the Midlothian economy and generate 447 jobs. They will be used to inform the future land uses in these areas an

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Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has announced that pre-construction and the enabling works for a development of 191 new homes at its Pentland Green development in Bilston will officially start in the next few weeks. The development, which will deliver a range of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom home

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A dispute about a demolished housing development in Midlothian has shown how a claim against consultants can be time barred before it is even known that there is a claim to be pursued. Is it time to change the law? The Scottish Government already has. It has passed the Prescription (Scotland) Act 20

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The leader of Midlothian Council said he is “profoundly disappointed and frustrated” by a Court of Session decision to dismiss a £12 million legal claim against one of two companies advising on a failed Gorebridge housing development. Sixty four council homes on Newbyres Crescent a

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