Community groups, charities and social enterprises can now apply for a Midlothian Council grant of between £5,000 and £20,000 to help tackle poverty. The deadline for completed applications is Friday 22 January.
Midlothian Council is seeking feedback on its Local Housing Strategy 2021-2026 so it can be finalised and implemented in February 2021. Virtual public meetings, open to all, will start next week as part of this consultation.
A 50/50 joint venture energy services company between Vattenfall and Midlothian Council has been launched to deliver low carbon energy projects across the area. The first project to be delivered under the ESCo will be a low carbon district heating network supplying the new Shawfair town in the
The children's services department of Midlothian Council launched its new Fulfilled Lives project yesterday which will provide support for care-experienced young people living independently. The council is working with the charities, Life Changes Trust and The National House Project,
Councillors have agreed an action plan and strategy for Midlothian Council to become carbon neutral by 2030. The approval of the new Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan comes after the council declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ in December 2019.
Midlothian Council has agreed more than £16 million of additional money from the Housing Revenue Account will be used to buy 100 new build homes for council housing from developers. Councillors approved the investment at today's meeting of the full council.