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Open activities

  • School Day Alignment Consultation

    We want to hear your views on plans to align the start/end time of the school day across all 6 Midlothian secondary schools. Under this proposal, Midlothian secondary schools would begin classes at 8.40am each day, Monday through Friday. In each secondary school classes...

    Closes 8 March 2024

  • Replacement Beeslack Consultation

    We want to hear your views on the proposal to relocate Beeslack Community High School and realign the associated primary catchment areas as well as the secondary catchment areas of Penicuik and Lasswade High Schools. The statutory consultation begins on Monday 19 February 2024 and ends on...

    Closes 16 April 2024

  • Midlothian Employability Services - 2024

    The Scottish Government has given our Local Employability Partnership (LEP) funding to support people to get a job, or get a better job, and to support employers to give paid experiences to local people. We offer this support across Midlothian through the Council and our partners. If you have...

    Closes 31 March 2025

  • Self-Build Housing Register

    The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (Section 16E) requires planning authorities to prepare and maintain a list of people interested in acquiring land in the Authority’s area for self-build housing, and to publish that information. Self-build housing is...

    Closes 31 December 2026

Closed activities

  • Allocation Policy Review

    Letting our homes, tell us what you think Midlothian Council has 7393 homes for rent, and when one of these becomes available we use the allocation policy to determine who is in most need to make best use of the home. We are proposing to introduce a new allocation policy. ...

    Closed 31 January 2024

  • Community Council Training 2024

    Survey to ascertain potential activities for 2024 Midlothian Community Council Training Event

    Closed 28 January 2024

  • RSL Consultation

    The Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategy is an important document for Midlothian. It will help Midlothian tackle the climate emergency and meet Net Zero targets. The Strategy and Delivery Plan will set out our approach to decarbonising heat in buildings and improving energy efficiency accross...

    Closed 27 November 2023

  • Local Development Plan 2 Activity - Playing Outside Survey

    We are preparing an Open Space Strategy for Midlothian and assessing the availability of play spaces for children and young people. An Open Space Strategy sets out how the Council says open spaces in an area should be developed, maintained and used. This survey is for children and...

    Closed 31 October 2023

  • Local Development Plan 2 Activity - Open Space Strategy Survey

    Midlothian Council is carrying out a survey on the use of and public views on parks and other significant green spaces in the area. The information collected will be used as part of our Open Space Audit and to inform the next Midlothian Open Space Strategy. What do we mean by parks and...

    Closed 31 October 2023