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  • Review of the Midlothian Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils

    On Tuesday 26 March 2024, Councillors approved a proposal to consult on an amended Midlothian Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils . This first stage will involve a public consultation on proposed changes to rules around how Community Councils are set up and operate in Midlothian. This consultation focusses ONLY on the suggested amendments. You can find a Map of the area your Community Council includes, here You can complete the Online survey or you can attend... More
    Opened 8 April 2024
  • Active travel survey

    We want to hear your views on the latest draft of ‘On the Move Midlothian: Our Active Travel Strategy for Everyone’, a copy of which you can download on this page (see related documents). The draft active travel strategy, which includes measurable and achievable targets, focuses on making Midlothian a place where getting around in a way that makes you physically active, such as walking and wheeling, will be an easy, convenient, cheap and realistic option for all. ... More
    Opened 29 April 2024
  • The Visitor Levy for Midlothian: Business, Resident and Visitor Survey

    Similar to many European cities, including Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and Berlin, Scotland is considering a Visitor Levy. We are seeking the opinion of businesses, residents, and visitors regarding Midlothian's opportunity to implement a Visitor Levy, also known as a tourist tax. A Visitor Levy is an additional charge on overnight accommodation. The charge type for Scotland will be a percentage of the accommodation booking minus any room add-ons (parking, entertainment,... More
    Opened 29 April 2024
  • Penicuik Town Hall Tales - your Town Hall story

    We are seeking memories of the Cowan Institute/Penicuik Town Hall in years past and even more recent times! You can submit memories from you, your family or friends. 'Cowan Institute' or Penicuik Town Hall or was gifted by the Cowan Papermaking family to the town as a workers institute in 1894. Town Hall Tales is part of activities to celebrate the 130th anniversary in November & December 2024. More
    Opened 23 April 2024
  • Development Plan Scheme 16

    This is the approved Development Plan Scheme Number 16 (DPS16) for Midlothian. The DPS sets out Midlothian Council’s programme for preparing the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). The DPS also includes a Participation Statement, which outlines future engagement on MLDP2. A link to download the approved DPS16 as a PDF document is at the foot of this page under the heading "Related". The Council wishes to receive your comments and views on DPS16, including the... More
    Opened 1 March 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 been supported to get a job, or taken steps towards getting a job, or support to get into education, training or volunteering we would like to hear about your experience. More
    Opened 1 February 2024
  • 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 where a person commissions or is personally involved in the design and construction of a dwelling intended to be their main residence. If you are interested acquiring land... More
    Opened 2 August 2023
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