In Pictures: John Swinney tops out new Danderhall primary school

Deputy First Minister and cabinet secretary for education John Swinney did the honours at a topping out ceremony yesterday on the site of the new primary school and community facilities in Danderhall.

Published 10 January 2020

Midlothian snowsport destination plans submitted

Proposals to transform Midlothian Snowsport Centre into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure facility have moved forward with an application for planning in principle.

Published 23 December 2019

Midlothian Council agrees CPO to help secure future of Mavisbank

A category A listed ‘architectural gem' located near Bonnyrigg could be restored after Midlothian Council agreed plans to step in to help secure its future.

Published 23 December 2019

Proprietors sued for payment of property maintenance charge win appeal as real burdens clause ‘void for uncertainty’

Homeowners who were ordered by a court to pay a proportion of the cost of maintaining the amenity grounds in their housing scheme after being sued by an estate and land management company have successfully challenged the decision.

Published 20 December 2019

Landmark agreement launched to create exemplar new town at Shawfair

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.

Published 20 December 2019

Revised housing plans lodged at Midlothian nursing home

Plans have been submitted to convert a former nursing home in Loanhead into 20 new homes.

Published 5 December 2019

Custom homes development unveiled in Millerhill

A developer of custom-built homes has brought forward a new development of 10 customisable homes in Midlothian.

Published 14 November 2019

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle’s Northumbria University have paid a visit to Shawfairt to learn how a new town is created and developed.

Published 11 November 2019

Taylor Wimpey and Melville cement relationship with new Bilston affordable homes

Construction work on a Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Melville Housing Association development of 26 new affordable homes in Bilston is now under way.

Published 8 November 2019

Midlothian Council appoints Camerons to lead Mayfield regeneration

The regeneration of the centre of Mayfield in Midlothian has reached an important milestone with the appointment of a masterplan consultant.

Published 2 October 2019

Shawfair developers welcome community campus progress

The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have today welcomed the news that a new community campus is designated for the town centre.

Published 4 September 2019

Community development trust pulls out of Gorebridge station building redevelopment

Gorebridge Community Development Trust has pulled out as a partner of the redevelopment project at the former local train station building.

Published 26 August 2019

Midlothian Council to revisit school building programme amid funding gap

Midlothian Council has announced it will revisit its school building and extension programme in a bid to help close a funding gap.

Published 21 August 2019

Regeneration grants available to protect historic Penicuik buildings

Property owners in Penicuik are being urged to apply for grant funding from the Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project, which aims to improve key buildings in the historic town centre.

Published 8 August 2019

Land sale puts Shawfair on course for more than 1,000 new homes

Stewart Milne Homes has become the sixth housebuilder to sign-up for the Shawfair project after developers behind the new town concluded the sale of a 16.1-acre (6.5-hectare) plot of land.

Published 8 August 2019