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New kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems and replacement roofs are to be fitted in Melville Housing Association homes over the next 12 months thanks to investment of almost £2.4 million. The investment programme will see 186 new kitchens primarily fitted in homes in Mayfield and 90 new bathroo

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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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Housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel has received planning permission to build the next phase of its flagship Millerhill housing development at Shawfair in Midlothian. Mactaggart & Mickel is currently on site, finalising the first phase of the development which comprises a total of 137 private h

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Midlothian Council has approved plans for a new primary school to be built on the former site of Newbattle High School in Easthouses. Standing Orders were suspended to alter a previous decision to build 220 affordable homes on the site.

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Essential enabling works are now under way at a recently-approved housing development in Midlothian. Proposals from CALA Homes and Avant Homes to build at Mauricewood, to the north of Penicuik, were unanimously supported by the planning committee of Midlothian Council.

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A senior site manager has represented his Midlothian development on the UK stage at the housebuilding industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony. Ian Welsh, senior site manager with CALA Homes (East), was crowned a runner-up in the Large Builder category for his work at Mayburn Park, Straiton

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Work on a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant which will serve the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian has reached an advanced stage. The Millerhill Recycling and Energy Recovery Centre (RERC) is being developed by FCC Environment (UK), which signed a 25-year contract to deliver and operate th

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The company that was prevented from progressing plans for Scotland’s first purpose-built film and TV studio on the outskirts of Edinburgh has submitted plans to deliver the facility at a new location. PSL Land, the team behind the thwarted Pentland Studios project, has now shifted its attentio

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Midlothian Council has appointed a contractor to build a new joint campus for two primary schools. At the full council meeting this week, councillors agreed McLaughlin & Harvey would begin work on the new home for St Mary’s RC Primary School and Burnbrae Primary on the site of the former H

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Newbattle Community Campus in Midlothian has scooped an award at the Education Buildings Scotland Awards in the Technologies: Transforming Learning, Teaching and the Curriculum category. The Newbattle Community Campus was delivered for Midlothian Council by its development partner hub South East, wi

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Danish multi-national Danfoss Power Solutions is to invest millions of pounds in Scotland to build a low-carbon global manufacturing facility. Work begins today on the new manufacturing plant near Edinburgh which Danfoss said will create new jobs and enable Scotland to become a world-leader in a low

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