Scottish Government rejects plea to call-in £140m Midlothian film studio

The Scottish Government has rejected a request to call-in plans for a £140 million film and television studio development in Midlothian.

Published 7 December 2015

Governments commit to £1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal

Partners behind the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal hope to have a deal agreed by early next year after both the UK and Scottish governments showed their commitment to the £1 billion project.

Published 30 November 2015

Ministers urged to call in Midlothian studio plans following council delay

Developers behind plans to create a £140 million film and television studio development in Midlothian have requested that the Scottish Government call-in their application for consideration claiming the council is taking too long to make a decision.

Published 27 November 2015

McLaughlin & Harvey wins £10m education contracts

McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed main contractor of two major education construction projects, with a combined value of £10.8 million.

Published 15 October 2015

Green light for Midlothian energy plant

Midlothian Council has unanimously granted planning permission to FCC Environment (UK) Ltd for the construction of a waste recycling and combined heat and power plant on former railway marshalling yards at Millerhill.

Published 16 September 2015

£1bn Edinburgh and South East of Scotland City Region deal bid to be submitted

The £1 billion Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal will reach a major milestone today as the six bid partners submit their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments.

Published 4 September 2015

New builders sought as T & A Kernoghan removed from second contract in a month

The volunteer-run charity behind a new £2.2 million community complex and office space for Midlothian is seeking new contractors to complete the centre after terminating the contract of previous builders.

Published 3 September 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 14 August 2015

Work underway on Midlothian primary school

Work has started on a £6.6 million primary school for Bilston in Midlothian.

Published 13 August 2015

Major film & TV studio plans submitted

PSL Land Ltd (PSLL) has lodged an application with Midlothian Council for planning permission in principle for a unique mixed-use studio development site at Straiton, near Edinburgh.

Published 6 May 2015

£2.9m Midlothian project to meet demand for smaller affordable properties

Midlothian RSL Melville Housing Association is to deliver 28 new high quality affordable homes for the local area, thanks to a £2.8 million deal with house builder Taylor Wimpey.

Published 1 May 2015

Midlothian school designs unveiled by AHR Architects

The opening of two primary school in Midlothian has moved a step closer after plans were submitted to the local authority.

Published 23 September 2014