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Local News

Reduction in grants plan put on hold

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:45
Proposals for a reduction in grants to the voluntary sector were removed from the council budget, ahead of a council review on how best to fund the sector in the future.

Libraries and gala day support to continue

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:34
Proposals to close all but one of Midlothian’s libraries were rejected on Tuesday, along with plans to remove support for the county’s gala days.

Rent increase to fund more affordable homes

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 07:12
Midlothian Council outlined plans to deliver more affordable homes for tenants at the council meeting yesterday (Tuesday).

Council budget 2018

Midlothian Advertiser - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 06:51
Midlothian Council set its budget on Tuesday, making cuts to services and increases to charges as it continues, like all local authorities, to struggle to balance the books.