On 16th May, the Defibrillator at Melville Housing’s headquarters was officially launched in its new site at the Corn Exchange making it available for public access. This is the first of several that will be positioned around the High Street so that most of the area will soon be within the required 150m distance from a 24hr accessible defibrillator. Thank you to Melville Housing for making this possible.
After representations from the Community Council, speed bumps have been installed on Easter Langside Drive and the children’s playground warning sign moved so that it is now more visible.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has indicated that it is minded to reject Edinburgh Airport’s proposals for new flight paths around the airport. This won’t mean Dalkeith becomes free from aircraft noise immediately, but the threat of a concentrated flight path right over the town has been removed for the present.