Dalkeith & District Community Council have nominated eight year old Isla Mackenzie for a Midlothian Young Persons Award for her initiative to help keep the streets of Easter Langside clean. Inspired by seeing a similar project down south, Isla has been putting up plastic bottles filled with bags for dog owners to use to clear up after their pet has done what nature dictates will happen! You can read the full story that appeared in the Midlothian Advertiser here https://www.midlothianadvertiser.co.uk/news/people/young-dalkeith-girl-bags-local-dog-waste-solution-1-4940937
Update – July 2019
We are delighted to say that Isla has made it to the short leet for this Award. The final is held at the start of September.