Record £8.6m invested in homes by social landlord

Midlothian's largest registered social landlord invested more than £8.6 million in both new and existing homes during the most successful year in its 15-year history.

Melville Housing Association's annual report reveals that it delivered 49 new homes in Dalkeith and Penicuik.

It also put funding towards 33 new homes that will be completed in the current financial year and gave other funding towards future projects, including plans to build 133 affordable homes in Dalkeith.