Friends seek funds for Dalkeith school

A FUNDING request by a Midlothian school’s charity body has been turned down by a community group.

Newtongrange Community Council is unable to support the Friends of Saltersgate’s bid to boost its finances.

Saltersgate School in Dalkeith provides education for children and young people with additional learning needs.

Community councillors were told last week that the Friends group has to raise £1500 to retain its charity status.

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