Newbattle High School talks under way

THE CONSULTATION process for Newbattle Community High School’s new build has begun.

Workshops involving all the local stakeholders have started, with public consultations for the three catchment communities taking place in January.

Councillor Catherine Johnstone (SNP) and Councillor Bryan Pottinger (Lab) last week told Gorebridge Community Council about the workshop they and the other four local councillors attended on November 20.

All the workshops are run by independent facilitators Architecture and Design Scotland, and funded by the Scottish Futures Trust.

As well as the local councillors - pupils, neighbourhood planning representatives and key council officers will attend the workshops, which will take place before the Christmas holidays.

After which, public meetings will be held in Mayfield, Newtongrange and Gorebridge in January.

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