Efforts to create a community hub for Woodburn will not placate those affected by savage cuts to local facilities, it has been claimed.
In June last year, the Advertiser sounded a rallying call to ‘Give Woodburn a Voice’ after the council announced Thornybank Nursery was to be knocked down to make way for new homes.
Furious locals felt betrayed by a local authority which, after taking the controversial decision to close Dalkeith Community Centre in 2009, promised users accommodation at Thornybank.
Last week, planning permission for a community hub adjacent to Dalkeith Miners’ Club was approved by Midlothian Council.
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