What's happening at Shawfair?

Happy Buyers: Ewan and Claire Todd

Shawfair is all about creating a brand new community and that means people! A special welcome to Ewan and Claire Todd and their two children. The family has bought a Mactaggart & Mickel property at Millerhill and are loving their new home - and living at Shawfair.

Spectacle of Light at Dalkeith Country Park

Early Bird tickets now on sale.

Shawfair Town Centre Community Campus Given Go-Ahead

Midlothian Council have granted planning approval in principle for the school, sport and health campus in Shawfair town centre.

Latest land sale puts Shawfair on course for more than 1000 new homes

Deal concluded with Stewart Milne Homes for housing land near Danderhall.

Work Begins on Danderhall's New Primary School

Work is under way on the new £16.78 million primary school and community facilities at Danderhall after a contractor is appointed.

Habitat for Humanity

Shawfair's James Palmer recently traveled to Homa Bay, Kenya, to take part in a house building project with Habitat for Humanity and Homes for Scotland. Here, he shares his diary from the trip.

Christmas Events Around Shawfair

Make the most of this festive season with our top picks of Christmas events happening around Shawfair.

Ten things to do near Shawfair with kids

There is something for all ages at Shawfair.

Autumn Events at National Mining Museum Scotland

Up for a spooky treat this Halloween?

Go outdoors: Places to explore on Shawfair's doorstep

Escape to the countryside.

Midlothian Science Festival is back

Midlothian Science Festival returns this October.

Autumn events at Dalkeith Country Park

There's always a lot going on at Dalkeith Country Park and this autumn is no exception.

Shawfair progress continues as fourth housebuilder is signed up

The developers behind Shawfair, the biggest urban expansion near Edinburgh in recent times, have reached another major milestone with the completion of a further deal, this time with national homebuilder Dandara.

New road and multi-use paths en route for Shawfair, Midlothian

Will remove up to 80% of traffic through Millerhill village and deliver improved connections across Shawfair.

Nick Waugh: Echoes of New Town as Shawfair pushes on

The Shawfair project south of Edinburgh is as visionary as the New Town of old, writes Nick Waugh.

Major development plans at Shawfair welcomed by local residents

Shawfair LLP to host community information morning in Danderhall

Construction begins on major new road to connect future Shawfair town centre with the Borders Railway

Danderhall Primary School student, Georgia Conlon, takes home top poster prize

Deputy First Minister unveils new £200m property project For Edinburgh and Midlothian