Community Council

Office Bearers 2016


Sue Mitchell, Chair

Sue took on the Chair role in 2014, having been Treasurer since 2012 and represents Carrington.


Kate Buxton, Secretary

In Feb 2012 Kate Buxton became a Community Councillor representing Borthwick where she has lived for the past 8 years.  After some years at home looking after her family, Kate returned to teaching English in a local secondary school until she retired to enjoy her many interests including gardening, walking and singing in a choir.


Rosie Newlands, Treasurer

Rosie took on the Treasurer role in 2014 and represents Carrington.


Lorna Crooke, Minute Secretary

Lorna took on the Minute Secretary role in 2016, having joined the community council in 2014 representing Harvieston and Bellsmains.


Community Councillors


Malcolm Spaven, Planning Representative, Gladhouse

Malcom joined the MCC in 2014.


Wendy Fraser, Community Councillor, Fushiebridge


Derek Scott, Community Councillor, North Middleton

Derek was born and bred in Middleton. Worked as a Lab Manager for Edinburgh University,retired July 2010, he was elected as Community Council member in February 2010.

In his spare time, his interests are Football, bowls ,golf, gardening and walking.



The Community Council has a few vacancies and would love to hear from you if you are interested in getting involved. Please do get in touch by emailing and come to one of our monthly meetings.



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