Fostering drive on air

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A CAMPAIGN to recruit foster carers in Midlothian is taking to the airwaves.

Listeners to Radio Forth will be asked to consider fostering with ads set to run for two weeks. The work is part of an ongoing campaign which has delivered a tenfold increase in inquiries from people wanting to foster since its launch in September.

Cllr Jackie Aitchison, Midlothian Council social work convener, said: “This new radio campaign is looking to give folk a wee nudge, to change the lives of Midlothian children.