Murrayfield stadium, Edinburgh

Qualified support for revised TOR planning application

Community Council News
Photo of 30 Corstorphine Road (former Tor nursing home) site. (c) John Yellowlees

According to mins of 5 Nov 19 (quoted here):

"Tor, 30 Corstorphine Road – [J.Forbes] had circulated draft comments on the developer’s new planning application and the deadline for submission was the following day. MCC’s comments amount to qualified support for the revised proposals. He regarded these as a major victory for the combined efforts of the residents of Westerlea, MCC and the three local Councillors. He thanked [specific residents] of Westerlea for their input

CCWEL cycleway (Roseburn) construction 18 months from May 2020 with support for local businesses

Community Council News
Plan of Traffic Regulation Order designs for CCWEL (c) City of Edinburgh Council

According to the mins of 5 Nov 2019 (quoted here):

"P Gregson reported that he had attended the meeting arranged by the Council with local traders to discuss support for their businesses during the construction phase of the CCWEL. The contractor’s representatives and Cllr Douglas had attended the meeting. The support offered involved publicising the businesses by various methods including social media. The construction work is scheduled to start in May 2020 and take 18

Managing floodgates at Baird Grove

Community Council News
Photo lof ocal residents, Community Council and City Council Officers at Baird Grove floodgate 8 Nov 2019

A meeting with Council Flood Prevention Officers, local residents, Community Councillors and Cllr Gloyer took place following our mins of 5 Nov 19 (quoted here):

"Cllr Douglas had copied Cllr Gloyer into email correspondence with the Chairman but no progress had been made with regard to the floodgate at Baird Grove. A resident of Baird Grove, who had attended previous MCC meetings again expressed his and his neighbours’ concern about the Council’s failure to respond to their

New Community Councillors & departing stalwarts

Community Council News
Helen Barbour, Stephen Holland and Robert Smart

Following the 2019 Community Council elections, Murrayfield Community Council has some new members.  You can find the list here. And you can find our 2020 meeting dates here.

And we say farewell to some major contributors to the Community Council over the years: 

  • In three years Helen Barbour has made a dynamic impact on how we do business as our Secretary.  On top of that she has delivered our new noticeboard project and has

Edinburgh West Constituency General Election Hustings [10 December 2019]

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Flyer for General Election Hustings

St Thomas’s Church, Corstorphine at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019. Hosted by Corstorphine Churches Together. Come and listen to the candidates answer questions facing the people of Scotland and the UK.  For more details please contact Revd David McCarthy david@saintthomas.org.uk or 07411 236433.

[Note that the Murrayfield Community Council meeting on 10 December has been cancelled]

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