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Residents' concerns about flood prevention scheme

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Map of Baird Drive Section of Phase 2 Flood Prevent Scheme, 2008 Planning Application Document, (c) City of Edinburgh Council  / Arup

At 6 October 2020 meeting, Matters Arising from 1 September included comments by a group of residents regarding the flood defence scheme.

Over 20 householders, whose properties adjoin The Water of Leith downstream of The Railway Viaduct at Pansy Walk, asked that their observations be raised with the City Council. Moreover, they said a more general level of support for their views was held in their local area.

In summary, their views and the

Closing to comments 30 September 2020: Roseburn Path to Fountainbridge Link (Foot/Cycle)

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Plan view Roseburn to Fountainbridge foot/cycle way improvements. (c) City of Edinburgh Council / HarrisonStevens

The planning application for these upgrades (from Russel Road to Fountainbridge) closes for comments on 30 September 2020. It is available for comment on the City Council's planning portal here: 20/03561/FUL

Image credit: Roseburn to Union Canal Path Link, Design & Access Statement,  August 2020, (c) City of Edinburgh Council / HarrisonStevens

Corstorphine Community Centre Seeks New Chair Person

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Corstorphine Community Centre advert for a new chair person

Want to contribute to an amazing local endeavour?

Corstorphine Community Centre is looking for a new Chair Person for its management committee. The advert can be downloaded below and all the details are at http://www.corstorphinecommunitycentre.org.uk/ .

According to Shula Allan:

"Corstorphine Community Centre (CCC) is recruiting for a chairperson, as Tommy Maclean is retiring at this years AGM, to be held later this month... we are trying to get as wide circulation possible within CCC’s

Picturing Health photography project

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Part of Picturing Health photography project flyer (c) Media Education

From Media Education, Dalry Road (flyer under Useful Downloads, below):

"We are running a photography project with Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership called 'Picturing Health' - https://www.picturing-health.com/

We wondered if you would share the details with your community? The flyer is attached as a pdf and jpg.

We're asking people in Edinburgh to take a photograph which tells a story of what health means to them. Anyone 18 and over can take part.

We'll