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City council seeks views on temporary road measures to ease walking, cycling and wheeling

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Screenshot of HaveYourSay map from and (c) City of Edinburgh Council.

Here's where the City of Edinburgh Council is asking for your views about possible places where temporary measures could help you walk, cycle or wheel safely. You can comment until 29 June 2020.  It's a map-based commenting system, and you can make your own suggestion or just agree with someone else's.

Murrayfield Community Council took the following view regarding the possible introduction of measures on the A8 west of Roseburn:

"Murrayfield Community Council supports

Derek Huckle

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Trees - Ellersly / Corstorphine Road (c) HamishRoss

Murrayfield Community Council was sad to hear of the passing of former Community Councillor Derek Huckle. Derek was co-opted in 2013, was elected later that year, became vice-Chair, and stepped down at the elections in October 2016. The present Chair described Derek as "a doughty champion of our causes at the Western Edinburgh Neighbourhood Partnership and elsewhere, and gave me much support." Indeed, he was a pragmatic and effective champion across a range of institutions and we were

Outstanding Items

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Pebble activity in Roseburn Park photo (c) JYellowlees

Murrayfield Community Council has continued to consider a range of items while unable to meet. A document summarising these can be downloaded below. They include:

  • Christmas trees
  • Conservation Area character
  • CCWEL and other walking and cycling initiatives
  • Ellersly Road

Charles Hodge Mackie: Colour and Light Exhibition (May-Oct 2021)

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Banner from exhibition website (c) City of Edinburgh Council

More news from the future. An exhibition by Charles Hodge Mackie at the City Art Centre has been postponed and is now scheduled to run 15 May - 10 October 2021.

Murray (1862-1920) had his studio locally, where now stands Murrayburgh House (17 Corstorphine Road). And the definitive life was written by local resident Pat Clark, who is also consulting on the exhibition.