Following a request from the Community Council, the traffic island at the junction of Balgreen Road and Glendevon Road has been weeded. With thanks to the good offices of Cllr Frank Ross and others.
Image credits: (c) J Yellowlees
Here's an article from The Scotsman about the recent Coltbridge Viaduct refurbishment, written by Murrayfield Community Council's Chair. It highlights the viaduct's great strategic significance for active travel, and therefore its example as a project of modest scale and large impact.
Image credit: (c) The Scotsman / JPIMedia Publishing Ltd
For more from the MCC website on the refurbisment, type "coltbridge viaduct"
The late 18th century milestone between West Coates and Roseburn Terrace now has an interpretive plaque. It reads:
"Milestone by Corstorphine District Turnpike Trust on the 'Middle Way' via Bathgate completed in 1798, the fastest of the three routes between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Apparently the inscriptions were re-cut c. 1840. This is also the ancient route to Linlithgow, after 1751 the 'Northern Route' turnpike to Glasgow."
The plaque was organised by the Community Council.
City of Edinburgh Council are advertising posts for ten, city-wide school crossing patrol guides.
Murrayfield CC is hopeful that these posts are filled in advance of the new school year, and it understands that some of these crossing patrols will be allocated to Roseburn.
Image credit: (c) Rurigdh McMeddes, 2017
Summertime, and wheelchair users, families, anyone who needs more room on the pavement, or who is social-distancing, have joined again the never ending battle with overgrown vegetation on property boundaries.
If you are experiencing problems you can:
- "Report a foliage problem!" with the City Council here: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/overhangingfoliage (don't be put off - most of the steps here can be ignored if they seem complicated)
- Speak to, or drop a note through the door of, the