Nice to see the tradition of the Bailie’s Lamp still continuing and illuminated in Saughtonhall Drive. This one pertains to former Lord Provost Dr Norman Irons.
Image credit: J Yellowlees
From Project Centre Limited:
Project Centre Limited, working on behalf of City Of Edinburgh Council will be undertaking an engagement exercise in your area. This exercise concerns the potential introduction of parking controls as part of the Council’s Strategic Review of Parking and will be starting on 15th February 2021.
The Review assessed parking across Edinburgh, as a means of identifying areas that might benefit from controlled parking. The outcomes from that review were
Murrayfield Community Council’s interest in promoting awareness of our A8 heritage is not being helped by a Council litter bin in front of the plaque on the south side of the New Colt Bridge. The movement of the bin to be discussed at our next meeting on 16 February 2021.
Image credit: (c) J Yellowlees
On 30 January a vehicle carrying a crane struck the Balgreen bridge, which carries the main railways to Glasgow and Fife across Balgreen Road, and rail traffic had to be halted while the bridge was inspected to ensure that there had been no damage. The train worst affected, the 0921 Edinburgh Waverley to Dunblane, was held up for 88 minutes, and terminated at Linlithgow.
The bridge is one of the most bashed in Scotland according
City of Edinburgh Council on all things gritting, including gritting routes, priorities, location of grit bins, and enquiries about grit bins, can be found at this link:
Murrayfield Community Council and Gorgie-Dalry Community Council are exploring the possibility of a campaign to re-institute allotments on a former allotment site near Pansy Walk, that has most recently been used as a site for the storage of tram rails. There is a possibility that the City Council might view it as a housing opportunity. But there is noise arising from proximity to the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway and a shortage of allotments citywide. If
Residents of West Murrayfield Conservation Area and the broader Murrayfield community applauded the decision of the Rockshiel Trust to withdraw its second (2020) planning application for residential development on the ecologically sensitive heritage site at 9 Kinellan Road.
It is, of course, possible (some think likely) that a new proposal will be submitted at a later date, as happened following withdrawal of the original (2019) application.
In the meantime, Murrayfield Community Council is urging City