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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.

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Coltbridge & Roseburn

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Walking tour of Coltbridge and Roseburn

For whenever we are allowed out, Rosie Bell has created an amazing 1-hour, illustrated, self-guided walking tour of the Roseburn and Coltbridge area, packed with history and general interest. You can download it as pdf for free below (under Useful Downloads).

(There is a landscape and a portrait version. The landscape one has a slightly bigger map and a more news-papery column layout. Whatever suits you and/or your devices).