Contractors have been appointed to construct the relocated play park in Roseburn Park. Friends of Roseburn Park have been advocating for and consulting on this for several years. The Edinburgh City Council funded project has a proposed construction period of 28 August - 18 October 2018.
Congratulations to Anna Rowell and Ruridgh Mcmeddes for their paper on lessons learned in CCWEL/Rejuvenating Roseburn at:
And they won Best Paper from a Young Professional.
It's a rare treat to get a potted history and a view of local affairs from these perspectives.
Edinburgh Rugby (the professional club) have submitted a planning application for a 7,800 capacity stadium on Murrayfield's back pitches.
The relationship between this development and the ejection of Murrayfield Wanderers (the non-professional club) from Murrayfield is unclear. Murrayfield Wanderers are controversially interested in relocating to Roseburn Park.
Edinburgh Active Citizenship Group are holding an event:
Planning - Homes, Hotels & Holiday Lets - Harmony or Heartbreak?
Thursday 17th May 19:00 – 21:00
St. Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, EH11 2DZ Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Janet Dick - Activist
Clare Symonds - Planning Democracy
Andy Wightman - Author and Activist
Tahl Kaminer - Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust
Come along and join the discussion - we'll be asking:
- What kind of cities
And you can find them here: https://www.roseburncycleroute.org.uk/tro-and-rso-consultation-20th-april-18th-may-2018
Edinburgh City Council's Stakeholder Liaison Officer writes as follows, and the latest update (Edition 10) can be downloaded here:
"The statutory consultation for the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) and Redetermination Order (RSO) opened today and will remain open for four weeks (closing Friday 18 May). During this time you can view the designs online here: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20016/roads_travel_and_parking/263/view_or_comment_on_traffic_orders .
You can comment on, object to, or support, the proposed changes by emailing email@example.com
Please ensure you include:
The Community Council's graffiti removal experiment has begun, with kit funded by a West Neighbourhood Partnership grant.
Rapid response to a regular Roseburn water feature after yesterday's weather.
The Roseburn Path will be closed at the point where it passes under Queensferry Road, and large diversions for cyclists and pedestrians are envisaged. The engineers say:
"Further to previous communications regarding the construction works which are currently underway on the North Edinburgh Path Network, please note details below regarding forthcoming work on the Roseburn Path.
As part of the drainage and surfacing improvements on the Roseburn Path at Queensferry Road a full path closure
Received from: Rurigdh McMeddes, Stakeholder Liaison Officer – City Centre West to East Link and Cycle Improvements
"I am just getting in touch to provide an update on the TRO [Traffic Regulation Order] procedures for Section 1 of the CCWEL project.
As you are likely aware Section 1 runs from Roseburn to Haymarket Train Station and we initiated the TRO procedure some weeks ago when we sent out designs to statutory consultees including Community Councils.