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Dean Path along Water of Leith reopening

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Heron on Water of Leith (c) H Ross

Water of Leith Conservation Trust report:

"It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the Dean Path is open...The gates at Sunbury Place have been opened and secured in place, I believe the gate at the other end has been removed. The council will be arranging for he removal of all the gates/metal fencing in the near future however, there is now full access along this route."

The section of path had been

Update on Roseburn CCWELL Roadworks

Community Council News
Roseburn wraparound CCWELL

Henry Whaley

Update on CCWEL provided to Murrayfieldcc by the Council on the roadworks in Roseburn.

"As you will be aware there have been some delays to work on Roseburn Terrace. This was due to finding asbestos under the pavement by the Roseburn Bar, damage to cellar ceilings and a corroded gas main. We needed to repair all of this before work could continue.

The repairs have now been completed and we are making progress

Platinum Jubilee Street Party - Lord Provost's Fund (deadline 22 April 2022)

Community Council News
Logo for Lord Provost of Edinburgh (c) City of Edinburgh Council

The Lord Provost is asking Community Councils across Edinburgh to seek applications from local community groups who wish to organise a street party to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on the weekend of 2-5 June 2022.

Murrayfield Community Council can select and forward a total of £500-worth of applications from organisations that fit the description: "charity or constituted group with a bank account in its name". The intention is to provide financial support

Work on Roseburn Park Cafe Scheduled to Start May 2022

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Photo of existing dereclict toilet block (c) Friends of Roseburn Park

An early 20th Century building in Roseburn Park, which has for many years been a derelict toilet facility, is to be renovated to provide a cafe for park users.

The question of what to do about this building and its maintenance has been on Friends of Roseburn Park's (FoRP's) agendas for a decade. After extensive consultation, fund-raising, partnership-building, work by FoRP Trustees, and Craig Proudfoot of One Foot Square, the project is ready to start

CCWEL Works Delay

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Businesses open as usual banners on Roseburn Terrace works, March 2022, (c) J Yellowlees

The works on Roseburn Terrace have been delayed because of structural and materials issues on the south side pavement.

In the meantime there have been severe difficulties with:

  • traffic management
  • parking, loading and unloading
  • lost trade

These have been discussed at:

  • the Community Council meeting of 22 February 2022
  • a Roseburn Traders meeting with local City Councillors and candidates on 8 March 2022

There have been articles in Edinburgh Evening News:

The Full

Grants for Carers

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Screenshot of the VOCAL website banner

A new fund to provide financial assistance to carers has been launched. It is City Council and Scottish Government funded and managed by VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian), who describe it thus:

"This is a fantastic opportunity for Edinburgh’s unpaid carers to receive a grant of up to £500 to improve their wellbeing."

More details can be found on their website: https://www.vocal.org.uk/carer-support/info-for-carers/practical-support/carer-recovery-fund/

Image credit: (c) VOCAL

Roseburn-Haymarket CCWEL work to begin 7 Feb 2022 for rest of year

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Map of planned 2022 CCWEL works Roseburn to Haymarket (c) City of Edinburgh Council

Road, pavement and cycleway works and resurfacing from Roseburn to Haymarket can be expected throughout 2022, with effects on pedestrians, traffic flow, parking, loading and some waste services. The works are for the City Centre West to East Link (CCWEL) Project and are due to begin on 7 February 2022. (The current works on Roseburn Terrace are by CityFibre)

Details can be found here: Home – City Centre West to East Link (edinburgh.gov.uk) and the recent public