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Managing floodgates at Baird Grove

Community Council News
Photo lof ocal residents, Community Council and City Council Officers at Baird Grove floodgate 8 Nov 2019

A meeting with Council Flood Prevention Officers, local residents, Community Councillors and Cllr Gloyer took place following our mins of 5 Nov 19 (quoted here):

"Cllr Douglas had copied Cllr Gloyer into email correspondence with the Chairman but no progress had been made with regard to the floodgate at Baird Grove. A resident of Baird Grove, who had attended previous MCC meetings again expressed his and his neighbours’ concern about the Council’s failure to respond to their

New Community Councillors & departing stalwarts

Community Council News
Helen Barbour, Stephen Holland and Robert Smart

Following the 2019 Community Council elections, Murrayfield Community Council has some new members.  You can find the list here. And you can find our 2020 meeting dates here.

And we say farewell to some major contributors to the Community Council over the years: 

  • In three years Helen Barbour has made a dynamic impact on how we do business as our Secretary.  On top of that she has delivered our new noticeboard project and has

Edinburgh West Constituency General Election Hustings [10 December 2019]

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Flyer for General Election Hustings

St Thomas’s Church, Corstorphine at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019. Hosted by Corstorphine Churches Together. Come and listen to the candidates answer questions facing the people of Scotland and the UK.  For more details please contact Revd David McCarthy david@saintthomas.org.uk or 07411 236433.

[Note that the Murrayfield Community Council meeting on 10 December has been cancelled]

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Budgeting Engagement Sessions

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How would you spend £1Billion? This is your chance to influence how the City of Edinburgh Council spends on our services.

There are places available on several dates and locations around the city. The nearest to our area is at The City Chambers High Street Edinburgh EH1 1YJ on 27th August 2019 from 2-4pm

 

TOR decision made

Community Council News
Local resident holding placard

The Development Management Sub Committee (DMSC) of Edinburgh City Council met today, 9th January, with power to grant, refuse or continue consideration of planning applications. The focus of the meeting for Murrayfield Community Council (MCC) and local residents alike was the proposed development of Tor, 30 Corstorphine Road. This is an important site containing Grade B listed buildings within the West Murrayfield Conservation Area. The Chief Planning Officer had issued a Report recommending GRANT, which MCC strenuously opposed.

Litter

Community Council News
image of notice re litter on the water of leith footbridge

Litter - bin it or take it home with you. Litter leaves a mess it certainly isn't pretty to look at and impacts our environment.

On the Water of Leith walkway litter picking is done by volunteers. Don't leave your litter for to others to pick up - bin it!  

Rejuvenating Roseburn - latest update

Community Council News
image of man presenting at meeting

At the last meeting of Murrayfield Community Council on December 4th we received a presentation from Rurigdh McMeddes  who is the stakeholder liaison officer for the City Centre West to East Cycle Link (CCWEL) The update focussed on Rejuvenating Roseburn, with the introduction of a newly appointed company  AECOM (Nov 2018), who are an Engineering and Environmental Consultancy based at Haymarket to develop and finalise the designs for Rejuvenating Roseburn.  The time lines for future consultation on the plan is