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See useful downloads below for Handicab's flyers. According to Fundraising Officer laura.kearney@handicabs.org.uk:

"HcL Transport has been providing these services for 36 years now. We provide over 80,000 passenger journeys to people with mobility issues. That is an average of 1,600 passengers a week. Edinburgh accounts for 53% of these journeys. Our services are:

Dial-A-Ride provides a door-through-door transport service for people with limited mobility who are unable to use ordinary buses and/or suffering

37 Corstorphine Road planning appeal expected decision 21 January 2020

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Photo of 37 Corstorphine Road site (c) John Yellowlees

According to the minutes of 5 November 2019 (quoted here):

"37 Corstorphine Road – [J. Forbes] and J McDonaugh, as a near neighbour, had attended the site meeting with the Reporter [for the appeal of the application that was refused in August for demolition of existing house, erection of new building to form residential apartments with associated car parking and landscaping]. [...] The Reporter had also visited 39 and 8 Corstorphine Road. The outcome of

Qualified support for revised TOR planning application

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Photo of 30 Corstorphine Road (former Tor nursing home) site. (c) John Yellowlees

According to mins of 5 Nov 19 (quoted here):

"Tor, 30 Corstorphine Road – [J.Forbes] had circulated draft comments on the developer’s new planning application and the deadline for submission was the following day. MCC’s comments amount to qualified support for the revised proposals. He regarded these as a major victory for the combined efforts of the residents of Westerlea, MCC and the three local Councillors. He thanked [specific residents] of Westerlea for their input

CCWEL cycleway (Roseburn) construction 18 months from May 2020 with support for local businesses

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Plan of Traffic Regulation Order designs for CCWEL (c) City of Edinburgh Council

According to the mins of 5 Nov 2019 (quoted here):

"P Gregson reported that he had attended the meeting arranged by the Council with local traders to discuss support for their businesses during the construction phase of the CCWEL. The contractor’s representatives and Cllr Douglas had attended the meeting. The support offered involved publicising the businesses by various methods including social media. The construction work is scheduled to start in May 2020 and take 18