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Bus lane camera to issue warnings from 23 November 2020

Community Council News
Bus lane camera Corstorphine Road. J Yellowlees 13 Nov 2020

According to Gavin Sherriff | Senior Transport Team Leader – Parking Operations, City of Edinburgh Council:

"As you may know, the Council is introducing five new bus lane enforcement cameras around Edinburgh. One of these locations is on Corstorphine Road, monitoring traffic travelling east towards the city centre, and is located in advance of the Murrayfield Gardens junction within your Community Council boundary.

The camera will go live and begin to issue warning notices from

Blue Sky at Xmas

Community Council News
Christmas Tree on the Old Coltbridge (c) Nikki Oldroyd

On the Old Colt Bridge, last year's noisy electricity generator has been replaced by a Christmas tree! Decorations are due (nearer the time...)

Image Credit: (c) N Oldroyd

Closing to comments 30 September 2020: Roseburn Path to Fountainbridge Link (Foot/Cycle)

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Plan view Roseburn to Fountainbridge foot/cycle way improvements. (c) City of Edinburgh Council / HarrisonStevens

The planning application for these upgrades (from Russel Road to Fountainbridge) closes for comments on 30 September 2020. It is available for comment on the City Council's planning portal here: 20/03561/FUL

Image credit: Roseburn to Union Canal Path Link, Design & Access Statement,  August 2020, (c) City of Edinburgh Council / HarrisonStevens

Corstorphine Community Centre Seeks New Chair Person

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Corstorphine Community Centre advert for a new chair person

Want to contribute to an amazing local endeavour?

Corstorphine Community Centre is looking for a new Chair Person for its management committee. The advert can be downloaded below and all the details are at http://www.corstorphinecommunitycentre.org.uk/ .

According to Shula Allan:

"Corstorphine Community Centre (CCC) is recruiting for a chairperson, as Tommy Maclean is retiring at this years AGM, to be held later this month... we are trying to get as wide circulation possible within CCC’s

Picturing Health photography project

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Part of Picturing Health photography project flyer (c) Media Education

From Media Education, Dalry Road (flyer under Useful Downloads, below):

"We are running a photography project with Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership called 'Picturing Health' - https://www.picturing-health.com/

We wondered if you would share the details with your community? The flyer is attached as a pdf and jpg.

We're asking people in Edinburgh to take a photograph which tells a story of what health means to them. Anyone 18 and over can take part.

We'll

Noisily digging up BT Murrayfield's East Stand

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Murrayfield Stadium from Corstorphine Hill (c) Hamish Ross

We received a message from Scottish Rugby that will be of interest to those residents who stay adjacent to BT Murrayfield’s East Stand. There is to be work, as follows:

  • Some health and safety related repair work on the East Stand stairs will be taking place next month (August).
  • The work is scheduled to begin on Monday 3 August and to conclude by Thursday 20 August 2020.
  • The initial stages of the project will be

CCWEL clears latest hurdle

Community Council News
Early draft (since superseded) Traffic Regulation for Roseburn Terrace (c) City of Edinburgh Council

The City Centre West to East Link project moved a step closer after Scottish Government ministers approved the Redetermination Order that reallocates the road space. The City Council had previously made the relevant Traffic Regulation Order. The Scottish Government required a minor alteration to the cycle way on Roseburn Gardens.

The case details can be found here:

http://dpea.scotland.gov.uk/CaseDetails.aspx?id=119991

For more on this from the Community Council type "CCWEL" or "cycleway" in the Search box above