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17 - 18 June 2023 Magdala Cres. Closure and Extensive Diversion

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CCWEL Logo Copyright City of Edinburgh Council

The work in Haymarket Terrace continues to divert eastbound traffic, but now Magdala Crescent has a burst water main.

Works to repair this from 6 am 17 June - 6 pm 18 June mean that:

  • there will be no eastbound buses between Murrayfield and Haymarket
  • the diversion is now from Murrayfield Road - Ravelston Dykes - Queensferry Street
  • local access remains

The attached leaflet has more information and contact details (under 'Useful downloads' below -

Redcroft at Murrayfield Road Open for Scotlands Garden Scheme 13/14 May 2023

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Scotland's Garden Scheme website (c) Scotland's Garden Scheme

The mature walled garden at 23 Murrayfield Road is open as part of Scotland's Garden Scheme on 13th and 14th of May 2023, from 2pm - 5pm.

Admission £6.00, children free. Plant sale, home baking, music and apple pressing demonstrations.

For full details see: https://scotlandsgardens.org/redcroft-with-innerwick-house/

Image credit: (c) Scotlandsgardens.org


Corstorphine/Murrayfield City Council By-Election Local Hustings Report 28 Feb 2023

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Candidates at the hustings (c) J Forbes

The hustings meeting was organised by Murrayfield Community Council at Murrayfield Parish Church Centre's Main Hall. It was attended by about 50 members of the public. All candidates for the 9 March 2023 by-election were present except the SNP candidate. They answered pre-submitted questions that were drawn from a box at random. Phyllis Stephen from the Edinburgh Reporter was present and her report can be found here: https://theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2023/03/corstorphine-murrayfield-by-election-murrayfield-hustings/

Questions picked at random and put to

Corstorphine/Murrayfield By-election 9 March 2023

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Lamppost popup banner for by-election (c) J Yellowlees

Advertising for voter registration and postal vote applications has appeared in advance of the forthcoming City Council by-election.

More information can be found on the City Council website here: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/news/article/13627/corstorphine-murrayfield-by-election-to-be-held-in-march

Voter registration and postal vote applications information is here: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/elections-voting/register-vote

Image credit: (c) J Yellowlees

Murrayfield Community Council Meeting Dates 2023

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Our 2023 meeting dates can be found on our meetings page. They can also be found under the Events menu item above. And the next one or two are often 'Next Up' on our home page. 

Community Council meetings are open to the public (they may be held online or in person). There is normally a "Questions from the Floor" section at which topics for discussion can be raised. And matters can be raised by

Roseburn to Fountainbridge Active Travel Work to Commence

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Rosburn to Union Canal Logo (c) City of Edinurgh Council

New bridges and landscaped areas will provide active travel options from the south side of the railway bridge on Russell Road to Fountainbridge.

The commencement of work has recently been described in various places, including Edinburgh LiveThe Edinburgh Reporter, and The Scotsman. But the project has been on the cards for many years (there were consultations in 2016/17 and a 2020 planning application was advertised on the Community Council's website)