This blog is where you will find community council information, including meeting times, minutes and agenda. Do please comment on postings.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Are you planning to vote in the EU referendum?

To vote in the EU referendum on 23 June 2016, you must be
  • registered to vote
  • 18 years of age or over on polling day
  • a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a registered British overseas citizen (last registered at an address in the UK within 15 years).
Register to vote(external link) on the GOV.UK website
If you can't use the form, you can register by calling the Electoral Registration Office on 0131 344 2500.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Agenda for MSCC meeting on We 25 May 2016 at 7:30pm

Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council will hold its monthly regular meeting on We 25 May 2016. 


The meeting will take place in our usual venue of St Catherine's Argyle Church Halls on Beaufort Road/ Grange Road. The meeting will start at 7:30pm.

This will be our eighth meeting of 15/16.  The next meeting after this one will be We 22 Jun 2016. 
All who live or work in the area are most welcome to attend 


 1                  Sederunt and apologies
 2                     Draft Minutes of last meeting, 27 April 2016, and matters arising (not otherwise on Agenda)
·     Pedestrian route on Beaufort Road
·     Objection to planning application at Thirlestane Lane
·     Xmas lights
·     Public toilets
·     Pothole patching

 3                  Meadows & Bruntsfield Links:
·     Update from Mike Shields
·     MABLAG report
·     Comments on Meadows Mgmt Plan 'Aims & Objectives'
·     Naming of paths
·     Floodlights at tennis courts

 4                  Police Report

 5                  Presentation (20 min): Health in Mind projects

Items for discussion
 6                  Leaflet delivery
 7                  Planning applications
 8                  JGHS (capacity & catchment)
 9                  Meadows Festival stall staffing
10                  Late hours catering policy

For info:
11                  Treasurer's report
12                  Meetings attended

13                  AOCB
14                  Date of next meeting: 22 June 2016

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Agenda for MSCC meeting on We 27 April 2016 at 7:30pm

Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council will hold its monthly regular meeting on We 27 April 2016. 

The meeting will take place in our usual venue of St Catherine's Argyle Church Halls on Beaufort Road/ Grange Road. The meeting will start at 7:30pm.

This will be our seventh meeting of 15/16.  The next meeting after this one will be We 25 May 2016. 
All who live or work in the area are most welcome to attend 


 1                  Sederunt and apologies
 2                     Draft Minutes of last meeting, 23 March 2016, and matters arising (not otherwise on Agenda)
·       Pedestrian route on Beaufort Road
·       MSCC Banner
·       How many households in our neighbourhood

 3                  Meadows & Bruntsfield Links: Update from Mike Shields
·       Further flags in front of bench

 4                  Police Report

Items for discussion
 5                  Leaflet delivery
 6                  planning application
·       Shop to cafĂ© at 15 Roseneath Street
·       New mews house  at 1 Thirlestane Lane
·        
 7                  Christmas Lights
 8                  Public Toilets
 9                  Health in Mind speaker
10                  JGHS catchment (Gaelic review)

For info:
11                  Treasurer's report
12                  Meetings attended
·        


13                  AOCB

14                  Date of next meeting: 25 May 2016

Friday, 15 April 2016

Last chance to register to vote in upcoming Scot Parl election: deadline is midnight on Mo 18 Apr


You can’t vote in the upcoming Scottish parliament election unless you’ve registered.

We encourage everyone to get registered as soon as possible, but the deadline is midnight on Monday 18 April 2016

You can register online via www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

Information evening for 2017 Marie Curie Costa Rica Trek will be on 16 May 2016


For more details on the trek see www.mariecurie.org.uk/scotlandcostarica