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

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Changes to Lothian Buses

A number of changes to Lothian Buses have been announced. They take effect on Su 4 March.

They include:

5 - no changes announced

24 – Minor timetable & route changes with Sunday buses extended from Scottish Gas HQ to Granton Square via Waterfront Avenue.

41 Revised timetable with more buses serving Marchmont, Blackford and Morningside on Sundays.

From the same date fares will also change.  A single adult fare will be £1.40 and a day ticket £3.50.  Student, Child, AIRLINK and NIGHTBUSES fares are not affected. 

South Edinburgh Voluntary Arts Fair for Age 50+ on Sa 10 Mar 10-4

Stalls                     Demonstrations

Aged over 50?     Looking for inspiration?     A new hobby/interest?

come to...

South Edinburgh Voluntary Arts Fair for Age 50+

Morningside United Church, Holy Corner, Edinburgh

Saturday, 10 March 2012 from 10.00am – 4.00pm

Tea & Coffee

Taster performances

Arts & Crafts
                                Creative Writing
                                                                          Reading Groups
… and more!

Supported by Merchiston Community Council

Free Entry!

Free impartial energy advice from Transition Edinburgh South

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Agenda for meeting of MSCC on We 22 Feb 2012

The Marchmont and Sciennes Community Council will hold their February meeting on We 22 Feb at 7:30pm at St Catherine's Argyle Church Halls on Grange Road

All are most welcome to attend.

Alison Johnstone MSP will address the meeting, and respond to questions, before the other business.

Please note: representatives of Lothian and Borders Police will be in attendance from 7:00 pm, to respond to any specific queries about police matters you may have.

1  Sederunt and apologies

2  Alison Johnstone MSP will address the meeting, and respond to questions

3  Minutes of the meeting on 25th January

4  Matters arising from the minutes

5  Reports postponed from January
EACC Tina Cumming
SCNP Alastair Philp

6  Police report

7  Treasurer’s report:  Alison Service  

8  Planning Committee report: Melanie Main

9  HMO report: Anne Laird

10 Neighbourhood partnership: Alastair Philp

11 Correspondence and announcements
Local unsung heroes
Spring cleaning
Transition Edinburgh South, Community Gardening 20th March
EACC Criminal Justice meeting 3rd March
Climate Change Meeting 3rd April
Grants for Individuals: meet the Funders 26th March
20 Mile limit
Services for residents  50+, 10th March
Request for news and pictures, Edinburgh Evening News
Call for new members


13 DONM 28th March

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

South Central Edinburgh 20mph pilot to start on Fr 23 Mar

The South Central Edinburgh 20mph pilot will start soon.

New speed limit signs are going up now but the zone will not come into being until Fr 23 Mar 2012.  Many of the main roads will retain their 30mph limit.

Further information is available at the Streets Ahead Edinburgh website.