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

Monday, 21 February 2011

Have your say: Future of the Fire and Rescue Service in Scotland

The Scottish Government is seeking views on the future of the Fire and Rescue Service in Scotland, and would like to hear from you.   The closing date for the consultation is 5 May 2011.  

Spokes guidance on bicycle storage

Spokes (the Bicycle group) have published a leaflet with advice on bicycle storage for tenements.

Further information on the project that led to the leaflet is also available.

Southside Community Council: Odeon - save our cinema campaign

Would you like to support Southside Community Council in their efforts to save the Odeon cinema on Clerk Street?  They would like you to write one of their postcards to object to proposals to demolish the building

Or you can object on-line.

Saturday, 5 February 2011

Invitation to a waste celebration event

Find out how we can fund your community projects and
celebrate the success of the Waste Action Grant scheme.
Join us for an evening of inspiration, music,
nibbles and networking.

Council Chamber, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh
6 – 8pm, Wednesday 16 February 2011

6pm – Welcome
6.10pm – Performance by Trash Music
6.15pm – Information on successful waste projects
6.30pm – Refreshments and networking
8pm – Close

Please RSVP by 9 February to:

Anita Sharkey, Waste Education Officer,
33 Murrayburn Road, Edinburgh, EH14 2TF
0131 469 5070, e-mail:

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

A G E N D A for meeting of the Community Council on We 9 Feb at 19:30

The next meeting of the Community Council will be held on Wednesday 9th February (corrected date) at 7.30pm in St Catherine’s Argyle Church Community Hall, Grange Road

A G E N D A (click for copy)

1. Minutes of meeting on 12 January and matters arising.  (Corrected December minutes)

2. Proposed Mobile phone mast Thirlestane Road/Whitehouse Loan

3. Police Report : oral report & questions

4 Subgroups
    a. Planning Group (meeting report circulated)

    b. HMOs Group (Ann Laird: Report from January meeting awaited)

    c. Parking

5. External Meetings reports

    a. Meadows and Bruntsfield Advisory Group 2nd Feb (report)

6. Future events dates to be set

    a. Garden Competition; proposed 3rd Sep

    b. Christmas Event: proposed 3rd Dec

7. Any other business

Reports available on this blog in advance will include any recommendations that
the CC will discuss and agree;

All who live or work or are active in the area are welcome.
Hearing loop available – please request in advance

Guidance on how to use the Planning web site

Guidance on how to use the City of Edinburgh Council Planning web site is now available.