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

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Police Scotland: new website available

Following the amalgamation of the police forces in Scotland a new website has been produced.

To access information about South Edinburgh:
* click on the 'Your Community' tab at the top of the web page.  
* Select Edinburgh as the Division
* Select Edinburgh South as the Area Command.  

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Liquid Paradise - A portrait of Warrender Baths Edinburgh.

This short film made in 2005 is "an evocation of a long-loved Victorian pool through unique archive footage and the memories , routines and strange rituals of regular swimmers and staff at Warrender Baths , Edinburgh." 

Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council part-funded the film.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Agenda for Community Council Meeting - 7:30pm on We 24 April

Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council will meet on: 

We 24 April at 7.30 PM 

at St Catherine's Argyle Church Halls, Beaufort Road

All are welcome

1 Welcome and Introduction

3 Matters arising from the meeting
Ladyboys of Bangkok
Royal Mail Sorting Office Strathearn Road
‘My Place’ awards

4  Police Report

5  Treasurer’s report, circulated

6  Other reports
Capital Roads Programme, circulated  - Alastair Philp
Neighbourhood Partnership Meeting 22nd April - Alastair Philp
Edinburgh Association of Community Councils - Tina Cumming

7  Minutes Secretary post.  

8  Planning and Environment
Roseneath Street  Condition of street;  Licensing regulations and No. 6.
8 Spottiswood Street,  Application for roof alterations.
Any other outstanding applications.

9  Information (circulated in advance)
Economy Watch Survey
World Heritage Newsletter
Big Lottery: Communities and Familiies Fund
It’s your Neighbourhood
Rubblish Collections
Changed Parking regulations in Whitehouse Loan
New Police Website
Cockburn Association Newsletter received
Mobile Library Service
CEC leaflets, ‘Have your say’ and ‘How to make a complaint’ leaflets available.

10 Elections and changes.
11  AOCB;   Date of next meeting.  AGM and May Meeting  22nd May.  

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

City of Edinburgh Council: new compliments, complaints and suggestions process

The City of Edinburgh Council have developed a new compliments, complaints and suggestions process.  

Paper forms are also available from the Community Council Secretary.

If you wish you can submit a petition. If you get 500 signatures it'll be considered by the petitions committee and could result in changes to services.