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Monday, 19 August 2013

If you want to have a say on local issues why not join Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council?

Community Councils across Edinburgh are looking for new members so if you want to have a say on local issues, now is the time to get involved. Nominations start on 2 September and close on 23 September. Elections, if required, take place on 24 October 2013.
What are Community Councils? 
Learn more at the City of Edinburgh Council Community Councils webpage.  The area covered by Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council is shown at the Edinburgh Neighbourhood Partnership Community Councils website and also here
Nomination forms for both elected and nominated members will be available at the start of the nomination period on 2 September from the Returning Officer (Mark McInnes) and on the Council's website at
Timetable for Community Council Elections 2013:
Monday 2 Sept Notice of Election (start of nomination period)
Monday 23 Sept Close of Nominations (forms to Returning Officer)|
Thursday 3 October Notice of Poll (if a poll is required)
Thursday 24 Oct Polling Day (if a poll is required)
For further information on the forthcoming elections, please contact:
Eileen Hewitt, Community Council Liaison & Development Officer. (0131 469 3838;

If you want to discuss (in confidence) potential membership of Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council and what this might involve please contact the current secretary using the details in the right hand column of this blog.

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