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14 May 2022Next Public Meeting - Monday 23rd May at 7pm

02 May 2022Minutes of April 2022 Public Meeting

28 April 2022Springwell Golden Voices

Anyone who enjoys singing may be interested in the Springwell Golden Voices who now meet every Thursday morning ion Craiglockhart Parish Church to sing well known and popular music. Further Information

26 March 2022Spring Clean Scotland - from Edinburgh Council

Are you tired of litter? Want to help your community and keep Edinburgh a beautiful place to live? Then join us by organising a local litter pick! Get involved with Spring Clean Scotland between 21 March and 21 April.

We’ve partnered with Keep Scotland Beautiful to organise Edinburgh’s spring clean.

Edinburgh Council will give you litter pickers, bags, gloves and we’ll collect your waste afterwards.

Just follow these easy steps:

  1. Register with Keep Scotland Beautiful. Don’t forget to pledge how many bags of waste you’ll fill!
  2. Let us know that you’ve registered by emailing waste@edinburgh.gov.uk with the subject line ‘Spring Clean Scotland’. We’ll coordinate with you about where you can get your gloves, bags, litter pickers and when we can collect your rubbish
  3. Gather your friends and family to help!
  4. Why not take some photos of you and your group in action, or some before and after shots? Post them on social media using the hashtag #SpringCleanScotland and don’t forget to tag us too.

08 March 202220 Minute Neighbourhoods

The City of Edinburgh Council has developed a strategy to find ways for Edinburgh residents to meet their daily needs within 20 minutes of their homes by walking, using public transport, wheeling or cycling.

Full information is on the CEC website - https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/20minuteneighbourhoods

At the end of the above, you will see a list of 20 proposed neighbourhoods but Craiglockhart is not one of them. We feel that unless we have a plan and shout loudly enough with Community backing, then we will not be considered.

24 February 2022Wild Flowers for Craiglockhart

No-one can have missed all the concern about the reduction in our wildlife, particualrly bees and butterflies.

Wild flowers can help them to survive and increase their numbers so we have put together some information which we hope will be of use to anyone wishing to grow some wildflowers. Information on Growing Wildflowers

06 January 2022Removal of Litter Bin at Bogsmill Bridge, Craiglockhart Dell

This has proved an emotive subject over the last few months to many local residents who use the area.
Our CEC councillors and the council official have been inundated with complaints.
Latest count is 91 emails to the council official.

Response from the CEC Council Officer responsible

20 December 2021Speed Matters - some facts & figures

30 July 2021Overhanging Foliage eg Trees & Hedges

Concerns have been raised about obstructive foliage in our area.
The following gives information on how far back hedges, trees etc should be cut back - https://www.gardeningdata.co.uk/shrubs/hedges_and_roads/hedge_trim_highway.php

If overhanging foliage is a problem it can be raised directly with the owner of the relevant property.
If this is not appropriate or does not work then it can be reported on the CEC website.-
https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/overhangingfoliage

 

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