An electronic version of Edition 12* (Nov 09) of the Edinburgh Community Council News is now available.
Monday, 30 November 2009
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Cameron's blog carries a post published yesterday reading...
“Following the fall of the extension of the controlled parking zone in Grange/Newington earlier in the year new, more limited, proposals are being brought forward. These include a first for Edinburgh - placing short sections of yellow line which prohibit parking for a one or two hour period during the day. This will prevent long term parking in these otherwise uncontrolled areas and ensure a turnover of use. Maps showing these (and other proposals) can be viewed at a public meeting at 7.00pm on Tuesday 1st December in the Royal Blind School (Craigmillar Park). The draft plans will be on view from 6.30pm, and Council staff will be on hand to explain the proposals and to answer questions. A formal question and answer session will commence at 7.00pm.”
For more details (including links to the three plan documents) see Cameron’s blog post.
The New Gentle Touch (sauna and massage parlour) at 40 Argyle Place has submitted an application for a Public Entertainment Commercial Operation Licence. City of Edinburgh Council notified us of this today in a letter that continues:
"Anyone wishing to object to the grant of a licence must lodge a written objection or representation specifying the grounds of the objection or the nature of the representation with the Council Solicitor, City of Edinburgh Council, Licensing Section, 249 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ, by 17 December 2009 ; The objection or representation must specify the name and address of the person making it and be signed by that person or an Agent. Copies of objections or representations will be sent to the applicant. Objections or representations can be delivered by hand or posted by Recorded or Registered Delivery Post so that they would normally be expected to arrive by the above date. Late objections or representations can be considered if a good reason is given but otherwise if the terms of this Notice are not complied with, the objection or representation will be disregarded."
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Under the Gambling Act 2005, the City of Edinburgh Licensing Board is required to publish a Statement of Principles every three years, outlining the procedures it intends to follow in discharging its statutory responsibilities and functions under the Gambling Act 2005.
The existing policy is now in its third and final year; therefore, in accordance with the requirements of the Act, the Board has undertaken a review of the current policy and has prepared a draft Statement of Principles. The draft ‘Statement of Principles’ has now commenced a period of consultation which will expire on Friday 18 December 2009.
Anyone wishing to make representations or offer comment on the draft Statement of Principles should do so in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon completion of the consultation period, the Board will consider any representations which may have been made and will publish the finalized Statement of Principles.
Thursday, 19 November 2009
Both Councils recently agreed to purchase a derelict site in the Millerhill area of Midlothian, on which a waste treatment facility could be built. A planning application will be lodged seeking planning permission in principle for the site so it can be offered to contractors as an area on which to build a waste treatment facility.
Wednesday, 18 November 2009
Friday, 13 November 2009
Monday, 9 November 2009
Saturday, 7 November 2009
Friday, 6 November 2009
Warrender Swim Centre is temporarily closed (5 Nov 09).
We are very sorry that we have had to close the facility.
We have encountered a glazing fault at Warrender Swim Centre which has resulted in the closure of the pool and cancellation of all swimming lessons and club use. The gym is also closed at this time. We are curently investigating the cause of the fault and we will reopen the centre as quickly as possible.
They will keep this page updated. Alternatively call 0131 447 0052.
update: Edinburgh Evening News story - Pool shut after glass panel falls on swimmer
Thursday, 5 November 2009
1. Sederunt and Apologies.
2. Minutes of the previous meeting (word.doc)
3. Matters Arising
4. Police Report
5. Reports from meetings and CCouncillors
6. New business
7. Community Councillors (introductions including areas of interest and general discussion)
8. Our Community (discussion to generate list of community groups and interested parties)
10. Next Meeting