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Thursday, 20 March 2014

Live in Marchmont? Want to be on TV, and have a home-swap holiday

BBC One are looking for people who live in interesting homes in Marchmont and across Edinburgh and would be happy to try a home swap holiday for a new TV series.

Do you live in an interesting home you’d be happy to swap with someone elsewhere in the UK for a short break?

It could be anything from a charming cottage, a period house, to a modern apartment!


For an application form please email with your contact details

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Agenda for MSCC meeting on We 26 March 2014 at 19:30

Marchmont & Sciennes Community Council will hold its March meeting on 26 March 2014 at 7:30pm, in our usual venue of St Catherine's Argyle Church halls on Beaufort Road/ Grange Road. 

This will be our sixth meeting of 13/14.  Further meetings will be on the fourth Wednesday of April, May and June 2014.

All who live or work in the area are most welcome to attend 

 1            Sederunt and apologies
 2            Draft Minutes of last meeting, 26 Feb 2014
 3            Matters arising from the minutes 
·            Marchmont Crescent Noticeboard/ possible relocation to Scotmid
·            Jawbones removal/refurbishment
·            Trees and bench
·            Crossing of Kilgraston Road at Dick Place
·            Flooding outside Earl of Marchmont
·            Edinburgh Planning Concordat 2013
·            Time to respond to major planning applications
·            Events on the Meadows
4            Police Report

Items for discussion
 5           Meadows and Bruntsfield links: ranger hours and short hole golf
 6           Grange Conservation Area Character Appraisal
 7           Marchmont Playgroup
 8           Statutory notices: plan for future meeting (who to invite)
 9           Treasurer’sReport
10          Assembling Agenda for April meeting
11.         Waste Collection leaflets

Items mainly for information
12           Planning matters
·            Local planning applications
·            Local Development Plan Engagement Workshop
13           South Central Neighbourhood Partnership
14.          Pavement Repairs
15           AOCB
16           Date of next meeting: 23 April 2014