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Raeburn Place development gains charitable status

May 5, 2014 by


The controversial redevelopment of Edinburgh Accies’ Raeburn Place home has received a boost with news that the project has received charitable status. However campaigners are urging the club to work with the local community to make the project a success. In a statement,  the organisation set up to progress the development said: ‘We are delighted […]

Council unveils winter weather plans

November 6, 2013 by


The City of Edinburgh Council has announced plans for how the city will cope with potentially severe weather this winter. Be Prepared for Winter will also provide up-to-date information to residents through targeted advertising in the print and broadcast media, supported with comprehensive information on the Council’s website plus leaflets and posters. Salt stocks of […]

Ainslie Park housing consultation today

October 3, 2013 by


Community Consultation Exhibition Former Telford College North Campus (Ainslie Park School) Crewe Road North  Miller Homes is hosting a second consultation regarding its proposal to develop this site. A drop-in exhibition to view the latest proposals is being held today: Thursday 3 October between 2pm and 7pm At Varcity North – Sales Centre Crewe Road North  […]

Government cash to aid community planning participation

August 17, 2013 by


Cash to help residents have their say in the design of their community. Funding to help local residents to make their communities better places to live has been announced by Planning Minister Derek Mackay. £100,000 is being made available for planning authorities to run community participation projects which will create visions for the future of […]

‘A sporting legacy?’ Council backs Stockbridge development

July 31, 2013 by


City councillors have voted to approve plans by Edinburgh Academicals for a major redevelopment of their Raeburn Place ground. The plans have split Stockbridge - campaigners say councillors have made a ‘huge mistake’ and that the development could destroy the existing community.  Despite impassioned pleas by objectors, councillors chose to go with officials’ recommendations to grant planning permission […]

Green light for City Park development

June 26, 2013 by


A local campaign to stop the development of City Park has failed. At a meeting of the city council’s Development Management Sub-Committee of the Planning Committee this morning councillors accepted officer recommendations to approve a substantial housing development on the site off Ferry Road. The decision will be a huge blow to local residents who have fought a long campaign against […]

Cafe culture for Princes Street?

May 16, 2013 by


The prospect of stopping for a bite to eat while shopping on Princes Street is moving a step closer thanks to proposed changes to allow cafes and restaurants on Scotland’s most famous street. The plans aim to encourage more people to visit Princes Street and boost the area’s vitality by creating a mix of retail […]

Raeburn Place redevelopment

October 30, 2012 by


Edinburgh Accie’s plans to redevelop their Raeburn Place home is currently North Edinburgh’s most controversial topic. Yesterday, NEN’s friend and techie whizz Tom Allan kindly set up an online poll on this blog to gauge public opinion on the subject. To help inform the debate, the planning application and statements from supporters of and objectors to the proposals can be […]

Have your say on Crewe Toll hotel proposals

September 5, 2012 by


Hotel group De Vere are offering local residents an opportunity to see plans and to comment on proposals for a new ‘village urban resort’ at Crewe Toll. De Vere will be holding two public consultation events on the proposals in advance of submitting a formal planning application. These will be held at the Morrisons store on Pilton […]

Locals not converted by Accies plans

August 29, 2012 by


Stockbridge traders and residents have vowed to fight Edinburgh Academicals’ latest plans to upgrade their Raeburn Place home. The rugby club wants to build a new 5000 spectator venue – but it’s their plans to add up to nine retail units as part of the redevelopment that’s causing consternation in Stockbridge.  The club has been […]


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