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The jam in Edinburgh’s planning sandwich?

September 29, 2014 by


Trinity Community Council has commented on Edinburgh’s latest Local Development Plan: The City of Edinburgh Council’s latest Local Development Plan shows more than 17,000 new houses to be built on either side of the Trinity area. Trinity comprises about 4,000 houses currently so that is a very significant increase in nearby housing stock. There will […]

Royal Victoria Hospital consultation

September 23, 2014 by


Did you miss the recent consultation event at St Ninian’s Episcopal Church in Comely Bank? If so, NHS Lothian’s outline plans for the future of the Royal Victoria Hospital site can be viewed in the raft of documents (below).  RVHPhasing RVHSiteConcept RVHSiteContext RVHSiteHistory RVHSiteMassing RVHSiteOptions RVHSiteOptionsP2 NHS Lothian says these documents give you a chance to […]

Book your place at Forth regeneration event

September 11, 2014 by


An opportunity to find out more and have your say on the area’s regeneration … Regeneration Event Poster If you live, visit or work in the north of the city, you may be aware of regeneration activity underway. Here in the Forth Neighbourhood, a number of projects have started or are under development. The Forth […]

Community Empowerment Bill: what’s it all about?

September 8, 2014 by


The Scottish Government is currently consulting on the Community Empowerment Bill and Granton Improvement Society have organised a public meeting to explain the Bill and how it affects communities. The Scottish Government’s objectives are: 1. Empower community bodies through the ownership of land and building and strengthening their voices in the decisions that matter to […]

Friends of Granton Castle Walled Garden invite

September 5, 2014 by


  Deadline looms for historic local treasure The Friends of Granton Castle Walled Garden group is holding an informal  ‘meet and eat’ event at Royston Wardieburn Community Centre on Tuesday (9 September) at 3pm. Organiser Kirsty Sutherland said: “It is really important folk know what’s happening before the 3rd October as that is the last […]

Have your say on Edinburgh’s local development plan

August 27, 2014 by


EDINBURGH LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN SECOND PROPOSED PLAN PERIOD FOR REPRESENTATIONS The City of Edinburgh Council has prepared a Second Proposed Edinburgh Local Development Plan. It sets out policies and proposals to guide land use and development. The Second Proposed Plan is accompanied by a Environmental Report – Second Revision, a Second Proposed Action Programme, a revised Draft […]

NHS Lothian to consult on Victoria Hospital plans

August 18, 2014 by


NHS Lothian’s plans to develop the Royal Victoria Hospital site off Craigleith Road have been submitted, and members of the public can see what is being proposed at a session in Comely Bank early next month. NHS Lothian plans to develop the site to provide a range of accommodation – both residential and non-residential – […]