The next meeting of Leith Harbour & Newhaven Community Council will be
- In the Shore room of Leith Community Centre
- On Tuesday 23 April
- at 6.30pm
(adapted from a communication from Edinburgh Council)
This briefing note gives an outline of the process and rules by which councillors are elected to the City of Edinburgh’s Community Councils. Community councillors are elected on a four-year cycle. Elections will next take place in September to October 2019. Each election is managed by a separate independent returning officer – generally a local ward councillor. Continue reading
Actions and decisions are red italic.
|BAFO = best and final offer||LLCC = Leith Links Community Council|
|CCTT = Community Councils Together on Trams||LW = Leith Walk|
|CEC = City of Edinburgh Council||NTBCC = New Town & Broughton Community Council|
|CPZ = controlled parking zone||OBC = outline business case|
|CS = Constitution St||POLHA = Port of Leith Housing Association|
|ECI = early contractor involvement||SPC = swept-path contract|
|EIA = environmental impact assessment||TAPOG = CEC’s tram all-party oversight group|
|FBC = full business case||TfE = Transport for Edinburgh|
|ISC = infrastructure and systems contract||TN = Trams to Newhaven project|
|LCCC = Leith Central Community Council||TRO = traffic regulation order|
|LHNCC = Leith Harbour & Newhaven Community Council||TT = trams team|
TAPOG is CEC’s leader and vice-leader, CEC’s transport convenor and vice-convenor, and transport spokespersons from each party Continue reading
Leith Central CC, Leith Harbour and Newhaven CC and Leith Links CC have published the following written submission: Joint Community Councils’ written submission
(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council time-stamped 12:21 on 30 May [today].)
I write to provide an update with regards the traffic delays this week due to the work taking place at Bonnington Toll (as detailed below).
Over the past 2 days, a number of private vehicles parked close to the work area have made it difficult for large vehicles to pass the traffic management and as such this has extended journey times for commuters quite significantly at times.
However, as of this morning it has been managed to move all vehicles which were causing an obstruction and as a result journey times are significantly better this morning.
In addition, there have been some adjustments to the temporary traffic signal timings, to reflect the dynamic flows at the junction throughout the day. It is hoped that for the remainder of the work traffic queues and delays can remain as short as possible.
If you need to discuss this in any more detail or would like a further update, or have any concerns from residents, please do not hesitate to contact Steven Blacklaw. Please also CC firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven Blacklaw ¦ Engineer – Transport Design & Delivery
Place ¦ Planning & Transport ¦ The City of Edinburgh Council
G4, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BG
Tel 0131 529 3252 email@example.com
Actions and decisions are red italic. Nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading
(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)
As you may know, the Council is introducing three new bus lane enforcement cameras around Edinburgh. One of these locations is on Commercial Street which is within the boundary of your Community Council area.
The camera has now gone live and we will be issuing warning notices for two weeks to motorists who incorrectly drive within the bus lane during operational hours. An extra week will allow additional time for notices to be delivered, before charge notices start being issued from 17 June 2019.
There are no changes to the layout or operational times of the bus lanes as a result of this project. However, additional yellow warning notices are in place on approach to the camera to inform motorists. A press release has also been issued with further social media promotion planned.
Gavin Sherriff | Acting Senior Transport Team Leader – Parking | Place | Planning and Transport | The City of Edinburgh Council, 3.3 Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG | Tel 0131 469 3616 (23616) | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.edinburgh.gov.uk