LHNCC minutes: October 2018

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 6.30pm

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Local events fund – apply now!

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)

£20,000 has been allocated to the North East Locality for the promotion of local cultural and artistic events to take place in 2019. The North East Locality covers the Craigentinny/Duddingston, Portobello/Craigmillar, and Leith Neighbourhood Partnership areas, so if you are interested in hosting events or activities in, for example, Lochend, Restalrig, Joppa, Niddrie – or anywhere in between – have a look at the:

  • guidelines
  • additional information
  • application form

on the NE pages of the NP website.

Deadline date: Friday 21 December 2018, 12 noon

Please read the guidelines and additional information carefully and also refer to the Locality Improvement Plan  and / or its summary document (see landing page of the Neighbourhood Partnerships).

If you would like to talk to someone regarding a potential idea please contact Birgit Harris on 0131 469 5489 or at birgit.harris@ea.edin.sch.uk

If you would like advice regarding an application or the application process please contact Scott Neill on 0131 469 5326 or at scott.neill@edinburgh.gov.uk

Kind regards

Birgit Harris | Lifelong Learnig Development Officer (Arts & Creative Learning | The City of Edinburgh Council, East Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH16 4DS  | Tel 0131 469 5489 (internal 25489) birgit.harris@edinburgh.gov.uk  | www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Art outside the (police) box – because art doesn’t have to be in a gallery

(adapted from an email from Leith Walk police box)

What? A grass roots public art programme. Panels with artwork from local artists, schools & photographers create a changing display of art work on the street.  Your original artwork could be here on the side of this former policebox.

Where? On the outside of Leith walk policebox.

When? August 2018 to August 2019

Why? Public art is free and accessible to all. Art in public places makes people feel connected to each other and proud of their neighbourhood. A piece of art can lift your mood and make your day.

Who? Do you want to get involved? Be part of the Edinburgh tool library team installing the works. Or have your original artwork displayed. We will be holding an open competition in 2019 and welcome original art from anybody. You do not have to be an artist.   Find out more at www.leithwalkpolicebox.com.

LHNCC minutes: August 2018

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 6.30pm

Actions and decisions are red italic underlined. Nem conmeans that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading