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

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LHNCC minutes: June 2018 ordinary meeting

(See next post for minutes of AGM held immediately after ordinary meeting.)

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 26 June 2018 at 7.00pm

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Make it happen in Leith: 1 September 2019

(adapted from an email from GivRum)


Got an idea for how to help improve an area in Leith? Leith Creative and GivRum can help Make It Happen! We’re calling on local people who care about their community to take part in a day of action and adventure in Leith.

Make It Happen is an event where participants have just one day to take a simple project from idea to reality – Challenge Anneka style! Together we will brainstorm on what’s needed where and make small changes to improve some of the areas around Leith Theatre and Leith Library. A public vote in the morning will decide the best ideas to hand, ideas which will then have access to a materials bank and limited cash fund in order to complete the projects within the day time limit. There will also be some tools available, plus team facilitators to help groups realise their projects.

This event has previously taken place in Denmark and Brazil, with a diverse range of ideas coming out of the process including street furniture building, urban gardening, and music workshops for the community. You can see previous events here: https://vimeo.com/254636500 and https://vimeo.com/240972554, or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/383159288874910 Continue reading