This page lists some non-planning matters that LHNCC is working on:
|The Newhaven Project
Investigate proposal to prepare an application for a Community Buyout for School Building when it goes up for sale (2020 approx.)
|Secretary attended Attended Open Meeting/Workshop regarding proposal (1/11/18) and subsequent meeting to identify a Steering Group, preliminary membership agreed and 1st. Meeting will be early Dec.
|Name chosen was The Newhaven Project.
It is making arrangements to become a constituted group.
|Very well supported Open Meeting with excellent speakers and interesting workshop|
|World War 1 commemoration (10/11/18)
Leith Remembrance Service (11/11/18)
|Commemorative service at Malmaison hotel, Saturday 10 November. See our newsletter for details.||Attended both.
Laid Wreath at Leith Service
|Both Services very moving.|
|SS Explorer request for support in application for funding from HSLF||Letter of support submitted 30/8/18||Application successful|
|Granton Waterfront Development Plan||Secretary attended Public Consultation Madelvic House Granton and Granton Waterfront Group (member) Meeting, W. Pilton Gardens.||Very well attended public consultation and then full discussion and presentation from CEC Granton Waterfront Development Team at evening meeting||This is a massive development plan and Team are encouraging as much public involvement as possible. All sounds very exciting and encouraging. Hoping to involve schools and local groups.|
|Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT)||LHNCC is keen to see that the tram extension to Newhaven is done properly and at the highest possible quality. LHNCC representatives are members of CCTT Steering Group||Date for Newhaven Trams Project Presentation to to Council extended until March 2019||CCTT response to consultation 2 submitted and circulated|
|LRT Transport to WGH from Leith
Re-routing 21 Bus to include WGH. Supported by TCC, LLCC & G&DCC
|Letter to LRT and copied to other CCs on the Bus 21 route 11/4/18||Response received 17/5/18 and circulated (also available on our website)||LHNCC secretary’s meeting with Ian Bieniowski (LRT) on Wed 18 July 2018 was attended by reps. from other 3 CCs & MSP.
Not possible at present but will be considered.
Being investigated by EBUG (Edinburgh Bus Users Group)
|Boy racers’ Ocean Drive on-going issues and complaints
Request speed bumps and/or speed cameras
|Letter to be sent to Darren Ryan, Local Transport and Environment Manager, The City of Edinburgh Council||LHNCC secretary spoke to Darren Ryan who said this was issue for CEC Health and Safety Team.
Response 6/9/18 – Plan to carry out traffic check Oct/Nov. No information on outcome to date
|Updated information provided by Leith Community Police Team at Oct. CC Meeting and circulated.|
|EBUG (Edinburgh bus users group)
Gavin Booth of Bus Users Scotland has invited LHNCC to meet him and a colleague (just two or three of us); a get to know you and share mutual interests session
|LHNCC Secretary member of this group. 3 Monthly meetings||Discussions cover all Lothian areas covering wide range of subjects.||Chris Day organiser.
Currently working on Scottish Gov. Transport Bill as it continues through Parliament and CEC’s Public Transport Priority Plan