LHNCC’s other work

This page lists some non-planning matters that LHNCC is working on:

Other work

Subject LHNCC Involvement Outcome Comments
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)

Manifesto on trams

Monthly meetings with tram team

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.

Work progressing.

Currently working on Scottish Gov. Transport Bill as it continues through Parliament and CEC’s Public Transport Priority Plan