LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: June 2022

This meeting will be online only. Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leith-harbour-newhaven-community-council-june-2022-meeting-tickets-367091770367

AGM (6.30pm)

  1. Welcome, introductions and apologies
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the 2021 Annual General Meeting
  3. Annual Report, Chairman: brief review of year
  4. Treasurer’s report: accounts for 2021/2022 (to be ratified)
  5. Annual Report, Secretary: brief review of year
  6. Demit of current office bearers and election of office bearers
    1. Chair: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
    2. Treasurer: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
    3. Secretary: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
    4. Vice Chair: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
    5. Engagement Officer (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required)
  7. Date of next AGM: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Ordinary meeting (straight after AGM)

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of May 2022 meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police Report tbc
  6. Councillor/MSP/MP reports
  7. Chair, Secretary and Treasurer reports
  8. Standing reports:
    1. Planning
      1. Hemmingway’s (Commercial St.)
      2. Forth Ports, Harbour 31
      3. Salamander St.
      4. Tram Depot, 139 Leith Walk
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT) – Fencing Rennie’s Isle/Ocean Drive
      2. Edinburgh Bus Users Group (EBUG)
      3. Leith Connections – CPZ
    4. Environment
      1. FOWLB
    5. Heritage
      1. Leith Culture & Heritage Group – Custom House – Feasibility study
      2. Cockburn Civic Trust
    6. Community
      1. North East Community Planning Partnership
      2. Lothian Buses – Petition
  9. Resident Issues
  10. Edinburgh Association of Community Councils (EACC)
  11. AOCB
  12. Date of next meeting – Tuesday 23 August 2022

LHNCC February 2022 minutes

LHNCC’s minutes secretary apologises for the late publication of these minutes.

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via MS Teams, on Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 6:30pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. Nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against an item.

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LHNCC September 2021 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via MS Teams, on Tuesday 28 September 2021 at 6:30pm Continue reading

LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: October 2021

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leith-harbour-newhaven-community-council-october-2021-meeting-tickets-194707273697

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of September 2021 meeting
  4. Matters arising 
  5. Police Report tbc
  6. Councillor/MSP/MP reports
  7. Chair, Secretary and Treasurer reports
  8. Standing reports
    1.  Planning
      1. Ocean Terminal – Pan Application Online consultation. 
      2. Maritime St. Application consultation. 
      3. Hemmingway’s – LRB decision: refused
      4. Salamander St./Bath Rd. PPP Application notification 
      5. Crosslane: Residential Servised Living. Ocean Point 2 
      6. Mill Lane Clinic, 5 Mill Lane 
      7. Seafield Project update
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT)
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group
    4. Environment
      1. Water of Leith Conservation Trust: Coalie Park
      2. FOWLB
    5. Heritage  
    6. Community
      1. North East Community Planning Partnership
  9. Resident issues
    1. Concerns about Mill Lane proposal for Sheltered housing
  10.  EACC
    1. EACC meeting – 21/10/21
  11. ACOB
  12. Date of next meeting
    1. Tuesday 23 November 2021

LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: September 2021

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leith-harbour-newhaven-community-council-september-2021-meeting-tickets-169649601525

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of August 2021 meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police Report tbc
  6. Councillor/MSP/MP reports
  7. Chair, Secretary and Treasurer reports
  8. Standing reports
    1.  Planning
      1. Ocean Terminal – Pan Application Online consultation
      2. Victoria Bridge – Forth Ports LBC planning application submitted 6/9/22
      3. Seafield Project update
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT)
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group
      3. Government Risk and Good Value Meeting: Audit Report Spaces for People (link in Secretary’s Report)
    4. Environment
      1. Water of Leith Conservation Trust: Coallie Park
      2. FOWLB
    5. Heritage
      1. Leith for Ever – Dock Place Market Stall, other events and Film, 18th. September
      2. John Rennie’s 200Anniversary: SoSLeith’s unveiling of Information Board by MSP Ben Macpherson, 4 October 2021, 11.00am
    6. Community
      1. EACC meeting – Community Council Reform implementation plan
      2. North East Community Planning Partnership
      3. Starbank Park – Edinburgh Multicultural Festival 2021, Sunday 3 October 12noon – 7.00pm
      4. Water of Leith Conservation Trust: Coalie Park Funday, 3 October 1.00pm – 4.00pm
  9. Resident issues
    1. Post Trams to Newhaven construction: who will manage vibration issues
  10. EACC
    1. EACC meeting – Community Council Reform implementation plan
  11. AOCB
  12. Date of next meeting

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Clean Air Day – today

Planning Edinburgh blogged yesterday

Every year, air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths in the UK.  Poor air quality causes heart and lung disease and is linked to low birth weight and children’s lung development.

Thursday 17 June is Clean Air Day – the UK’s largest air pollution campaign that aims to bring people together to build awareness of the actions we can all do to tackle it.

Read more on the Planning Edinburgh blog.

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 25 February 2021

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting
(Construction Phase) via Google Meet on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 5:30pm Continue reading

LHNCC February 2021 minutes

MInutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Tuesday 23 February 2021at 7:00pm

Continue reading

LHNCC January 2021 minutes

MInutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Tuesday 26 January 2021at 7:00pm Continue reading

Coallie Park consultation

The Water of Leith Conservation Trust has teamed up with Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust to conduct a user survey focused on the Coalie Park area. The aim is to create a prioritised list of projects to take forward, to make improvements which are truly wanted and needed by local people at Coalie Park in Leith.