LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: May 2022

In view of previous hybrid meetings not working, this will be online only, via MS Teams. Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leith-harbour-newhaven-community-council-may-2022-meeting-tickets-335968188897. We will then send you the Teams link.

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of April 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. 124 Salamander Street and 1-3 Salamander Yards.
      2. 139 Leith Walk (Old Tram Depot)
      3. Seafield Project update
    2. Licensing
    3.  Transport
      1. Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT)
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group: Scottish Bus Week
    4. Environment
      1. FOWLB
    5. Heritage
      1. Leith Culture & Heritage Group
      2. Cockburn Civic Trust
    6.  Community
      1. Northeast Community Planning Partnership
      2. Quintinshill – Memorial Service, Rosebank Cemetery 21/5/22 at 11.00am
      3. Lothian Buses – Bus 22
      4. HoNC – The Picnic in the Park Victoria Park. 12.30pm-3.30pm, Sunday 19 June 2022
      5. Lord Provost’s Platinum Jubilee Street Party Fund 2022
      6. The availability of allotments – survey
  9. Resident Issues
    1. Rennie’s Isle – traffic
    2. Leith Victoria Swim Centre – CEC
    3. Traffic Lights sequencing – Lindsay Pl./Sandpiper Dr.
  10. Edinburgh Association of Community Councils (EACC)
  11. AOCB
  12. Date of next meeting  AGM/Ordinary – Tuesday 28 June 2022

The Picnic in Victoria Park, Sunday 19 June

The Heart of Newhaven Community, Friends of Victoria Park and The VP Allotment Holders invite you to The Picnic in the Park, at Victoria Park
12.30pm-3.30pm, Sunday 19th June 2022

Bring a picnic and enjoy meeting your neighbours in the park

  • Children’s Races (including the world-famous 3-legged!) Fun Dog Parade
  • Plant Swap Table
  • Kids’ Books Swap Table
  • Live Music
  • Optional Fancy Dress for People and Pets!
  • Prizes for taking part for Children and Dogs!

Check the ‘Friends of Victoria Park’ and ‘Heart of Newhaven’ Facebook pages for updates

(https://www.facebook.com/fovpedinburgh and https://www.facebook.com/TheHeartofNewhaven)

Inspired by the Eden Project’s Big Lunch

LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: February 2022

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Agenda

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of January 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. Crosslane: Residential Serviced Living. Ocean Point 2 – Public Consultation
      2. 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 – update
      2. FOWLB
      3. Sewage Related Debris and the Water of Leith – response from Scottish Water update.
    5. Heritage
      1. Leith Culture & Heritage Group
    6.  Community
      1. North East Community Planning Partnership (DT)
      2. Leith Chooses – Results Tuesday 15/2/22 (online via Teams) will also be posted online. Link http://www.leithchooses.net
      3. Leith Community Centre re-opening
      4. Heart of Newhaven
    7. Resident issues
      1. Portland Gardens/Melrose Drive derelict building
    8. EACC
      1. Extraordinary General Meeting 17/2/22(DT) – Approval of revised Constitution
    9. ACOB
    10. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 22 March 2022

Links for further information and related areas of interest on Agenda item (9) Standing Reports

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Victoria Primary School – good news!

Many will know about the Heart of Newhaven plan to re-purpose the Victoria Primary School buildings. Now, as reported in the Evening News, HoN has a grant to make this plan a reality.

Read more in the article here: https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/edinburghs-oldest-school-saved-demolition-21192857?utm_source=linkCopy&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

LHNCC May 2021 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 7:00pm Continue reading

LHNCC April 2021 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 7:00pm

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LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: May 2021 **updated 2021_05_25**

added items are in bold

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  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of April 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. Rennie’s Isle Development
      2. Albert Dock update
      3. Hemmingway’s (Commercial St)
      4. Sandpiper Drive, Western Harbour (Opposite ASDA to the West)
      5. Seafield Project update
      6. Commercial Quay update
      7. The Granary, The Shore
      8. Sub-planning Group – letter to David Givan, CEC Chief Planning Officer.
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Trams/Community Councils Together on Trams
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group
    4. Environment
    5. Heritage
      1. Heart of Newhaven Community Project – AGM
    6. Community
      1. Meeting with Paul Lawrence (Tram/CPZ/Leith Connections/Spaces for People/Low Traffic Neighbourhood
      2. North East Community Planning Partnership
  9. Resident issues
    1. Traffic signals Bernard St/The Shore/Commercial St
    2. Western Harbour
    3. Abandoned vehicles – update
  10. AOCB
  11. Date of next meeting (AGM + ordinary meeting) – Tuesday 22 June 2021

Links for further information on Agenda item (8) Standing Reports

  1. Scottish Government: Transforming Planning Scotland
  2. Scottish Government: Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
  3. Scottish Government: heat in buildings strategy consultation
  4. CEC: City Plan 2030The Housing Land Audit and Completions Programme (HLACP)
  5. CEC: Edinburgh Development Concordat
  6. EACC: Carbon neutrality Edinburgh 2030 – event 22/4/21
  7. Zero Waste Scotland
  8. Circular Economy
  9. CEC: Vision for Water Management in City of Edinburgh
  10. Heart of Newhaven AGM
  11. Out of the Blue

LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: May 2021

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/153535178853

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of April 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. Rennie’s Isle Development
      2. Albert Dock update
      3. Hemmingway’s (Commercial St)
      4. Sandpiper Drive, Western Harbour (Opposite ASDA to the West)
      5. Seafield Project update
      6. Sub-planning Group – letter to David Givan, CEC Chief Planning Officer.
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Trams/Community Councils Together on Trams
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group
    4. Environment
    5. Heritage
      1. Heart of Newhaven Community Project – AGM
    6. Community
      1. Meeting with Paul Lawrence (Tram/CPZ/Leith Connections/Spaces for People/Low Traffic Neighbourhood
      2. North East Community Planning Partnership
  9. Resident issues
    1. Abandoned vehicles – update
  10. AOCB
  11. Date of next meeting (AGM + ordinary meeting) – Tuesday 22 June 2021

Links for further information on Agenda item (8) Standing Reports

  1. Scottish Government: Transforming Planning Scotland
  2. Scottish Government: Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
  3. Scottish Government: heat in buildings strategy consultation
  4. CEC: City Plan 2030The Housing Land Audit and Completions Programme (HLACP)
  5. CEC: Edinburgh Development Concordat
  6. EACC: Carbon neutrality Edinburgh 2030 – event 22/4/21
  7. Zero Waste Scotland
  8. Circular Economy
  9. CEC: Vision for Water Management in City of Edinburgh
  10. Heart of Newhaven AGM
  11. Out of the Blue

LHNCC April 2021 minutes

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

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

LHNCC agenda and Eventbrite link: April 2021

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  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. Declaration of interests
  3. Minutes of February 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. Rennie’s Isle Development (presentation and discussion on the planning application from Robert Evans, Director, Ryden Planning for VRS Ltd c/o Union Property Services, and team members
      2. Albert Dock update (JM)
      3. Salamander St/Bath Rd (JM)
      4. Seafield Project update (NT)
    2. Licensing
    3. Transport
      1. Trams/Community Councils Together on Trams (JM)
      2. Edinburgh Bus User’s Group (JM)
    4. Environment
      1. Coalie Park Conversations consultation (DG/ED)
      2. PAS & Zero Waste Scotland, Circular Economy and Planning System event (JM)
    5. Heritage
      1. Heart of Newhaven Community Project (JM)
    6. Community
      1. Edinburgh Civic Forum – Update (JM)
      2. North East Community Planning Partnership (DT)
      3. Edinburgh Partnerships Reforms – EACC (JM)
      4. Community Council Planning Training Workshop (JM)
  9. Resident issues
    1. Parking restrictions in Tower Street
    2. Overflowing bins The Shore and Commercial Wharf
    3. Abandoned vehicles
  10. Leith Connections consultation and next steps (JM)
  11. AOCB
  12. Date of next meeting – Tuesday 27 April 2021

 

Links for further information on Agenda item (8) Standing Reports

  1. Scottish Government Creating Places: A policy on architecture and place in Scotland
  2. Scottish Government: Transforming Planning Scotland
  3. Scottish Government: Planning and Environmental Appeals Division
  4. CEC: Edinburgh Local Development Plan
  5. Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues 2021 –  consultation closes 2/7/21
  6. CEC: Edinburgh City Mobility Plan – closes 7/5/21
  7. EACC: Carbon neutrality Edinburgh 2030 – event 22/4/21
  8. Zero Waste Scotland
  9. Circular Economy
  10. CEC: Vision for Water Management in City of Edinburgh
  11. Heart of Newhaven AGM
  12. CEC: Edinburgh Development Concordat
  13. 2021 Tellme Scotland: Public Information Notices for Scotland
  14. CEC: Winter Festivals Consultation closes 19/5/21