The following information was provided by Sergeant Weaver to Leith Central CC.
Parking on Pavements
Whilst it is currently not an offence to be parked on the pavement in Scotland, per se, legislation does exist to allow officers to deal with these type of incidents.
In most cases the offence of causing an obstruction will be most pertinent. There is no exact definition of obstruction, but a rule of thumb would be whether or not a pram or wheelchair could still navigate past, without having to going onto the roadway.
In most instances it will be necessary to examine the individual circumstances and determine what, if any, offences have been committed. Continue reading
Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 6.30pm Continue reading
Shore Room, Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 27 November at 6.30pm
1 Introductions, apologies
2 Minutes of Previous Meeting
3 Matters arising
4 Police report
5 Forth Ports project team presentation: Western Harbour revised design
6 Reports: Secretary and Treasurer
7 Councillors/MSP/MP Report/s
8 Planning Update
detail available on LHNCC planning pages
8.a CW properties: 139 Leith Walk 19/00415/PAN
Public Consultation: McDonald Road Library, Monday 22 April 2019 and Tuesday 23 April 2019 (both 14:30 to 19:00)
8.b Cala: Waterfront Plaza (affordable block F) 16/03684/FUL
Building to start June/July 2019
Public consultation: Ocean Terminal, Wednesday 27 February (12:00 to 19:00)
8.d POLHA: 2 Ocean Drive 14/05127/FUL
Building to commence April 2019
9 CCTT (Community Councils Together on Trams)
- Publication of Final Business Case (FBC) 22 February 2019. CCTT considering a joint statement relating to issues that have not been fully resolved.
- Chris Day (EBUG) and Jennifer Marlborough met with Darren Wraight (Tram Team) to discuss bus stops/shelters and cycle lane provision on Leith Walk.
10 Local events & feedback
detail available on LHNCC ‘other work’ page
10.a Heart of Newhaven (formerly Newhaven Project)
steering group meeting to decide way forward 19/2/2019
10.b LeithChooses voting: feedback
10.c Save Leith Walk
- CEC hearing – application refused. LHNCC presentation available on website
- Meeting to discuss next steps and the possibility of some kind of Leith umbrella organisation/development trust: Newkirkgate 13/3/19 (time TBC)
11 CEC and Scottish Government consultations
detail available on LHNCC events page
11.a CEC community council scheme
closes 22/4/19: https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/ce/edinburgh-community-council-scheme-review
11.b Scottish Government consultation on fireworks
closes 13/5/19: https://consult.gov.scot/safer-communities/fireworks
11.c SEStrans bus stakeholders congress
Victoria Quay 8/2/19
12.a Revive proposal regarding LRT route 21 via Western General Hospital
13 Date of next meeting
Tuesday 26 March 2019
Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 6.30pm
Actions and decisions are red italic. Nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading
(adapted from an email from Bethany Christian Trust, sent via Police Scotland)
The Care Shelter this winter opened on 24 September and runs through until 5 May 2019. The first few weeks have been really busy with an average of 52 people attending per night. Please see below the December 2018.
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(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
Actions and decisions are red italic underlined. Nem conmeans that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading
Shore Room Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 26 June at 7.00pm
This meeting will comprise the ordinary meeting (7pm to 8:15), followed immediately by the AGM. Continue reading