LHNCC April 2018 agenda

Shore Room Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 24 April at 7.00pm

  1. Introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of previous meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police report
  6. Reports: Secretary and Treasurer
  7. Councillors’, MSP’s, MP’s reports
  8. Newhaven Trams Update – current plans and open questions and answer session.
  9. Planning update
    1. 18/00846/FUL: Skyliner, Ocean Drive
    2. 17/05415/FUL: Great Junction Street
    3. 18/01154/PAN: Baltic Street
    4. 18/01015/PAN: Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 5DX (Stead’s Place)
  10. Events
    1. Visit to SS Explorer
    2. Request for support regarding Trinity High School
    3. Developing Employment Support 2018
    4. Celebrating Community Councils
  11. Police Scotland: Letter sent to Donald Wilson re CEC payment for additional policing
  12. LRT Transport to WGH
  13. LHNCC Newsletter
  14. AOCB
    1. Request for support re accommodation
    2. Review how LHNCC responds to Planning Applications
    3. Request from local resident regarding HMY Britannia firework displays
  15. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 22 May 2018
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LHNCC February 2018 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 7.00pm

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LHNCC March 2018 agenda

Shore Room, Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 27 March at 7.00pm

  1. Introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of previous meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police report
  6. Reports: secretary and treasurer
  7. Councillors’, MSP’s, MP’s reports
  8. Planning update
    1. Skyliner, Ocean Drive, 18/00846/FUL – LHNCC response
    2. Great Junction Street – 17/05415/FUL – LHNCC response
    3. Planning Application, 18/01154/PAN – Baltic Street. Public Consultation
  9. Events
    1. Leith Chooses – Results Wednesday 21 March 2018
    2. EDLP Briefing Spring 2018 – NE Locality Office, Wednesday 21 March
    3. Edinburgh Trams Information event – Leith Library, Thursday 22 March
    4. Your Scottish Parliament is coming to Leith to hear what you think about human rights and the Scottish Parliament. Focus Group – South Leith Parish Church Halls on Monday, 26 March, between 12.30pm and 2.30 pm
    5. Victoria Primary School – Gala Day, Saturday 26 May
    6. New Victoria Primary School – Initial Design Concepts
    7. OneCity Trust open for grant applications – grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 available
    8. Community Council training event – Tuesday 27 February 2018 – feedback
    9. Leith Festival Gala Day: Saturday 9 June 2018 – Application forms available for stall
  10. LRT Transport to Western General hospital – update
  11. LHNCC Newsletter
  12. AOCB
    1. Edinburgh Tram Update – current plans and following this with an open question and answer session. LHNCC meeting 24 April 2018
    2. Edinburgh Remakery
    3. Visit to SS Explorer- email sent requesting suggested available dates
  13. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 24 April 2018

Trams to Newhaven: Notification of First Round of Public Consultation

(The following is reproduced verbatim from an email from Edinburgh Council, via newhaven.tram@edinburgh.gov.uk. It does not represent LHNCC’s policy in any way.)

Beginning 19 March, the City of Edinburgh Council will undertake six weeks of public consultation and engagement on taking Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven. This will provide the public, local business and stakeholders with general information on the project, specific details around traffic management during construction and the proposed permanent design. We will also outline our current proposals on how we aim to support local business during the construction period.

During consultation your views will be sought on traffic management and phasing. This includes proposals for the closure of Leith Walk to all northbound traffic, with a single city-bound lane remaining open and the phased closure and reopening of Constitution Street. Work in these areas is expected to last for up to 18 months. Continue reading

LHNCC January 2018 minutes

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 7.00pm

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LHNCC February 2018 agenda

(with apologies for posting this so late)

Shore Room, Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 27 February at 7.00pm

  1. Introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of previous meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police report
  6. Presentation (7.30 approx.): Rory Garriock, CEC Community Engagement Manager, Tram Pre-consultation update.
  7. Reports: Secretary and Treasurer
  8. Councillors’, MSP’s, MP’s reports
  9. Planning update
    1. Planning Information, with direct access to relevant CEC Planning Applications, now available on LHNCC website
  10. Events:
    1. Leith Chooses – Voting Saturday 3 March 2018
    2. ELDP Community Briefing Spring 2018 sessions
      Venue: NE Locality Office, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, EH16 4DS
      Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018
      Time: 5pm – 6.30pm
      light refreshments will be served from 4.45pm.
      Contact: Judith Fordham, Development Plan Support Officer:
      Tel. No: 0131 529 4692
  11. LHNCC Newsletter
  12. AOCB
    1. Request from Fiona Marks re Bollards in Melrose Drive
    2. Request from Noel Spencer who is in the process of setting up a non-profit community Art/Print hub in Leith called Bare Branding, an open access hub based on sharing similar to Leith Tool Library. Looking for premises and investment.
    3. Request from Denise Young, a Community and Engagement Development Worker for the RVS who is helping volunteers within the Leith area to set up a new book group for older people.
    4. d)  Visit to SS Explorer-tbc
  13. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 27 March 2018

LHNCC agenda: Tuesday 23 January

Where: Shore Room Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
When: Tuesday 23 January at 7.00pm Continue reading