LHNCC agenda: October 2019

LHNCC Meeting, Shore Room, Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate
Tuesday 22 October 2019 at 7pm

  1. Introductions, apologies
  2. CC Elections 2019 Election Results. Chair: Councillor Adam Mcvey
    1. Election of office-bearers
    2. Request to nominate Neil Tulloch as co-opted member
  3. Minutes of previous meeting
  4. Matters arising
  5. Police report
  6. Reports: secretary and treasurer
  7. Councillors’, MSP’s and MP’s reports
  8. Planning Update: see also LHNCC planning page
    1. S1 Skyliner (19/02778/FUL) and Forth Ports Western Harbour (19/00986/AMC & 19/01040/AMC) Applications approved 25 September 2019
  9. CCTT (Community Councils Together on Trams)
    1. Meeting 26 September feedback – awaiting minutes
    2. Newsletter
  10. Local events & feedback: see also LHNCC ‘other work’ page
    1. Save Leith Walk, Community Buy Out progress meeting, Wednesday 9 October, 7.00pm.- 8.30pm. Feedback
    2. Leith Community Centre, Volunteer Fair: Thursday, 10 October, 4.00pm.–7.00pm. Feedback
    3. CAV Forth – Design Jam: Saturday 12 October, 10.00am.–4pm. Feedback
    4. Leith Community Centre, Free Stuff: Sat 19 & Sun 20 October, 11.00am.–4.00pm.
    5. Leith Conference 26 & 27 October 11-4pm, Norton Park, Norton Park Conference Centre, Leith, Edinburgh EH7
    6. SoSLeith Public Meeting,Wednesday, 30 October, 6.30pm.–9.00pm. Leith Community Centre (Café)
    7. SEStran Bus Quarterly Meeting, Thursday 28 November, 10.00am-1.00pm, Victoria Quay
  11. CEC and Scottish Government Information and consultations: see also LHNCC events and consultations page
    1. The strategic plan for 2019-2022 agreed at the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board in August 2019 Strategic plan 2019-22
    2. Crown Estate Scotland draft 2020-23 Corporate Plan Consultation: https://consult.gov.scot/crown-estate-strategy-unit/2020-23 Closing Date 25/11/2019
    3. CEC: 2020/21 Budget Consultation Closes 30 Nov 2019
    4. CEC: City Plan 2030: Choices for City Plan consultation runs 9 December 2019 to 28 February 2020. Public promotion: Saturday 18 January 2020 Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, 11am to 3pm
  12. CEC Edinburgh Partnership
    1. Neighbourhood Networks update
  13. AOCB
  14. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 26 November 2019,  7.00pm – 9.00pm

 

 

Call for members of the public to join new data panel

(Adapted from a post on the Scottish Community Councillors Development Network KnowledgeHub group)

Are you interested in how data can be used to improve lives, services and public policy? Or how Scotland can make the most of the data we already have and discover new and exciting things about society?

Administrative Data Research Scotland exists to ensure that data about life in Scotland (generated through the day-to-day work of public services such as the NHS, government departments and local authorities) is used effectively and responsibly, for the good of everyone.

They are looking for 8 – 12 people to join their panel and share views on the issues and ethics around the future of administrative data, research using it, and how evidence can inform public policy. It’s an important opportunity to shape the future of this work in Scotland.

Find out more and apply (before the 9 August 2019 deadline) at https://forms.gle/ZVxqmztwei8pvnt8A.

 

Leith Communities Centre – Trustee Vacancies

(adapted from an email from Leith Community Education Centre)

Can you spare a few hours each month of your time, knowledge, skills & enthusiasm to help us?

Would you like to learn new skills?

Leith Community Centre is managed by Leith Community Centre Association SCIO, which is a charitable body of volunteers, in partnership with Edinburgh Council.

We currently have vacancies for four new Trustees to join us. The role of a Trustee is to run the charity and assist in the running of the Community Centre.

No experience is needed as training & support will be provided.

Need some support to volunteer such as child care, travel assistance etc? We can work with you to help you fully participate.

Interested? Visit the Community Centre office, call us on 0131 554 4750 or email us on info@leithcommunitycentre.org.uk.

Royal Voluntary Service is looking for new volunteers

(adapted from an email from RVS)

The Royal Voluntary Service is one of the largest providers of volunteers in Great Britain, all doing fantastic volunteering work. It aims to inspire, encourage and empower people to volunteer and share their skills and talents in order to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people. Activities will be supported by funds raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for a new Book Group in the Leith area.  The role will involve helping with the basic organisation of the group and recruiting and welcoming new members.  Full training will be provided.

Come and join us in making a big difference to the lives of isolated older people in your local community!

To find out more, email denise.young@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk or call 07787 272860

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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