Welcome to Merchiston Community Council’s website, where you can find a range of issues and information about the area — as well as information on Merchiston Community Council meetings both past and future.

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Latest News

The legalities of drone flying in Scotland.

Following an enquiry to the Neighbourhood Watch Scotland office with regards the use of drones over residential areas a number ...
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Local Update from Cllr Neil Ross

Please note that all views expressed in this newsletter are the views of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Neil Ross ...
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Next Merchiston Community Council AGM

Merchiston Community Council will be holding its first ever virtual Annual General Meeting on 15th September 2020. This will take ...
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Cllr Melanie Main: Measures for safe distancing on Morningside Road and Bruntsfield Place

Cllr Melanie Main: Measures for safe distancing on Morningside Road and Bruntsfield Place

Measures for safe distancing on Morningside Road and Bruntsfield Place – work begins 27th July. Below you can find an ...
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Council to consider reopening some public toilets

Council to consider reopening some public toilets

The below article in the Edinburgh Reporter written by Phyllis StephenSource: https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/health/coronavirus/bid-open-more-edinburghs-public-toilets-thrown-out-councillors-2909473 At next week’s council meeting the councillors will ...
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A survey to understand whether lighting, isolation, and fear of crime affect the use of cycling QuietRoutes in Edinburgh after dark

Below is a statement by a Master's student at the University of Edinburgh. I am a Masters student at the ...
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