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Workshop on the Draft National Planning Consultation, 25 January 2022

Collaborative Workshop to discuss the Draft Scottish National Planning Framework Transition Edinburgh, Our Future Edinburgh, Scottish Communities Climate Action Network and Planning Democracy are jointly hosting a workshop on Scottish Government’s planning framework for development and infrastructure. The workshop is intended address ways of ensuring that the plan takes into account the needs of local communities and that essential …

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Myreside Pavilion now open!

The George Watson’s College Community Liaison Group, on which Merchiston Community Council is represented, announces the opening of its refurbished Myreside Pavilion. The pavilion contains a cafe, bar, and meeting rooms — all open to the general public. Verandah areas offer fabulous views over the college playing fields and  further facilities are planned.   Details at  www.gwc.org.uk/thepavilion or email thepavilion@gwc.org.uk.

Next MCC public meeting: Tuesday 18th January 2022, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Our next Public Meeting will be held using Zoom on Tuesday 18th January, 7.00 pm — 9.00 pm. See meeting agenda for more details. Joining You can join the meeting using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89389295822?pwd=VVE0b1lhVFZjZmswSkFNbXNYdkpRQT09 If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, see these instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting. Zoom Conventions We know that …

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Revised Merchiston Conservation Area Character Appraisal

The Merchiston and Greenhill Conservation Area was originally designated in May 1986 and the first ‘character appraisal‘ for the area was approved in April 2003. What is a conservation area character appraisal? Conservation area character appraisals are intended to help manage change. They provide an agreed basis of understanding of what makes an area special. This …

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Bruntsfield Christmas Lights, 1 December 2021

Christmas lights will be switched on at the Eric Liddell Centre at 6 pm, Wednesday 1 December. Local businesses, coordinated by Bruntsfield Living, will stay open for late night shopping, special discounts, mulled wine, nibbles and a mini figure hunt. McDougall McQueen Solicitors (103–105 Bruntsfield Place) will be hosting a Santa’s Grotto, 5.00pm–6.30pm. “a host …

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