Coronavirus / Covid-19 Resources

Coming to terms with the effects of Covid-19 can be daunting. Moreover, the guidance and advice from Scottish Government and City of Edinburgh Council on how to deal with the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic is rapidly changing. Here, we bring together many of the resources which can help our communities find their way through this difficult time.

Next Merchiston Community Council AGM

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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Update newsletter from Gavin Corbett - July 2020

Update newsletter from Gavin Corbett – July 2020

Please note that all views expressed in this newsletter are the views of the Scottish Greens and Gavin Corbett – ...
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COVID Update 11 from Cllr. Neil Ross (28/06/20)

COVID Update 11 from Cllr. Neil Ross (28/06/20)

Please note that all views expressed in this newsletter are the views of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Neil Ross ...
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Public toilets article by Ian Rankin

Public toilets article by Ian Rankin

Please find attached link to a useful article regarding the lack of public toilets - please get in touch with ...
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COVID Update 10 from Cllr Neil Ross

COVID Update 10 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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Public transport facemask exemptions!

Public transport facemask exemptions!

Sadly reports have been received that certain passengers on public transport throughout the UK have faced abuse for not wearing ...
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COVID Update 9 from Neil Ross

COVID Update 9 from 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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Update newsletter from Sarah Boyack MSP

Update newsletter from Sarah Boyack MSP

See below an update newsletter from Sarah Boyack - Sarah is a Labour MSP for Lothian. Constituents living in this region ...
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Artistic interpretation of Edinburgh street o reflect the idea of the citizens of Edinburgh collaborating to find a way forward after lockdown.

Places and Communities: Envisioning Edinburgh after Covid-19

Illustrator Katie Quinn’s interpretation of Daisy Narayanan's future vision of Edinburgh In a recent blog post Shaping a resilient future ...
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COVID-19 related support contacts from The City of Edinburgh Council

“Alongside a substantial city-wide effort, we’ve been astounded by the goodwill and generosity of the people of Edinburgh to offer ...
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Community Organisations Support Resources

Community Organisations Support Resources

The Improvement Service have asked us to make you aware of a new resource that has been published to support ...
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Campaign urges public to look out for one other on city’s off-road paths

Campaign urges public to look out for one other on city’s off-road paths

On Friday, the Council launched a campaign encouraging everyone to be considerate of other people and follow Scottish Government guidance ...
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Coronavirus update 8 & other news from Councillor Neil Ross

Coronavirus update 8 & other news from Councillor Neil Ross

Below is a copy of a recent newsletter from CEC Liberal Democrat Councillor Neil Ross:The latest advice on Council services ...
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Coronavirus update 7 & other news from Councillor Neil Ross

Coronavirus update 7 & other news from Councillor Neil Ross

Below is a copy of information from our Morningside Ward Councillor, Neil Ross Braidburn Terrace becomes a one-way streetThe Council ...
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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland: Scam Alert

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland: Scam Alert

The below information is from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland, by Willie Clark (NHWN, NWS Co - ordinator, NW Scotland) Attachment: Coronavirus ...
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A Coronavirus Update II from Councillor Neil Ross

A Coronavirus Update II from Councillor Neil Ross

Below is a copy of information from our Morningside Ward Councillor, Neil Ross Coronavirus update 3The latest advice from NHS ...
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Neighbourhood Watch Update: COVID-19 Update – SGN

Neighbourhood Watch Update: COVID-19 Update – SGN

The below message was sent by Neighbouorhood Watch Scotland The following important message has been circulated on behalf of SGNWe ...
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Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Source: Malwarebytes Labs Coronavirus has changed the face of the world, restricting countless individuals from dining at restaurants, working from ...
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Coronavirus Scams: Advice from Police Scotland and Edinburgh City Council Websites

Coronavirus Scams: Advice from Police Scotland and Edinburgh City Council Websites

Fraudsters are increasingly targeting the public and organisations with emails, texts, telephone calls and WhatsApp messages offering advice and treatment ...
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A Coronovrius Update from Councillor Neil Ross

A Coronovrius Update from Councillor Neil Ross

Below is a copy of information from our Morningside Ward Councillor, Neil Ross Coronavirus update 2 The Council’s latest advice ...
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Lothian Buses: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and FAQs for our customers

Lothian Buses: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and FAQs for our customers

Some FAQ's from Lothian Buses. Source: https://www.lothianbuses.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and FAQs for our customers March 16, 2020 Page last ...
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An update for residents from Ian Murray MP

An update for residents from Ian Murray MP

MP Ian Murray's latest newsletter covers up to date information on the Coronavirus.Below is a copy of his newsletter Good ...
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