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 informative article, written by Cllr Melanie Main. She discusses the commencing of street changes in, and around Morningside and Merchiston. Our thanks go to Cllr Main for her time spent writing this piece for us. …

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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 discuss the reopening of some of the public toilets that the city owns. This was first raised as a concern by Conservative councillor for Portobello/Criagmillar, Callum Laidlaw. He lodged a demand for the reopening to allow those …

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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 University of Edinburgh and with the support of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Thriving Greenspaces project, I have been working on a survey to understand whether lighting, isolation, and fear of crime affect the use …

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Friends of the Meadows & Bruntsfield Links – Next Volunteer Session Saturday 25 July

As the Merchiston Community Council has a corporate membership with FOMBL, we would like to share the following from FOBML: We are so pleased to be able to convene again and do our bit to maintain the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links. Individual Fombls have been out and about, weeding and mulching trees, picking up litter and …

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Council plans spaces for people – Cllr. Neil Ross

Please note that all views expressed in this newsletter are the views of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Neil Ross – Merchiston Community Council is not a party affiliated organisation. This is for resident information purposes only and MCC should not be held accountable for the views expressed in this bulletin. Cllr. Ross can be …

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