covid-19

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 help and support in responding to the impact of covid-19 on our most vulnerable.We’ll get through it together, and I know we’ll emerge stronger. Thank you all for the part you are playing.” – Cllr. …

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Community Organisations Support Resources

The Improvement Service have asked us to make you aware of a new resource that has been published to support community organisations to carry out their vital work safely during the Covid-19 outbreak.  The below news item promotes the advice on infection control for community groups:  www.scdc.org.uk/news/article/2020/5/15/supporting-communities-safely-advice-for-community-groups-organisations-and-volunteer-networks  A direct link to the resource is available …

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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 when enjoying their outdoor exercise and travel.  The press release which was published on Friday can be found here. Increase in people using off-road paths and parks –  Since restrictions were introduced to help manage the …

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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 is available here. Safe spaces for walking and cyclingOn Thursday the Council considered proposals for improving the safety of walking and cycling in the city by installing bus gates¹, closing some city centre roads, widening pavements …

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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 has issued another temporary traffic order, this time to make Braidburn Terrace one way for vehicles from Comiston Road to Braid Road, i.e. for eastbound traffic.  This is to make social distancing easier by reducing …

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland: Scam Alert

The below information is from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland, by Willie Clark (NHWN, NWS Co – ordinator, NW Scotland) Attachment: Coronavirus Scam – Scotland Postcard.pdf The following information / advice has been circulated on behalf of Police Scotland Edinburgh DivisionResidents in Edinburgh are being made aware of a few incidents that have happened over the last …

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