covid-19

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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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 – 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. Thank you – MCC Communications …

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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 any constructive solutions to this issue! https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/people/controversy-over-mess-and-lack-public-toilets-meadows-best-selling-author-ian-rankin-witnesses-park-goers-urinating-behind-bins-2890684 Contact: merchistonmedia@gmail.com