Leith and Pilrig CPZs: Commitment secured on reduced pavement clutter

The newly approved N1 parking zones in the respective Leith and Pilrig Conservation Areas will be given consdieration in regards to new signage and furniture.

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Cllr Caldwell obtains data on accessible flats

Ground-floor accessible flats in areas like Leith, Broughton, Bonnington and Hillside are vital to allow people with mobility issues to remain in our community.

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Response to Eyre Place student housing development

Councillor Jack Caldwell has taken on-board concerns from constituents in Canonmills about the proposed development, and as such has written an objection.

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Edinburgh closures due to Royal passing

There will be major events and funeral processions in Edinburgh as outlined in 'Operation Unicorn': the plan that starts after the sad passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Bin Strikes off: here's what will happen next across Edinburgh

Unions have suspended their industrial action while they consult their members on a new pay offer, and they are recommending the deal is accepted. This means that Monday's proposed bin strikes are off.

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Bin Hubs are coming to Bellevue and Hillside

Despite concerns, councillors have today voted to roll-out the new hubs.

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Parking Controls coming to Leith, Pilrig and Bonnington

At todays Transport and Environment Committee, the long-awaited Controlled Parking Zones around Leith Walk, Easter Road, Pilrig and Bonnington were approved. This will allow the Council to better manage the double-parking chaos on roads like Dalmeny Street from early next year.
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Edinburgh bin collections restarting: Update for Leith Walk community

As negotiations continue, industrial action has stopped at least until Monday 6th September. Bins across Leith Walk are now being emptied again.

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Calls for tenement equality during bin strikes

Councillor Jack Caldwell joined Scottish Liberal Democrats colleagues nationally to ask Scotland's Tenants Rights Minister, Patrick Harvie, for urgent intervention resolving the bin strikes due to the deep inequality it's exacerbating for tenement occupiers and tenants in Leith, Hillside, Broughton, Pilrig and Canonmills.

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Brunswick Street crossing to be closed and re-examined

After six weeks of pressing the point, Trams to Newhaven have accepted that there are issues on the Brunswick Street crossing junction, it will be temporarily closed for 2 weeks to be reassessed.

 

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