Garden Waste Success for bowling and tennis clubs

At the Council meeting last week, I managed to persuade the SNP/Labour Administration to change their policy on collecting garden waste.

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Astley Ainslie drop-in events & online consultation

The Council is running four drop-in sessions as part of the community consultation to prepare a Planning Place Brief.

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Parking for south Morningside

At its meeting last Thursday, the Council’s Transport and Environment Committee considered what to do about parking in south Morningside. 

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Council threatens survival of Bowling & Tennis Clubs by refusing help with Garden Waste

Bowling and tennis clubs across the city have been denied renewal of their garden waste permits by the Council and the additional cost of commercial collection may threaten their existence.

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Plans for Cluny Centre Flats given go ahead

The Cluny Centre will become seven flats after the planning application was granted.

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Braid Hills Hotel expansion

Plans have been submitted for an additional 29 bedrooms at the Braid Hills Hotel. 

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Comiston Farmhouse plans

The new plans for the future of Comiston Farmhouse and grounds have been lodged with the Council.

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Former Boroughmuir High School development under way

I recently visited the site of the former Boroughmuir High School to see the progress being made on its redevelopment by Cala Homes. 

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New owner for Midmar Paddock?

At a recent meeting of the Friends of Midmar Paddock, it was announced that missives are about to be concluded to sell the paddock.  A friend called the selling agent and, in response to an enquiry to contact the owner, I understand the selling agent said ‘speak to the new owner’. 

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Plans for seven flats for the Cluny Centre

Plans to convert the Cluny Centre into 7 flats have been submitted to the Council under reference numbers 19/01998/FUL & 19/02009/LBC. You can view them, along with a design statement, on the Council's Planning portal here https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20067/planning_applications/288/view_and_comment_on_planning_applications

 

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