Tackling speeding in Morningside

The 20 mph speed limit is regularly ignored and inadequately enforced.  Based on concerns about speeding traffic on 20 mph roads, I asked the Council to conduct traffic and speed counts at known speeding ‘hot spots’ across the ward. 

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Road safety improvements for Morningside Road

Here is some good news for pedestrians – road safety improvements are coming to Morningside Road. 

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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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