Residents to get a greater say on EV Charging Points

Today I persuaded the Council to introduce an online facility to allow residents and businesses to suggest suitable locations for siting new electric vehicle charging points. 

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Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Following the sad death of Queen Elizabeth II, the Council has published details of, and links to, the various arrangements made for mourning, including the procession and service at St Giles on Monday along with related road and school closures.  The Edinburgh books of condolence are available to sign online and from today at the Central Library, George IV Bridge and at the South East Locality office, Captains Road.  Further information can be found here.

August news

This is my email newsletter for August issued today.  You can sign for it here

  • Braidburn Terrace
  • Craighouse Woods
  • Braid Road & ETROs
  • Electric Vehicle charge points go live
  • Delays to new pedestrian crossings
  • Plans approved for Headstart Nursery
  • Garden Waste Registration deadline is 6 September
  • Short Term let consultation closes on 5 September
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July news from Councillor Neil Ross

Here is my email newsletter issued earlier today.  It provides news on

  • Midmar Paddock– major planning application on its way
  • Garden Waste Direct Debit & Auto Renewal
  • Marchmont Road Flooding Project update
  • B2 Parking extension roll out
  • Roadworks & local Travel Issues
  • Short Term Lets Licensing policy consultation 2
  • Changes to Bus Routes for 10, 11, 15 & 16
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June news from Councillor Neil Ross

Here is my email newsletter issued earlier today.  It provides news on

  • Boroughmuir High School Extension delay
  • B2 Parking Extension
  • Public EV Charging costs, penalties & switch on
  • Gully Cleaning and Flood Prevention
  • Women’s Safety in Public Places
  • Council publishes its unaudited 2021/22 accounts
  • Community Grants Fund
  • Spaces for People projects comments deadline


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Gully Cleaning and Flood Prevention

The Council has produced a useful resource to explain roads drainage and climate-related flooding issues, how to report problems with road gullies and to how to get help with flood prevention measures.  This can be accessed here Drainage Explained


News on the B2 Parking extension

Work has started on new parking bays to extend the B2 Priority Parking Area.

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Consultation on Spaces for People schemes

It’s time to have your say on Braid Road, Comiston Road, Hermitage Gardens, Braid Avenue, Canaan Lane & Whitehouse Loan.  The Council wants comments on its Spaces for People/Travelling Safely schemes before deciding whether to extend them for another 18 months.  It would do this using Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders (ETROs). 

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May news

Here is my latest email newsletter.

  • New Council
  • Bus service changes from 5 June
  • Canal Festival and Raft Race
  • Young Person’s Free Bus Travel
  • Astley Ainslie Community Trust
  • Plans for 7 Flats at 64-68 Morningside Drive
  • Questions about Trees
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April news

Here is my April email newsletter issued recently with news on

  • Braidburn Terrace/Braid Road
  • Astley Ainslie update
  • Warrender Swim Centre further delay
  • Meadows to George Street
  • Short Term Lets Licensing consultation
  • Action on air quality, pedestrian safety and noise
  • Council Election on Thursday 5 May
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