As we face another "once in a lifetime choice" we'll discover that there is more to Brussels than the "Manneken Pis" and bent bananas! MEP Catherine Stihler will reveal the inner workings of Brussels and discuss the key issues such as immigration, TTIP and the re-negotiation saga. MP Joanna Cherry will describe her experiences as the "new girl on the block" and discuss her role at Westminster asnd the links to Holyrood. What's her take on the EU referendum, current government legislation...
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Community Council Activities
PENTLANDS BOOK FESTIVAL
Tickets are now available for all the Pentlands Book Festival events, either online via Eventbrite or by physical collection from Currie Library or 495 Lanark Road, Juniper Green. Up to 4 tickets per person can be issued. All tickets are free, but donations at each event to fund us to work on making this an annual occurrence will be appreciated. Full details on the Festival are available at...
Recently, from 12th to 14th May, the Baberton History Art Quilt was exhibited for MSPs in the Members’ Lobby of the Parliament. Sarah Boyack, MSP, sponsor of the exhibition, revealed to us that she was something of a quilter herself. Pictured in the attached photo is Muriel Adam, one of the genealogists in the Baberton Mains History Group.
It proved to be quite a talking point, and many MSPs stopped to chat about it and commend the striking design of the quilt and the community...
The City of Edinburgh Planning Committee met on Thursday 14 May to discuss the second LDP. It decided to forward LDP2 to Scottish Ministers with certain comments. In this Community Council area it is Curriemuirend Park which may be affected.
The South-West Communities Forum issued the following statement to the press.
A STATEMENT FROM THE SOUTH WEST (EDINBURGH) COMMUNITIES FORUM (SWCF) respecting the decision by EDINBURGH CITY COUNCIL on EDINBURGH’s LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN...
The 2015 Westminster HUSTINGS
Candidates from the six major parties standing in the Westminster Election will be at your local hustings on Tuesday 28th April in Juniper Green Parish Church to present their policies and answer selected questions.
You can submit a question by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Saturday 25th April. If your question is chosen you will be informed in advance of the event to check your...
Dates for talks announced!
MONDAY 2 MARCH, 8pm, at Colinton and District Local History Society, Dreghorn Drill Hall, Dreghorn Loan Hall, Colinton and
MONDAY 9 MARCH, 7.30pm, SWRI (but all welcome, male or female), Juniper Green Village Hall, Juniper Park Road, Juniper Green
Books still available.
Some of you will know that the Baberton Mains History Group has recently published its findings in the form of a booklet. These are available from local shops in Juniper...
Juniper Green Community Council area is directly affected by the new City of Edinburgh Council’s Second Draft Local Development Plan (published on 22nd August 2014) with sites proposed for development at Curriemuirend Park (approximately 165 houses), Riccarton Mains Road (site reference HSG35 with 50 houses), Curriehill Road (site reference HSG36 with 50 houses) and New Mills Road (site reference HSG37 with 250 houses) in Currie. The 3 sites in Currie would cause further traffic flows...
Summary Report of Public Meeting on Thursday 28 August 2014 at Juniper Green Village Hall to Consider the Local Development Plan 2 and its Implications for Juniper Green.
The meeting had been called by Juniper Green Community Council in response to local pressure. It was attended by approximately 90 people.
The Panel: Cliff Beevers, Chair JGCC; Neil Ingram, Planning Convenor JGCC; Jim Ferguson, Chair Friends of Curriemuirend Park; Helen Ogg, Vice-chair JGCC; Jestyn Davies,...
Bloomiehall Centenary Cup Annual Seven-a-side Football Tournament June17,18 and 20th from 7pm
Following the success of the tournament over the past two years local teams will again compete for the Centenary Cup won last year by Team RBS after a hotly contested final.
The seven-a-side games take account of the pitch size, unevenness and age range of the prospective players based on past experience. Two substitutes can be appointed to each team. Anyone locally, male or female and...
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