Please see the points recorded on the public meeting about Curriemuirend Park Feasibility Study held on 11 February.Report on Public Meeting about Curriemuirend Feasibility Study held 11 February.doc
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Last night, February 11th, representatives of the City of Edinburgh Council gave a presentation to Juniper Green Community Council at a very full public meeting held in Tanners' pub. The result was that the study as it stands shows that at this time the site of Curriemuirend Park is not economically viable for development for housing - but the final decision will be up to the City's Planning Committee who will decide in May. The consultants giving the report had estimated the site would...
Come along to Tanners on the Lanark Road on TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY at 7.30pm.
The possible loss of Curriemuirend Park to housing development has been exercising Juniper Green CC and the Friend of Curriemuirend Park for many months. CEC has earmarked it as a site that could meet in Scottish Government's housing target for south east Scotland, while we are strongly opposed to the potential sacrifice of another valuable green space while brownfield sites in the city remain undeveloped. The...
You might want to hear about the Garden District proposals at a public meeting on 4th February at 7pm in the Gibson-Craig Hall in Currie, organised by the Currie Community Council. Look out for posters for more details.
Meet Your Politicians on Monday 9 December in the Gibson-Craig Hall, Currie starting at 7.30pm.
Meet and Quiz Your Politicians: a
C&B News sponsored event. It will be a 'Question Time' style meeting with suitable festive fun... and all the questions set in advance by YOU and unseen by the panel.
Alistair Darling MP, Gordon MacDonald MSP and the three local City Councillors:
Dominic Heslop, Ricky Henderson and Bill Henderson for the first time ever will all be...
1. Juniper Green Farmers Market continues on Saturday 26 October from 9am-1pm in the dental surgery car park on Lanark Road.
The stalls this month will be the usual range of meat, game, veg, bread, sweet delights and much more. We expect Hopetoun Farm Shop, the Secret...
Crosscountry challenge between Harmeny and Corstorphine Athletics Clubs
Starts on the parkland at ...
Following a well attended meeting on 19 August, in Tanners Public House, A new Friends of Curriemuirend Park was set up. Jim Ferguson was elected as Chair and the inaugural meeting took place. A constitution has been circulated, at least 50 members have come forward and an exciting programme of events, cross-country, orienteering etc. is being planned. There will be a website in due course - look for the link here shortly.
In September a new Community Council will take over from the present one. Depending on the number of people who put themselves forward, there may or may not be an election. For ordinary elected representatives if 10 or fewer people come forward then there will be no formal election - but if there are more than 10 there will be an election.
Timetable for Community Council Elections 2013
Monday 2 Sept Notice of Election (start of nomination period...
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