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 Green, or from local addresses, price £5 or £4 if you buy 3 or more. Look out for the announcements of talks at you local history society about what the Group found.
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Community Council Activities
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...
DIGITAL SENTINEL - see the video
Jim Ferguson of the Friends of Curriemuirend Park recently was interviewed on video about the campaign to keep the Park out of the Local Development Plan.
Click on the link to see the video.
Do you feel strongly that local health provision reflects our local needs? Or do you feel that this is a neglected part of Edinburgh in respect of health and wellbeing provisions? We are asking you to tell us what you think the community needs.
The attached Health Questionnaire is intended to help the Neighbourhood Partnership improve the health and wellbeing of local residents in Edinburgh Pentlands and its results will feed into the revised Pentlands Local Community Plan. The...
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
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.
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