Community Council meeting – Monday 8 September

The next New Town and Broughton Community Council meeting will be held on Monday 8 September at 7.30pm at the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent. Enter by ramp, suitable for wheelchairs, down at right hand side of church.

Local residents are very welcome to attend. If you have an issue you wish to raise at the meeting please use the contact email form to let us know the details before Monday.

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Letter of objection re 30-30A Dundas Street planning application

Reference Application No. 14/02746/FUL & 14/02746/LBC

NTBCC has a number of concerns with this application and the suitability of these premises for the specific use intended. NTBCC members are aware that it has an existing permitted Class 1 use but the modifications required to enable its use (under Class 1) as a supermarket are, in our opinion, contrary to a number of LDP policies. Continue reading

Update on 34B Haddington Place development

A major new development is proposed for the gap-site next to the category B listed McDonald Road Library at 34B Haddington Place (Ref. 14/02115/PAN). This proposal was discussed at the next NTBCC (New Town and Broughton Community Council) meeting on June 9th. NTBCC also attended the public exhibition  at McDonald Road library later in June as well as the Friends of Hopetoun Gardens.

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Community Council meeting – Monday 4 August

The next New Town and Broughton Community Council meeting will be held on Monday 4 August at 7.30pm at the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent. Enter by ramp, suitable for wheelchairs, down at right hand side of church.

Local residents are very welcome to attend. If you have an issue you wish to raise at the meeting please use the contact email form to let us know the details before Monday.

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You CAN get there from here! Driving to the West End without increasing traffic through Ainslie Place.

Ever found yourself driving down Lothian Road and wondered how on earth to get to the West End? After a useful meeting between the Transport Sub-Cttee and Alasdair Sim at the Council, it looks like a helpful solution may have been found. The CEC Transport and Environment Cttee meets on 26 August to discuss options and the NTBCC Transport Sub-Cttee is throwing its weight behind Alasdair’s proposal to open up the Hope Street junction to drivers in both directions. Continue reading