Edinburgh Council report – City Centre Public Spaces Manifesto update

(adapted from an email from Katie Swann, Partnership Development Officer)

In November 2013 the Corporate Policy and Strategy Committee approved a Review of Events Governance. One of the recommendations was that a report would be submitted to Committee, setting out a revised application and approval process for event organisers and to provide clarity about the process for other stakeholders. This process is already defined for the city’s green spaces in the Parks and Greenspaces Events Manifesto.
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City of Edinburgh proposed 20mph speed limit

(adapted from a post on Leith Links CC's website)
In accordance with the terms of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1999, I write to inform you that the City of Edinburgh Council proposes to advertise the Traffic Regulation Order which will create zones in Edinburgh within which vehicle speeds will be limited to 20 mph at all times. Further information on the 20 mph speed limits, including a map of the 20 mph network, is available on the Council’s websites at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/20mph and www.edinburgh.gov.uk/trafficorders or at www.tellmescotland.gov.uk. If you do not have internet access you can view this information online at your local library or Neighbourhood Office.

Should you wish to submit an objection to the proposal, please do so by 26 June 2015, quoting notice reference number TRO/15/17.

Welcome to the Edinburgh Mela

(adapted from a post on Leith Links CC's website)

Scotland’s biggest and best celebration of world music and dance

Welcome to the Edinburgh Mela! For over twenty years we’ve been bringing outstanding world music and gorgeous international dance to Scotland’s capital city, in a joyous carnival of colour, rhythm, community celebration…and delicious food. In 2015, the Mela will run from Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 August. Planning is already underway - keep up to date with us online, for all the latest info!

www.edinburgh-mela.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/theedinburghmela https://twitter.com/EdinburghMela

SESplain Main Issues Report – have your say

(adapted from an email from SESplan)

SESplan, the Strategic Development Planning Authority for Edinburgh and South East Scotland, has been preparing a Main Issues Report as a forerunner to our next Strategic Development Plan.  The Main Issues Report sets out issues and options on how to plan for future growth in the region.  It is a consultation document and is the primary opportunity for everyone to influence the next Plan.   Continue reading