NTBCC minutes Monday 10 May 2021

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Monday 10 May 2020 at 7pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. ND (‘no dissent’) means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision.

Edinburgh Council has stated that ‘CCs can approve minutes, and take other decisions, remotely’, as so long as they ensure that ‘remote meetings are as accessible to members of the public and (as) well-advertised as possible’. Continue reading

NTBCC minutes Monday 8 March 2021

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, held via Zoom, on Monday 8 March 2021 at 7pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. ND (‘no dissent’) means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision.

Edinburgh Council has stated that ‘CCs can approve minutes, and take other decisions, remotely’, as so long as they ensure that ‘remote meetings are as accessible to members of the public and (as) well-advertised as possible’. Continue reading

NTBCC meeting agenda – Monday 8 March 2021

Agenda for online meeting: 6:45pm for 7.00pm start

We very much welcome members of the public joining the meeting (using the Zoom platform).

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-town-broughton-cc-meeting-via-zoom-monday-8-march-2021-tickets-143730601097

Log-in details/Zoom link will then be emailed to all those who have registered.

Anyone who wants to raise an issue for discussion can do so either by submitting a Contact Us form or send a message via Twitter @NTBCC.

  1. Technology check / Admin/ Welcome
(6:45 to 7:00 pm)
  1. Minutes of 8 February meeting (via Zoom) and matters arising
    (To approve)
  1. Police Report
    (To note, Police Scotland key messages as received/circulated prior to meeting)
(5 minutes)
  1. ‘George Street & First New Town’ project – Presentation and Q&A
(20 minutes)
  1. Transport
    1. City Mobility Plan – Follow up to Deputation submitted to Transport and Environment Committee
    2. Trams Project Update
      1. TRO for Leith Walk/London Road junction – banning of left hand turn
      2. Picardy Place Tram Stop design changes and construction schedule
      3. TROs for full route – public consultation timing
    3. Spaces for People
      1. Broughton Street to Canonmills – status of proposed changes
      2. Leopold Place Pedestrian Crossing – update on Council response
      3. Making Changes Permanent – public consultation timing and NTBCC position
(20 minutes)
  1. Winter Festivals 2020 consultation
(15 minutes)
  1. Planning
(10 minutes)
  1. Public Spaces Management Plan – report expected to be available mid-March
(5 minutes)
  1. Licensing
  1. Engagement and Communications 
  1. Local Residents Associations/Local Interest Groups
    1. Friends of Calton Hill; Friends of Gayfield Square Garden; Friends of Hopetoun Crescent Gardens
    2. Possible funding allocation for Greenspaces (discussion)
(10 minutes)
  1. Any other business

During the meetings, names and email addresses may be recorded. Email addresses are held and used for circulating information about NTBCC but may also be used to seek residents’ views on local issues.

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 29 October 2020

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting (Construction Phase) via Google Meet on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 5:30pm Continue reading

NTBCC minutes – Monday 10 August 2020

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s public meeting, held via Zoom, on Monday 10 August 2020 at 7pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. ND (‘no dissent’) means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

Neighbourhood support groups in NTBCC area UPDATED 22:00, MONDAY 6 APRIL

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Redactions are at groups’ request.

Albany Street

Initial notification: paper registration form
Type: WhatsApp group
Contact and email: Nicholas Hotham <nicholashotham@hotmail.com>

Bellevue Crescent Support Group

Type: email/phone network
Contact and email: Chrissie Ross <chrissieross@hotmail.co.uk>
Tel: 0131 556 5397

Central New Town Association (CENTA)

Area: Heriot Row (west section) in the south, to Circus Lane in the north
Type: email network
Contact and email: Alistair Stein <alistairstein@btopenworld.com>

Cumberland Street Support

Initial contact: <janevzon@googlemail.com>

Drummond Civic Association

Initial notification: email
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Contact and email: <drummondcivic@gmail.com>
Website: https://www.drummondplace.org

East Claremont Covid-19 Support Group

Type: Facebook group
Contact email: eeclaremont@gmail.com

Eyre Crescent Community Hub

Type: email/phone & text/WhatsApp network
Contact email: nigelcotter1+help@gmail.com

Fettes Row and Royal Crescent Residents Association

Type: Facebook Group
Website: https://www.facebook.com/FettesRowAndRoyalCrescentAssociation

Gayfield Square Support Group

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: email/phone network
Noticeboard: Gayfield Square Garden
Contact: Laura, email <grahamlaura@icloud.com>, tel 07821474590

Great King Street Association

Initial notification: paper registration form
Type: WhatsApp group of 15 volunteer helpers
Coordinator email: <comm.gks@gmail.com>

Heriot Row Association (for Heriot Row East)

Type: six households volunteering to help those in need

India Street Association

All residents requiring help are requested to contact their local committee member or Robin Mair, mairgainford@btinternet.com

Lord Moray Feu

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Coordinator email and tel. no. restricted
Additional support: Facebook Group
Website: https://www.morayfeu.com

Northumberland and Nelson Street Association (incorporating Abercromby Place)

Type: WhatsApp group
Contact and email: <streetnorthumberland@gmail.com>

Picardy Place Association

Initial notification: email
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Contact email: <picardyhelpline@btinternet.com>

Powderhall Village Owners’ Association (PVOA)

Type: private group on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/groups/Powderhall/

Royal Regent Carlton Terraces and Mews Association

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: coordinator (Alice Samtoy) linking those in need with volunteers
Coordinator tel. no. restricted
Coordinator email: <rrcta@live.co.uk>
Additional support: Facebook Group
Additional area covered: Greenside
Website: https://www.rrctma.com

Neighbourhood support groups in NTBCC area UPDATED 14:30, SUNDAY 5 APRIL

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Redactions are at groups’ request.

Albany Street

Initial notification: paper registration form
Type: WhatsApp group
Contact and email: Nicholas Hotham <nicholashotham@hotmail.com>

Bellevue Crescent Support Group

Type: email/phone network
Contact and email: Chrissie Ross <chrissieross@hotmail.co.uk>
Tel: 0131 556 5397

Central New Town Association (CENTA)

Area: Heriot Row (west section) in the south, to Circus Lane in the north
Type: email network
Contact and email: Alistair Stein <alistairstein@btopenworld.com>

Cumberland Street Support

Initial contact: <janevzon@googlemail.com>

Drummond Civic Association

Initial notification: email
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Contact and email: <drummondcivic@gmail.com>
Website: https://www.drummondplace.org

East Claremont Covid-19 Support Group

Type: Facebook group
Contact email: eeclaremont@gmail.com

Eyre Crescent Community Hub

Type: email/phone & text/WhatsApp network
Contact email: nigelcotter1+help@gmail.com

Fettes Row and Royal Crescent Residents Association

Type: Facebook Group
Website: https://www.facebook.com/FettesRowAndRoyalCrescentAssociation

Gayfield Square Support Group

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: email/phone network
Noticeboard: Gayfield Square Garden
Contact: Laura, email <grahamlaura@icloud.com>, tel 07821474590

Great King Street Association

Initial notification: paper registration form
Type: WhatsApp group of 15 volunteer helpers
Coordinator email: <comm.gks@gmail.com>

Heriot Row Association (for Heriot Row East)

Type: six households volunteering to help those in need

India Street Association

All residents requiring help are requested to contact their local committee member or Robin Mair, mairgainford@btinternet.com

Lord Moray Feu

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Coordinator email and tel. no. restricted
Additional support: Facebook Group
Website: https://www.morayfeu.com

Northumberland and Nelson Street Association (incorporating Abercromby Place)

Type: WhatsApp group
Contact and email: <streetnorthumberland@gmail.com>

Picardy Place Association

Initial notification: email
Type: coordinator linking those in need with volunteers
Contact email: <picardyhelpline@btinternet.com>

Powderhall Village Owners’ Association (PVOA)

Type: private group on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/groups/Powderhall/

Royal Regent Carlton Terraces and Mews Association

Initial notification: paper leaflet
Type: coordinator (Alice Samtoy) linking those in need with volunteers
Coordinator tel. no. restricted
Coordinator email: <rrcta@live.co.uk>
Additional support: Facebook Group
Additional area covered: Greenside
Website: https://www.rrctma.com