City Centre Partnership News e-bulletin: March 2014

This article is for interest only – City Centre NP area is adjacent to, and does not overlap with Leith NP area. Here is a map of NP areas.

Understanding our community

Thanks to everyone that came along to the Neighbourhood Partnership Meeting on 6 Feb, and contributed to the lively discussion about communities in the city centre.

The presentations and comments are now on the Neighbourhood Partnership website, and further Census 2011 information can be found on the City of Edinburgh Council’s website.

Your City Centre, Your Priorities

You’re the people that know the communities best – so please share that knowledge with us and inform the CCNP priorities for the next 3 years. This short survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CityCentreLocalPlan1417 is the first step to finding out what’s important to you. We’ll then get out and about and talk to you to find out what improvements need to be made in each area.

Upcoming CCNP Meetings

Thursday 12 Jun 2014 @ 7pm
Thursday 13 Nov 2014 @ 7pm
Environment Forum – Tue 18 March 6pm (City Chambers)
Business Forum – Fri 4 April 10-11.30am (1 Cockburn Street)

Partnership News

The CCNP extends a warm welcome to Community Inspectors Alun Williams and Nic Page who will be representing Police Scotland on the Board.

The Old Town Community Council will be inviting nominations for new members from Monday 3 March to Monday 24 March. If an election is required it will be held on Thursday 24 April 2014. Further info here.

The third Royal Mile Spring Clean will take place on Tuesday 25 March 2014, and we’re keen to encourage groups, businesses and residents to get involved in this popular event, and build on the shared pride in the area.

Neighbourhood Environment Programme Update

Edinburgh World Heritage report on the joint project at High School Yard Steps.

Work has also begun at Thistle Lane and Heriot Bridge on NEP funded projects. Footway resurfacing at Abbey Street took place during the recent school half term holiday.

Funding Updates

A date for your diaries – the ever popular ‘Meet the Funders’ will take place on 1 May 2014 in the Assembly Rooms.

For further information, please contact:

Katie Swann
Partnership Development Officer
Tel: 0131 529 7492
Email: katie.swann@edinburgh.gov.uk

Your local web links

Neighbourhood Partnership website
City of Edinburgh Council
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council
NHS Lothian
Edinburgh Community Councils
Police Scotland – Edinburgh Central

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