As I’m sure everyone who came to the Leith Chooses event last Saturday will agree, the event was a great success. Despite the challenging weather conditions, almost all of the groups managed to be there as well as hundreds of Leithers who casted their votes for the projects of their choice.
As you may know, Leith Central Community Council joined forces with Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council to put in a funding bid for a Feasibility Study and Masterplan for Leith’s unloved green spaces.
To have a chance of actually getting this project funding we need your votes! And you can vote until 17 March 5pm.
There are two ways of voting. Either way you will need an access code and password. You can vote if you live or work in Leith, belong to a Leith-based group and/or volunteer in Leith.
From now until 17 March you can pick up cards with the necessary information at the Leith and McDonald Road libraries as well as the Kirkgate Community Centre. Once you have the information, all you need to do is go to the LeithChooses website and click on the Vote Here button.
You can then cast 4 votes in each of the three categories. Our project is in the Large Grant category. You must cast all 12 votes to complete the process.
You can also request a code and password online by emailing your full name, address AND postcode to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you belong to a group, mention the name, address and postcode of that group. From there on the process is the same: once you have the information, all you need to do is go to the LeithChooses website and click on the Vote Here button, cast 4 votes in each of the three categories and don’t forget to vote for our project in the Large Grant category. You must cast all 12 votes to complete the process.