The next meeting of Leith Links Community Council will take place on Monday, 28th November at 7pm in Leith Community Centre.
We aim to end the public meeting at 8pm so that new community councillors can have a brief training session.
If you live in the Leith Links area we would be pleased to see you
The Community Council have arranged a final presentation to newly elected community councillors on Monday 14th November by the developers of Salamander Place. The meeting will be held in The Shore Room of Leith Community Centre between 630pm and 830pm.
Members of the public are welcome to attend and can pass on any comments to the community council for possible inclusion in our response. The community council as a statutory body have been given until 21st November to submit their thoughts on behalf of the local community.
The closing dates for public comments to the proposed development at Salamander Place is on Friday, 4th November.
The plans can be viewed through The City of Edinburgh Council website by going to the comment on a planning application.
The reference is 16/03356/PPP and there are already 110 comments.
After the 4th November as a member of the public you can’t lodge an individual response but if you notice something you feel is important after the 4th you should contact Leith Links Community Council through Facebook or webpage who as a statutory body have been given until 21st November to submit their comments to the changes to the plans submitted by the developer.
The Community Council have also arranged a final presentation to newly elected community councillors on Monday 14th November by the developers and members of the public are welcome to attend but any comments you have at that point would have to be discussed with community councillors for inclusion in our final response. Details and times of the meeting will follow tomorrow.
NEW COMMUNITY COUNCILLORS ELECTED
The new Community Councillors for Leith Links Community Council for 2016 – 2019 have been elected.
All voters in our area received a polling letter from the City of Edinburgh Council, 586 or 6.9% of voters took part.
The following 12 candidates were elected:
MERON Abu Sayed Mohammed
The next meeting of Leith Links Community Council is on Monday 31 October 2016, from 7pm, in Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate).
Here is a breakdown of votes cast:
ATTRIDGE Philip – 192
BRENNAN Stephan – 279
GRAHAM Adrian – 147
HARDIE Angus – 368
HUTTON Linda – 159
IGOE David – 296
MACKENZIE Andrew – 346
MERON Abu Sayed Mohammed – 287
MILLAR Sally – 350
MURRAY-CAVANAGH Grace – 257
REID Christine – 356
ROGERS Jacqueline – 310
SCANLON James – 340
SIMPSON Eileen – 265
TIBBITT John – 268
TRAILL Michael – 268
WILLIAMS Eleanor – 164
Congratulations to newly elected community councillors and commiserations to unsuccessful candidates. The hard work to represent our community starts now and the first meeting takes place in Leith Community Centre at 7pm. If you live in the Leith Linkls area we would be pleased to see you.
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Last chance to vote in the Leith Links Community Council elections. In you prefer to vote in person the ballot box will be open from 2pm until 8pm in Leith Community Centre, New Kirkgate
The next meeting of Leith Links Community Council will take place on Monday 31st October at 7pm
The meeting will be opened by Councillor Chas Booth as returning officer for the elections for community councillors.
There are 12 places on Leith Links CC and 17 nominations have been received.
The election process is taking place until 27th October so we will have newly elected members attending for the first time.
During the next few days you should receive information from City of Edinburgh Council on how to vote in this years community council elections.
Work is underway to deliver the election including a polling letter which will be sent to all eligible voters around 19 October.
You can vote on line through the city council website which will be live from 19 October.
Polling day is Thursday 27 October and the polling place will be open 2pm till 8pm in Leith Community Centre if you prefer a paper vote
The results will be declared on Friday 28 October
I have been involved with the community council and this is the first time full elections have been required so please take this opportunity to
use your vote.
Find out more about the candidates here