Salamander Place 4th November

Good Evening

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.



Leith Links CC Election results


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:

IGOE David
MERON Abu Sayed Mohammed
REID Christine
ROGERS Jacqueline
TRAILL Michael

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
REID Christine – 356
ROGERS Jacqueline – 310
SCANLON James – 340
SIMPSON Eileen – 265
TIBBITT John – 268
TRAILL Michael – 268
WILLIAMS Eleanor – 164

Leith Links CC Meeting 31th October 7pm

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.

Agenda llcc-311016, Minutes llcc-sept2016-minutesmodel constitution,model standing orders

Leith Links CC Elections

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

Leith Links Community Council meeting 311016


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.



Leith Links Community Council Elections 19th to 27th October

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.



Leith Links Community Council Elections

leith-links-electionsFind out more about the candidates here



The voting website for Leith Links Community Council opens from 19th October . There will also be a polling day held in Leith Community Centre on 27th October where you can vote in person . You can find out more about the candidates below.



Come along on Saturday, 8th October to meet and speak to the organisations who’ll be looking for your vote.
Groups will be there to tell you more about their projects before you take part in voting.

This year if you have access to the internet you can vote online from 1230 on 8th until Saturday, 22 October.

If you live, work, volunteer or study in Leith you can take part and you can now visit the site on line to register to vote. Leith Decides online voting
Once you’ve registered come  on Saturday,  see the projects then go back online to vote. If I can do it anybody can.
Speak to me or one of the other volunteers on the day if you want to know more.
Hope to see you there!


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