July 23, 2016

Community Council Newsletter

Grange Prestonfield Community Council
Newsletter Summer 2016

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June 1, 2015

Consultation on 20mph speed limit proposals

Grange Prestonfield Community Council is a statutory consultee and has already commented

However, it is open to all residents to comment

Dear Sir / Madam



I refer to our previous letters regarding the above.

In accordance with the terms of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1999, I write to inform you that the City of Edinburgh Council proposes to advertise the Traffic Regulation Order which will create zones in Edinburgh within which vehicle speeds will be limited to 20 mph at all times.

Further information on the 20 mph speed limits, including a map of the 20 mph network, is available on the Council’s websites at www.edinburgh,gov.uk/20mph & www.edinburgh.gov.uk/trafficorders or www.tellmescotland.gov.uk. If you do not have internet access you can view this information online at your local library or Neighbourhood Office. The details of which are shown on the attached street notice.

Should you wish to submit an objection to the proposal, please do so by 26 June 2015 quoting notice reference number TRO/15/17.

Yours faithfully



Attached Street Notice in pdf

July 24, 2014

Community Council Newsletter

Grange Prestonfield Community Council Newsletter

Our Summer 2014 Newsletter is now printed and will be delivered to all addresses in our area within the next few weeks

Newsletter in PDF

May 11, 2013

Influencing the Council - presentation links

Grange/Prestonfield Community Council received the following information from Eileen Hewitt, Community Council Support Officer, City of Edinburgh Council.

Community representatives recently attended a meeting on the Council’s decision-making structures including the  Petitions  Committee. The meeting dealt with a wide range of questions and there were requests for the presentations to be made available.

Links to Presentations:
Governance presentation http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/media/248208/influencing_the_council.pdf
Petitions Committee http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/media/248212/petition_process.pdf

Review of Community Council Scheme

Grange/Prestonfield Community Council have received the following from Eileen Hewitt, Community Council Support Officer, City of Edinburgh Council.

“I am writing to update you on the Review of the Scheme.  Following the first statutory consultation period, comments have been analysed and a report recommending further changes was approved at a Special Meeting of the Council on 2 May.”

“Respondents were generally supportive of the proposed Scheme and the added emphasis on community councils being able to demonstrate evidence of their engagement with the community.  A summary of the consultation process and key findings are included in the attached report.”

Report in PDF

“Community councils and the public are invited to make further comment on the draft Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders which are attached as appendices to the report.  Copies of the proposed Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders will be available for inspection by the public at libraries, Neighbourhood Offices, www.edinburgh.gov.uk/communitycouncils and  www.edinburghnp.org.uk.  Comments should be returned to me .. or by email to community.councils@edinburgh.gov.uk by 31 May 2013.  The outcome of this consultation will be reported to the Council meeting on 27 June.”