Monthly Archives: October 2011

Friends of Craighouse question the consultation process

Friends of Craighouse have received numerous questions about the questionnaire, the consultation process and the planning process. Obviously, we are not the developers or the planning department, but we have tried our best to find out more for our members … Continue reading

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Elected Representatives Come out in Support of the Friends

Several Councillors, MPs and MSPs joined us in our protest yesterday. Here is a photo of us on the orchard (where the developers want to build 3-storey housing). With us here are Paul Godzik, Labour Councillor for Meadows and Morningside; … Continue reading

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The strange case of the disappearing FAQ

On Friday, the Craighouse Partnership put up a new website with a page described as FAQ, (or Frequently Asked Questions) which had been pre-announced by email to large numbers of people as being their response to questions from the public … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone who came today!

Thanks to everyone who turned up today. We estimate about 300 people turned up. Here are a couple of the great photos we got today. Special thanks to all the children with the amazing signs. They looked fabulous.

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Photo Today

At 2pm, Craighouse lawn. Do come along and bring anyone you can. I am looking out at the weather, nervously, but so far the forecast seems clear for 2 and should get brighter through the day, but you might want … Continue reading

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Excessive new-build? Looks like it, according to Mountgrange’s own website

Yesterday, The Craighouse Partnership put up a list of FAQs on their website. But there are important questions that remain unanswered. The Friends of Craighouse believe that, with a site as important as this one, that it is paramount that … Continue reading

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Article in the Evening News

From the Scotsman site, near-fullpage article in the Evening News today : Campaign hits out at housing for Craighouse  HUNDREDS of people have joined a campaign against plans to redevelop a historic city beauty spot, saying it would be like … Continue reading

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Photograph: we need your help!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT We are having a  photo for the press on Sun 9th October at 2pm and we need your help. We will be meeting on the lawns at Craighouse and we need to get as many people as possible … Continue reading

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Second Meeting

Our second Friends meeting got off to a noisy start. We all gathered at The Waiting Room in Morningside. Unfortunately it was a bit of a battle against the loudspeakers and football, and a megaphone would have been handy. However, … Continue reading

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