Monthly Archives: March 2012

Last of the second set of exhibitions today

The new exhibitions are on today at Old Craig: Saturday 31st March – 10am-4pm Old Craig, Craighouse Campus, Craighouse Road, Edinburgh EH10 5LG You can go along and see how much they have increased the new-build in their new plans. Look … Continue reading

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Scotsman Releases Pictures of Excessive New-Build

SCOTSMAN ARTICLE WITH PICTURES OF PROPOSALS: CLICK HERE (NB please remember exhib dates LINK for dates and locations) Big article in Scotsman today. What can we say? It looks absolutely appalling. Anyone who can justify this level of newbuild all … Continue reading

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Exhibition Dates Reminder

A reminder post about the exhibitions and an excuse to post this superb photograph of a particularly exciting variety of hoverfly. We were sent this by an insect expert who took it on the site. Of course, the site is … Continue reading

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Resolution from Morningside Community Council

At the last (absolutely packed) meeting of the Morningside Community Council (MCC), a resolution was passed by overwhelming majority. It stated: “If the planning application for the Craighouse site proposes new development on areas which are designated in the Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Article and interview with local residents

Article and interview with local residents

Boyana Atanasova of EdinburghNapierNews has written an article today and produced an audio interview with local residents about the Craighouse site and our campaign. Thank you Boyana for this excellent work!

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Second Round of Proposal Presentations

The Craighouse Partnership have a second round of proposal presentations scheduled for 29th-31st March (Thursday-Saturday). This is right after the second Community Liaison Forum the day before (so not much chance of influencing the proposals, I’m afraid). Thursday 29 March … Continue reading

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Rosy’s opinion piece published in the Edinburgh Reporter

Rosy’s opinion piece published in the Edinburgh Reporter

The Edinburgh Reporter, a great local website, has published an opinion piece by Rosy. She talks about the much-loved areas of the site that people don’t want to lose and the risks of land value speculation.

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Frog March

Craighouse is a wonderful habitat for wildlife and an important wildlife corridor. At this time of year you need to be very careful walking at night due to the multitudes of frogs making their way to their ancentral pond on … Continue reading

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Sundial’s track record of listed buildings conversion

We have stated to the Craighouse Partnership that if we put anything inaccurate on this webite that we are happy to correct or remove it if they let us know. We have been contacted by William Gray Muir of Sundial … Continue reading

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Minutes of Meeting with The Craighouse Partnership Jan 26th 2012

We want to thank our members for their patience waiting for the minutes of the meeting we had with The Craighouse Partnership on the 26th Jan. We were hoping to be able to bring you agreed minutes. We have sent … Continue reading

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