Monthly Archives: April 2012

Statements from Council Candidates about Craighouse

There is a council election coming up on Thursday 3rd May. We have collected statements from as many of the local council candidates as we can, and here are our edited extracts. Remember that the voting system for this council … Continue reading

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MSP Jim Eadie Calls for Craighouse Proposals to be Abandoned

Jim Eadie, MSP for Edinburgh Southern, has revealed that 90% of respondents to his survey are opposed to the excessive proposals at Craighouse and has called for them to be abandoned. His support is thoroughly welcomed by the Friends and … Continue reading

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Statements from MSPs and MPs

“This is an important historic Edinburgh site of city-wide significance…The quite excessive amount of new-build being proposed would destroy amenity and result in a massive increase in residential traffic for the area, as well as having grave implications for green … Continue reading

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Gavin Corbett asks Important Questions on Craighouse

It was heartening at the Morningside hustings last week to hear a fairly united front from the Council candidates. It is clear that the present proposals are not acceptable, are in complete contravention of planning policy, the protections and the … Continue reading

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Another Community Council Rallies Behind Craighouse

Following on from Morningside Community Council’s strong resolution on Craighouse which you can read here, we are delighted to announce that the Chair of Merchiston Community Council – which we would like to thank for their support of the Friends … Continue reading

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New Proposals with Photos

Here is a summary of the Craighouse Partnership’s new proposals. The photos show areas that would be entirely lost to new-build if the proposals are allowed to go ahead. The proposed areas of building are large, and you only really … Continue reading

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Survey from Jim Eadie MSP

Many of you will have received a letter from Jim Eadie MSP today. Jim is our local MSP (for the Edinburgh Southern constituency). He writes asking people what their views are about the proposed Craighouse development, and whether they feel … Continue reading

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Exhibitions over

Exhibitions are now over. We will be bringing you a post about the differences between Sept and March exhibs as soon as we can – and we will try and produce a new google map also if we can. There … Continue reading

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