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Analysis of the Listed Building Consent application at Craighouse

[NOTE  Anyone looking for HOW TO OBJECT to the newbuild click here and it will tell you how to object. The reference for the application is 12/04007/FUL and the deadline is 21st DEC. This article is discussing the separate but … Continue reading

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SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING ON CRAIGHOUSE chaired by MP Ian Murray TODAY

Reminder SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING ON CRAIGHOUSE chaired by MP Ian Murray and involving politicians from all the parties is on TODAY FRIDAY 7th December at 7pm St PETER’s PRIMARY SCHOOL, Falcon Road This is a public meeting with politicians present … Continue reading

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The Documents the Council didn’t want you to see [Updated]

After much pressuring from Friends of Craighouse, the council have finally had to release the Environmental Statement prepared for the Craighouse planning application. Last week they said all the documents were up but this key document was missing. It was … Continue reading

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Diagram of the Craighouse proposals with view from Blackford Hill

We have quickly produced a diagram of the proposals, based on the view from Blackford Hill. This angle gives an easy to understand view of the impact of these proposals. We are working on more diagrams to show the proposals … 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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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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Why has Craighouse been sold to an Offshore Company?

Who really owns Craighouse? You might have thought this should be a simple question. But, like many other simple questions about the apparent proposed development of Craighouse campus, the answer is anything but. For some, this question is irrelevant. What … Continue reading

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Meeting with the Craighouse Partnership

The Friends of Craighouse have opened a dialogue with The Craighouse Partnership by asking them for a meeting so that we could raise concerns for the local community. The Craighouse Partnership agreed to an hour, but were kind enough in … Continue reading

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The LA&P Mystery: Solved! But now we have more questions

Remind me again, why are we interested in LA&P? The Friends began investigating LA&P as part of their attempt to answer the complex question of Who is the Craighouse Partnership and – more importantly – who actually owns Craighouse. Please … Continue reading

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