Category Archives: Community groups

The Cockburn’s detailed objection to the enabling development argument at Craighouse

The Cockburn Association has allowed us to publish their extremely extensive and well-written objection to the enabling development argument for the Craighouse planning application. The letter specifically emphasizes the official guidance that the council planners are following on enabling development, … Continue reading

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Access for Vol-au-vents?

“wine, chat, food, chat, whisky…” It is interesting to read, hot on the heels of the (disputed) allegations made about the conduct of Invicta PA in the House of Commons and our own article on lobbying in relation to Craighouse, … 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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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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Community Council Site Visit

In a further update of our productive engagement with local Community Councils, on Thursday 27 October, Friends Of  Craighouse led representatives from Craiglockhart, Morningside and Merchiston Community Councils on a fact finding tour of the Craighouse Campus.

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Friends Of Craighouse engage with Local Community Councils

In the last few weeks, Friends Of Craighouse have engaged with Local Community Councils to highlight our concerns about the potential excessive development, loss of protected green space and loss of public access at Craighouse Campus. We have attended the … Continue reading

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