Category Archives: Consultation

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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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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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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Developer’s FAQ back up: check it quick

The developers have put their FAQ up on their website. Check it quick, because last time it went down within a day. We have not yet had much time to check it out in detail, but they have repeated the … Continue reading

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New developer’s FAQ available in the next few days?

As you may know, the developer’s FAQ was taken down very quickly after it was put up. We have been told that the developers will have a new FAQ available on their website in the next few days. We will … Continue reading

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Download our petition and posters to help us spread the word

We need to demonstrate the support of the community when we say that we want the green space preserved for the public, and that free access should continue. We did that with our photo for the press when several hundred … 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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Update: Developer gives Friends Commitment on Feedback

Last night we posted a piece revealing that the statutory feedback date for the public consultation is already past and was on the 13th Sept.

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Consultation Process: Will Your Feedback Count? [Updated]

[Update: after we wrote this, we got a commitment from the developer, which you can read here] We had promised our members that we would try and find out more about the planning and feedback process and hoped to be … Continue reading

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