Southside Community Council



Meeting dates

Next Meeting

Regular business meetings of the Community Council are held in the Gray Room at the Nelson Hall, Spittalfield Crescent (where Bernard Terrace meets St Leonards St), on the 2nd Monday of the month, except for July, August and December, starting at 6:45 pm. The AGM is held in May, immediately before the regular May meeting.
Meetings are open to members of the public who are welcome to raise concerns and participate in discussions.

What is the SCC?

The Southside Community Council is a group of people who care about our community... Read more.

Bus Shelter

This bus shelter has gone. Do you want a new one?



Graffiti is a huge problem in our area, but we hear from the Police that they have recently indentified some suspects, so we expect some arrests soon.

Neighbourh'd Watch Alerts

From time to time, the local Police send us information about crimes in the area and how to avoid them, and stay safe. Here are the latest alerts.

David Benyon

It is with great sadness that we record the death of David Benyon on 31st October. Read more...

Fly Posting

Fly Posting is a blight on our area. Control of advertisements is a function of the City of Edinburgh Council. Dodging this control is illegal and antisocial, and we are concerned about the proliferation of fly posting. Read more...

Bernard Ter Crossing

We have been promised a new pedestrian crossing. Read more.

Southside Murals

The Southside Association and artist Kate George have created some new murals. Read more...

Don't dump it!


What's on in the area?

Our sister organisation, the Southside Association, has a great "What's on?" page. See it here.

Planning issues

We are always keeping an eye open for problems that may be caused by new planning applications... Read more.

Crime in the Area

We are hearing reports of increased levels of shoplifting and illegal drug dealing in the area... Read more.

Stair Lighting

The City of Edinburgh council no longer maintains lighting in privately owned common stairs... Read more.

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