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 of the Community Council are open to the public, so anyone can attend and observe proceedings. Members of the public will only be invited to speak towards the end of the meeting, at the discretion of the Chair.
What is the SCC?
The Southside Community Council is a group of people who care about our community...
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.
Recycle your toothbrush
Old toothbrushes and empty toothpaste tubes can now be recycled through a new scheme.
It is with great sadness that we record the death of David Benyon on 31st October.
See our latest news letter.
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.
The Southside Association and artist Kate George have created some new murals. Read more...
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.
What's on in the area?
Our sister organisation, the Southside Association, has a great "What's on?" page.
See it here.
We are always keeping an eye open for problems that may be caused by new planning applications...
Crime in the Area
We are hearing reports of increased levels of shoplifting and illegal drug dealing in the area...
The City of Edinburgh council no longer maintains lighting in privately owned common stairs...