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 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... Read more.

Road Works

A major resurfacing operation is coming to the main A7 corridor starting in April 2018. Read more...

The Causey

TRO and RSO now published. Find them here. Display panels from the exhibition available here.

Ribbon Of Poppies

In 2018 the Great War Centenary will be Commemorated across Scotland. 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.

Don't dump it!


Your GP Surgery

The Southside Surgery on Bernard Terrace has now moved to Cameron Toll. There is now a distinct shortage of GPs nearby for Southside residents. Read more.

What's on in the area?

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

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...

Planning issues

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


The Council wants to know our views. "Place Standard" consultation is closed now, and we hope to be able to publish the results here soon. There are other on line consultations - Read more.

Bus Shelters

New bus shelters are being installed. Some are causing problems... 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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