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...
Locality Improvement Plan
The Council is consulting on its draft Locality Improvement Plan.Here
are the details. If you have any comments, please let us have them.
The Causey Development Trust held a drop in event on 1st June presenting their new ideas. If you couldn't go you may wish to see them. Here
they are in pdf format. Here
is CDT's June newsletter.
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.
What's on in the area?
Our sister organisation, the Southside Association, has a great "What's on?" page.
See it here.
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...
We are always keeping an eye open for problems that may be caused by new planning applications...
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 -
New bus shelters are being installed. Some are causing problems...
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...