New Report Published on Impacts and Costs of Spaces for People Measures in Edinburgh

As local residents asked questions at the last GDCC Public Meeting about the comparable cost of the Gorgie/Dalry Spaces for People measures with other areas of the city, and how measures were prioritised, we have extracted these details from the report. … More New Report Published on Impacts and Costs of Spaces for People Measures in Edinburgh

Rosebery House Redevelopment at Haymarket

We have received the following information from Aviva Investors, about their plans to redevelop Rosebery House – the existing office building adjacent to the Haymarket tram stop. “Although the site sits within the West End Community Council boundary, we are keen to ensure that all neighbouring community councils have the opportunity to meet with the … More Rosebery House Redevelopment at Haymarket

GDCC Public Meeting: 7th September 2020, 7pm

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis we will be holding our monthly Public Meetings online until further notice. Our next meeting is at 7pm on Monday 7th September. Please send any items to be included on the agenda to gorgiedalrycommunitycouncil@gmail.com by Friday 28th August. Join us to find out what’s been happening in your local community, or … More GDCC Public Meeting: 7th September 2020, 7pm

Dalry Community Park: From Train Station to Local Greenspace

In this post, Gorgie Dalry Community Councillor and Treasurer Alex McKendrick reflects on the history of community efforts to save Dalry Community Park, and what the Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route scheme means for this valued local greenspace. On 6th August 2020, the City of Edinburgh Council approved proposals to progress the Roseburn … More Dalry Community Park: From Train Station to Local Greenspace

Reply from Spaces for People about Implementation in Gorgie and Dalry

We received the following email from the City of Edinburgh Council Spaces for People Team on August 6th 2020, in response to GDCC’s letter communicating residents’ dissatisfaction with the implementation of temporary measures in Gorgie and Dalry on 23rd July 2020. “Thank you for your letter and for highlighting your concerns around the Spaces for … More Reply from Spaces for People about Implementation in Gorgie and Dalry

Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route and Greenspace Improvement

At the City of Edinburgh Council Policy and Sustainability Committee on 6 August 2020, Councillors approved progressing with the next stage of proposals for the Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route and Greenspace Improvement scheme. According to the City of Edinburgh Council: “Our Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route and Greenspace Improvement project aims … More Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route and Greenspace Improvement

Temporary Automated Crossing at Junctions in Gorgie and Dalry

As part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Spaces for People response to COVID-19, temporary changes have been made to 125 main junctions across the city to automate the ‘green man’ crossing. According to the Council: “You now don’t need to touch buttons at over 125 main junctions, across the whole of the Council area, to use the ‘green … More Temporary Automated Crossing at Junctions in Gorgie and Dalry

Looking Back at Lockdown in Gorgie and Dalry – Community Gallery

During the 2020 lockdown, we asked residents of Gorgie and Dalry to send us pictures of what our area looked like to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst we are still not fully out of lockdown (currently in Phase 3 of easing), we are sharing the pictures sent to us by community members in and … More Looking Back at Lockdown in Gorgie and Dalry – Community Gallery

Funding Opportunities for Community COVID-19 Response

Community organisations in Gorgie and Dalry may be interested in the following funding opportunities to support community responses to COVID-19. Please contact organisations directly via the links below with any applications or queries, as GDCC is only sharing information provided by the funders, and is not involved in any of the funding opportunities. Foundation Scotland … More Funding Opportunities for Community COVID-19 Response