Liberton Primary School – toilets

Folowing contact from parents concerned by the reliability, cleanliness and practicality of the school toilets, I wrote directly to the Director of Education,Children and Families urging improvement and requesting that the matter be investigated as soon as possible.

I am pleased to say that, in response, senior education officils will be visiting the school to review the facilities in the coming days.

I will provide further updates on this matter in due course.

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Liberton Gilmerton Neighbourhood Partnership

A reminder that the above meeting, which is open to the public, takes place this evening at 6.00pm. Chaired by yours truly. Grant funding for a number of community projects will be decided, an update offered on the Burdiehouse School site, as well as a presentation on the Living Landscape programme and where planting will be taking place in the area.

6.00pm. Gracemount High School. All welcome.

New Street Lighting – The Murrays

local residents have raised concerns regarding the quality of new street lighting installed in The Murrays, including concerns over brightness.

Replaced as part of a city-wide programme to switch to more modern, energy efficient lighting, I can confirm Council Officers will shortly be carrying out a full night time appraisal of the new lights.

I will post a further updates on this matter as I have them.

Double Parking – Drum Street

In response to residents concerns I raised the issue of persistent double parking of vehicles on Drum Street. As a result additional parking enforcement is now taking place in the area.

I am also currently in dialogue with Council Officers regarding istallation of bollards on the dropped kerb areas to help eliminate double parking on these areas.