Agenda August 2022

Welcome to the August NCC meeting of 2022: Newtongrange Community Council consider the main aims, objectives and correspondence this month. With Fiona Clandillon, Head of Development, Midlothian Council discussing the Masterplan.



7.00pm-9.00pm Tuesday 30th August 2022 

In person @ The Dean Tavern, Temperance Room. Online and by phone- all welcome as always, please fill in the attendance form to let us know or receive online link

  1. Welcome and apologies 
    1. Any member updates – news and activity 
  2. Previous Meetings (May & June) / Matters Arising for approval
  3. Police Report – RA sent 26/06:22
  4. Newtongrange Masterplan latest– Fiona Clandillon, Head of Development, Midlothian Council. A few questions  submitted below?
    1. What is happening with the Pool site?
    2. What is happening with the Old bowling pavilion in the park?
    3. What is happening on the Library site?
    4. Vacant site on Main Street, next to Leisure Centre overgown can this be improved & or available for community use?
  5. Correspondence
    1. Newtongrange prescription services (JR – continued from June meeting)
    2. NCC Noticeboard
  6. Community resilience ideas 
    1. Newsletter latest – (Jeremy/Rebecca/Sandy)
    2. Todd the snake – (Jeremy)
  7. 2022-23 Year Aims for NCC– On agenda for reference during wider discussion – opportunity to review and note early thoughts for the year.
    1. Protecting and improving services:
      1. The Pool site (Old swimming pool) improvements (Linda)
      2. The Park update (June)
      3. Update on street cleaning and weeds issues at bus shelters on Main Street from Clr. Bowen
      4. Litter bin requirement for Gardiner place (June)
      5. Concern regarding volume of traffic coming down Bryan’s road & roundabout; speed of traffic on Newbattle Road, not addressed. (Linda)
      6. Liney Dyke & Newtongrange Conservation Area (Update John)
      7. Tennis & petanque latest (Ross and Sandy Howden)
    2. The Newtongrange Masterplan: ensuring community development remains at its heart and engaging business and the village in its progress
      1. To be covered in point 4
  8. Reports
    1. Councillor’s – attending councillors 
    2. Treasurer’s – (John)
    3. MFCC – (Andrew)
    4. Planning –  Springfield – (Andrew) Latest development and key dates for diary) 
  9. Any Other Business
  10. Date and Venue of next meeting
    • Tuesday,  27th September 
    • The Dean Tavern, Temperance Room & Zoom 


Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

I'm involved with the Newtongrange Community Council because I want to help preserve the unique heritage, character & facilities of the village.

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