Agenda January 2023

Welcome to the first January NCC meeting of 2023: Newtongrange Community Council to discuss the Midlothian council savings proposals, this years main aims and objectives plus requirements for postponed AGM now to be held in person on Tuesday 28th of February 7-8pm @ Dean Tavern, The Lamp Room & remotely via Zoom.

7.00pm-9.00pm Tuesday 31st January 2023 

In person @ The Dean Tavern, Lamp 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. Planning for February AGM 28/02/23 campaign & community group member invite.
    3. Previous Minutes (November) / Matters Arising for approval
  2. Police Report & Consultation Draft of the 2023-2026 Local Police Plan
  3. Midlothian Council savings report & how it will affect Newtongrange discussion
  4. Correspondence
    1. 5-11 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange derelict building and speeding issues update (Dot Horne)
    2. Sensory Garden delay (Cath)
    3. Priority areas of concern in the village due to litter (Cath)
    4. Community noticeboard in park (Linda)
    5. Gritting (Linda)
  5. 2023 Year Aims for NCC– What are the key priorities
    1. Protecting and improving services:
      1. Joint Priorities – Footways and Road Capital Expenditure (2023 – 2024) discussion – Where is the area most in need?
      2. Newtongrange Primary School (2025) and Welfare Park centenaries (2026)
    2. The Newtongrange Masterplan: ensuring community development remains at its heart and engaging business and the village in its progress
      1. Do we want new hoardings at the Pool site? (Jeremy)
      2. Newtongrange Library and future plans for the site? (Linda)
  6. Reports
    1. Councillor’s – attending councillors 
    2. Treasurer’s – (Jeremy)
    3. Planning  & Springfield Development –  (Jeremy/Andrew)
  7. Any Other Business
  8. Date and Venue of next meeting
    • AGM Tuesday,  28thFebruary 2023 7-8pm
    • The Dean Tavern, Temperance Room or Lamp Room & Zoom 
    • February Meeting after AGM 8-9pm


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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