Agenda March 2023

Welcome to the March NCC meeting of 2023.  

Meetings are now held in person, by phone and online via Zoom – all welcome as always, please fill in the attendance form to let us know or receive the online link

Tuesday 28th of March 7-9pm @ Dean Tavern The Lamp Room, Hall or Temperance Room.

  1. Welcome and apologies 
    1. Any member updates – news and activity 
      1. Laura – Midlothian Climate Action Group 
      2. Ross – Bike Safety Event
    2. Previous Minutes
  2. Village Exhibition (Nicola Moss – Curator National Mining Museum)
  3. Police Report
  4. Midlothian Council savings meeting & how it will affect Newtongrange discussion 
  5. Correspondence
    1. Current bus service, which is very poor for the Bryans area of the village 
    2. Information about the UK Shared Prosperity Fund 
    3. Planning  Appeals – who makes the decisions? 
    4. “Pop Up Park” – from which external funding did the money come? 
    5. Alternative day to hold the monthly Community Council Meeting
  6. 2023 Year Aims for NCC– What are the key priorities
    1. Protecting and improving services:
    2. The Newtongrange Masterplan: ensuring community development remains at its heart and engaging business and the village in its progress
      1. Pool site update
  7. Reports
    1. Councillor’s – attending councillors (moved re council cuts)
    2. MFCC (Sarah)
    3. Treasurer
    4. Planning  & Springfield Development –  (Andrew)
  8. Any Other Business
  9. Date and Venue of next meeting
    • Tuesday,  25th April 2023 7-9pm
    • The Dean Tavern, Lamp Room, Hall or 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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