Agenda May 2022

Welcome to the fifth May NCC meeting of 2022: Newtongrange Community Council consider the main aims, objectives and correspondence this month. 


7.30 pm-9.00pm Tuesday 5th May 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. NCC member introduction to attendees
    2. Any member updates – news and activity 
  2. Previous Meeting (April 2022) Approval/ Matters Arising
  3. Police Report – RA chased 28/05/22
  4. Newtongrange Development Trust – 
    1. ‘The Pool’ Jubilee event (Andrew)
  5. Correspondence
    1. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee names – any suggested names for Democratic Services? (JM – continued from April meeting)
    2. Newtongrange prescription services (JR – continued from April meeting)
    3. emails – JA
  6. Community resilience ideas 
    1. Planters money – (Fiona)
    2. Newsletter – (Linda)
    3. Todd the snake – (Jeremy)
    4. NCC Platinum bench – (Linda)
  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 (June/Linda)
      2. Midlothian Council plans for library (Linda)
      3. Old bowling pavilion and green (Jeremy)
      4. Service & Artisans site (Old British Legion) (Andrew)
      5. Dalhousie Road bins (Andrew/June)
      6. Volume of NWH lorries coming through the village (Linda)
      7. Main Street – vacant area next to Leisure centre (Linda)
      8. Liney Dyke & Newtongrange Conservation Area (John)
      9. Welfare Park – paths (Linda)
      10. Tennis, petanque & park 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. Gayle Taylor – Transition Minister will provide update on Newtongrange church redevelopment.
    3. Engaging the community: positive solutions for inclusivity, village pride and achievement.
      2. Jubilee event to remember – Village Party 03/06/22 2-4PM @ Church & Pool (Andrew/Gayle)
  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,  28th June (no meeting in July)
    • The Dean Tavern, Temperance Room & Zoom TBC


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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