Agenda November 2021

The November regular meeting and first in person since February 2020 of Newtongrange Community Council following on from the AGM on Thursday November 30th 7pm. Subjects to be covered noticeboard and newsletter update, Remembrance Day, Welfare Park and Youth Work projects  opportunities and developments.


8.00pm-9.00pm Tuesday 30th November 2021

In person at Newbattle Community Learning Centre , online and by phone- all welcome as always,  email secretary to receive live link

  1. Welcome and apologies 
    1. Apologies 
    2. Any member updates – news and activity  
  2. Previous Meeting (October 2021) Approval/ Matters Arising
  3. Police Report
  4. 2021-22 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.  Remembrance Day  – (Ross)
      2. Tennis/Basketball project and other funding options – (Ross/Jeremy)
      3. Wednesday Night Youth Club S1+ & streetwork discussion (Jeremy/Callum Wylie)
      4. Welfare Park fence painting (June)
      5. Welfare Park Sensory Garden (June)
      6. Liney Dyke resolution
      7.  Newtongrange Flyer and Winter newsletters for older citizens/disabled people (Jeremy re Cal Haston and Eric Johnston)
      8. 20 Minute Neighbourhood Meeting – Summary of Discussion. Could we make this work in Newtongrange? 
    2. The Newtongrange Masterplan: ensuring community development remains at its heart and engaging business and the village in its progress
      1. Any updates?
    3. Engaging the community: positive solutions for inclusivity, village pride and achievement.
      1. Noticeboards – update (June) 
      2. Action required to coordinate transport from Stobhill depot stores and installation with Justin and Keith Slight at MC. Contact David @ Parks & Country
      3. Todd the Snake – (Jeremy)
      4. The Platinum Jubilee Fund deadline 15/12/21 for Welfare Park centenary project?
  5. Reports
    1. Councillor’s – attending councillors 
    2. Treasurer’s  (John)
      1. Bank signatories – 
      2. shipping containers (update) (John)
      3. COOP gift voucher money return (John)
      4. How can we raise funds for NCC (NCC discussion) (John)
    3. MFCC (Andrew)
    4. Planning Applications  (John)
  6. Correspondence
    1. Newbattle Community Nursery – Tracey Whitlaw
    2. Wednesday evening youth club for S1+ at Newbattle Community Learning Centre – Callum Wylie
    3. Container to keep goals at Abbeylands – Michael McCran
    4. Platinum Jubilee (70 years of service) – funding extended holiday/celebration Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022
  7. Any Other Business
  8. Date of next meeting 
    • Tuesday,  25th January
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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