The agenda for online meeting of NCC dominated once again by Newtongrange Resilience and community ideas the NCC can support for the village post pandemic.
Tagged: VE Day
The agenda for online meeting of NCC continuing the theme of support for the village through the COVID-19 crisis: Newtongrange Resilience Volunteers update, Letter of support from the Lord-Lieutenant for Midlothian and activities keeping the community together post this pandemic and more.
Many people in the news, papers and television have made comparisons between COVID19 and the sense of community resilience displayed in village life during WW2. We are keen to hear recollections of VE Day and how you might choose to remember on the day.
Next Friday 8th of May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day. In different circumstances there would have been some form of gathering for celebration and personal reflection in the Welfare...
The second digital NCC meeting including Councillor Jim Muirhead, assigned officer Sandra Banks from Midlothian Council (Communities & Lifelong Learning), Connor Wright and Brian Tannerhill. The meeting highlighted the impact and successes of Newtongrange Resilience Volunteers (NRV) and NC1 receiving Lottery funding. Brian Tannerhill introduced his Last Hurrah proposal to council for discussion. Cllr Muirhead reported on current situation for MC, police report, groups congregating, Welfare Park and VE Day promotion discussed.
Continuing the theme of support for the village through the COVID-19 crisis: The Newtongrange Resilience Volunteers update, alternative plans for VE Day and other activities to help the community through isolation.
How the NCC can best support the village through the COVID-19 crisis: The Newtongrange Resilience Volunteers, masterplan catch up and alternative plans for VE Day and other activities to help the community through isolation.
Activity around Welfare Park Maintenance and cutback of bus routes to report on, newsletter, masterplan catch up and plans for VE Day.