We're taking a break for the summer, so our next meeting of Colinton Community Council will be on Tuesday 10th September 2019 at 7:30pm in the Lounge (formely the Red Room) at Colinton Bowling Club, 49a Redford Road. The Agenda, Minutes of the June meeting and papers for the September meeting will be available shortly before the September meeting.
Dates for the coming year are on the Minutes page.
A planning application has been approved to convert the former Royal Bank of Scotland building on Bridge Road in to church (Chalmers Church).
Full details for comment here:
19/02091/FUL | Change of use from Class 2 (Bank) to Class 10 (Church) and Class 4 (Office) use. Form new window on north elevation. | 64 Bridge Road Edinburgh EH13 0LQ Link to CEC Planning HERE
This year Tesco celebrates its centenary and to mark the occasion has launched Bags of Help Centenary Grants, which will provide grants of £25,000, £15,000 and £10,000.
It is specifically looking for applications from charities or not for profit organisations which operate across Central Scotland.
There are two planned rounds of funding with customers voting for their favourite projects instore during July/August and again in November/December. The first round is looking for charities or groups promoting health, prioritising those helping to tackle heart disease, cancer and diabetes. The second round of funding will have a broader community theme.
Bags of Help is administered on behalf of Tesco by community charity Groundwork UK and applications are now open via their website www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/tescocommunityscheme