Author: GICC Communications

Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs) license

The Scottish Government has introduced legislation which allows councils to license ‘Sexual Entertainment Venues’ (SEVs). The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on whether should adopt these powers and has opened a consultation at the link below: https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/licensing-of-sexual-entertainment-venues/ This is to gain a broader understanding of community views on the potential shape of a licensing system for […]

Animal Welfare legislation

Scottish Government are seeking views on proposals to strengthen the enforcement of animal welfare legislation. increasing the maximum available penalties for certain animal cruelty offences (including offences involving attacks on service animals); enabling secondary legislation to be made that will allow Fixed Penalty Notices to be used in relation to lesser animal welfare offences; and […]

New Primary school for Edinburgh SE, Broomhills

The Council has now submitted a planning application for the new primary school and nursery that is proposed to be delivered within the ‘Broomhills’ housing site, to the south of Frogston Road East. The plans are now available on the Council’s planning portal.The application has the reference number 18/08609/FUL The Council completed a statutory consultation […]

Gilmerton Dykes Street – new pedestrian crossing facilities

The consultation in respect of Gilmerton Dykes Street – new pedestrian crossing facilities has now been updated to provide a response.There were 34 responses to the consultation, with a majority indicating support for the proposed crossing facilities. A copy of the Council’s response to comments raised during the consultation may be seen on the Council’s […]

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