Article in today’s edition of The Guardian . Great to see our campaign is gaining national coverage (!)
Photograph: Drum Property Group
Campaigners led by the grassroots organisation Save Leith Walk have been working endlessly to prevent the destruction of the area’s heritage. The petition has received backing from many high-profile figures including Jeremy Corbyn and Edinburgh’s much-loved novelist Irvine Welsh.
Read more the fill article in the Scotsman here about the coming Fundraising Gig at Summerhall. Please join in!
Meursault (!) is one of the artists who will be appearing at Bang The Drum. Thanks a lot to all the bands
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#saveleithwalk PR campaign, please get in touch via the website our email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Yarn Bomber has been busy, with some new crocheting appearing on the hoarding. We ❤️them. #saveleithwalk
Following notifications from the Leith Central Community Council, Leith Councillors and Save Leith Walk, Edinburgh City Council has postponed the deadline for comments on both Planning applications. The new expiry date will be 28th September 2018. This will provide more time for everyone to make their objections and comments heard.
The decision was based on the original addresses of the Planning Applications being misleading, i.e. the original applications omitted the demolition address of the entire red sandstone building at 106-154 Leith Walk.
Therefore both applications are to be re-advertised on the City of Edinburgh Planning Portal with the updated address clearly taking this into