Category Archives: Students’ Blog

World Heritage Day 2017

Promoting diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation… or something like that idk. Emma’s blog post #5: World Heritage Day 2017 World Heritage Day 2017 is on Tuesday 18th April, … Continue reading

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#SYPC2017

I have titled this post with a hashtag, as we were asked to promo the event on social media. Emma’s blog post #4: #SYPC2017 SYPC stands for Scottish Young Planners Conference. The conference consisted of morning lectures with Q&A sessions, … Continue reading

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Maps (again)

Apologies for the erratic nature of my blogging, but as the student in the office, I’m working on a whole range of topics which gives me the chance to experience lots of planning issues. I’m not just here to make … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Biodiversity

Emma’s Blog Post #2: Edinburgh Biodiversity Now, I’m sure you’re all aware of the Edinburgh Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-18 produced by the Edinburgh Biodiversity Partnership… but just in case you aren’t, I’ll quickly fill you in; it was published in … Continue reading

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Maps

Maybe a little dull to some, but do not be fooled. Maps can be very interesting. Particularly colourful, interactive and FREE maps. This week, Ritchie Somerville swung by the Urban Room to teach Council planners about maps and freely accessible information – … Continue reading

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Consultation on Draft Supplementary Guidance for Developer Contributions and Infrastructure Delivery

Hello All, Following the Edinburgh Local Development Plan adoption, we were quick to publish an Action Programme which sets out how the Plan will be delivered. This is especially important to put the new policies in to place. One of the new sections in … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Local Development Plan Process Online Survey

Hello All, Following the last blog post about the Edinburgh Local Development Plan, you will know that the Plan has now been adopted. The process to prepare and adopt the Plan was lengthy and complex and included input from thousands of … Continue reading

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