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  • Local Transport Strategy Consultation

    East Lothian Council is updating its Local Transport Strategy (LTS) and wants to hear the views of organisations and individuals about key transport issues. The current LTS was published in 2001 and needs revised in order to reflect changes that have occurred since then (including... More
    Closed 31 August 2011
  • Community Response Annual Survey 2012

    This is an annual survey to gather the views of customers receiving a Community Alarm or Telecare service from the Council. Service users from both Mid and East Lothian will be asked about their experience of using these services and whether there are any improvements they think... More
    Closed 2 March 2012
  • Local Development Plan - intial consultation (pre-Main Issues Report)

    Work has begun on the East Lothian Local Development Plan, ELLDPone. This will be a new land-use plan that will eventually replace the existing East Lothian Local Plan 2008. We want to gather the views of everyone with an interest in East Lothian, to know what aspirations people have for the... More
    Closed 12 March 2012
  • Local Area Office and Library Customer Satisfaction Exit Survey

    East Lothian Council is carrying out an Exit Survey at its main Local Area Offices and Libraries. Customers will be interviewed by an indendent interviewer as they leave Council Local Offices and Libraries - this will allow us to get their views on the service received whilst it is still... More
    Closed 30 March 2012
  • Pencaitland Parallel Footpath Proposal - Consultation

    The Council is consulting on plans to build a wider footpath in Pencaitland running parallel to the main road from the bridge, through the church grounds and directly into the school, thus avoiding the main road pavement. More
    Closed 30 November 2012
  • Rent Consultation

    The Council is currently consulting with tenants on a potential rent increase of 4.3% for 2013/14. This is our best estimate of what it will take to maintain existing services and continue our investment in the maintenance and improvement of council houses in this difficult and uncertain... More
    Closed 18 January 2013
  • King's Meadow Primary School and Haddington Infant School - Planning for the Future

    East Lothian Council is carrying out a consultation to gather views on whether to merge King's Meadow Primary School and Haddington Infant School. Three possible options are being looked at: 1. The status quo - both schools remain separate with their own Head Teachers, management... More
    Closed 31 January 2013
  • Summer Activities for Children and Young People with Additional Support Needs

    The purpose of this questionnaire is to find out which arts and museum activities your child would like to come along to this summer. More
    Closed 14 February 2013
  • Neilson Park Road and Victoria Road, Haddington - Proposed Experimental Traffic Regulation Order - Prohibition of Vehicular Traffic (During School Travel Periods)

    The Council is proposing to introduce an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) at two locations near to schools in Haddington. The Order will prohibit vehicular traffic in Neilson Park Road and Victoria Road during specified school traffic time periods. These two locations have been... More
    Closed 22 February 2013
  • Listen and Learn Youth Summit

    An afternoon event for young people where they can get feedback on issues raised at previous Listen and Learn sessions and take part in two World Cafe sessions, during which young people will look at themes they have identifed for this session, including transport, image of young people,... More
    Closed 23 February 2013
  • People with Autism and Parent / Carers in East Lothian (National Autism Mapping Project)

    The National Autism Mapping Project is being conducted in partnership with the National Autistic Society, Scottish Autism and Autism Initiatives. To further the vision of the Scottish Strategy for Autism, these organisations have been asked by the Scottish Government to find out how current... More
    Closed 28 February 2013
  • Community Response Annual Survey 2013

    This is an annual survey to gather the views of customers receiving a Community Alarm or Telecare service from the Council. Service users from both Mid and East Lothian will be asked about their experience of using these services and whether there are any improvements they think necessary. ... More
    Closed 8 March 2013
  • East Lothian Council Equality Plan 2013-2016

    The purpose of East Lothian Council's Equality Plan is to clearly state the Council's commitment to equality, diversity and human rights and to demonstrate how we are meeting the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. Together with its action plan, it identifies key priorities for achieving... More
    Closed 22 March 2013
  • Fraser Centre Feasibility Study

    The Fraser Centre Community Trust is looking at options for the redevelopment of the Fraser Centre in Tranent. The Trust is carrying out this consultation as part of a wider feasibility study. More
    Closed 26 April 2013
  • Modification to Planning Guidance for the Location and Design of Wind Turbines in the Lowland Areas of East Lothian (Dec 2010) and Environmental Report

    East Lothian Council is modifying its Planning Guidance for the Location and Design of Wind Turbines in the Lowland Areas of East Lothian ("Lowland Wind Guidance"), approved in December 2010. The modification is to incorporate the recommendations of the East Lothian Supplementary Landscape... More
    Closed 17 May 2013
  • Guidance for Wind Farms over Twelve Megawatts

    The Scottish Government has set challenging targets for renewable energy development, including onshore wind farms. Scottish Planning Policy indicates that planning authorities should prepare spatial frameworks to guide onshore wind farm development, indicating areas of significant... More
    Closed 17 May 2013
  • Library Service - Customer Survey

    The Library Service is carrying out a consultation on what customers are using their local library for and what they think about the service provided. Customers visiting town libraries between the 6th May and the 25th May will be asked about their visit as they leave the library. Customer... More
    Closed 25 May 2013
  • Waste & Recycling Collections Survey

    Do you recycle? How often should we empty your recycling boxes and refuse bin? Would your answers change if food waste was collected too? Tell us what you think and help shape your waste and recycling collection services by completing the survey in your Recycling Guide, being delivered to... More
    Closed 31 May 2013
  • East Lothian Council website survey

    East Lothian Council’s website has been rated as ‘four star’ in Better connected 2013 , Socitm Insight's independent survey of 433 local authority websites. The website was among 37 to achieve the top four star rating with 140 receiving three star status. The purpose... More
    Closed 31 May 2013
  • For East Lothian Council Housing tenants - Homefront consultation

    The purpose of this very short consultation is to find out which are the most effective ways to tell East Lothian Council housing tenants about housing and housing-related matters. More
    Closed 31 May 2013
  • Coastal Car Parking - Initial Consultation

    At a meeting of East Lothian Council in December 2012, a commitment was made to the introduction of parking charges at some coastal car parks. The process for introducing charging falls under a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) and this requires certain procedures to be followed, including the... More
    Closed 2 June 2013
  • Visiting John Muir House, Haddington - Service User Questionnaire

    East Lothian Council is currently reviewing public access to John Muir House, Haddington. This includes looking at public access at the Main Reception in John Muir House as well as the access at Court Street and Planning Reception. The following services are provided at each of these... More
    Closed 31 July 2013
  • Draft Town Centre Strategy for Musselburgh

    East Lothian Council is consulting on the draft Town Centre Strategy for Musselburgh. The strategy has been prepared following extensive deliberation at the Musselburgh Town Centre Task Group, a sub-group of the Musselburgh Local Area Forum. The group has representation from Musselburgh and... More
    Closed 31 July 2013
  • Re-shaping Our Drugs and Alcohol Services in Midlothian and East Lothian

    Mid and East Lothian Drug and Alcohol Partnership (MELDAP) is made up of a number of different groups such as the NHS, Police, Councils and the Voluntary Sector. MELDAP works with others to deal with the problems caused by drug and alcohol as well as making sure that money is well spent and... More
    Closed 9 August 2013
  • Haddington Community Survey

    Haddington Community Development Trust was established earlier this year and aims to transform Haddington into the best small town in Scotland. This survey will provide valuable information to help us take the first steps to: * Deliver a thriving, bustling town centre * Attract more... More
    Closed 16 August 2013
  • Consultation on Draft School Session Dates 2014/15

    The Department of Services for People (Education) are consulting on the school session dates for 2014/15. There are 2 options to be considered for East Lothian schools: Option 1 - Proposed East Lothian draft dates for 2014/15 (in line with Midlothian Council dates) Option 2 - ... More
    Closed 6 September 2013
  • Consultation on Draft Statement of Licensing Policy

    The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 makes provision for regulating the sale of alcohol and for regulating licensed premises and other premises where alcohol is sold. Scottish Licensing Boards are required to publish a statement of their policy with respect to carrying out their functions... More
    Closed 6 September 2013
  • Prestongrange Family Activity Day Survey

    East Lothian Council Museums Service held a Family Activity Day at Prestongrange Museum on Saturday the 24th September. The day included a range of free activities for families including archery, arts and crafts, outdoor games, storytelling and orienteering. There was also the chance to meet... More
    Closed 6 September 2013
  • Proposed Waiting and Loading Restrictions Belhaven, Dunbar & West Barns

    East Lothian Council is recommending that the existing Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Dunbar be amended to reflect current parking behaviour and road use by residents and businesses. More
    Closed 25 September 2013
  • Housing Allocations Policy Review 2013

    We have been looking at the way we allocate housing. We have a legal duty to make offers of housing to those who are in most housing need but we also want to make sure that our communities are balanced and sustainable. More
    Closed 30 September 2013
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