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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 changes to other Council policies). East Lothian Council’s Transport Spokesperson Councillor Barry Turner said: “Transport is fundamental to today’s society whether it is for work or leisure... 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 necessary. Service users will be sent a questionnaire via the post and will be provided with a stamped addressed envelope to return it in. 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 way their area might develop over the next ten years or so, and what planning issues they think may need to be addressed in the new plan. A series of 10 consultation events were held across East... 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 fresh in their minds. Topics covered will include: The time take to deal with their enquiry How polite, helpful and knowledgeable staff were How clear and relevant any... 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 financial climate. Once the consultation is closed, we will analyse all responses and prepare a report for a meeting of the full Council. At a special meeting in February 2013, Councillors will... 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 structures, policies and development plans, etc 2. The schools remain separate as described above but with a shared Head Teacher leading and managing both schools. 3. Both schools become one... 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 experiencing ongoing significant pedestrian road safety issues caused by drivers bringing their vehicles too close to the school gates. More details can be found in the Cabinet report below (under... 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, employment, inclusion and what they want from their local communities. It will be an opportunity to meet elected members and managers. The Youth Friendly Awards will also be presented at the Youth... 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 services are working together to meet the needs of people with autism or Asperger syndrome. They also want to find out about how communities support people in their lives. In order to do this, two... 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. Service users will be sent a questionnaire via the post and will be provided with a stamped addressed envelope to return it in. 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 improved equality outcomes in a targeted and consistent way across the Council. 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 Capacity Study for Smaller Wind Turbines approved in December 2011. The Council consulted on a draft version of this Supplementary Landscape Capacity Study in the autumn of 2011 and in December 2011... 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 visiting village libraries during this period will be handed a survey to complete themselves. (As North Berwick Library is currently located in temporary accomodation, a survey will be conducted... 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 every household in late March. More
    Closed 31 May 2013
  • East Lothian Council website survey 2013

    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 of Better connected is to identify good practice in the development of local authority websites based on extensive evidence-based research. 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 carrying out of consultation. Coastal car park charges will help to fund improvements to car parks: "Our coastal tourism strategy is based on our outstanding natural environment providing a... 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 receptions: Court Street Reception - payment of Council tax and Rent; enquiries for all services, including Community Housing, Benefits and Licensing. Planning Reception - Blue Badge assessment... 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 Inveresk Community Council; Windsor Park Tenants and Residents Association; Musselburgh Conservation Society; Inveresk Village Society; Queen Margaret University; Musselburgh Business Association;... 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 gives good value. 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 tourists * Create jobs, boosting our local economy * Empower and provide opportunities for young people 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 - Approved City of Edinburgh Council dates for 2014/15 If you would like to indicate your preferred option i.e. should East Lothian Council go with the draft proposed dates in Option 1 which align with... 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 under the Act every 3 years. The East Lothian Licensing Board has produced a Draft Statement of Licensing Policy for 2013-2016 and is keen to gather feedback from all interested parties. You can... 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 the Ranger Service, get your photo taken with Lennox the Lion of East Lothian Council’s Libraries, take part in activities with Archaeology Scotland and Borders Search and Rescue Unit, and visit... 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
  • The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Review of Polling Districts and Places - East Lothian Constituency

    In accordance with the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, East Lothian Council is conducting a review of polling districts and polling places with regard to UK Parliamentary Elections. The Returning Officer will make comment on proposed polling stations, with the existing arrangements forming the basis for this consultation. Electors within East Lothian County Constituency, which encompasses the whole of East Lothian Local Government Area, are invited to make... More
    Closed 29 October 2013
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