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  • Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Draft Strategic Plan

    The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service has launched a new draft Strategic Plan for public consultation. The Plan marks an important stage in the development of the Service and will shape our forward direction for the next three year period. You can view the draft Plan and respond to the... More
    Closed 18 July 2019
  • Road Traffic Orders - June / July 2019

    East Lothian Council gives notice of its intention to make the following Road Safety Orders: Introduction of 30mph speed restriction on C110 and C111 West Fenton Roads Introduction of 40mph speed restriction on C110 West Fenton Road Further details, including how to submit any... More
    Closed 12 July 2019
  • Draft East Lothian Mental Health and Wellbeing Action Plan for Children and Young People

    East Lothian Council Education service is looking for feedback on the Draft East Lothian Mental Health and Wellbeing Action Plan for Children and Young People. The draft plan can be found in the Related section below. More
    Closed 23 June 2019
  • East Lothian Access Study – ‘ Case for Change’ - Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance

    East Lothian Council has appointed Peter Brett Associates (PBA) to examine transport links to and from East Lothian, predominantly looking at the corridor through the west of the county broadly following the A1 and East Coast Main Line. It is here where the majority of journeys converge on... More
    Closed 10 May 2019
  • East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 Proposed Supplementary Planning Guidance - Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

    The East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP) comprises a development strategy for the future development of East Lothian to 2024 and beyond, a detailed policy framework for guiding development, and proposals maps. It sets out where new development should and should not occur, including... More
    Closed 19 April 2019
  • Cross-boundary Green Network Areas - Strategic Framework for Edinburgh & East and Edinburgh & West

    The proposed Strategic Development Plan (SDP2) contains a commitment to prepare strategic frameworks for two cross-boundary Green Network Priority Areas and to adopt them as Supplementary Guidance to the Plan. The Reporter recommended no modification to this part of the Plan. The... More
    Closed 10 April 2019
  • Draft IJB Strategic Plan 2019-2022 Consultation

    The IJB Strategic Plan 2019-2022 will set out the next stage of development for East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership in the delivery of all of its services to improve quality and service-user outcomes and to reflect local need, local priorities and national and local policies,... More
    Closed 12 March 2019
  • BBC Public Consultation on Age-Related TV License Policy

    The BBC are consulting on what they should do from 2020 about free TV licenses for people over 75. You can find out more, including how to share your views, by following the link below. More
    Closed 12 February 2019
  • Improving sharps disposal for patients in the community (for patients who self-administer medication)

    NHS Lothian is aware that patients who self-administer medications at home can experience difficulties in disposing of needles and other clinical waste (known as “sharps”). We know that the ability to self-administer medications makes a huge difference to people and prevents thousands of... More
    Closed 27 January 2019
  • East Lothian Licensing Board Gambling Policy 2019-2022

    East Lothian Licensing Board is responsible for licensing local gambling establishments and for producing a Gambling Policy for East Lothian. The Gambling Act 2005 requires the Board to revise, consult on, and republish its Gambling Policy at least every three years. The current policy comes to... More
    Closed 14 January 2019
  • The East Lothian Carers' Strategy

    The East Lothian Carers' Strategy is about making sure there is a clear understanding of what being a carer means and that carers get the information, advice and support they need, when they need it. It looks at the role that communities, schools, community services, health & social care... More
    Closed 7 January 2019
  • Housing Allocations Policy Review 2018

    All social landlords must comply with the Scottish Government’s legislation, the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014, when allocating their housing stock and managing their housing lists. This has meant that since the 2014 Act was introduced, the Council have been working alongside East... More
    Closed 31 December 2018
  • What do I want for my life

    What do I want for my life is an exciting two-year project about working together to develop community support for adults with disabilities and mental health problems, both now and in the future. East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership (ELHSCP) needs your help. We are working with:... More
    Closed 31 December 2018
  • East Lothian Council Public Budget Consultation 2019-20

    Transforming your Council In recent years, East Lothian Council has sought to protect the vital public services which residents rely on. This has included action to help children achieve their potential, supporting older and vulnerable people, protecting the environment,... More
    Closed 24 December 2018
  • East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 Proposed Supplementary Guidance - Town Centre Strategies

    The East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP) has been adopted by the Council and replaces the East Lothian Local Plan 2008 with regards all planning matters in the area. The ELLDP 2018 comprises a development strategy for the future development of East Lothian to 2024 and... More
    Closed 21 December 2018
  • East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 Proposed Supplementary Planning Guidance - Design Standards for New Housing Areas

    The East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP) has been adopted by the Council and replaces the East Lothian Local Plan 2008 with regards all planning matters in the area. The ELLDP 2018 comprises a development strategy for the future development of East Lothian to 2024 and beyond, a... More
    Closed 21 December 2018
  • East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 Proposed Supplementary Planning Guidance - Green Network Strategy

    The East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 (ELLDP) has been adopted by the Council and replaces the East Lothian Local Plan 2008 with regards all planning matters in the area. The ELLDP 2018 comprises a development strategy for the future development of East Lothian to 2024 and beyond, a... More
    Closed 21 December 2018
  • Rent Consultation 2019-2020

    Every year East Lothian Council consults with tenants, tenants' and residents' groups, and East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel (ELTRP) on our proposals to increase rents. The council is considering a rent increase of 5%, this is our best estimate of what it will take to maintain... More
    Closed 14 December 2018
  • Democracy Matters - Your Community, Your Ideas, Your Future

    The Scottish Government is carrying out a Local Governance Review to consider how powers, responsibilities and resources are shared across national and local spheres of government, and with communities. As part of the Review, the Scottish Government is inviting people to join a discussion... More
    Closed 30 November 2018
  • Common School Day Feasibility Consultation

    East Lothian Council is committed to reducing the poverty related attainment gap, raising the attainment and achievement of our children and young people and improve inclusion, wellbeing and equality. In order to support the delivery of this commitment, at the Council’s Cabinet meeting, 12... More
    Closed 11 November 2018
  • Draft British Sign Language Plan for East Lothian Council

    East Lothian Council has prepared a British Sign Language (BSL) Plan in response to the British Sign Language Act 2015. We are interested to gather the views of the Deaf / Deaf Blind East Lothian population on its content. The consultation period runs from 10 October until the 9th of... More
    Closed 9 November 2018
  • Statutory Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2018

    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 districts and polling places, with... More
    Closed 26 October 2018
  • THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL, (VARIOUS ROADS – LONGNIDDRY), (PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC), CONSOLIDATION VARIATION ORDER NO: 1

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to change enforceable waiting restrictions in Various Roads, Longniddry. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan... More
    Closed 26 October 2018
  • THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL, (VARIOUS ROADS – EAST LINTON),(PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC), VARIATION ORDER No: 1

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to change enforceable waiting restrictions in Various Roads, East Linton. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan... More
    Closed 26 October 2018
  • THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL, (VARIOUS ROADS – GULLANE), (PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC), VARIATION ORDER No: 1

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to change enforceable waiting restrictions in Various Roads, Gullane. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan... More
    Closed 26 October 2018
  • Climate Change Consultation Events

    East Lothian Council is developing a Climate Change Strategy, which will set out a coordinated approach and action plan to contribute to a reduction in the carbon emissions which cause global warming, raise awareness of climate change challenges and opportunities in East Lothian, and... More
    Closed 14 October 2018
  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy

    East Lothian Council is developing a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for East Lothian, for the period 2019–2024. We would like to hear your views on what this should include. Scotland has world-leading climate change legislation, with... More
    Closed 14 October 2018
  • Transport (Scotland) Bill - Scottish Parliament

    The Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has invited all interested individuals and organisations to submit written views on the Transport (Scotland) Bill. You can find out more and respond by visiting the Scottish Parliament website and completing their online... More
    Closed 28 September 2018
  • Carer Friendly Communities - A Conversation

    You are invited to take part in a conversation about how we can all contribute to creating Carer Friendly Communities. Who are Carers? Carers are people who provide unpaid support and care for a family member, friend or neighbour. The Government estimates that 17% of adults have a caring... More
    Closed 27 September 2018
  • East Lothian Community Justice Local Outcome Improvement Plan 2017-20

    The aim of the National Community Justice Strategy is to “deliver a decisive shift in the balance between community and custodial sentences”, imprisoning violent offenders and using evidence based interventions in the community for offenders who might otherwise be given short-term... More
    Closed 24 September 2018
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