We’re inviting residents of Mount Florida aged 16+ to put themselves forward to join the Community Council.
Our latest newsletter is currently being delivery to over 2700 addresses around Mount Florida and west Kings Park. If you can’t wait for your own paper copy to be delivered, you can find it online here.
We draw residents’ attention to the license variation submitted by The Beechwood to extend opening hours, and to allow the use of the licensed outdoor space on Hampden event days. Objections must be received by the council by 21st February.
We have learnt from residents in the last few days that Mount Florida Bowling Club is facing an imminent threat of closure due to ‘lack of members’.
Measures to improve surface water drainage were given planning permission. The measures include ‘rain gardens’ on the roadside on Aikenhead Road and Kings Park Avenue. See our previous post on this topic here. As of July 2018, it was anticipated that work would start January 2019. Here we pass on answers to issues raised by MoFloCoCo,…
MoFloCoCo collaborated with Caroline Downey, an Edinburgh University Masters student, on a research project. Caroline’s dissertation looks at the different ways of measuring deprivation, and what the available data tells us about Mount Florida. You can read it here: SIMD and Beyond, A printed copy of the dissertation has also been made available in Langside Library. Get…
Press Release: A southside community project to create a new civic space, at the gateway to Hampden, has taken a big step forward thanks to securing two new pots of money. The Letherby Triangle project, led by Mount Florida Community Council, has been awarded funds from the Big Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government, delivered…
Press Release: A letter signed by businesses in Mount Florida has underlined the hammer blow that would be dealt to local economy if the SFA decides to leave Hampden for Murrayfield.
The SFA will soon hear presentations from the Hampden Park Limited and Scottish Rugby Union ahead of its decision whether to keep Scottish football at Hampden or move it to Murrayfield. We understand that if the SFA leaves, the stadium will likely close as Queens Park would not be able to afford the upkeep.
Information sent direct to ticket holders – a first for Hampden event management