Local Community Plan 2014-17
The Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership brings together
the Community, City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland, NHS
Lothian, Scottish Fire & Rescue and the local Voluntary Sector
organisations to coordinate services and help make the area a
positive place to live and work in. This is managed and supported
through our Local Community Plan.
Our communities are at the heart of the process and
to help better understand local
issues and concerns, we asked local people of all ages what
is important to them and what would help make a
This process identified four main areas for us to work
on between now and 2017 and these are shown below.
A plan of partnership action will be developed for each
where we will work with individuals and organisations
that can help make
a positive difference.
Positively engage young people
- We will bring together youth service providers to work with
young people to better understand their needs and issues and then
put in place an action plan to create positive change. Our
young people will be more involved in shaping and influencing
services aimed at them
Increase opportunities for all to participate in physical
- We will support Edinburgh Leisure and NHS Lothian to work with
key partners and organisations to promote and develop new and
existing opportunities for all to become more active. This
may involve better use of parks and support for older people to get
Encourage better use of local green spaces
- We will help our communities identify areas and pockets of
green space that can be better used by local residents and groups
to improve the appearance and use of these spaces. This can
range from simple landscaping to community growing
Encourage walking and cycling
- We will work wiith a range of partners to introduce innovative
approaches to support walking and cycling.
- We will explore ways to encourage parents and school children
to get involved in active travel.
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