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Temporary Footways Closure & Suspension of Parking.

The footways on East/West Main Street from the junction with Station Road to 100 East Main Street will be closed to allow resurfacing works from 2nd July to 7th July. Parking will also be suspended at this time in the same area.

Please use the document links below for further details.

   
TTR Notification Form Affected Area Map


Temporary Suspension of Parking.

Car parking on a section of East Main Street in Broxburn will be suspended on Sunday, July 1st from 08:00 till 18:00 to allow repair work to be carried out on Openreach ducts. The area affected is on East Main Street (south side) from the junction with Strathbrock Place, westwards for a distance of approximately 90 metres.

You can view the details by downloading the documents below.

   
TTR Notification Form Affected Area Map


Community Development Trust for Broxburn & Uphall?

A group of local people formed the Community Hub Steering Group last autumn to explore possible ways to take forward larger projects to benefit the community. Their initial aim was to take the former Broxburn Library building into community ownership to create studio space for local artists and performers, office space for community groups, a café, and a shop.

Unfortunately, this fell through but, rather than just give up, they decided to continue to investigate possibilities for the area. With the help of generous financial assistance from the Broxburn and Uphall Town Centre Management Group, they engaged Community Enterprise, a local consultancy firm. Their brief was to carry out a community engagement exercise to explore the views and needs of people and organisations in the area.

This work has recently been completed and we are looking forward to receiving their final report and draft action plan. One of the options they were asked to investigate was whether or not there is an appetite to create a Community Development Trust or similar body to take things forward. Depending on their findings there may be a public meeting called to discuss this in the near future. Watch this space!

If you would like to know more about this initiative, please contact us by using the “Contact” form on this website or by coming along to one of our meetings.


Community Council AGM.

We held our 2018 AGM held at the end of May and a new committee was elected:

Chair:Steven Salvini
Vice-Chair:Robert Morrison
Secretary:Gillian Percie
Treasurer:Anila Mirza
Planning Secretary:Angela Wallace
We are currently developing our plans for the coming year to bring local people together to help make things happen and to promote the identity of our community. We would like to hear your views and ideas for Broxburn, what is good, what could be even better, what maybe needs some additional work. To feed these in you can contact us by using the “Contact” form on this website or by coming along to one of our meetings.


Website Refresh.

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