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Ash Denham encourages people to become community councillors

Edinburgh Eastern MSP Ash Denham has called on constituents who would like to play a role in the decisions being made in their community to join their local community council.There are 46 community council...

Community Council elections 2019

Community councillors are elected on a four-year cycle, and elections will next take place in September to October 2019. Each election is managed by a separate independent returning officer – generally a local ward...

Cramond & Barnton Community Council meets on Thursday

THE NEXT MEETING OF CRAMOND COMMUNITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2018 AT 7:30PM IN THE CRAMOND KIRK HALL You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Community Council which...

Three new community councils set up in the capital

Following the nomination process which ran from 9 to 30 January three new community councils have been set up after nomination papers were counted.There are now new community councils in the areas of Craigmillar,...

Community Councils in Edinburgh – contact details and meeting dates

Community councils are elected bodies set up with volunteer members who are either nominated or elected every five years. There are around 1200 in Scotland and 43 in Edinburgh.One of the most influential spheres...

Election to be held to appoint members of Leith Links Community Council

Following the recent nomination process, membership of most of the Capital’s community councils has been confirmed.However,  a poll is required for Leith Links Community Council due to the volume of nominations submitted for this area.Residents here will...

Community councils – last chance to get involved!

Community councils are asking for members to nominate themselves again, or for new members to join their ranks. The nomination process ends on 26 September 2016 so you are advised to get your skates on.There...

Community Council Elections tomorrow

The deadline is fast approaching for local people taking part in this year's Community Council elections as the votes will be cast tomorrow.There has been such a good response to join the capital’s 41 community...

Alex is Drylaw’s citizen of the year

Drylaw resident Alex Dale was tonight presented with the Tam Tierney award for good citizenship. Alex has been an active community member in the Drylaw and Telford area for the last nine years.Alex first...

Five things you need to know today

Green Investment Bank launches today - Calling all photojournalists! - Community Council celebration - Book event - Light NightThe Green Investment Bank (GIB) launches in Edinburgh today under the management of Chief Executive Officer,...

Greens worried by delays to community council elections

Edinburgh Greens have expressed their dismay at a year-long delay in elections to the city's community councils, arguing that there is urgent need to respect their role and engage more people in community decision-making.Community...


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