Ellersly Road improvements

Local councillor Gillian Gloyer is working with Murrayfield Community Council to make Ellersly Road safer for pedestrians. Last
August, members of the Community Council and council officers identified several measures which could be implemented
quickly and would make the narrow pavements much less cluttered.

They included simple things like removing redundant road signs and moving others. In the longer-term, the pavements could be widened and engineering solutions found, to calm the heavy volumes of traffic which use Ellersly Road at certain times of day.

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Missed bin?

Has your scheduled bin collection been missed? You can report a missed collection - of landfill, recycling or food bins - on-line or by phone. On the Council website, go to www.edinburgh.gov.uk/report and click on the option 'Missed bin collection'. Please note that there is a different option to report an overflowing communal bin. By phone, you should call the dedicated 'Waste Enquiries' number: 0131 608 1100.

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Wintry weather

The cold snap has brought treacherous pavements and roads throughout Roseburn and Saughtonhall. The Council has a priority system for gritting roads, pavements and cycle-paths. In freezing or snowy weather, the first roads to be treated include bus routes and roads to hospitals, care homes and schools. Only the priority routes will be treated outside normal working hours.

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Parking problems

People who live in the areas around the tram stations at Murrayfield, Balgreen and Saughton often complain to Councillor Gillian
Gloyer about commuters parking their cars in residential streets before jumping on a tram into town or out to the airport. 

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Good news for park users

Users of Roseburn Park have got their park back at last! The flood prevention works have now been completed, on budget and on time, and plans are under way to improve the facilities in the park. A new children's playpark will replace the old one which, because of the height of the flood-walls, is now in rather a hidden corner. The new playpark will be at the Roseburn Place end of the park and will have activities for slightly older children, as well as the younger ones who have enjoyed the existing one until now.

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Rejuvenating Roseburn

Residents may have taken part in one of the Rejuvenating Roseburn consultation events on the future of the area around the Old Colt Bridge and Murrayfield Avenue. These included workshop sessions with Roseburn Primary pupils and a public exhibition on the Bridge itself. 

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Education, local communities and getting the basics right!

Tomorrow is polling day in the council elections. The City of Edinburgh of Council has a big impact on our daily lives, effecting schools and libraries, transport and roads, social care and a host of other services. Five years of Labour/SNP control have damaged our city’s reputation and our quality of life. It's time to get the basics right!

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Ambitious for Edinburgh!

With three days left before the polls close on Thursday, it's time to think hard about who is best placed to serve our city. Five years of Labour/SNP control have damaged our city’s reputation and our quality of life. The Liberal Democrats and I are ambitious for Edinburgh and will make your council work better for you.

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LibDems - for culture and sport!

Edinburgh has a unique and diverse cultural life, with something for everyone. Liberal Democrats are determined that our wide range of cultural activities continues to meet the needs of local people and visitors. 

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We've published our manifesto For Edinburgh!

Last week, we published our manifesto for Edinburgh!

To find out what a Liberal Democrat council will do for you and your community, you can read it online or download a copy to read later [PDF]

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