Local campaign success on Low Traffic Neighbourhood

Local residents have won a remarkable victory on roads plans for the North Gyle, Craigmount and East Craigs area.

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Police Station Desk Opening Times Confirmed for Nov/Dec 2020

Corstorphine Police Station have confirmed the opening times for their front desk for November and December 2020. Please see below for more details.

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Roads changes in Drum Brae/Gyle

There are a number of changes coming to roads in our area - see below for what changes are coming near you.

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Drum Brae Library in Next Phase to Re-open

Drum Brae Library is one of those in the next phase of planned re-openings.

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Latest on the Low Traffic Neighbourhood

After residents crowdfunded to seek a legal opinion, the SNP/Labour Council has been forced to consider what to do next.

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Cammo housing application

Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine, Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton and Councillor Robert Aldridge have always opposed SNP and Labour plans to build housing on this site.

There are serious concerns that major new housing will make a bad traffic situation at the Barnton junction and Queensferry Road even worse. 

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Clermiston Tower - good news!

Clermiston Tower on Corstorphine Hill is a fantastic historic site. It is great news that successful fundraising by the Friends of Corstorphine Hill will be added to by the council to allow badly needed renovation works.

 

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Council cuts raise concerns in schools and community centres

The council is working through a major review of janitorial support in schools and community centres. The SNP and Labour administration is looking to make big savings in the service.

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GP surgery needed to cope with new housing

With the massive amount of new housing planned for Gyle, Edinburgh Park and West Craigs, local MSP, Alex Cole-Hamilton
has launched a campaign to see a new GP practice established that will serve the Gyle and South Corstorphine.

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Drum Brae Leisure Centre concerns

Following the worries over school buildings last year the council has looked at other public buildings. Residents will be aware that over the festive period the Drum Brae Leisure Centre gym and Studio 1 had to be closed during strong winds. It appears that the newer part of the Leisure Centre has similar problems to those identified in the affected schools.

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