Bus Attacks at Clermiston Hub

Many residents were shocked at the disgraceful attack on a bus driver at the Clermiston terminus in March.

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Drum Brae North - A Load of Bollards?

The installation of a segregated cycle lane on Drum Brae North has been done by the council under its emergency Covid 19 regulations in the Spaces for People programme.

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Covid Restriction Changes

From 19th April outdoor sports facilities at secondary schools will be able to be accessed and from 26th April this will extend to indoor access.

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Garden Waste Collections

Many residents have been caught out at the very brief window for re-applying for Garden Waste permits.

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Council Business Grants

The council has been awarded £10 million to give to eligible businesses who have seen a minimum shortfall of 20% in their income as a result of Covid 19 restrictions.

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Sunday Parking Charges

Residents should be aware that new Sunday parking charges are to be introduced from April 11th. They will primarily affect city centre parking.

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Maybury Primary School and Health Centre

Initial design proposals for the new Maybury Primary School and Health Centre have now been developed and the architects wish to hear the views of local residents and surrounding communities through consultation.

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Budget 2021

The Council voted on its 2021/22 budget in February.

The Liberal Democrats proposed our own balanced budget, which can be found here.

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Low Traffic Network Latest

The first consultation about a possible Low Traffic Neighbourhood for the North Gyle and Craigmount area and which also would affect East Craigs closed on 28 Feb.

Local councillor Robert Aldridge said: "Thanks to all who responded. Many, like me, were frustrated that it did not ask the simple question: Do you want a LTN in this area? However, responses are now being analysed and the results will not be available until end March at the earliest. There will then be further opportunities to get your views heard if they propose any measures".

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Huge response to Cammo Petition

There has been a huge response to the Lib Dem campaign to stop even more greenbelt land at Cammo being turned over to new housing.

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