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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Clermiston Park Paths

Thanks to some funding from Paths for All and a contribution from the council, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust are now able to construct a path in Clermiston Park.

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Grit Bins and Gritting

Many people have been frustrated during the winter weather about the speed at which grit bins have been refilled and the gritting of some of side roads, cycle paths and pavements.

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Mental Health Resources in Lockdown

Many people are finding lockdown a struggle which affects their mental wellbeing.

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Scams during Lockdown

During lockdown Police have become aware of an increasing number of scams affecting people across the city. Some are on line and others on the phone.

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Latest on the East Craigs Low Traffic Network

The council is intending to start a full consultation, from 8th until 28th February, on its proposals for a Low Traffic Neighbourhood.

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Airport Noise Review Panel Consultation

The Edinburgh Airport Noise Advisory Board (EANAB) represents the concerns of local communities affected by noise from Edinburgh Airport.

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Living Landscapes Consultation

An online public consultation has begun on the Living Landscapes Programme. This is the strategy of leaving some areas of the city's parks and green spaces to grow more naturally than before.

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