Drum Brae/Gyle ward covers the communities of Barntongate, Bughtlin, Clermiston, Clerwood, Drum Brae, East Craigs, Forrester Park, North Gyle, Parkgrove, South Gyle and West Craigs.
Working as a team with Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP and Christine Jardine MP, local councillors Robert Aldridge and Ed Thornley are strong voices for the area and fight hard to get things done locally.
You can contact them at:
firstname.lastname@example.org / 0131 529 4992
email@example.com / 0131 529 4152
The Corstorphine Christmas Support Project is taking place right across the area (including all communities in Drum Brae/Gyle) again this year.
This project seeks to provide food and Christmas treats for families who are struggling over the Festive Period when many services are closed.
If you'd like to help by donating. You can find the list of drop off points here.
If you are needing support, referrals are being handled through the Primary Schools. If you don't have a child at Primary School get in touch and we will happily refer you to the appropriate service.
Robert has been a councillor for Drum Brae/Gyle for over 30 years and he lives locally in Barntongate.
Robert was unanimously elected as Edinburgh's Lord Provost, meaning he chairs meetings of the Council and is also the civic head of the city and the ex-officio Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh.
Robert has a long record of service and action for and with the local community and he has a strong reputation for getting things done.
For all his time as a councillor, Robert has fought to protect local green spaces from development. Most recently he opposed the recently rejected development proposals for yet more housing on greenbelt at Cammo.
Ed believes in ensuring our communities across Drum Brae / Gyle ward receive the best possible Council services. A well-known face on the doorstep, Ed has been standing up for West Edinburgh and has helped ensure local people are listened to at all levels of government.
Together with Councillor Robert Aldridge, he is campaigning for:
He sits on the Culture and Communities and Governance, Risk and Best Value Committees.