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Forth Neighbourhood Partnership has a population of 29,412 and lies on the northern coastal boundary of the City. From west to east, the ward includes the residential areas of Muirhouse, Salvesen, Pilton, Granton, Royston, Wardie, Trinity and the development area around Granton Harbour.

Picture of Granton looking out to the Firth of ForthForth Neighbourhood Partnership is a new way for organisations to work together with local people to improve public services and the quality of life for local residents. The four councillors for the Forth ward are all members, along with representatives from each of the 4 local Community Councils and from the City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland, NHS Lothian and Forth Voluntary Sector Forum.

The Partnership is responsible for developing a Local Community Plan which sets out the improvements needed in the area as identified by local residents.

The priorities for 2014-17 are

  • Engaging with and Supporting Young People
  • Increasing opportunities for all to live healthy lives
  • Improving how we engage with and support our communities
  • Improving employment opportunities - especially for young people

Victoria Park, TrinityThe activities of the Partnership include:

  • Commenting on and influencing major developments in the Forth area.
  • Making recommendations to the Council and partner organisations to help improve local services.
  • Consulting with local residents on the Local Community Plan.
  • Awarding small grants for local projects.

Anyone can attend open meetings of the Neighbourhood Partnership and the dates and timings are advertised on our own and the council website, at local offices and in the local community centres and libraries.

Please click here to view the results of a survey on anti social behaviour.