Updates from North Neighbourhood Manager
North Neighbourhood Winter Weather Updates
During periods of particularly bad / severe weather we will post
neighbourhood update information on our response to local
weather related issues below.
The best way to help yourself and your community is to be
prepared for winter weather. Information on how to get ready for
winter is available from the Council website's winter
For urgent out of hours enquiries please call 0131 200 2000.
Peter Strong, North Neighbourhood
Information for Severe Weather situations in the City of
Please check the City of Edinburgh Council's Winter
Weather pages for more detailed information on salt
bin locations, road treatment priorities, road, school and library
closures, interruptions to waste collections and alternative
collection arrangements. Any emergency information will be
available on the Winter Weather pages.
The Council's edintravel twitter
account provides real time travel news.
North Severe Weather local updates.
12 March 2013
With the snowfall over
the last couple of days Council staff have been busy each morning
making sure that pavements in agreed priority locations - outside
schools, GPs' surgeries, hospitals, bus stops, sheltered housing,
shops - are kept gritted and free from snow and ice. We
hope we've got all locations covered but if you know of
somewhere that should be a priority and hasn't been done please
contact Mandy Rudden at the North
Office on 529 5011 or email
and she'll look into it for you.
The Council's city-wide
gritting teams have been doing a great job in keeping the
main routes free of snow and ice, and are now moving onto
Priority 2 locations. Father
can be found on the Council's
website. They've also treated the
North Edinburgh cycleway. Once these locations have been
treated, and if there is no further bad weather, they'll be
able to look at roads and pavements within housing estates.
If you're aware of any particular problem areas in your
neighbourhood please contact Mandy so that she can pass on details
to the gritting
There has been some
disruption to Waste collection in other parts of the city,
but no weather related problems have been reported within
Forth or Inverleith.
Overall in Forth and
Inverleith it's business as usual, with the local office at
8 West Pilton
Gardens and libraries all operating
For the most up to
date information on the Council's winter weather response
please check the Council's website
, and for real time travel news see the Council's
edintravel twitter account edintravel twitter