Community Councils - South Central
Community Councils give local residents the
opportunity to influence what happens in their area - members get
involved in a wide range of activities, comment on planning and
licensing applications, take part in community campaigns and work
with others to improve the local area.
Community councils are made up of local residents and community
groups such as youth forums, parent councils and student bodies.
Each one is represented on the Neighbourhood Partnership for the
area, where they work with local elected members, Police Scotland,
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, NHS Lothian and the voluntary
sector to identify and deliver local priorities.
Meetings are held usually once a month and members get involved in
a wide range of issues. They will campaign and lobby on
issues which are important to the local
Within the South Central Neighbourhood Partnership
area we have six active Community Councils which cover Bruntsfield,
Dumbiedykes, Grange, Marchmont, Merchiston, Morningside, Newington,
Prestonfield, Tollcross, Sciennes and the
Undernoted are the links to their
websites. From there you can find out which one is
appropriate to where you live along with where and when they
Each of them will make you very
Prestonfield Community Council