Cramond & Barnton Community Council

Cramond & Barnton

Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday of the month but not in July, August or December in the Millennium Room, Cramond Kirk Hall, Glebe Road, Cramond.

0131 476 3897

The purpose of a Community Council: To ascertain, co-ordinate and express the views of the residents and to inform the residents of issues. The Community Council is pro-active in establishing the views of the residents on relevant local issues by means of meetings, questionnaires and door-to-door surveys, all as appropriate. The Community Council also receives papers for Consultations ranging from planning legislation to NHS issues.

Meetings: Cramond & Barnton Community Council generally invites a speaker to their meetings in order to inform and allow the residents to discuss issues such as our environment, planning, the airport, roads etc. with relevant officials.

Minutes of the Meetings: These are sent to all residents who attend the meetings and to various residents associations, retirement homes and they are displayed on our two notice boards and at the library.

Planning Applications: The Community Council will review the applications and sites. speak to residents when requested, apply for Consultee Status if necessary, hold public meetings when appropriate and attend site visits. Information is then sent out to residents on the application, and where appropriate the Community Council response is issued to the Council. In due course a copy of the planning decision report issued to the neighbours when a planning application is decided.

Information: Information sent to the Community Council is placed on local notice boards when relevant to the area and all literature is left at the public meetings for residents to read and request copies. Information acquired by e-mail can also be passed on to residents who wish to be added to our global e-mailing list.

Legal Data: Community Council meetings are legally required to be held in public a minimum of seven times/year. The Community Council is also legally required to publish and display their minutes. All Community Council members must adhere to the City of Edinburgh's Code of Conduct. The Community Council has a legal status to comment on planning issues and licensing matters.

Cramond & Barnton Community Council Representatives

Chairman: Andrew Mather 21, Inveralmond Drive
Tel. No 0131 336 2336

Vice Chairman: Ross Wilkinson
4W Fair-A-Far
Tel No. 0131 312 8218


Treasurer: Ray McDiarmid
14, Braehead Avenue
Tel No. 0131 339 1025

Tony Barnett David Belfall Percy Feketey Wilma Gibb
Ray Hayworth Angela Hughes Cameron Milne David Osler
Euan Pearson Bert Scott Gena Wylie

Nominated Members:
Richard Bright: Cramond Association.
Seonaidh Edgar: Davidson's Mains and Silverknowes Association
Robin Whyte: North West ECO Group
Michael Thompson: Cramond Kirk

Associate Member: John Dods