Useful Information

City of Edinburgh Council - home page of their website

Road Disruptions  -
City of Edinburgh Council website showing locations and dates for roadworks and traffic disruptions 

Reporting illegally parked vehicles City of Edinburgh Council website with information on what constitutes an illegally parked vehicle & how to report it.

Report things to City of Edinburgh Council - on-line service for reporting problems or making comments or suggestions. Can also be done by phone to CLARENCE - 0800 232323

Reporting Graffiti and Damage - information we have pulled together to let you know who to report it to.

Items being dropped from bins while being emptied – we have been assured that the bin workers are responsible for picking up items dropped when they are emptying bins and that they have the necessary tools for this in the bin lorries 

Trees & bushes overhanging pavements & roads - a guide to how far back they should be cut.

Local and National Government Contacts :

Neighbouring Community Councils :

Longstone     Hutchison Chesser     Morningside    Merchiston     Firrhill    

Colinton and also the Colinton Amenity Association

South West Neighbourhood Partnership - local news, plans, events, meetings, available grants etc for the South West area of Edinburgh 

Police Scotland

Contact the Police Scotland Community Team email

Sign up to Neighbourhood Watch Alerts 

Edinburgh South West Community Policing Team Leaflet - January 2017

Report an on-going incident or incident requiring police response phone 101 or 999 if an emergency.

Community Groups & Organisations 

Craiglockhart Parish Church  - about our parish church and its activities. 

Cycling Skills on Shared Paths - guidance from Spokes for cyclists and pedestrians on the considerate use of shared pathways such as the Union Canal Towpath.
There is also a background page here. Please also see the Spokes Polite Cycling Code website

Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail - (Easter Craiglockhart Hill and environs)

The objectives of this group are to preserve and improve the woodland area of the Local Nature Reserve and to support access to and the use of the Local Nature Reserve. They have created a War Poets Trail Leaflet  and there is also a Nature Trail Guide produced by Napier University.

Friends of Wester Craiglockhart Hill and Greenbank Community Woodland

The Water of Leith Conservation Trust - situated at the bottom of Craiglockhart Avenue, find out all about the Trust and its activities including the annual Duck Race   

Ad Hoc

Lothian Buses Arrival times for Happy Valley - To Town or From Town  (Use the Refresh button to update the times). There are no Tracker displays at our bus stops but you can get up to date information on the Lothian Buses web site

Scottish Canals - responsible for the maintenance and operation of canals in Scotland 
- Learn all about the Union Canal, both past & present - Union Canal Unlocked 
- Union Canal Towpath Study - the Introduction lists the main recommendations and the Strategy documents give artists impressions etc of possible improvements.

The War Poets Exhibition at Napier University Craiglockhart Campus - the collection includes first edition books and volumes of poetry by Sassoon, Owen and others.

Panoramic View from Wester Craiglockhart Hill -  a 360 degree photographic image.