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We endeavour to represent the people of Cramond and Barnton in all matters of local concern and to maintain and improve the local environment.
We are involved in in a wide range of issues, including planning, transport, environment, community safety, the airport and the Forth Replacement Crossing. We meet council officials regularly to take forward these issues on behalf of the community.
Cramond and Barnton Area.
Stretching along the River Almond, the area has significant historic reminders of the past. The Romans established a major camp where the river meets the Firth of Forth and later the power of the river was harnessed for some 7 mills working on wood and iron. These mills gave rise to workers settlements the most obvious being at Cramond itself but also at Cockle Mill, Fair a Far and at Dowie's Mill.
The natural landscape away from the River valley flowed down to the raised beaches beside the Firth of Forth. Once good farmland it is now a mix of residential development and golf courses.