Cramond and Barnton Community Council

Incorporating Cramond, Barnton, Cammo, Quality Street (West Side)

The next meeting of the Community Council will be held

on Thursday 19 September 2019

at the new earlier time of 7:00pm

in Cramond Kirk Millennium Hall

You are invited and encouraged to attend the next meeting of the Community Council which will begin at the new earlier time of 7:00pm on Thursday 19 September 2019 in the Millennium Hall.

Remember a new earlier start time of 7:00pm.

Remember the Community Council exists to understand and to reflect your views in its engagement processes with the Council and other partners. If there are issues which you feel we should be considering and pursuing let us know.

The Community Council meeting will cover the regular business, including a Police report, an update on the Airport and on planning matters including Cammo Fields, updates on Traffic Restriction Orders and reports from our local Councillors. As well as their routine reports the Councillors also stand ready to answer your local queries and concerns.

This meeting will be the last one before we reconvene in October with a new Committee following the Community Council elections (for which the nomination period for prospective members begins on Monday 9 September). DON’T SIT ON THE TOUCHLINE – PLAY YOUR PART, JOIN AND MAKE A CONTRIBUTION.

Further details and Nomination Forms may be downloaded from the City of Edinburgh’s website via the link Alternatively, some copies are being held within Cloudberry (Barnton); do go in and ask for one if you are minded to apply.

The forms should be completed and a scan returned by e-mail to

Alternatively a hard copy can be returned to

Cllr Graham Hutchison,

City Chambers,

High Street,



by 4pm Monday 30 September 2019.

If an election is required it will be held on Thursday 31 October 2019.

All Welcome

Ian D Williamson, Secretary, Tel. No. 0131 476 3897.

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.

Upcoming Meeting Dates for 2019/20

  • 21st March
  • 18th April
  • 16th May
  • 20th June
  • 19th September
  • 17th October
  • 21st November
  • 16th January
  • 20th February

The 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.

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 DataCommunity 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.