Community council seeks new members in Loanhead

Nominations are being sought for members of Loanhead and District Community Council.

Although the community council held its annual general meeting last month, it has held over the election of members until the December meeting.

The council will next meet in Loanhead Ex-servicemen’s Club, Academy Lane, on Tuesday December 13, at 7.30pm. Nomination forms are available from the community council website –

The community council serves the town of Loanhead, the nearby village of Straiton, the communities along the west side of the A701 between the city bypass and Straiton Park Caravan Park; and the three mobile home parks.

There are 17 places on the community council, with two seats reserved to residents of Nivensknowe Park, Pentland Park and Straiton Park mobile home parks.

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