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#StrongerNorth Latest update

November 7, 2014 by


Just time to add one more pre-upgrade post … information from local police as part of the #StrongerNorth initiative: 6 November report: Disturbances in the Forth area Following several minor incidents of disorder in the Forth area of Edinburgh last night, a number of fireworks were thrown at Drylaw Police Station. As a response, we […]

#StrongerNorth: working together to make Pilton safer

November 5, 2014 by


#StrongerNorth initiaitive launched in WestPilton Police Scotland, the city council and the local community have joined forces to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in North Edinburgh. Working together under the #StrongerNorth banner, they will work together to address community safety concerns across the area. Last month, residents expressed anger at an apparent failure by local […]

West Pilton antisocial behaviour: meeting tomorrow night

November 3, 2014 by


WEST PILTON UPDATE Meeting Tuesday 4 November The Community Council meeting will discuss their normal agenda business from 6pm to 7:30 pm which is open to all. Anyone interested in joining our Community Council is most welcome as are observers. At 7:30 pm in the main Function Hall of the West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre there […]

Police action in West Pilton producing results

October 31, 2014 by


News from Edinburgh North Police West Pilton Community Action Police patrols continue in the West Pilton and surrounding areas. This week the following results have been achieved: * 62 persons stopped and searched. * 14 persons arrested or reported * Male arrested on two warrants relating to domestic abuse * 2 pedal cycles have been […]

West Pilton: tackling the scourge of antisocial behaviour

October 27, 2014 by


Brandin, a member of North Edinburgh Young People’s Forum, is concerned about the ongoing antisocial behavior in the area: A gang of local youths have committed many crimes in North Edinburgh recently: they are an extreme danger to the public and themselves. The groups has at least twenty members and is based in Pilton. The […]

Police warning ahead of Sunday’s derby clash

October 25, 2014 by


Police in Edinburgh are reminding fans that a policing operation will be in place at this weekend’s derby match to identify anyone in possession of alcohol, fireworks or flares. Over 14,000 spectators are expected at Easter Road Stadium tomorrow for the game, which kicks off at 12.15pm. Antisocial drinking in the surrounding streets will not […]

Communities urged: make this a fire-free summer

June 28, 2014 by


With the school holidays upon us the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are appealing for parents, carers and young people to Join Scotland’s Fight Against Fire. Director of Prevention and Protection, Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) Lewis Ramsay, said: “During the summer break there is often a rise in deliberate fires. These can include refuse […]