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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 […]

20mph zones on Inverleith agenda

June 10, 2014 by


Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership will meet in Stockbridge Library on Tuesday 17 June at 7.30pm. The main agenda items include plans for 20mph zones in the Inverleith area and community grants. All welcome. For further information visit 

Witnesses sought to Ferry Road assault

December 24, 2013 by


Local police are investigating an assault and robbery which took place on Ferry Road near the Ferry Road Drive junction at around 11.25pm last Friday (20 December). Detective Constable Sam Gillies, from Edinburgh CID, said: “A 39-year-old man got off a number 37 bus at Ferry Road and crossed towards Ferry Road Drive, where two […]

Partnership approach to tackle antisocial behaviour

September 24, 2012 by


North Edinburgh agencies will join together to launch a season of activities to tackle antisocial behaviour tomorrow. Local police are working with officers from the Fire and Rescue Service, City of Edinburgh Council and other agencies to focus on crime and antisocial behaviour in and around the West Pilton area in response to concerns raised by local residents. To supplement […]

Roads Closed for Total Craigroyston’s Play Out

July 29, 2012 by


Muirhouse Park was closed off for four hours yesterday for a Play Out event. Total Craigroyston’s Sarah Low explained what it’s all about: ‘Play Out involves closing a street for a few hours, meaning children and families can play safely in their community. Among the activities were lots of traditional games – skipping, football, rounders […]

Minister welcomes crime rate fall

June 27, 2012 by


Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill yesterday welcomed official statistics which show that recorded crime fell again last year to its lowest level since 1975. Tuesday’s Recorded Crime statistics show that the number of crimes recorded by the police in 2011/12 fell by three per cent compared to the previous year – a decrease of around 9,000. The figures […]