Welcome to the website for
Loanhead and District Community Council.
site last updated 11 Nov 2012
The Community Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday each month
at 7:30pm in Loanhead ExServicemen's Club
Academy Lane, Loanhead.
Following the demolition of the Town Hall by Midlothian Council, the Community Council has kindly been given use of the Loanhead Ex-Servicemen's Club upstairs lounge until a satisfactory location with full disabled access can be secured.
Constitution & Standing Orders
Minutes of meetings
Election Nomination Form
The Scottish Government
Tell me Scotland (NEW)
The Association of Scottish Community Councils
Midlothian Federation of Community Councils
Undiscovered Scotland - Loanhead entry
Loanhead Community Development Association
Loanhead Gala Day
Loanhead Music Festival
Loanhead Parish Church
Loanhead After School Club
Community Council Membership
The Community Council holds its AGM in November. The Community Council members are elected every three years, at the relevant AGM. This session, the election was held on Tuesday 13th December 2011. The Office Bearers and membership remain as before. The next election is scheduled for Tuesday 11th November 2014.
Loanhead and District Community Council serves the town of Loanhead and the village of Straiton; the communities along the west side of the A701 between the City bypass and the mobile home parks on the west side of the A701; and the mobile home parks themselves.
The Community Council is an elected body comprising 17 members, two seats being reserved to residents of the mobile home parks of Nivensknowe Park, Pentland Park and Straiton Park.
Elections for membership are held every three years, in November, the next election year being 2014. To be eligible for membership, candidates must
The Community Council meetings are open to members of the public. If you wish to raise an issue, you can attend in person, or use our contact page.
Page last updated 15 Dec 2011. Site went live 15 Dec 2010.