Winchburgh Community Council Meetings

Monday 13th March 2023 – 7pm to 8.30pm

Monday 10th April 2023 – 7pm to 8.30pm

Monday 8th May 2023 – 7pm to 8.30pm

Monday 12th June 2023 – 7pm to 8.30pm

Monday 10th July 2023 – 7pm to 8.30pm

Winchburgh Community Council

Winchburgh History

Winchburgh is a rural village in West Lothian. Situated 10 miles from Edinburgh, 25 miles from Stirling and 40 miles from Glasgow, Winchburgh is centrally located and has easy access to these neighbouring cities. Traditionally a rural mining community, today Winchburgh is a village experiencing rapid change and substantial growth with a large-scale housing development underway.

As these changes take effect, Winchburgh Community Council aims to play a role in helping to ensure that community networks are encouraged and strengthened. We work with various organisations (such as the Police, West Lothian Council, NHS, Environmental Services, and local businesses amongst many others) to identify ways of improving the lives and wellbeing of Winchburgh residents. We want to help foster a buoyant and resilient Winchburgh community in times of change.

For a more in-depth history of Winchburgh, see Andrew Pettie’s book Old Winchburgh (2014)

About Us

Winchburgh Community Council is an elected body with the responsibility for establishing, communicating and organising the views of Winchburgh residents and taking action to promote the interests of the community. It aims to work with and support other groups in Winchburgh to address a wide range of issues, including:

  • Health services and health centre provision
  • Transport, particularly bus services for this rural area
  • Employment and local business, including retail
  • Housing and social housing
  • Environmental issues and sustainability
  • Social and care provision
  • Recreation, sport and community-centred work
  • Youth facilities and groups
  • Events, such as the Gala and Christmas lights switch-on
  • Community policing and crime reduction
  • Development and planning, with a statutory right to comment on planning applications
Winchburgh Community Council

We welcome new members to join the Community Council, as elected or associate members, and take an active part in ensuring that our community is well represented and that new initiatives are supported where appropriate.

 Contact us to get involved.

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