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CATEGORIES

  • Additional support needs
  • Arts and entertainment
  • Buses
  • Campaigns
  • Chemists
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • Clubs/adult education/societies
  • Community councils
  • Community grants
  • Dentists/doctors/opticians
  • Fire brigade
  • Friends/green
  • Home improvements
  • Hospitals
  • Lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender
  • Libraries
  • Lothian Buses
  • Media/websites/blogs
  • Meeting room facilities
  • Police
  • Politicians
  • Residents groups
  • Schools
  • Sports
  • Students
  • Vets
  • Worship, places of

 

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT NEEDS

Care and Repair Edinburgh

     www.careandrepairedinburgh.org.uk

Scotland Yard Activity Centre

     22 Eyre Place Lane  Tel. 476 4506

     info@theyardscotland.org.uk

     www.theyardscotland.org.uk

 ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Anthony Wood Gallery

     4 Dundas Street

     www.anthonywoodd.com

Art Amatoria

     10 Bellevue Crescent

     www.artamatoria.co.uk

Beaverhall Studios

     Beaverhall House, 27 Beaverhall Rd

     www.facebook.com/beaverhallstudios

Bon Papillon

     15 Howe Street

     www.bonpapillon.com

Bourne Fine Art

     6 Dundas Street

     www.bournefineart.com

Broughton Deli Art

     broughtondeliart.blogspot.com

Chapman Publishing

     4 Broughton Place

     www.chapman-pub.co.uk

Colours Gallery

     41 Dundas Street

     www.coloursgallery.co.uk

Di Rollo Gallery

     18A Dundas Street

     www.dirollogallery.co.uk

Dundas Street Gallery

     6A Dundas Street

     Tel. 558 5002

The Edinburgh Gallery

     20A Dundas Street

     www.art-edinburgh.com

Edinburgh Playhouse

    18–22 Greenside Place

     www.edinburghplayhouse.org.uk

Edinburgh Printmakers Studio and Gallery

     23 Union Street

     www.edinburgh-printmakers.co.uk

Framed Gallery

     11B Gayfield Square

     www.inctank.co.uk

The Gallery on the Corner

     34 Northumberland Street

     www.thegalleryonthecorner.org.uk

Golden Hare Books

     68 St Stephen Street

     www.goldenharebooks.com

Hart Street Gallery

     19 Hart Street

Lady Haig's Poppy Factory Framing Shop

     Logie Green Road

     framing@lhpfscotland.org.uk

McNaughtan's Bookshop and Gallery

     3 Haddington Place

     www.mcnaughtansbookshop.com

Omni Centre

     28 Greenside Row

     www.omniedinburgh.co.uk

Open Eye Gallery

     34 Abercromby Place

     www.openeyegallery.co.uk

Out of the Blue

     The Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street

     www.outoftheblue.org.uk

Pilrig Fiddlers

     fiddlesticks@PilrigFiddlers.org.uk

     Tel. 554 7698 (evenings)

Pilrig Press

     www.pilrigpress.co.uk

Saorsa

     5 Rodney Street

     www.saorsa-art.com

The Scottish Gallery

     16 Dundas Street

     www.scottish-gallery.co.uk

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

     1 Queen Street

     www.nationalgalleries.org

Second Edition

    9 Howard Street

    www.oldscottishbooks.com

The Torrance Gallery

     36 Dundas Street

     www.torrancegallery.co.uk

Whitespace

     11 Gayfield Square

     www.whitespace11.com

 

BUSES

Edinburgh Coach Lines (No. 13)

     www.service13.co.uk

Lothian Regional Transport

     www.lothianbuses.com

 

CAMPAIGNS

Advocard

     (independent advocacy for users of mental health services)

     Tel. 554 5307

     www.advocard.org.uk

Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland

     15 Rutland Square, EH1 2BE

     Tel. 557 0019

     email: nationaloffice@ahss.org.uk

     www.ahss.org.uk

Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh (ACE)

     17 West Montgomery Place

     www.autonomous.org.uk

Broughton Street

     http://on.fb.me/eI8EBl

Cockburn Association

     www.cockburnassociation.org.uk

Edinburgh LGBT Centre

    58a/60 Broughton Street, Tel. 556 9471

Edinburgh Markets

     www.edinburghmarkets.co.uk

Edinburgh Stair Project (subsidised energy saving in flats and tenements)

     www.changeworks.org.uk

Edinburgh Tenants Federation

     Tel. 475 2509 www.edinburghtenants.org.uk

Edinburgh World Heritage Trust

     www.ewht.org.uk

Friends of Pilrig Park

     www.friendsofpilrigpark.org.uk

Keep Blenheim Place Open

     www.keepblenheimplaceopen.com

LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing

     www.lgbthealth.org.uk

Lothian Cycle Campaign

     www.spokes.org.uk

Greener Leith

     www.greenerleith.org/

Music in Hospitals

     10 Forth Street

     info@musicinhospitalsscotland.org.uk

     www.musicinhospitalsscotland.org.uk

ParentLine Scotland

     (Helpline giving support and advice to any adult concerned about a child)

     Tel. 0800 028 2233

     email: parentlinescotland@children1st.org.uk

     www.parentline.scotland.org.uk

Saheliya

     (Specialist mental health and well-being support for black minority ethnic women)

     Tel. 556 9302 info@saheliya.co.uk

Shakti Women's Aid

     (Support and information for black/minority/ethnic women and children experiencing domestic abuse)

     Tel. 475 2399

     www.shaktiedinburgh.co.uk

Victim Support Scotland

     Tel. 0845 603 9213

     www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

Waverley Care

     3 Mansfield Place

     www.waverleycare.org

 

CHEMISTS

Apple Pharmacy, 105 Broughton St: 556 1054

Apple Pharmacy, 6 Eyre Place: 556 1908

Lindsay & Gilmour, 11 Elm Row: 556 4316

Lloyds Pharmacy, 7 Crighton Place: 554 1373

Tesco's, Broughton Rd: 0131 289 0017

 

CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL

Anti-social behaviour: 529 7050

Carer Support Team: 536 3371 www.carer.support@luht.scot.nhs.uk

City Car Club: www.citycarclub.co.uk

Councillors - see Politicians

Fly-tipping: 0845 230 4090

General: 200 2000 www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Graffiti removal

     Michelle Pandit – citycentreteam@edinburgh.gov.uk

HMO Helpline: 0800 085 4667

Inverleith Community Learning and Development Team

     (Youth Club in the Parks: Callum McLeod, Tel. 332 6316)

Neighbourhood Partnerships:

     www.edinburghnp.org.uk

Noise:

     From domestic property: 311 3131 (office hours); 200 2000 (other times)

     Other noise problems: 529 3030

Parents and carers newsletter (Face)

     www.edinburgh.gov.uk/face

Planning applications: www.edinburgh.gov.uk/planning

Public health: 469 5641

Recycling (replacement bins etc.): www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Roads, litter and open space: 529 3030

Road defects: CLARENCE 0800 232323

Special uplift: 529 3030

Translation: 242 8181

 

CLUBS/ADULT EDUCATION/SOCIETIES

Broughton History Society

     Pippy Tyler (Chair): 556 5036; pipnpat.tyler@blueyonder.co.uk

     Alice Lauder (Secretary): 556 0423; maralau@btopenworld.com

 Broughton St Mary's Scouts (Edinburgh NE Troop) 

    Dave Reid (Group Scout Leader): david_a_reid@btopenworld.com

Carlton Bridge Centre

     36B Warriston Gardens

     www.carltonbridgecentre.org.uk

Drummond Community High School Adult Education

     www.drummond.edin.sch.uk

Youth Club in the Parks

     Callum McLeod  Tel. 332 6316

 

COMMUNITY COUNCILS

Leith Central

     www.leithcentralcc.co.uk

New Town and Broughton

     Ian Mowat (Chair): mowats@blueyonder.co.uk

     Secretary: www.ntbcc.org.uk

Stockbridge and Inverleith

     c/o Stockbridge Library, Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5BA

     contact@stockbridgeandinverleithcc.org.uk

     www.stockbridgeandinverleithcc.org.uk

 

DENTISTS/DOCTORS/OPTICIANS

Emergency: Tel. 999. (See also HOSPITALS)

Albany Dental Care

     6 Albany Lane, Tel. 558 7171

Bellevue Dental Practice

     1 Bellevue Place, Tel. 556 3240

Bellevue Medical Centre, 26 Huntingdon Place

     Drs Gray, Millar, Ventners, Gardiner & Whyte,  Tel. 556 8196

     Drs Tolley, Russell, Torres, Martin & McIlwraith, Tel. 556 2642

David Crystal (optometrist)

     Tel. 556 7836

City Chiropractic, 44 Rodney St, Edinburgh EH7 4DX

     Tel. 558 3535

     www.edinburghcitychiropractic.co.uk

     info@edinburghcitychiropractic.co.uk

Eyre Medical Practice

     31 Eyre Crescent, Tel. 556 8842

Family Dental Practice

     32 Leith Walk, Tel. 556 6048

Frazer Sim & Associates (dental practice)

     28 Annandale St, Tel. 556 3704

Howard Place Dental Practice

     4 Howard Place, Tel. 556 7232

NHS 24-hour advice

     08454 242424

Pilrig Dental Practice

     8 Pilrig Street, Tel. 554 1606

S.Y. Sayegh (orthodontist)

      London Street, Tel. 556 2155

 

FIRE BRIGADE

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service

     Emergency, 999

     Fire safety (free, confidential advice/home visit), 0800 169 0320

     McDonald Rd Station, 228 2401

 

FRIENDS/GREEN

Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh (ACE)

     17 West Montgomery Place

     www.autonomous.org.uk

Broughton Project Group

     Stephanie Scott 557 2762 (day)

Changeworks (energy conservation/waste prevention/recycling)

     www.changeworks.org.uk

Edinburgh Community Backgreens Association

     www.ecba.org.uk

Friends of Hopetoun Crescent Gardens

     www.hopetouncrescentgarden.org.uk

Friends of King George V Park and Scotland Yard

     secretary@kgsy.org.uk

     www.kgvsy.org.uk

Friends of Pilrig Park

     www.friendsofpilrigpark.org.uk

Friends of the Rocheid Path

     friendsoftherocheidpath@gmail.com

Greener Leith

     www.greenerleith.org/

     www.thegreenerleithsocial.org ('the site for everyone who loves Leith')

 

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Care and Repair Edinburgh

     www.careandrepairedinburgh.org.uk

Changeworks (Edinburgh Stair Project)

     www.changeworks.org.uk

 

HOSPITALS

Emergency: Tel. 999

Emergency dental treatment

     www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/emergencies/dentist.asp

Minor Injuries Clinic, Western General Hospital

     www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/emergencies/minorinjury.asp

Royal Hospital for Sick Children ('Sick Kids' under 13)

     www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/hospitals/rhsc.asp

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

     www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/hospitals/rie.asp

 

LESIBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, INTERSEX

Edinburgh LGBT Centre

    58a/60 Broughton Street, Tel. 556 9471

LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing

     www.lgbthealth.org.uk

 

LIBRARIES

Edinburgh Libraries catalogue and e-resources

     http://prism.talis.com/edinburgh/

     Business resources (for start-up and growth)

          http://yourlibrary.edinburgh.gov.uk/libraries-mean-business

     COBRA (Complete Business Reference Advisor)

          http://edinburgh.cobwebinfo.com/

McDonald Rd Library

     www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/Leisure/Libraries/

     Tel. 529 5646

     Opening hours from 1.10.12 onwards: Mon–Wed, 10am–8pm; Thurs–Sat, 10am–5pm.

Stockbridge Library

     www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/Leisure/Libraries/

     Tel. 529 5665

     Opening hours from 1.10.12 onwards: Mon & Wed, 1–8pm; Tue, Thurs–Sat, 10am–5pm

Help with homework (online resources – pre-schoolers to 16-year olds)

    HOMEWORK HELP

Email query to a Librarian

    EMAIL QUESTIONS

 

LOTHIAN BUSES

www.lothianbuses.com

 

MEDIA/WEBSITES/BLOGS

Spurtle

     Spurtle, c/o Narcissus Flowers, 87 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ

     Tel. 558 8574

     spurtle@hotmail.co.uk

Al's Blog

     http://allytibbitt.com/

Broughton Deli Art

     broughtondeliart.blogspot.com

Broughton Street

     http://on.fb.me/eI8EBl

Edinburgh 247

   www.edinburgh247.com/

Edinburgh/Leith Daily Photo

     edinburghleithdailyphoto.blogspot.com/

Edinburgh Reporter

    www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/

Edinburgh Spotlight

     www.edinburghspotlight.com

EH7 Community Noticeboard

     www.spanglefish.com/EH7CommunityNoticeboard

Edinburgh University Students Association

      www.eusa.ed.ac.uk

David Grierson

      www.myspace.com/deejnr8

Leith and North

     www.leithandnorth.org.uk

Mondo Times [national and international media listings]

     www.MondoTimes.com

Redbraes Community Garden

     www.dir.blogflux.com/posts/redbraes+community+garden

Scott Richards

     www.blipfoto.com/Scobes

Union Gallery

     www.uniongallery.blogspot.com

Fay Young

     www.fayyoung.org/

 

MEETING ROOM FACILITIES

McDonald Rooms Conference Centre

     95 McDonald Road, EdinburghEH7 4NS

     Tel. 0131 557 7479

     www.hsha.org.uk/conference     conference@hsha.org.uk   

NEIGHBOURHOOD PARTNERSHIPS

www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/City_Living/Your_neighbourhood/CEC_neighbourhood_teams_and_neighbourhood_partnerships__2

NEIGHBOURS/LANDLORDS/TENANTS

Antisocial Behaviour Helpline

     Tel. 0131 529 7050

     asb@edinburgh.gov.uk

Better Renting

     www.betterrentingscotland.com

Edinburgh University Students Association Community Guide

     www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/accommodationfinder/howitworks

Houses in Multiple Occupation

     Tel. 0131 469 5364

     hmo@edinburgh.gov.uk

Landlord Registration (names of landlords/where to complain)

     Tel. 0131 469 5293   

     www.landlordregistrationscotland.gov.uk

     landlordregistration@edinburgh.gov.uk

     See also 'Extras' online (5.5.10)

Noise

     From domestic property: Tel. 311 3131 (office hours); 200 2000 (other times)

     Other noise problems: Tel. 529 3030

NURSERIES/PLAYGROUPS/PLAY SESSIONS

Arbor Green Nursery

     22 Arboretum Avenue, Tel. 343 2345

Bright Horizons Annandale Nursery

     37 Annandale Street, Tel. 557 5567

The Edinburgh Nursery

     Crèche (6 weeks–2 years), 13 East London Street, Tel. 557 901

     Crèche (6 weeks–2 years), 71a Broughton Street, Tel. 556 3373

     Nursery (2–3.5 years), 3 Beaverhall Road, Tel. 556 9252

     Nursery school (3–5 years), 129 Broughton Road, Tel. 557 5675

Heriot Hill Nursery

      32–4 Heriot Hill Terrace, Tel. 557 9907

Free (City of Edinburgh Council) nursery/playgroup sessions

     www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Scotland Yard Activity Centre

     22 Eyre Place Lane  Tel. 476 4506

     info@theyardscotland.org.uk

     www.theyardscotland.org.uk

POLICE

Emergency, Tel. 999

Crimestoppers, Tel. 0800 555 111

Report Hate Crime

     www.saferedinburgh.org.uk

Victim Support Scotland

     Tel. 0845 603 9213

     www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

 

POLITICIANS

City Councillors (for all surgery times/venues visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk). 

(LEITH WALK - WARD 12)

Angela Blacklock (Scottish Lab.)

     angela.blacklock@edinburgh.gov.uk

     Blog: www.angelablacklock.org.uk/

Marion Donaldson (Scottish Labour)

     marion.donaldson@edinburgh.gov.uk 

Nick Gardner (Scottish Labour)

     nick.gardner@edinburgh.gov.uk

Lewis Ritchie (Scottish Nationalist Party)

     lewis.ritchie@edinburgh.gov.uk

(CITY CENTRE - WARD 11)

Karen Doran (Labour)

     karen.doran@edinburgh.gov.uk

Joanna Mowat (Conservative)

     joanna.mowat@edinburgh.gov.uk

Alasdair Rankin (Scottish National)

    alasdair.rankin@edinburgh.gov.uk

MEMBERS OF THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

CONSTITUENCY MSPs

Edinburgh Central

     Ruth Davidson (Scottish Conservative): https://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/27497.aspx

Edinburgh Northern and Leith

    Ben Macpherson (Scottish National Party): http://www.benmacpherson.com/home

REGIONAL MSPs

Jeremy Balfour (Scottish Conservative):  http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/jeremy-balfour-msp.aspx

Miles Briggs (Scottish Conservative): http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/miles-briggs-msp.aspx

Kezia Dugdale (Scottish Labour):  http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/kezia-dugdale-msp.aspx

Neil Findlay (Scottish Labour): http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/Neil-Findlay-MSP.aspx

Alison Johnstone (Scottish Green): http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/Alison-Johnstone-MSP.aspx

Gordon Lindhusrt (Scottish Conservative): http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/gordon-lindhurst-msp.aspx

Andy Wightman (Scottish Green): http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/andy-wightman-msp.aspx

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (Westminster & European)

Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North & Leith): Tel. 559 7009; e-mail deidre.brock.mp@parliament.uk

David Martin (Socialist Group in the European Parliament): www.martinmep.com

 

POST OFFICES

General enquiries: www.postoffice.co.uk Tel. 08457 22 33 44

Elm Row: www.edinburghonline.co.uk/info/4633/

Princes Mall: Tel. 524 6901

Warriston: (2 Brandon Terrace) www.edinburghonline.co.uk/info/13889/

RESIDENTS GROUPS

Bellevue Area

     Robin Lippett: robin@bigadvert.com

Blandfield

     blandfieldresidents.forumup.co.uk

Boat Green

     janis_clark@btinternet.co.uk

Broughton Village

     (hibernating)

Central Edinburgh New Town Association

     Convener: Alistair Stein

     astein@btopenworld.com

Claremont Court

     Marie Renwick  claremontcourt@hotmail.co.uk

Dicksonfield Owners and Residents

      info@dicksonfield.co.uk

      www.dicksonfield.co.uk

Drummond Civic Association

     www.drummondplace.org

      Twitter: @DrummondPlace

EH7 Action Group

     hvapnews@hotmail.co.uk

Gayfield

     William McNair 478 0760

Hillside & Calton

     alistair.cairns@yahoo.co.uk

Hopetoun

     hopetounvillage@hotmail.co.uk

Inverleith Society

    Honorary Secretary: Bobby Fraser, 21 Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5LB

    info@inverleith-society.org.uk

    www.inverleith-society.org.uk

Northumberland Street

     www.northumberland-street.co.uk

Pilrig

     Heather Wilson 229 6494

Pilrig Heights

     gordon.verdi@gmail.com

Powderhall

     www.powderhallvillage.org.uk

Redbraes

     redbraes@blueyonder.co.uk

Sovereign Court

     sovcourt@yahoo.co.uk

 

SCHOOLS (updated 27/11/2016)

SPORTS

Drummond Tennis Club, Scotland Street Lane East

     www.drummondtennisclub.co.uk

Glenogle Baths

     (Closed for refurbishment until Spring 2010)

     www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/list-81

Leith Victoria Swim Centre

     www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/list-85

     Tel. 555 4728

Northern Bowling Club, Warriston Crescent

     www.northernbowlingclub.co.uk

     Tel. 556 5575

Pilrig Bowling Club

     21a Pilrig Gardens, Tel. 554 5873

Powderhall Bowling Green, Broughton Rd

     www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/detail-127

     Tel. 07766 774 534

St Stephen's Playfair Trust

    c/o St Stephen's Church, St Stephen's Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AB

    st.stephensplayfairtrust@outlook.com

      Twitter: @StSPTrust

     Facebook: St Stephen's Playfair Trust

Victoria Park Bowling Green

     www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/detail-127

     Tel. 08866 774 545   

 

STUDENTS

Edinburgh University Students Association

     www.eusa.ed.ac.uk

Heriot-Watt Students Association

     www.hwusa.org

Napier University Students Association

     www.napierstudents.com

Queen Margaret University Students Association

     www.qmusa.org.uk

 

VETS

Braid Vets Leith

     319 Leith Walk, Tel. 553 1366, www.braidvet.co.uk

Dundas Veterinary Group

     99 Dundas Street, Tel. 557 1819, dundasvetgroup.co.uk

 

WORSHIP, PLACES OF

Anwar-E-Madina Mosque (Pakistan Community & Cultural Centre)

     556 1226

Bellevue Baptist Church

     551 1987

Broughton St Mary's Parish Church (CoS)

     556 7313 www.broughtonstmarys.org.uk/contact/

     Minister's surgery hour, Church Office, Thursdays 6.30–7.30pm

Canonmills Baptist Church

     556 5220

Capital City Church (107 McDonald Road)

     www.3cint.co.uk

Christadelphian Church (Gayfield Place)

     556 7958

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

     558 1201/1522

St Andrew's and St George's West (CoS)

    www.standrewsandstgeorges.org.uk

St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral (R. Cath)

     www.stmaryscathedral.co.uk

St Paul's and St George's Church (Epis)

     www.pandgchurch.org.uk

St Phillip's (Epis) (Logie Green Rd)

     557 2497

Pilrig-St Paul's Church (CoS)

    www.pilrigstpauls.org.uk