Fountainbridge / Craiglockhart

Welcome to Fountainbridge / Craiglockhart Local Green Team

We are made up of local Green Party members and other green or community-minded people in the council ward of Fountainbridge / Craiglockhart.  Our Green councillor for the area is Gavin Corbett, who was elected in May 2012 and re-elected in May 2017.  He serves as the party’s finance and budget spokesperson on the City of Edinburgh Council.

The Fountainbridge / Craiglockhart Greens’ spokeperson and Councillor is Gavin Corbett. Gavin, 51, has lived in Shandon in the heart of the area for 20 years, with his wife and two sons. Originally from Ayrshire, Gavin works  for the housing charity Shelter Scotland. He has been a community councillor, chair of his children’s school, the main founder of Shandon Local Food Group and a campaigner for responsible car-parking. He is a local scout leader and is also active with Friends of Harrison Park

Read our latest ward newsletter for Spring 2017

For back copied see

We aim to be an informal group but we have three “office-bearers”:

  • Gavin Corbett – Convenor (read Gavin’s “Ten Questions” in the Evening News)
  • Clare Forteath – Secretary
  • Dave Owen – Communications

Keep an eye on this space for details or email us at You can also follow Gavin on twitter @gavincorbett

To join the group you can either join the Scottish Green Party or you can let us know via the above email address.  You don’t have to be a Green Party member to be a member of the local group!

We always need help with funds for campaigning. Please donate if you can or if you have a fundraising idea please let us know using the above email address.