The next Community Council elections will take place in 2020.

Community Councils are run on a voluntary basis by local people. They act as a vital link between East Lothian Council and the local area and give residents an opportunity to speak out on local issues of concern. Meetings are usually held once a month.

There are 20 Community Councils in East Lothian:

Cockenzie & Port Seton, Dunbar, Dunpender, East Lammermuir, Garvald & Morham, Gifford, Gullane Area, Haddington & District, Humbie, East & West Saltoun & Bolton, Longniddry, Macmerry & Gladsmuir, Musselburgh & Inveresk, North Berwick, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Prestonpans, Tranent & Elphinstone, Wallyford, West Barns, Whitecraig.

If you are interested in becoming a member of a Community Council you must be age 16 or over.