Waster Hailes is a suburb in the sooth wast ae Edinburgh.
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
It uised tae be a fermin area. In the early 1970s a big hoosin scheme wis biggit, an folk fae Edinburgh an Leith were moved in. It developed a reputation fir unemployment but developed wide-rangin community projects an aw. It wis governit by the Waster Hailes Representative Cooncil an a network o local neighbourhood cooncils. These neighbourhood cooncils are still thair, bit the Representative Cooncil wis replaced by a Commonty Cooncil in 2009.