The Wester Hailes Association of Tenants produced a regular newsletter to promote what was happening in the area and to highlight local issues.
Click here- 1974 WHAT News pages
In March 1974 they announced a new mini-bus and a new community centre for local use. Other news included:
The new shopping centre due to open in May 1974.
Information about local bus services
A new rent office to be built between Hailesland Road and Hailesland Gardens
Adverts show fierce competition between Tony’s Round House where 100 teabags cost 17½ pence as compared to The Minimarket where the same number cost only 12½ pence!
The copy we have of WHAT NEWS has not stood the test of time well and so is a bit faded in places. We have removed one article which gave addresses and contact details for the committee members at the time.