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Farm eviction campaign: Green MSPs join Pentland protest

Scottish Green MSPs today joined campaigners who handed in a petition to the Scottish Parliament in protest at the potential eviction of a farmer from his family’s home of 100 years. 


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Keep Britannia jobs in Leith

Britannia should stay in Leith, argues Green councillor Chas Booth


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A sustainable Edinburgh?

Gavin Corbett says Edinburgh has a long way to go to be a “sustainable” city.


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Shining a light on common stairways

Let’s shine a light on common stairways, says Cllr Melanie Main


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Moving forward with waste collection services

Waste collections have been high profile in Edinburgh in recent weeks. Green Environment spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth outlines a Green way forward.


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Parking in the city chambers quadrangle

At the full meeting of the city council today, Green councillor, Gavin Corbett, asked why the city chambers quadrangle is so often crammed with cars.  Below is an edited version of what he said.


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Housing debate: Wightman urges action on cost of land

Andy Wightman MSP, Housing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, used today’s Holyrood debate on housing to urge Scottish Ministers to stop developers inflating the cost of land.


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The capital we deserve

Green MSP Andy Wightman argues that Edinburgh needs greater powers if it is to rise to the expectations of residents.


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Green councillors support public ownership of Lothian Buses

Nigel Bagshaw on behalf of Green councillors restates support for continued public ownership of Lothian Buses, after suggestions – which appear to be based on a misreading of the proposals – that there may be moves to privatise the company.


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Greens press council leader to come clean on bins problems

Green councillors are pressing council leader, Andrew Burns, to make available a confidential memo on problems with the city refuse collection, after it was leaked to the press at the weekend.