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Schools review in South West and West Edinburgh: here we go again

The controversy around the schools review in west and south west Edinburgh could, and should, have been avoided argues Mary Campbell.


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Picardy Place: how effective is the consultation?

Picardy Place, to the east of the city centre, has become a focal point for a debate about transport in our city in the future. Green councillor Claire Miller highlights some lessons she believes ought to be learned. The council has responded to calls from the community, who have been asking for a longer and […]


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Councillor report

Green councillors report November 2017

Green councillors have published their Green Group report for November 2017.


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The electric transport revolution

The shift to electric vehicles needs to go hand in hand with traffic reduction in the city, argues Councillor Chas Booth.


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A sustainable economy strategy

Green councillor Claire Miller wants to see a new Edinburgh economy strategy which takes a long term view.


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Turning over a new leaf

Being a councillor has robbed Gavin Corbett (just a little) of the joy of the seasons.


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Homes First: Wightman launches campaign to control short-term lets

Andy Wightman MSP, Housing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today launched his “Homes First” campaign to control the rapid and unregulated growth of short-term lets, where owners of residential properties offer them as holiday accommodation.


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Green councillor hails Museum on the Mound u-turn

Green councillor Alex Staniforth has welcomed the decision by Lloyds Banking Group to reverse its proposal to close the “Museum on the Mound at the end of 2017.