Green Blog

Boatels!

Should “boatels” be part of the Union Canal strategy, asks Gavin Corbett. How quickly words come from nowhere. Two weeks ago I’d barely heard…

ASDA Chesser: recycling

Gavin Corbett takes supermarket giant ASDA to task over recycling and asks customers to sign petition.  Most of us use supermarkets from time to time.…

Celebrating Leith Theatre

This weekend sees Leith Theatre’s first professional stage production in 30 years. Cllr Chas Booth celebrates the Theatre’s success. This summer, Leith Theatre celebrated…

Barrow boy!

Gavin Corbett highlights five lessons from a morning on the street cleaning barrow cart. My regular correspondents will know that I am a bit…

One Planet Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Green group of councillors has two new co-convenors Mary Campbell and Chas Booth. Here they set out the green challenges facing the city…

Future of Meadowbank

Tomorrow, Friday 29th June, Edinburgh’s Development Management Committee will consider a proposal which will determine the future of Meadowbank Stadium. Incredibly, it’s taken over…

Smoothing the rocky roads

Improving basic roads maintenance should be a higher priority than building new roads and roundabouts argues Chas Booth. The quality of road, pavement and…