Green Blog

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…

Green Budget Day

Green Finance spokesperson Cllr Gavin Corbett previews the council budget today. Today is budget day – the single biggest decision the council will take…

Films for juniors

Mary Campbell heralds an outbreak of common sense on baby and carer screenings of films. Any parents with a baby under one will attest…

The price of high rents

Edinburgh’s tenants need a break says Susan Rae. Our city has more private tenants than anywhere else in Scotland. 63,000, or one in 4…