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Caring for Edinburgh

Improving care in Edinburgh might also unlock the capital’s political logjam, argues Susan Rae. According to last week’s report into care in Edinburgh our…

Political direction for Edinburgh

Green councillor Steve Burgess reflects on Edinburgh’s emerging post-election arrangements. Greens have always valued co-operation and discussion in politics. Traditional tribalism often gets in…

Aftermath

It’s time for local services to be truly valued, says Alison Johnstone. Despite the importance of council services, such as schools, social care and…

A sustainable European city

Councillor Steve Burgess today secured backing for City of Edinburgh Council to sign up to the European Sustainable cities declaration.  At the last European Conference on…

Vote local!

Council elections are too important to be the focus of cynical political games, says Alison Johnstone. The council elections on 4 May are fast…

Homes for all

Everyone deserves a decent home says Mary Campbell. In the Portobello and Craigmillar ward, housing is a big issue. Throughout our area people are…

On the buses

Alison Johnstone says it is time to rethink transport priorities.  ‘For a while I had to stop going to events, to educational stuff to…