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Action on flytipping

On my way back home the other day, I passed a pile of abandoned furniture. Wardrobes, drawers, sideboards and sofas had all been dumped…

New Meadowbank

Green MSP Alison Johnstone welcomes progress towards a new Meadowbank stadium. Meadowbank stadium has been a second home to me.  From hazy memories of…

Planning democracy

A dose of democracy in the planning system is long overdue, says Alison Johnstone Back in August 2015 the City of Edinburgh’s planning committee…

IndyRef: one year on

On this day one year ago, people in Scotland woke to find out the result of the independence referendum. Thousands of them chose to…

Leith Walk is unique!

Green candidate for the Leith Walk by-election, Susan Rae, argues that there is nowhere quite like Leith Walk. As a local resident, naturally, I…