Clippings. September 2010

Where the Edinburgh Greens made the media in September.

We Announced our Top Holyrood Candidates

In mid-september we announced that Alison Johnstone would be the top Lothians candidate for the Greens. The story got picked up in a few places and Alison got the opportunity to do a guest blog for the Guardian.

Green Parking

Cllr Steve Burgess’ green parking idea reaches fruition.  The scheme will see parking charges linked to CO2 emissions, most people will see costs reduced or remain the same.

Liberton/Gilmerton By-election

Early September saw a by-election in Liberton/Gilmerton ward. The election was to replace a Labour councillor and as expected Labour retained the seat. Our candidate Peter McColl received 201 votes.