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Treasuring Edinburgh’s trees

Edinburgh is a city of trees. How do we make sure that legacy is protected, asks City Centre’s Green councillor Claire Miller


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Celebrating Edinburgh’s women

The gender divide is never far away but on International Women’s day, last Thursday, it was just a little more obvious, writes CLAIRE MILLER.


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Picardy Place: how effective is the consultation?

Picardy Place, to the east of the city centre, has become a focal point for a debate about transport in our city in the future. Green councillor Claire Miller highlights some lessons she believes ought to be learned. The council has responded to calls from the community, who have been asking for a longer and…


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A sustainable economy strategy

Green councillor Claire Miller wants to see a new Edinburgh economy strategy which takes a long term view.


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Saving the Royal High School

Green City Centre councillor Claire Miller spoke today at the planning hearing on proposals to turn the old Royal High School into a hotel. This is the text of what she said.


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Picardy Place: transport choices

Picardy Place, linking the city centre to Leith Walk, is one of the city’s most notorious junctions. Compared to most European and even other UK cities, Edinburgh still funnels an astonishing volume of traffic through its historic centre. Picardy Place is where an awful lot of it seems to go.


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Cycling tragedy must prompt action

City Centre Green councillor Claire Miller reflects on this week’s tragic death of a cyclist in Edinburgh.


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Making clean air a priority

The new city council should make clean air an early priority, argues Claire Miller.


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Managing the school “run”

Let’s put child safety and safe streets first in school travel choices, says Claire Miller.


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Carers and patients deserve better

Green council candidate, Claire Miller, says that a lot more can be done to improve the experience of care, for both service users and carers.