Longstanding Green member Bill Brockie died on 11 June after a period of illness. Former Green councillor Gavin Corbett reflects on Bill’s legacy.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett is to step down early as a councillor in the Fountainbridge-Craiglockhart area of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh’s ‘coal’ canal celebrates its 200th birthday next year, with a renewed role in tackling climate change. Gavin Corbett explains.
The dust may just have settled on the Scottish election but already sights are set on the future, says Gavin Corbett
In the most challenging of times, tackling COVID-19, poverty and the climate emergency calls for a bold city budget for a Green Recovery, says Gavin Corbett
Gavin Corbett hails the next phase of community solar power in the Capital.
Over the last two years Green councillors Gavin Corbett and Allan Young have been part of a 4-council partnership looking at how Universal Basic Income might work in Scotland. With the final draft report published today, they argue for Scotland to take the next step.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett argues that Scotland is uniquely well-prepared to deliver a Citizens Basic Income scheme to respond to and chart a way out of the coronavirus crisis.
Edinburgh still faces stark budget choices for its future says Gavin Corbett.
Gavin Corbett explains why Green councillors were the sole opponents of a decision by the council to take a 25 year lease of a 365-bed hotel at Haymarket on behalf of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
Edinburgh needs to back ambitious climate targets with a climate emergency budget, argues Gavin Corbett.
The 2019 general election should put to bed fruitless arguments about “vote-splitting” says Gavin Corbett.
Edinburgh has joined a number of councils in England in saying no to controversial “LOBO” loans. Gavin Corbett explains.
An exciting new renewable energy project at Edinburgh’s Saughton Park nods to the past and signposts the future, says Gavin Corbett
Gavin Corbett welcomes commitment to improve the condition of sports pitches in the capital but argues that more needs done to increase pitch availability and address costs.
Edinburgh’s Canal Champion, Gavin Corbett, profiles Bridge8 hub, a social enterprise operating on the Union Canal.
Gavin Corbett explains why he is angry about the workplace parking levy “debate”.
Should “boatels” be part of the Union Canal strategy, asks Gavin Corbett.
Gavin Corbett takes supermarket giant ASDA to task over recycling and asks customers to sign petition.
It’s impossible to imagine Edinburgh’s main river without the Water of Leith Conservation Trust says Gavin Corbett.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett says budgets need to balance big picture ideas with real open-ness about the future of specific services.
Gavin Corbett reflects on his first year as Edinburgh’s canal champion.
Gavin Corbett highlights five lessons from a morning on the street cleaning barrow cart.
Gavin Corbett argues that MoD withdrawal from Redford Barracks is a major opportunity which the city should seize.
Green Finance spokesperson Cllr Gavin Corbett previews the council budget today.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett sets out the party’s “Ambitious for Edinburgh” budget plans for next year.
Edinburgh needs a green budget, argues Gavin Corbett.
Being a councillor has robbed Gavin Corbett (just a little) of the joy of the seasons.
Gavin Corbett explains why City Of Edinburgh Council will be one of a number of councils pioneering citizen’s income.
What are we to make of the Edinburgh City Region Deal, asks Gavin Corbett.
Gavin Corbett ponders the latest reported delay in the Edinburgh City Region Deal.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett, offers his personal take on the UK general election on 8 June.
Tory attempts to turn council elections into a vote on Scotland’s future relationship to UK are desperate and patronising, argues Gavin Corbett
Green councillor Gavin Corbett, describes a day in the life…
Dan Heap and Gavin Corbett argue that Edinburgh is missing a trick on the economic importance of active travel.
The council has come to the right decision in commissioning services for deaf people, says Gavin Corbett.
One of the privileges of being a councillor is getting to meet so many fantastic people who, at a community level, do fantastic work in the city. This evening, I…
Gavin Corbett says Edinburgh has a long way to go to be a “sustainable” city.
At the full meeting of the city council today, Green councillor, Gavin Corbett, asked why the city chambers quadrangle is so often crammed with cars. Below is an edited version of…
Yesterday (18 August) the Finance Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council discussed short term leasing options for the Tron Kirk. Green member of that Committee, GAVIN CORBETT, laments its…