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Tactical voting

The 2019 general election should put to bed fruitless arguments about “vote-splitting” says Gavin Corbett.


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Getting rid of LOBO loans

Edinburgh has joined a number of councils in England in saying no to controversial “LOBO” loans. Gavin Corbett explains.


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Of Archimedes Screws

An exciting new renewable energy project at Edinburgh’s Saughton Park nods to the past and signposts the future, says Gavin Corbett


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A sporting chance for all

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.


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Bridge8 hub: canal social enterprise

Edinburgh’s Canal Champion, Gavin Corbett, profiles Bridge8 hub, a social enterprise operating on the Union Canal.


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Workplace parking levy: traffic, congestion and climate change

Gavin Corbett explains why he is angry about the workplace parking levy “debate”.


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Boatels!

Should “boatels” be part of the Union Canal strategy, asks Gavin Corbett.


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ASDA Chesser: recycling

Gavin Corbett takes supermarket giant ASDA to task over recycling and asks customers to sign petition. 


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Celebrating the Water of Leith Trust

It’s impossible to imagine Edinburgh’s main river without the Water of Leith Conservation Trust says Gavin Corbett.


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Council budget: strategy and accountancy

Green councillor Gavin Corbett says budgets need to balance big picture ideas with real open-ness about the future of specific services.