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Edinburgh branch of the Scottish Green Party; committed to social, economic & environmental justice
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Green councillor Gavin Corbett is to step down early as a councillor in the Fountainbridge-Craiglockhart area of Edinburgh.The post Edinburgh Green councillor Gavin Corbett to stand down appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Let’s not lose sight of people power over public budgets, says Chas BoothThe post Participatory budgeting – next steps appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Councillors have been working to keep climate issues on the agenda in the run up to COP26 City-wide updates: Edinburgh Council continues to meet online, although subject committees are starting back on 5 October with the overarching Policy & Sustainability Committee chaired by the Council Leader that our Green Co-Convenors Claire Miller and Steve Burgess […]The post Green councillors’...
Lorna Slater has been busy this month, having been appointed Scotland’s first ever Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity. She continues to write about and work on local issues, and recently met with the Edinburgh Councillors.The post Lothian Green MSP report – September 2021 appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Decisions on the future of care homes must put residents at their heart, says Councillor Melanie MainThe post The right care for everyone appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Greens welcome a reprieve for Edinburgh’s only inclusive cycling project.The post Greens welcome new funding for inclusive cycling in city appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
As Scotland gears up to host the UN’s climate summit, Steve Burgess welcomes the decision by Green members to back a co-operation agreement with the Scottish Government.The post Historic agreement welcome but won’t be plain-sailing appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Edinburgh's 'coal' canal celebrates its 200th birthday next year, with a renewed role in tackling climate change. Gavin Corbett explains.The post Bicentenary marks a new era for Union Canal appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Edinburgh can choose to lead the world in this year of the global climate summit, say Claire Miller and Steve BurgessThe post Harnessing Edinburgh’s Enlightenment appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Recent flash floods are a stark reminder of the urgent action we need to take on the climate emergency, says Lorna Slater.The post Edinburgh can’t ignore climate extremes appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Green councillors are making a last-ditch attempt to stop a newly-installed bike lane being ripped out of Lanark Road in the south west of Edinburgh.The post Greens seek Lanark Road bike lane reprieve appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
We need Spaces for People to be improved, not removed, argues Lorna SlaterThe post Safer streets need political will, not hot air appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Cllr Mary Campbell examines the options for a Gaelic-medium secondary school in EdinburghThe post What future for Gaelic schools in the capital? appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Everyone deserves safe, warm and affordable housing and protection from unjust rent increases, discrimination and unfair eviction, says Lorna Slater.The post Housing is a human right appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Changing policy on the start age at school is just one of many ways in which Greens are making a difference, says Mary CampbellThe post Green gains at all levels appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Hospitality businesses will have to up their game, says Lorna Slater, if they want their workforce back.The post Good job creation appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Green councillor Chas Booth welcomes the council’s plans for a Leith Low Traffic Neighbourhood and says they could be even better.The post Could we see a more people-friendly Leith? appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Edinburgh is still a city where the car is king, says Lorna Slater. Our recovery plans should embrace space for socialising, walking, wheeling and cycling without the fug of toxic traffic fumes.The post Shaping Edinburgh for a green recovery appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
Green councillors are making a last-ditch attempt to stop a newly-installed bike lane being ripped out of Lanark Road in the south west of Edinburgh.The post Greens seek Lanark Road bike lane reprieve appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
We need Spaces for People to be improved, not removed, argues Lorna SlaterThe post Safer streets need political will, not hot air appeared first on Edinburgh Green Party.
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