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Women For Independence East Lothian. The East Lothian offshoot of the national body that provides a space for women to discuss and debate the possibilities that independence offers.
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His coverage of Indyref encouraged him to see the potential for a future for Scotland different to the rest of UK. Highlights why other parties need to think again.


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We’re very keen to engage more fully with members, supporters and those still to be convinced...but today, we’re on the phones and knocking doors to get the vote out.

Whatever else you do today, make sure your vote is in!


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With the Tories intent to increase the number of warheads, we’ll have no choice about where they are deployed.


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Really excited about this manifesto. Just makes sense too!!

We advocate for a Scotland where women are part of every political and economic decision, both as decision-makers and as citizens who share equally their consequences.

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Tomorrow marks the last day of the current Scottish Parliament with the election just 6 weeks away.

We know its been very quiet for a while but we're keen to start re-engaging followers and look to reach out to more women across East Lothian in coming weeks and months to promote the case for Indy.

Have you already made up your mind where your vote is going on May 6th? If so, willing to say...

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We're holding a public meeting to discuss the new Scottish Climate Change Bill. The Bill will probably be discussed in the Parliament in March, but the Scottish Government is looking for responses to its consultation now. The consultation runs to Sept 22nd and it's really important that lots of people tell the Government what they think. Come along on Saturday 26th for a chance to learn about...

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Tis the season to be audacious!

The programme for Audacious Women Festival 2020 is available now.

Loads of fabulous workshops and other events. As ever, there's something for everywoman, whatever her interests:
Art, music, witches, night walking, herstory, theatre, film-making, writing, aging, cycling, coding, photography, empowerment and much more.

Tickets make unique presents for the...

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Are you struggling to think of decent ethical gifts for your women friends? Don’t give your hard earned dosh to the usual tax-avoiding groups that add nothing to Scotland! Buy them the gift of a Women For Independence membership!

Open to all women, they will be fully paid up members and therefore, receive all our “members only” information. They will also be joining a group of inclusive...

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WFI has given me confidence in my own abilities and made me realise my self worth. To the point where I have now put myself forward as one of the candidates in the forthcoming selection for Westminster campaign for East Lothian.
Could I ask all you WiFIes to consider voting for me if you are members of the SNP within East Lothian.
If you’d like to ask any questions or get more info, please just...

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Any events/meetings coming up? Thanks

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Voting opens shortly for the Women for Indy National Committee. If you are a member, I'm after your vote. I am a dedicated activist both in my community and in the wider political spectrum. Involved with my Community Council and keen to make a difference. I strive to support and raise awareness for a number of causes that are close to my heart.
Recently elected as Women's' Officer for Edinburgh...

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Hi again! Unfortunately the crowdfunder for the Brain family has had to go public after all, so money raised on the original page (justgiving.com/crowdfunding/alljocktamsonsbairns) will be transferred to the family. Please see the update on that page.

This is the public crowdfunder which I'd invite you to share as much as possible across your social media platforms. ...

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Corn Exchange Haddington from12 until 4pm All Welcome
If you are out and about in Haddington today.We are pleased to announce that the nbc (new beginnings club) is turning 6 years old There will be a lot of things to look forward to including a performance by the Knox Academy Jazz Band, the Huguet Boogie dancers, Stac Celtic Connection and the Haddington Pipe Band. We also have Ribbit the nbc...

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Attention all WFI members in East Lothian! We're looking for women to put themselves forward as candidates for election to the WFI National Committee. It's important that members of the committee come from every part of Scotland - and there are two places for women who live and/or work in the Scottish Parliament region of South Scotland. All the info is here - and the deadline in 5 pm tomorrow... facebook.com/...6512460002
This year's WFI AGM is on 25th November, at the Station Hotel in Perth.Guest speakers are Eva Bolander, Lord Provost of Glasgow, and Joanna Cherry QC MP, the Shadow SNP Spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs.East Lothian's own Lesley Orr will lead a workshop on the theme of Aye Women Changing Scotland.For more information and to book tickets, visit:... facebook.com/...5467791777
In conjunction with Inclusion Scotland, The Parliament Project (http://www.parliamentproject.co.uk) is running a 'Becoming an MSP' workshop in Edinburgh on Thursday 23rd November at 6.30pm. This workshop will look at how women can start on their path to getting elected to the Scottish Parliament, with special guest speaker Monica Lennon, Labour MSP. FREE tickets can be booked here... facebook.com/...0615120929
Brilliant article on @TheCommonSpace about Common Weal East Lothian's IndepenDANCE. Vicky Swann might have the organisational ability, and East Lothian Yessers the dance skills, but the lovely Jim Fraser certainly wins at volubility...! commonspace.scot/...ular-event Organisers call others to get up and... facebook.com/...0828026575
A hugely successful Indepen-DANCE, thanks to Common Weal East Lothian's Vicky Swann. Even @OwenJones84 made an appearance... A big thank you to everyone for making our first indepenDANCE such an amazing success! I had a fabulous evening getting to combine my two favourite things, dancing and politics! Our special guests gave some very inspirational speeches and we had a surprise guest, none other... facebook.com/...0891901902
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