Edinburgh council elections – coalition talks over the weekend

Following the election results which were announced on Friday, The Edinburgh Reporter understands that there may be a minority coalition administration. Talks will take place this weekend. This alliance could be formed between the SNP, who have more seats than any other single party, and most probably, the Labour Group. The two parties have been in More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Morningside

The current councillors for the ward are Mark McInnes – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Melanie Main – Scottish Green Party Paul Godzik – The Labour & Co-operative Party Sandy Howat More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Forth Ward

  The current councillors for the Forth Ward are : Cammy Day – Scottish Labour Party Allan George Jackson – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Steve Cardownie – Scottish National Party (SNP) Vicki More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Sighthill/Gorgie

The home of Hearts Football Club, this is a ward which is also home to Gorgie City Farm which was in danger of closing in the last few years owing to a cut in funding from the council. Following a successful crowdfunding More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Leith Ward

  The current councillors for the Leith Ward are Gordon Munro – Scottish Labour Party Chas Booth – Scottish Green Party Adam McVey – Scottish National Party (SNP) The ward remains a three member More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Drum Brae/Gyle

11% of Edinburgh jobs are based in Drum Brae/Gyle making it the biggest geographical area where jobs are situated second only to the City Centre. No real surprise due to the building of so many offices on green More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – City Centre

This is possibly the best known part of the city with all its landmarks, beautiful buildings and streets. Or are they? There are many potholes in the city centre. One of the worst streets is probably Charlotte More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Colinton/Fairmilehead Ward

This ward probably has the cutest library in the city… The current councillors for the ward are : Jason Geoffrey Rust – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Elaine Aitken – Scottish Conservative More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Leith Walk Ward

Our photo is deliberately from 2012 before the improvement works had been carried out to Leith Walk. In addition there have been road improvements on Constitution Street too. The final part of Leith Walk near Picardy More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Southside/Newington Ward

The current councillors for the Southside and Newington Ward are Steve Burgess – Scottish Green Party Ian Perry – Scottish Labour Party Jim Orr – Scottish National Party (SNP) Cameron Rose – More...