Tag archive for ‘The City of Edinburgh Council’
By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Manifestos for local government

The main political parties have now published all their manifestos with pledges on a variety of local government issues. Conservatives The Conservatives in their local election manifesto and on other local leaflets More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Lord Provost runs the London Marathon

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost Donald Wilson finished his third Virgin Money London Marathon today. Here’s the @LordProvostEdin after completing the London Marathon ! Well done! pic.twitter.com/FJ6SwUoIk7 — More...

By John Preece On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Pedal on Parliament 2017

Several hundred cyclist gathered today (Saturday) in the Meadows to take part in the 2017 Pedal on Parliament. The event was policed fairly discretely by Edinburgh’s Police Cycle Division, and was escorted More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Craigentinny/Duddingston

Download [4.93 MB] The current councillors for the Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward are Joan Griffiths – Scottish Labour Party Stefan Tymkewycz – Scottish National Party (SNP) Alex Lunn – Scottish More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Scottish Conservatives launch local government election manifesto 2017

The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party leader Ruth Davidson was at The Yard in central Edinburgh today to launch the national Local government election manifesto. She was full of energy as normal and keen More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – Almond Ward – Ward 1

The current councillors for the Almond Ward are SNP Councillor Norman Work who is also the Carers’ Champion, Cllr Alastair Shields began as a LibDem councillor but then resigned from the party and now sits More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Liberton/Gilmerton – John Knox – Liberal Democrat candidate

  John Knox is the Liberal Democrat candidate in the Liberton/Gilmerton Ward. Those of you who read our weekly  Letter from Scotland column will be familiar with him as he is one of our journalists. He lives More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Scott Arthur – Labour candidate for Colinton/Fairmilehead

The Edinburgh Labour candidate in Colinton/Fairmilehead is Dr Scott Arthur who lives in Buckstone. This is what he had to say on launching his campaign some time ago. The Edinburgh Reporter spoke to Dr Arthur More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Council elections 2017 – John McLellan – Craigentinny/Duddingston

John McLellan Conservative Party candidate John McLellan met with The Edinburgh Reporter to explain why he now wants to be a councillor. McLellan is a former newspaper editor, having been in charge at the Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Council Elections 2017 – Alex Lunn Craigentinny/Duddingston – SNP candidate

  Alex Lunn is one of the three existing councillors for Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward and he is standing again as an SNP candidate in May 2017. We spoke to him about what he thinks his achievements have been More...