Category Archives: Edinburgh

Don’t leave me hanging on the telephone; Craighouse call-in.

In our modern world, hardly a day passes in which we are not made aware of yet another instance of corruption by the powerful, abuse of the vulnerable, adverse influence of corporate lobbyists, or just outright failure of the democratic tradition.  It … Continue reading

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A question of principle; Edinburgh Napier University’s Principal, Dame Joan Stringer, issues press release on Craighouse.

Presumably in response to the recent letter sent by Friends of Craighouse, the Principal of Edinburgh Napier University, Dame Joan Stringer, has issued a press release. Given this is one of the precious few public statements made by Joan – … Continue reading

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In Defens; voices resolute in opposition to new build at Craighouse.

After Napier University sold the estate at Craighouse to an off-shore holding company owned/handled by Mountgrange Investment Management LLP, there has been grave fear in the local community that the beautiful green space would be decimated. The plans put forward … Continue reading

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Promise me this; manifestos for the Edinburgh local Council elections 2012.

The local Council election campaigning in Edinburgh is heating up before people go to the polls next Thursday, 3rd May. Manifestos As an easy point of reference, here are links to the manifestos of the five main parties a number … Continue reading

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