Edinburgh Evening News
Analysis: Rising Council Tax will be another squeeze on low-income Scots
Even increases in the most inexpensive Council Tax bands could threaten the financial stability of those living precariously, Sean Bell finds
COUNCIL TAX, infamously, doesn’t care how much – or little – money you make.
Fundraising for monument to Scottish conscientious objectors tops £25,000
Campaign hopes to erect bronze memorial in Edinburgh for the centenary of the end of imprisonment of First World War objectors next year
THE CAMPAIGN for an Edinburgh memorial to the thousands of Scottish conscientious objectors (COs) who refused on political, religious or moral grounds to fight in the First World War has announced that over £25,000 has already been raised towards its construction.
Decision over controversial Edinburgh flat-building plan rests with Scottish Government as locals remain powerless
Property developer Dandara, which is appealing a decision by Edinburgh City Council to reject its application to build new flats in Corstorphine, has refused to meet with local residents who oppose the plan
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build new high-rise flats in Corstorphine now rest in the hands of the Scottish Government, as property developers Dandara take advantage of a right of appeal that local residents do not enjoy.
Proposals to transform Edinburgh's local transport system could make it 'among the greatest cities in Europe', environmentalists say
Plans to prioritise walking and cycling could put Edinburgh “amongst the greatest cities in Europe,” say Friends of the Earth Scotland
PROPOSALS under consideration to radically transform the transport system of Edinburgh have been welcomed by environmentalists and the Scottish Greens.
Scottish Government urged to abandon ‘cruel’ standardised testing following accounts of pupils’ distress
Feedback to the new tests submitted by teachers has been described by the Educational Institute of Scotland as ‘grim reading’
THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT has faced fresh calls to abolish its new regime of standardised testing after feedback from teachers raised concerns about the assessments’ impact on the mental health of young children.
As Clara Ponsati’s arrest warrant is officially withdrawn, Aamer Anwar challenges Spain to release political prisoners
Ponsati’s legal team remains “on standby” against possibility that a European Arrest Warrant could be reissued
THE EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT for exiled former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati was officially withdrawn today [23 June] at Edinburgh’s Sheriff Court, following the Spanish Supreme Court’s decision to drop its attempts at extradition last week.
Edinburgh protest demands 'zero tolerance' for racism following attack on Syrian refugee
Anti-racism campaigners rally in Edinburgh in support of stabbing victim Shabaz Ali
HUNDREDS of supporters and anti-racist campaigners appeared in an Edinburgh demonstration of solidarity with Shabaz Ali, the Syrian victim of a racially-motivated attack in the city’s capital last week.