City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Politics


"Dear Mr Harper" on Edinburgh Trams

Dear Mr Harper

Robin Harper launched his autobiography, "Dear Mr Harper" last night at Blackwells book shop in Edinburgh.  Robin Harper is a very pleasant, genial man who became the first member of the Green Party to be elected to a UK parliament when he became an MSP in 1999. His book, which he wrote in association with Fred Bridgeland, is a pleasing read with several amusing anecdotes which will keep the reader entertained through its two hundred pages.

Edinburgh Trams - Struggling for Political Support

Tram on Princes Street - Driver's view

The Institute of Directors, Scotland, held the first "Edinburgh Hustings" for May's Scottish Parliamentry Election a week ago on 8th March in the offices of HSBC in Hanover Street, Edinburgh. Four representatives of the main political parties were given five minutes to set out their policies before the floor was thrown open to questions from the packed audience of Directors.

May 5th Election Count Will be Overnight in Edinburgh

The Scottish Parliamentary Election count for Edinburgh's six parliamentry seats will take place overnight.

Edinburgh Youth Get Plugged In To Politics

The number of young people campaigning to stand for Edinburgh in the Scottish Youth Parliament has increased by 50 per cent, it was announced today. This year Edinburgh is fielding 27 candidates, up from 18 last year, who are competing for 12 seats in Edinburgh.

George Monbiot's Left Hook Tour

George Monbiot

Guardian columnist and author George Monbiot comes out swinging against his critics in his "Left Hook" tour. The event is part of the Glasgow Comedy Festival.

TEDGlobal 2011

TED goes to Ed for the first time with TEDGlobal.

Youth To Debate Global Issues at City Chambers

High School pupils from across Eastern Scotland will take part in a model united Nations conference at Edinburgh City Chambers tomorrow.

ConDem Broadcasting Minister Jeremy Hunt gets Big Brother powers

A report from the annual Scottish conference of the Voice of the Listeners and Viewers in Edinburgh Friday 5 November 2010. Part 1.

First Year Broadcasting at Leith FM

In Spring 2003 volunteers from Leith Festival ran Leith FM 1, a successful short term broadcast (RSL) over the Leith Festival week. In Winter 2003/4 Leith Community Mediaworks (LCM) was set-up to deliver Community Radio & TV for and by the people of Leith.