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Big biomass fears prompt Leithers to keep up campaign against subsidy loopholes

This Thursday there was a protest outside Holyrood that featured people dressed up as trees, protest songs and numerous Leithers. All were gathered...

Pedal On Parliament Leith feeder ride

Following some Twitter chat between local cyclists we decided that there really should be some sort of a Leith feeder ride for the Pedal on Parliam...

Malcolm Chisholm calls on Holyrood to toughen big biomass policies

Malcolm Chisholm with No Leith Biomass campaigners at the Foot of the Walk Today in the Scottish Parliament there was a debate on the "Low Carbon E...

Forth Energy kick Leith Biomass plant into the long grass

An artists impression of the biomass plant, made using Google Earth. This view looks down Constitution Street from a tall building.If you take a lo...

Bonus Bag scheme could go national

Interest in rolling out a scheme like the We Love Leith bonus bag scheme seems to be growing nationally. Earlier this month we reported that the Ed...

Pix: GRAY KEEPS SEAT

Scottish Labour Leader Iain Gray retains his hold on the East Lothian constituency in the Scottish Parliament elections – by just 151 votes. ...

Iain Gray Votes

Pic Katielee Arrowsmith/Deadline News Scottish Labour Leader Iain Gray makes his vote with wife Gil at Aubigny Sports Centre, Haddington  

Miliband and Gray On Campaign Trail

Pic Katielee Arrowsmith/Deadline News Scottish Labour Leader Iain Gray is joined for a Q&A at Portobello Town Hall in Edinburgh by Labour Leade...

Pix: Iain Gray Meets First-Time Buyers

Scottish Labour Leader Iain Gray meets first-time buyers at Barratt Homes, West 1 Site, Edinburgh, to discuss his plans for a First Foot scheme to ...

PIX: LIB DEM SCIENCE

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Tavish Scott joined candidate for Edinburgh Central Alex Cole-Hamilton to unveil the party’s Science Action ...

PIX: BAN SNARES CAMPAIGN

A six-foot fox campaigns for the ban on snares outside the Scottish Parliament to highlight The League Against Cruel Sports manifesto for animal we...

Pix: Zombie Student Protest

“Zombies” staff and students from Glasgow’s Stow College hold a “Funeral to mark the death of Glasgow’s Further Educa...

Leith Biomass protest at Holyrood

  Photo credit: @Yonmei via TwitpicLeithers took the Leith Biomass protest to Holyrood today. The aim of the protest was to encourage more MSP...

Protesters target Dynamic Earth as rumours fly about Clegg visiting Edinburgh Map_icon

FURIOUS protesters stormed an Edinburgh tourist attraction and pelted the Scottish Parliament with snowballs at an anti-cuts demonstration today (T...

Big Biomass concerns raised at Holyrood

Only a few weeks after Sheila Gilmore MP raised concerns about the Forth Energy 'greenwash' in Westminster, Edinburgh list MSP, Shirley-Anne Somerv...

Retailers meet MSPs to discuss challenges facing the sector Map_icon

A SUMMIT was held at the Scottish Parliament today to allow business owners from across the country to flag-up issues surrounding their £24 billio...

First Minister hails Pope’s ‘tremendous’ visit to Scotland

By Shaun Milne FIRST Minister Alex Salmond tonight hailed the ‘Pope Benedict XVI’s State Visit to Britain as “tremendous” after his journey...

Pope Benedict XVI lands in Edinburgh for first Papal visit

By Shaun Milne POPE BENEDICT XVI has arrived at Edinburgh Airport from the Vatican in Rome for the start of his UK wide Papal visit this morning am...

Police appeal for help with mystery injuries

By Cara Sulieman POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was found lying in the middle of the road in the early hours of Sunday morning afte...

Advocates for Animals Step Up Calls For Ban On Snares

By Shaun Milne ANIMAL welfare supporters are stepping up their call for a ban on snares by launching a new campaign at the Scottish Parliament late...

Miralles widow fears new anti-terror door will “rupture” Holyrood

By Michael MacLeod A BIDDING war to build a new anti-terrorist security entrance to the Scottish Parliament has been criticised by the widow of the...

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