Demanding Better for Edinburgh Pentlands!

Demanding Better for Edinburgh Pentlands!

I'm campaigning for Scotland to be at the heart of a federal UK and for the UK to have a close relationship with the EU, continuing to work with our friends and neighbours to tackle the climate emergency and inequality, and focused on making improvements to public services like our buses, schools...

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Bus survey prompts network review

Bus survey prompts network review

Following my recent petition about extending the Lothian Buses 25 route from Riccarton campus to Balerno, I met with First Buses in Livingston, who wanted to find out if a bus service from St. John’s Hospital via Livingston Centre to Balerno, Currie and beyond makes business sense.

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Planning reform

Planning reform

The Scottish Government recently passed a new Planning Bill with the support of the Scottish Conservatives, which fails to radically overhaul planning in Scotland.

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Uneven pavements

I have heard from a number of residents who are affected by uneven pavements in Juniper Green, Currie and Balerno. Elderly or disabled people often find it difficult to get about if the pavements are in a poor state of repair.

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Safer alternatives to herbicides

Safer alternatives to herbicides

I have been working with Pesticide Free Edinburgh to investigate safer alternatives to Glyphosate and have written to the Council.

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Sighthill recycling

Sighthill recycling

The Council's Transport and Environment Committee voted to reduce the opening hours at it's Household Recycling Centres. This decision was opposed only by the Scottish Liberal Democrats, and has caused congestion and chaos at the Sighthill site, with the same or greater volume of traffic being co...

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Feedback sought for new bus to Livingston

Following my recent petition in the community about extending the Lothian Buses 25 route from Riccarton campus to Balerno, I met with First Buses in Livingston.

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Pollution concerns in Juniper Green and Currie

Pollution concerns in Juniper Green and Currie

I have been contacted by a number of residents concerned about the level of air pollution from gridlocked traffic along the Lanark Road in Juniper Green and Riccarton Mains Road in Currie (especially the stretch of road outside Currie Primary School).

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School catchment changes in Currie and Balerno

Last year’s controversial schools review saw the Liberal Democrats and opposition parties outvote the Council Administration in favour of an option to keep Currie HS, Woodlands School, Balerno HS and WHEC open.

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Give your views on new housing developments

Give your views on new housing developments

City of Edinburgh Council is going to consult on its next Local Development Plan, called City Plan 2030 this year. This plan will determine what new houses are built in our area.

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