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Driving kids crazy

Driving kids crazy

East Lothian Council has established a 300-metre exclusion zone for cars around two primary schools in Haddington during school-run hours.

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Power to the People: Lothian Life review

Power to the People: Lothian Life review

In 2011, North Edinburgh Social History Group published ‘Never Give Up’, a vibrant history of social issues and campaigns in North Edinburgh over a period of 70 years.  We reviewed it in Lothian Life (http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/2011/07/never-give-up-%E2%80%93-say-north-edinburgh-social-history-group/), a review which excited considerable interest. The North Edinburgh Social History Group, […]

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Power to the People: Edinburgh grabs adult learning initiative

Power to the People: Edinburgh grabs adult learning initiative

In June 2011, the North Edinburgh Social History Group published Never Give Up, an illustrated history of a community’s fight for social justice.  A huge success, it deomstrated the often unseen, certainly unheralded, capacity of communities to improve the lives of their citizens and to create local […]

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Closure U-turn

Edinburgh’s proposals to close 22 schools, three of them secondaries, has collapsed almost as quickly as it arose.   The SNP, group on the City Council, coalition partners with the Liberals, announced that it was withdrawing all support from the Council’s agreed programme to close schools only […]

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NESTA seeks innovators

Edinburgh and the Lothians are well served by a wide range of community organisations.  Lothian Life recently reviewed Never Give Up, a history of community activism in north Edinburgh.  One of the most exciting recent developments in community activism has been the application of interactive technology to community […]

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