New figures show Edinburgh streets ‘dirty and getting dirtier’

23 July, 2021

New figures show Edinburgh streets ‘dirty and getting dirtier’

New figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats have shown that streets across Edinburgh are dirtier and more littered than four years ago. Amongst the City’s worst areas include the Edinburgh Council Leader’s own ward of Leith.

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‘Pitiful’ to blame COVID for falling Edinburgh recycling rates, say Lib Dems

24 June, 2021

‘Pitiful’ to blame COVID for falling Edinburgh recycling rates, say Lib Dems

Excuses for the declining rates of recycling in Edinburgh have been blasted as ‘pitiful’ by the Liberal Democrats, after the SNP Council Leader blamed the fall on COVID.

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Prospects looking better for Edinburgh Eye Hospital

23 June, 2021

Prospects looking better for Edinburgh Eye Hospital

Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton is welcoming an update this afternoon from the Scottish Government on plans for a replacement to the Princess Alexandra eye hospital.

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Lib Dem Councillors call for ambitious ‘Low Emission Zone’

20 June, 2021

Lib Dem Councillors call for ambitious ‘Low Emission Zone’

Last week, SNP and Labour councillors backed a city centre Low Emission Zone (LEZ) that could push more polluting traffic to other parts of the City, while Lib Dems call for an Edinburgh-wide LEZ covering buses, coaches and goods vehicles.

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Cole-Hamilton calls for walk in centres as Edinburgh case rate doubles

07 June, 2021

Cole-Hamilton calls for walk in centres as Edinburgh case rate doubles

Edinburgh Western MSP calls for action as the Covid-19 case rate in Edinburgh has increased from 65.9 to 134.3 per 100,000.

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Lib Dems call for Edinburgh core services investment

27 May, 2021

Lib Dems call for Edinburgh core services investment

Morningside Councillor and Finance Spokesperson Neil Ross has called for proper investment in local services at today's full Edinburgh Council meeting, including pavement repairs, support for carers, community groups and decarbonisation.

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