North East Edinburgh needs affordable & social-rent housing

The 2030 City Plan has been published after cross-party toing and froing. You can view the draft online at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/cityplan2030 and you’ll be able to feed in from November.

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Leith Walk's independent businesses need support

With the closure of beloved takeaway Los Cardos, the Trams To Newhaven project have to up their support for small businesses impacted.

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North East Edinburgh street cleanliness plummets

New figures show that streets across Edinburgh are dirtier and more littered than four years ago, with North East Edinburgh suffering the most. Amongst the City’s worst areas include the Edinburgh Council Leader’s own ward of Leith.

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There should be a walking & cycling route between Pilrig and Meadowbank

Powderhall Path should get back 'on track' and connect Saint Marks Park to Leith and East Edinburgh.

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Lib Dems push to stop cuts to school funding

Edinburgh Lib Dem councillors have pushed to block the cuts to local primary school funding made by the SNP/Labour administration.

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Ferry Road, Easter Road, London Road & Leith Walk deserve cleaner air

Streets across North East Edinburgh may actually see more heavy traffic if a 'City Centre only' Low Eimission Zone (LEZ) is implemented.

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Leith deserves better recycling

Leith Walk ward contains lots of tenements that require commual recycling bins, but they never seem to get picked up on time, at a time when Edinburgh Council should be encouraging more recycling and less household waste.

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Leith Walk ward needs social housing!

With the population growing and the wealth gap widening every day, Scotland needs a reformed planning system to promote truly affordable housing.

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Lib Dems on the Up in Leith Walk

The Scottish Liberal Democrats saw a doubling of their vote share in the Leith Walk ward by-election in April 2019, while Labour and the Conservatives both saw decreases.

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Save Edinburgh’s Community Policing!

Police Scotland confirmed to Lib Dem Councillor Hal Osler in June 2019 that officers would be taken off patrols from areas such as Leith Walk to make up for their cut budget in the city centre.

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