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Edinburgh protest against creche closure

24 June 2008

David Ferrard interview: 'Singing for change and standing up against war'

13 May 2008
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter David Ferrard’s first album Broken Sky is winning rave reviews from the music press.

Edinburgh demonstration in defence of Aamer Anwar

29 April 2008
Protesters gathered at the High Court in Edinburgh on Tuesday of this week in defence of civil rights lawyer Aamer Anwar.

Edinburgh marches against Trident

06 November 2007
Nearly 3,000 people demonstrated in Edinburgh last Saturday against the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.

The sentencing of Mohammed Atif Siddique

30 October 2007
In Edinburgh High Court last week, Mohammed Atif Siddique, a 21 year old Scottish born Muslim student, was sentenced to eight years in prison for terrorism offences.

Further education strikes in Edinburgh

09 October 2007
Further education lecturers in the EIS union at Edinburgh’s Telford College have begun a series of twice weekly strikes to stop the introduction of agency labour.

Reports round-up

09 October 2007
Good sense at Gramsci school Over 90 people attended a dayschool on the revolutionary legacy of the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci in Edinburgh last Saturday.

Postal workers' strike: picket line reports from around the country

05 October 2007
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Russian Revolution 90th Anniversary

25 September 2007
The Edinburgh People’s Festival and Edinburgh May Day Committee are hosting this celebration concert to mark 90 years since the Russian Revolution.

Street fair hits out at military recruitment in schools

11 September 2007
Anti-war school students held a vibrant and successful street fair in Edinburgh last Saturday.

Edinburgh schools campaign forces SNP retreat

04 September 2007
A vigorous campaign by parents and pupils has put a stop to Edinburgh city council's proposal to close one in six schools.

Edinburgh school students shout it out against army recruitment

04 September 2007
School students from across Scotland are stepping up their campaign to end army recruitment in schools.

Edinburgh school closures will hit the quality of education

28 August 2007
In their first week back after the summer holidays, 22 Edinburgh schools were faced with the threat of closure. This amounts to one in six schools, and the greatest impact is on some of the poorest parts of the city.

Council paralysed as 7,000 walk out against Edinburgh cuts

28 August 2007
Up to 7,000 council workers in Edinburgh struck for 24 hours on Thursday of last week against the Lib Dem/SNP coalition council’s plans to make up to £10 million of cuts to jobs and vital services.

Anti-war school students in Edinburgh pledge to Shout It Out!

21 August 2007
Anti-war school students in Edinburgh are kicking off the new school term with plans for a day long event in the city centre on Saturday 8 September.

Edinburgh council strike fights £10m cuts

21 August 2007
Almost 8,000 council workers in the Unison union in Edinburgh are set to strike on Thursday of this week in a clash with the Liberal/SNP coalition council over proposed budget cuts and the threat of compulsory redundancies.

Ian Rankin's The Naming of the Dead - Murder mystery at Edinburgh's G8 protest

21 August 2007
The penultimate Inspector Rebus crime thriller, The Naming of the Dead, is set in Edinburgh and Gleneagles during the week of protests at the G8 summit in early July 2005, when the enormous Make Poverty History (MPH) march took place.

Edinburgh Festival: showcases the theatre of poetry

14 August 2007
Year on year the Edinburgh Festival seems to be increasingly dominated by cheap, disposable culture.

Edinburgh parking attendants strike again

03 July 2007
More than 80 low paid parking attendants working for NCP in Edinburgh struck on Friday and Saturday of last week. Their action follows a successful one-day strike earlier in the month.

Tesco Livingston strike called off

05 June 2007
The Unite union called off a strike involving Tesco distribution drivers in Livingston, near Edinburgh, set for Tuesday of this week.

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