Article in today’s edition of The Guardian . Great to see our campaign is gaining national coverage (!)
Photograph: Drum Property Group
Campaigners led by the grassroots organisation Save Leith Walk have been working endlessly to prevent the destruction of the area’s heritage. The petition has received backing from many high-profile figures including Jeremy Corbyn and Edinburgh’s much-loved novelist Irvine Welsh.
Read the great article by Kezia Dugdale in the Edinburgh Evening News here.
Apart from the Drum Property Group, EdinburghUniversity Uni, investors and and small amount of the public, everyone else can see how wrong this development is. Why are they still not listening to the community? #communitycomesfirst#stopthedevelopment #leaveleithalone
Picture by Ian Georgeson.
Save Leith Walk campaigners Karen Greig and Adrian Graham at the City Chambers.
John McLellan: Why councillors had to turn down Save Leith Walk petition
Please Read the article here.
EXCLUSIVE: The plans include proposals for residential, student and visitor quarters including a 500-bed student accommodation, a 56-bed hotel, 53 affordable homes, a restaurant, café and retail units.
Read more here in the Edinburgh Evening News
Image credit: Drum Property Group via Edinburgh Evening News
Scotland’s heritage ‘too often cast aside for economic gain’, claims National Trust chief.
Please read the excellent article by Jane Cassidy here in the National Newspaper.
Does this sound familiar…?
Great article in Edinburgh Evening News highlighting Jeremy Corbyn and Cllr Gordon Munro’s support for our campaign.
The front page however has mixed emotions, again, great to be on the front page but bad sad news for our friends Save Meadowbank where yesterday the planning application was approved.