Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater to contest Edinburgh Northern and Leith seat – Auto Republish

Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater to contest Edinburgh Northern and Leith seat – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link SCOTTISH Greens co-leader Lorna Slater will contest an Edinburgh seat at this year’s Holyrood election, the party has announced. Slater will take on Scottish Government minister and incumbent Ben Macpherson (below) for the Edinburgh Northern and Leith seat. The co-leader, who lives in Leith, came second to the SNP […]

Politician’s Column with Neale Hanvey MP – Auto Republish Politician's Column with Neale Hanvey MP

Politician’s Column with Neale Hanvey MP – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link I know many of you want to change the conversation. Surely it’s time for some good news? This year brought us one piece of bad news after another, so much so that we forgot about the other bad news we’d been fretting over before. The trepidations of a New-Year-No-deal-Brexit […]

Crossgates: Stone from Goathill Quarry to be used for houses and roads – Auto Republish Crossgates: Stone from Goathill Quarry to be used for houses and roads

Crossgates: Stone from Goathill Quarry to be used for houses and roads – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link A QUARRY near Crossgates that supplies stone for new houses and roads will give a “welcome boost” to the local economy by digging deep for 40 years. Collier Quarrying and Recycling’s application to extend operations at Goathill was given the go ahead by Fife Council last week. The company […]

Letters: Lord Foulkes ‘is playing politics with people’s lives’ – Auto Republish Letters: Lord Foulkes ‘is playing politics with people’s lives’

Letters: Lord Foulkes ‘is playing politics with people’s lives’ – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link IN times of national crisis like this, it’s vital that a nation’s leader communicates with its citizens. Nicola Sturgeon has done so steadfastly and with clarity, and she has demonstrated empathy and understanding for the difficulties that Covid has caused us all. The contrast with Boris Johnson is obvious. […]

Mossmorran group not happy about Fife Ethylene Plant’s long term plans – Auto Republish Mossmorran group not happy about Fife Ethylene Plant's long term plans

Mossmorran group not happy about Fife Ethylene Plant’s long term plans – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link PLANS to keep the Fife Ethylene Plant running for at least another 20 years have been described as a “bombshell” for local communities. ExxonMobil’s Martin Burrell told councillors last week that the Mossmorran site was “one of the youngest plants they have in Europe” and that others have been […]

Festive flavour as Mossmorran flaring protests continue with candlelit vigil – Auto Republish

Festive flavour as Mossmorran flaring protests continue with candlelit vigil – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link Protests about flaring from the Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) took on a festive flavour at the weekend. Weekly events have been held at Mossmorran since the middle of October amid continuing concern about unplanned and disruptive flaring from the complex. Saturday afternoon’s demo was bolstered by a candlelight vigil […]

Mossmorran: lack of plans to wind down plant is ‘bombshell’ for communities say campaigners – Auto Republish

Mossmorran: lack of plans to wind down plant is ‘bombshell’ for communities say campaigners – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link ExxonMobil has no plans to wind down its operations at Mossmorran in what campaigners have described as a “bombshell” for communities. Campaigners including Mossmorran Action Group and Scottish Green MSP Mark Ruskell have called for a transition board to oversee the winding down of fossil-fuel burning at Fife Ethylene […]

Cowdenbeath: ‘Innovative’ plans at Graham’s Dairy met by 341 objections – Auto Republish Cowdenbeath: 'Innovative' plans at Graham's Dairy met by 341 objections

Cowdenbeath: ‘Innovative’ plans at Graham’s Dairy met by 341 objections – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link A GREEN MSP has called on Fife Council to “reject” proposals for an environmentally friendly bioenergy project in Cowdenbeath. Mark Ruskell, of the Scottish Greens, said local people had suffered enough through the unplanned flaring from Mossmorran, just a few miles away, and the planning application from Graham’s Dairy […]

Resident-led action group seeking redress from the long-term social, health and environmental impacts from the Mossmorran facilities in Central Fife operated by ExxonMobil (Fife Ethylene Plant) and Shell (Fife NGL).

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