Labour took control of the city of Edinburgh for the first time when they won the District Council Elections held on Thursday 3 May 1984. Can you name any of these young, fresh-faced local politicians? (NB: At least one of them is a famous comedian …!)
The decision to postpone community council elections this year is causing problems for some local community councils. Drylaw Telford and West Granton West Pilton Community Councils are just two who are looking to co-opt new blood to fill gaps until new community councils are formed at elections next year. Alex Dale, chair of Drylaw Telford CC, said: “Our […]
The Labour Party and the SNP have signed an agreement to work together to run the City of Edinburgh Council following the local government elections on 3 May. The agreement follows concerted efforts to reach an all-party alliance between all the groups that had councillors returned by the electors last week. The coalition partners said […]
Elected in FORTH: Cardownie (SNP), Day (Lab), Jackson (Con) and Redpath (Lab). LABOUR GAIN
Results in so far: ALMOND: Paterson (Con), Work (SNP) and Shields (LD) elected. DRUMBRAE/GYLE: Cairns (SNP), Aldridge (LD) and Keils (Lab) elected. Labour gain. CORSTORPHINE/MURRAYFIELD: Balfour (Con), Edie (LD) and Ross (SNP) elected. State of play: SNP 3, LD 3, Con 2, Lab 1. NOTE: Congratulations to independent candidate Professor Pongoo (not pictured, that’s a […]
With the local council elections tomorrow (Thursday 3 May), the City of Edinburgh Council is reminding voters what they need to know to have their say on polling day: Check where you should vote. Details of your local polling station will be on your poll card or are available from the online maps. If you […]
A reminder that Drylaw Telford Community Council’s local election hustings event takes place tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 7.30pm in Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre (off Groathill Road North). Meet the Inverleith ward candidates and get your questions answered. All welcome.
Craigleith Blackhall Community Council’s local government election hustings event takes place this Thursday evening (19 April) at 7.30pm in Blackhall St. Columba’s Church on Queensferry Road. All welcome.
Forth councillor Elaine Morris will not be standing in May’s local government elections. Cllr. Morris, who defected to the SNP from the Lib Dems last year, was selected to fight the Drumbrae Gyle ward for her new party but has withdrawn for health reasons.