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Edinburgh College Students: Aye or Naw?

September 8, 2014 by


Aye, Naw or Undecided?  Are you Aye, Naw or Undecided? Wherever you are in the referendum debate,  come along to the Edinburgh College Students’ Association Debate and put your questions to both campaigns. You are invited to attend The Edinburgh College Debate being held in the Music Box at Sighthill Campus, on Wednesday 10 September from […]

Blackhall St Columba’s to host referendum hustings

August 13, 2014 by


Yes? No? Don’t know? Craigleith/Blackhall Community Council is holding a Hustings meeting in Blackhall St Columba’s Church (Large Hall) on Queensferry Road tomorrow evening (Thursday 14 August) from 7 – 9pm. Still undecided about the Referendum? This is the opportunity to have your questions answered directly by a panel of four politicians, two from each […]

Dearest Scotland …

July 20, 2014 by


Writing initiative  ‘re-imagines the future of Scotland’ Take a pen and a piece of paper and write a letter to the future of Scotland? In this age of high-tech, super-fast digital communications it may seem like a very old-fashioned way to communicate, but a new writing project called Dearest Scotland has sparked a revival in […]

Independence: write or wrong?

July 19, 2014 by


Two months from referendum day, two prominent Scottish writers have set out a personal case for Yes and No – and Allan Massie and William McIlvanney are to discuss their differing perspectives on independence at a special event marking 50 days until referendum day. Two new pamphlets by leading Scottish writers inspired by the 2014 […]

Making a drama out of a referendum at Craigroyston!

June 20, 2014 by


Yes, no, still don’t know? Then maybe some live theatre can help you make up your mind with The Great Yes No Don’t Know Five Minute Theatre Show! Craigroyston Community High School will be streaming a series of live five minute theatre plays made by everyone for an audience of everyone on Monday (23 June) […]

Mary Erskine’s to represent city in referendum debate

April 7, 2014 by


Mary Erskine School will fly the flag for Edinburgh in the final of a TV schools debate on Saturday. Eight secondary schools from across Scotland will battle it out on STV in the final of a national debating competition next Saturday (12 April at 1740). The half hour programme, Referendum: The Next Generation, sees four pupils from […]

YES campaign comes to Craigroyston

February 12, 2014 by


Yes Edinburgh North & Leith and Yes Edinburgh West are hosting a community event to present the case for a ‘Yes’ vote in the forthcoming referendum at Craigroyston Community High School tomorrow (Thursday) evening at 7.30pm. Confirmed speakers are Fiona Hyslop MSP, Robin McAlpine (Reid Foundation), Michelle Thomson (Women4Independence) and SSP national co-spokesperson Colin Fox, […]

Scotland’s Future: Cabinet to answer questions at EICC event

December 10, 2013 by


Over 300 people from organisations across civic Scotland will meet in Edinburgh today to put questions to the Cabinet about Scotland’s Future. The Scottish Government has invited hundreds of people – from large and small businesses, trade unions, the voluntary and public sector, charities and other Scottish organisations to the event at the EICC. The […]

Fixing a broken democracy?

July 30, 2013 by


Fixing broken democracy – have your say at a Democracy Max event being held by Electoral Reform Society Scotland in Glasgow next month: At the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) Scotland we are committed to campaigning for better democracy. As we approach the independence referendum, we think it is vital that we take the opportunity to assess, […]

What kind of Scotland do YOU want?

March 14, 2013 by


As you might know, Community Learning and Development (CLD) in Edinburgh has agreed to prioritise educational activities around next year’s referendum on Scotland’s independence – arguably the biggest decision that people in Scotland have been called on to make. The Edinburgh Active Citizenship group (EACG) is running a series of free public seminars in the […]