Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mountgrange’s Track Record

The proposed Craighouse development is funded by Mountgrange. Many people in Edinburgh will know Mountgrange because of the failed Caltongate development. While we were out collecting signatures for our petition, someone came up to us and said they had been … Continue reading

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Why has Craighouse been sold to an Offshore Company?

Who really owns Craighouse? You might have thought this should be a simple question. But, like many other simple questions about the apparent proposed development of Craighouse campus, the answer is anything but. For some, this question is irrelevant. What … Continue reading

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What is Napier’s Involvement with the Craighouse Development?

If Napier received millions of pounds in grant funding to maintain the beautiful Craighouse site for the public use, why is it now involved in a secretive property development consortium? What is Napier’s financial interest in the development at Craighouse? … Continue reading

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Evening News Article and Site Tours Update

We were contacted by the Evening News about the possibility of The Fields in Trust‘s involvement with safeguarding a piece of land at Craighouse.  As we say in the article, whilst we welcome any means of protecting the site it … Continue reading

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Petition Continues to Rocket upward – 4001 signatures and counting!

The new target of 4k signatures has been reached and smashed! The petition now stands at the rather frighteningly exact: 4001 signatures!!! Nearly all of these have been gathered on the ground locally – mainly in Craiglockhart and Morningside. This … Continue reading

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Pledges of Commitment and Support from Our Politicians and National Organisations

Craighouse is an issue that will affect green space all over the city. It is a cross party issue, so we are delighted to have received the following statements of support from Local Councillors and we will be putting these … Continue reading

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Meeting with the Craighouse Partnership

The Friends of Craighouse have opened a dialogue with The Craighouse Partnership by asking them for a meeting so that we could raise concerns for the local community. The Craighouse Partnership agreed to an hour, but were kind enough in … Continue reading

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