Monthly Archives: October 2013

Who’s Been Meeting Whom? Lack of Transparency on Meetings between Mountgrange and Ministers

In June, we sent a Freedom of Information request to ask what meetings members of the Scottish Government had been having with the Craighouse Partnership and their lobbyists. We were interested to know how much the Scottish Government had been … Continue reading

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Community Pressure forces Craighouse Partnership to Take Down No Entry Signs

After three months of community pressure about the No Entry signs on publicly accessible open space and at the pedestrian entrance to the site – letters to politicians, the Council and an active Facebook campaign on the issue have forced … Continue reading

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Autumn Litter-pick: Local Community Turn Out to Clear Up Craighouse Site

At our last meeting we decided to undertake various fundraising and maintenance measures in addition to the development of our  positive forward community plan. So on a brisk Oct Sunday morning, nearly 40 members of the local community turned out … Continue reading

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Calls for Entrance Barricade to be Removed as Emergency Services Unable to gain Proper Access

We were very disturbed to hear that on Mon 16th Sept a number of emergency vehicles – including the ambulance service – were unable to gain entry to the site – eventually having to climb into the site and break … Continue reading

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