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Lochaber Greens - public meeting

March 31st, 2015

Poster Lochaber Greens Public Meeting 3 April 2015 copy

Lochaber Greens present an evening of discussion with:

Anne Thomas, Scottish Green Party candidate for Ross, Skye & Lochaber

John Hutchison, from Community Land Scotland

John Finnie, Independent MSP for Highlands & Islands

Friday 3 April, 7-9pm at the Caol …

Fundraising quiz night 16th April

March 30th, 2015

Over the past year the Green parties across the UK have seen an unprecedented growth in membership. 

2015 is going to be a big year for the Scottish Greens, and building on this public enthusiasm, we’ll be contesting three of …

The Election Campaign kicks off in Moray

March 30th, 2015

It’s blog two!

And it’s the first day of the official election campaign – which we’re celebrating with the launch of the Scottish Greens manifesto, and our three key messages: equality not poverty; public services in public hands; and power …

This Week In Moray

March 23rd, 2015

Welcome to the first of my election blogs – a week before the official campaign even starts!

Every Monday from now until May I’ll be highlighting what we’ll be up to in Moray this week.

As a rather small and …

People waking up to climate change and doing something about it, claim Greens.

March 22nd, 2015

What distinguishes the Green Party from other parties more than anything else is their stance on the environment. Whilst they have a broad range of policies, they claim to be the only party which really takes climate change and other …

James MacKessack-Leitch Backs £10 Minimum Wage

March 18th, 2015

The Scottish Greens election candidate for Moray is backing local employers who are paying their staff the Living Wage – as they unveiled a key election pledge on pay. James MacKessack-Leitch

The news comes as the UK Government approves a 20p per …

Oil Prices

February 27th, 2015

The recent rapid fall in oil prices has been widely welcomed. But are low oil prices really good for society?

Clearly they are proving devastating for the hundreds of oil industry employees who are losing their jobs. Similarly, the price …


February 21st, 2015


I was shocked to learn that Inverness foodbank is the busiest in Britain, and that the demands on it are growing.

Poverty on any scale is deeply worrying, and gives the lie to the coalition government’s claims that ‘we’re all …


February 21st, 2015

I was concerned to learn that the early morning City-link Newtonmore-Inverness 09.25 bus service has been axed along with the 13.10 Inverness-Newtonmore. The earliest service now leaves Newtonmore at 12.25. This is having serious consequences for anyone without access to

Greens to contest Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

February 18th, 2015


The Highlands and Islands Green Party has selected Isla O’Reilly as its candidate for the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey constituency for the May 2015 UK Parliamentary election.

Isla has said “If elected, my priority at Westminster would be to …

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