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It’s Time for a Greener, Fairer and More Democratic Orkney

July 18th, 2015

Fiona Morag Grahame the Scottish Green Party candidate in the West Mainland By Election has announced a range of measures which she believes will bring about a greener, fairer, more democratic Orkney. This week Fiona highlighted the work of Orkney’s …

Anti-Austerity march on 28th June

July 11th, 2015

On Sunday 28th June around 400 people gathered to march through Inverness town centre for an anti-austerity rally organised by RIC.

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Isla spoke on behalf of the H&I greens and this is what she said:

“We are experiencing severe and …

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce Hustings and a trip up the coast to Ullapool

May 3rd, 2015

I had a great trip to Lochaber and Ullapool. We had a Chamber of Commerce Hustings in Lochber High School which had nearly 200 people attending. The questions focused more on immigration and despite the overtly racist UKIP question which …

Skye and Kyle Churches Hustings

May 3rd, 2015

Etape Loch NessAnother trip to Skye, this time on the bus proved an interesting experience. There were lots of great people to meet along the way and I could sit back and enjoy the fantastic scenery or try and prepare myself for …

Environmental credentials

May 3rd, 2015

With only four more days until the election.  Things are getting a little quieter.  All the hustings are done, the leaflets are all delivered and all the street stalls are finished.  It allows me more time to knock on doors …

Feeding the austerity monster is starving the poor

April 26th, 2015
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Anne Thomas supports the foodbank

The outgoing government is trying to convince us that the economy is booming but it is a minority on good salaries who have seen their incomes increase. Too many in our society are experiencing

Skye and Strathpeffer

April 22nd, 2015

It’s been an interesting week, with a trip to Skye for a Greens meeting organised by their newly formed local group and some canvassing in Uig and Portree. I stayed in a member’s summer house with stunning sea views. The …

This week in INBS. Only 3 weeks to go!

April 17th, 2015

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I spent the beginning of this week exploring the beautiful Moray coast in our caravan with my family.  On Tuesday morning I came back …

Caol Hustings and Dingwall Women's aid hustings

April 17th, 2015
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Dingwall Women’s aid hustings

The meeting in Caol, Lochaber was full to overflowing with an estimated 170 people and standing room only. It was organised by four community councils and there had not been one for many years. The turn …

Farmers Questions

April 12th, 2015


The main Green event this week for me was the NFUS Hustins at Dingwall Auction Mart.

My six minute speech was re-written multiple times till eventually there was no time left for any more edits and I had to face …

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