Public access at Menie - again

comms Tue 1 Jun, 2010

I have had reported to me three more incidents where people were stopped on the Menie Estate. References to previous incidents can be found here.

One incident I regard as very serious. I quote from part of an email from a young woman horse-rider:

Council should consider an ASBO

comms Mon 31 May, 2010

There are some people who just don't understand the limits of acceptable behaviour - and as a result make life very difficult for their neighbours. Fortunately, it's only a very small minority who cause such problems - but the consequences for those living next door can be devastating.

Serious questions over future of Climate Minister

Thu 27 May, 2010

For immediate release 27 May 2010

The Green MSPs have tonight questioned the judgement of Stewart Stevenson, the Climate Change Minister, following two rejections of Mr Stevenson's proposed climate targets, firstly nine days ago in the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee, and secondly tonight in the Chamber by 64 votes to 62.

Patrick Harvie MSP said:

Holyrood to take defining climate decision today

Thu 27 May, 2010

For immediate release 27 May 2010

Greens back Bunker plan to block Trump evictions

Wed 26 May, 2010

For immediate release 26 May 2010

Greens urge Parliament to reject £2.3bn white elephant

Wed 26 May, 2010

For immediate release 26 May 2010

Today will see the Scottish Parliament debate the Forth Crossing Bill, the Scottish Government's proposal to build an additional road bridge adjacent to the existing Forth Road Bridge. Greens support a reliable road crossing over the Eastern Forth estuary, but believe the more prudent approach would be to repair the existing bridge for a maximum of

Greens push for a firm decision on renewable investment

Thu 20 May, 2010

For immediate release 20 May 2010

The Green MSPs welcomed today's news that the

Zero choice not zero waste: SNP slammed on incineration

Thu 13 May, 2010

For immediate release 13 May 2010

The Scottish Greens slammed today's decision by the Scottish Government to approve the Invergordon incinerator, despite a clear rejection of the project by Highland Council in August last year. The Greens have supported local campaigners opposed to the project, which would require a long-term commitment to provide a regular waste stream and make real efforts to support recycling or waste reduction less achievable.

Robin Harper MSP said:

Calman plans still fail to include Scottish public

Wed 12 May, 2010

For immediate release 12 May 2010

Greens: free membership for ex-Lib Dem, ex-Labour members

Wed 12 May, 2010

For immediate release 12 May 2010

The coalition deal announced last night between the Tories and the Lib Dems should be a wake-up call to their supporters, the Scottish Green Party today said. Likewise, the failure of Labour to work in good faith with other parties to prevent this outcome means they share responsibility for what comes next.