Archive for August, 2006

GREENS VOW TO JOIN FORCES WITH EDINBURGH RESIDENTS TO FIGHT NEW TESCO

Green Lothians MSPs Robin Harper and Mark Ballard are to join forces with local residents and campaigners to support South Edinburgh local shops and fight against Tesco’s attempt to monopolise the retail market in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

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LOTHIANS MSP RUNS FOR LUNGS! – Greens’ co-leader dons his trainers for lung disease charity

Green Lothians MSP Robin Harper today (27 August) ran in the British Lung Foundation Scotland’s race at Glasgow Green to highlight the plight of the 1 in 5 people in Scotland affected by lung disease. Read the rest of this entry »

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GRANGEMOUTH: FORTH PORTS PLC A THREAT TO PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

– Forth Ports struggle with one freight container, Greens call on Ministers to block controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers

Greens today called on the Executive to “get its act together” and block ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Firth of Forth following the incident at Grangemouth yesterday when the chemical Divinyl Benzene leaked out of a tank. The oil transfer plans are being proposed by Forth Ports, the company that runs the Grangemouth port and reportedly owns the container the Divinyl Benzene was stored in. Read the rest of this entry »

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