Festival of Food, Drink, Arts, Politics, Culture, Craft and Music. Speakers and stalls during the day (including Lanarkshire Greens stall) and music and a buffet in the evening. Admission £1 during the day (Children free) and £10 in the evening (including buffet).
Organised by RIC EK, Scotland Against Monsanto and Oxfam.
Yes Clydesdale roadshow.
Yes Clydesdale are leafletting Lanark this Saturday (17/8/13) ahead of their roadshow there on 31/8/13. Helpers very welcome as Lanark is one of the larger towns in the area.
South Lanarkshire Council today lost it's appeal to the UK Supreme Court in which it tried to maintain that it could not release information which might benefit female staff making equal pay claims because this would breach data protection laws. The Information Commissioner for Scotland and the Court of Session had already told SLC to release the information, but instead of compiling the council decided to waste £200,000 of public money fighting the point.
A review by Green land rights activist Andy Wightman's of CAP subsidies to farmers are allocated highlights that the top 10 % of farmers receive 48.6% of payments.
Lanarkshire Green campaigner, Janet Moxley who co-ordinates the Stand Up for Our Buses campaign has accused SPT of contempt for passengers after they walked out of a Public Inquiry held by the Transport Commissioner into issues with the 100 series Edinburgh to Dumfries bus routes.
The political interest at this year's Wiston Lodge Outdoor Spectacular on Sat 22nd June will be a discussion between Robin McAlpine of the Reid Foundation, Dennis Canavan of Yes Scotland and Janet Moxley of Lanarkshire Greens on the Reid Fo
An evening of debate and discussion on the referendum hosted by Yes Clydesdale. Speakers include Janet Moxley from Lanarkshire Greens.
Greens will have a stall at the Yes Hamilton launch event.
The Scottish Greens have urged the Energy Minister to make sure that those communities most affected by decades of opencast coal mining in Scotland are represented on the new Scottish Mines Restoration Trust, which has been set up following the collapse of Scottish Coal.