Monthly Archives: October 2003

(445)  WAVERLEY LINE FUNDING – WITH STRINGS

WAVERLEY LINE FUNDING – WITH STRINGS The Scottish Executive has agreed to provide £115 million of the £150 million needed to fund the re-opening of the Waverley line from Edinburgh to the Borders, it was announced on 14 March 2005 … Continue reading

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(444)  THE GATHERING PLACE: WHERE ARE THE STARS?

THE GATHERING PLACE: WHERE ARE THE STARS?   The first episode of the Wark-Clements production, The Gathering Place, was broadcast by the BBC on 10 March.  The programme began in medias res, in summer 1999, and did not touch at … Continue reading

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(442)  EDINBURGH CONGESTION CHARGE REFERENDUM RESULT: NO GO

EDINBURGH CONGESTION CHARGE REFERENDUM RESULT: NO GO The result of the referendum on congestion charges in Edinburgh (see No 419), announced on 22 February 2005, was approximately 75% against, on a turnout of about 62%.  Their number included the Editor … Continue reading

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(441)  HOUSE PRICES WEBSITE

A website based in Edinburgh reveals the prices being paid for houses and other heritable properties, not only in Scotland but also in England and Wales.  Steve Dunnett apparently used the Freedom of Information legislation to gain access to the … Continue reading

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