New website

PLEASE NOTE: With the move to our new website, we are no longer regularly updating this blog. See the latest updates from our website on the right or click here for the new website.

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Delay in branch email connection

Following the branch office move there has been a delay in getting the broadband online again. We hope this will be resolved today. In the meantime emails are being checked periodically.
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See the new trams fiasco privatisation video

See the new video with UNISON's own tram mock-up - keeping up our campaign against Edinburgh's £1billion privatisation plans.

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Lively hustings demands consultation on privatisation

The public attending a lively hustings for candidates in the Edinburgh Central Ward by election to be held on Thursday 18 August, made it clear to candidates from all parties that they were demanding full consultation before any decisions on privatising Edinburgh's services.

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Edinburgh citizens to get 'long overdue' chance to quiz politicians on privatisation. Hustings 15 August

Edinburgh citizens will get a 'long overdue' chance to quiz politicians about the council's privatisation plans at a public meeting called by unions on Monday 15 August.

Monday, 8 August 2011

Website online again

The Edinburgh Branch website is now up an running again. Sorry about the interruption. Check out the website for full details

Website still down

The branch website is still down at 09.30 Mon 8 August. Our hosting company is aware and is dealing with this. Check back here for updates.

Sunday, 7 August 2011

UNISON Edinburgh website down

We are sorry that UNISON Edinburgh Branch website appears to be down this morning (Sunday 7 Aug 2011). We are investigating so please check this blog for any updates.

Thursday, 4 August 2011

City Not For Sale events updates....

Edinburgh Council's privatisation plans are clearly under pressure. The Council look as though they will be forced to delay making a decision until September or October. The bidders have missed the deadline and the council are trying to cover up weaknesses in their process.

Monday, 1 August 2011

Edinburgh privatisation 'worse than the trams' say unions as communities take action

Unions have warned that the fall-out from Edinburgh council's £1billion privatisation plans could be 'worse than the trams', as citizens take things into their own hands by organising public meetings across the city to demand answers from the council.