Edinburgh Transport: Princes Street turned into pedestrian area

Microgardens in the Grassmarket, by Michael Bowdidge
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2012: Transport: Princes Street turned into pedestrian area (link to Strand 2, 2020) ( link to Strand 5 2022) 2014: Transport: Staged removal of inner city parking spaces in favour of park & ride/electric bus services from Full Article »
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Edinburgh Food: Cultivating and agricultural skills as part of the national curriculum

This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2013: Food: Cultivating & agricultural skills as part of the national curriculum (link to Strand 3 2020) 2015: Education: Agricultural placement & apprenticeship scheme for school kids & school leaves 2018: Landscape: ‘New Deal for Farmers Initiative’ Full Article »
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Edinburgh Energy: Carbon Tax, new climate levy introduced.

Calton Hill windfarm, by Michael Bowdidge
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2012: Energy: Carbon Tax; New climate levy introduced. Outraged energy sector, ill-prepared, sees record losses.
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Edinburgh Architecture: Empty council property reclaimed

Tartan Favelas Arthur's Seat, by Michael Bowdidge
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2016: Architecture: Empty Council property reclaimed – 80% of empty ECC property converted to social housing to aid flooding relocation. (Link to Strand 12 2015) 2017: Architecture: Hotel built next to Castle (‘Castle Hotel’) to boost local Full Article »
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Edinburgh Food: Urban Garden Reclamation Act

Rooftop Gardens, by Michael Bowdidge
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2014: Food: Urban Garden Reclamation Act – All currently unoccupied green space, brownfield and rooftops made available to expanded allotment schemes. (Rooftop Gardens, by Michael Bowdidge) (Allotments, by Riel Noir) 2016: Waste: Mass Composting – Royal Terrace Full Article »
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Edinburgh Landscape: Call for response to impending food shortage

We Work Together 2; a collage and drawing depicting a community working together, by Xana Marwick
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2018: Landscape: Call for response to impending food shortage. 2018: Social: Attacks on food transport/services due to food shortage. 2019: Landscape: Decision to source food locally 2020: Social: Offering land to local communities to produces their own Full Article »
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Edinburgh Social: All gym bikes now linked to generators

This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2018: Social: All gym bikes now linked to generators. 2020: Energy: Every office block has gym that feeds back into national grid. Every worker has to spend 40 minutes ‘working to grid’ 2040: Social: Obesity down. Heart Full Article »
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Edinburgh Education: Everyone to give two hours a month towards eco-community projects

Edinburgh Education: Everyone to give two hours a month towards eco-community projects
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2015: Education: Everyone to give two hours a month towards eco-community projects, i.e. eco-community service. 2020: Education: Young people of high school age (11-18) are required to complete eight hours of practical community work per week. (We Full Article »
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Edinburgh Security: Packaging protests

Tax the Rich; the rich escaping the earth. A collage of found images by Xana Marwick
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2012: Security: Packaging protests. Beginning in Edinburgh, a wave of protests in which customers remove packaging in stores spreads across the UK. Supermarkets increase security budget – minor scandal when forced removal gives a pensioner a heart Full Article »
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Edinburgh Water: Flood management plan implemented

21st Century Crannogs, by Michael Bowdidge
This is a story strand from the 3rd Ring Out Edinburgh Strategy Cell. For an overview click here. 2013: Water: Flood management plan implemented. 2015: Water: Flooding in Leith. (Link to Strand 5 2014) (Link to Harry Giles ‘A Precise Chronology of the Edinburgh Housing Crisis’, 2015, August 25th, Leith Floods) 2015: Social: Emergency housing Full Article »
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