Dear Community Councillor
Edinburgh At Risk would like to invite you to a lecture by Andy Wightman entitled:
"Community Ownership of Land in Edinburgh - The Story of the Common Good Fund"
Time: 7.30 on Wednesday 27th June 2007
Place: St Stephens Centre, St Stephens Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AL
I would be grateful if you could pass this information on to anyone on your Community Council who you feel would be interested. Anyone wishing to attend just needs to reply to this email to secure a seat.
Andy Wightman is a writer and researcher on land issues in Scotland. He specialises in research and analysis of land ownership and land reform in Scotland. More information is available on his website at http://www.andywightman.com/commonweal/commongood.html
Edinburgh At Risk is a non-political umbrella organisation founded by a number of on-going campaigns. The one issue that unites all these groups is their concern at the many present and planned sales of public land and facilities. Campaigns include:
Save Our Old Town http://www.eh8.org.uk
Save Glenogle Baths http://www.saveglenoglebaths.com
Save Meadowbank http://www.savemeadowbank.org
Sighthill Says No
Portobello Park Action Group http://www.portygreenkeepers.org.uk
Friends of Corstorphine Hill http://www.corstorphinehill.ukf.net
A video showing many of the campaigns can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/v/miko9rcRhX4.