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Glasgow - it's miles ahead!

Local Labour MSP Paul Martin:

“Glasgow is miles ahead of other cities when it comes to making urban centres safe and comfortable for cyclists.

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Some things that now run contrary to Scottish Government policy

Transport Scotland today announced its intention to defer the vast project of civilising Scotland’s streets for walking and cycling by another 10 years. Speaking at the launch of… 389 more words


Is Fiji water really "green"?

Suggestive pictures, irrelevant claims and out-right lying are just a couple of different ways that companies are green-washing in their advertisements today. I’m sure you’ve seen ads before where you just shake your head and think wow this ad is really misleading.. 268 more words


Cycling: still going nowhere


Cycling journeys into Glasgow increase by over 200%

The number of cycle journeys being made into and from Glasgow city centre has increased from 3,012 to 9,255 per day – a rise of 207% – since 2007.

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Glasgow builders: out of control

Among the many indignities experienced by Glasgow’s long-suffering pedestrians and cyclists is the persistent obstruction of walking and cycling facilities by builders. Let me focus today on the new housing development in Anderston, with reference to this cutesy, whitewashed, and blatantly false image peddled by the construction industry: 334 more words


So I said....

To Sainsbury’s, with whom I was feeling distinctly unimpressed after a little back ‘n’ forth with their customer services (see http://jumpingoffbooks.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/dear-sainsburys-2):

“Dear Ms McGuiness, 349 more words

let your voice be heard--palm oil poll.

I came across this last night while I was perusing Facebook. The Palm Oil Consumers Action consists of a group of people who are trying to advocate for the American consumer and to “encourage American corporations to be accountable and responsible if they choose to use palm oil” (Palm Oil Consumer Action… 326 more words