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Sunday Herald Exclusive – disabled and sick face unpaid work programs

December 2, 2012 by


This week I did my first collaborative project with fellow journalist Peter Geoghegan, and we nailed a great story, getting the front-page lead story and a double page spread in the Sunday Herald – my first article for the paper. It’s about how the Government’s controversial mandatory work program is, from tomorrow, being extended to […]

Latest developments in campaigns to save The Forest, The Roxy, and Stepping Stones

December 18, 2010 by


Over the last 2 months I’ve been following the campaigns to save three ground-breaking arts organisations in Edinburgh, following the collapse of Edinburgh University Settlement. In a recent program for Radio Scotland, I visited The Forest Café to see how they planned to raise half a million pounds through small online donations, hear how Rupert […]