Poundland case: government defeated again over back-to-work schemes

The government’s “back to work” schemes, which were challenged by a graduate who was made to work for free at Poundland and an HGV driver made to clean furniture, were legally flawed, the UK’s highest court has ruled. The supreme … Continue reading

Is the new tenancy deposit scheme working?

Has the new Tenancy Deposit Scheme really improved things for tenants? One of our  members shares his negative experiences. I was moving to Scotland from the United States with my wife and child in August 2012 and I was facing a few different challenges. However housing turned out to be the most difficult one.

Edinburgh East Save Our Services Meeting

6.30pm Tuesday 5th November 2013                                                                              Northfield Community Centre, Northfield Road EH8 7PP. Meeting for those living in the East of the City to organise against public sector cuts, privatisation and welfare reform.

ACE Cinema Programme

10/11/2013 18:30

This is the film programme of ACE for November and December.


All screenings start at 18.30, ACE 17 West Montgomery place, Edinburgh EH7 5HA.

Free entry.


Sunday 10/11, ''Beasts of the southern wild'' (Benh Zeitlin, 2012)


Sunday 17/11, ''The double life of Veronique'' (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1991)

Benefit sanctions punish poverty say CAB

Citizens Advice has published a new report which describes in no uncertain terms the seriousness of JSA sanctions and the dire financial position people end in when they are sanctioned. Disabled People Against Cuts explain the main points of the … Continue reading

This is what it is like: a Hackney lawyer describes a fight to stop an eviction….

At 10:45 Jim will be evicted. The minute hand on the clock hanging in the Court ticks to 10:46. Jim was a bad lad, or a lost soul. A poster boy for his local drugs charity, he has successfully completed … Continue reading

Anarchism: From Proudhon to Kropotkin

30/10/2013 17:00

The Edinburgh University Anarchist Society are co-hosting some talks in
the near future that might be of interest.

Greater Leith Against The Cuts Meeting

24/10/2013 18:30

Greater Leith Against The Cuts - Next Meeting
6.30pm Thursday 24th October 2013
Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Place, EH7 5HA.
All welcome.


Find us at http://www.edinburghagainstcuts.org.uk or contact us on Facebook.

Could rejected “Soviet” flats plan make a comeback?

Film screening tomorrow night: A MASSACRE FORETOLD

From Edinburgh Chiapas Solidarity Group: A MASSACRE FORETOLD FILM SCREENING IN EDINBURGH Tues 22 Oct, 7.30pm @ Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL What does it feel like to know that you are about to be killed? In 1997, villagers in Chiapas, Mexico sought refuge in a small wooden church to await their...