Plans for the new stadium at Sighthill were sent back to the drawing board today after protests that it would make a poor venue for rugby. Read more.
In related developments, the Liberal Democratic party indicated that it did not see the need to sell Meadowbank.
The city’s Lib Dem leader, Jenny Dawe, added: “We do not see the justification for selling off Meadowbank Stadium. The Sighthill scheme does not seem necessary and we should be looking at other ways of funding a refurbishment of the Commonwealth Pool.”