Youngsters Lead Meadowbank March

Local residents, athletes, sports groups and coaches marched from Meadowbank stadium to Edinburgh City Chambers to hand over thousands of ‘Save Meadowbank’ petitions and protest at Edinburgh City Council’s plans to demolish Meadowbank stadium to replace it with luxury houses.

We need sport not flats

One of the banners that was on display at last Saturday’s public meeting in Meadowbank. It pretty much sums up the feelings of everyone from the public who attended.

March to save Meadowbank

Supporters of the campaign to Save Meadowbank will be marching from Meadowbank stadium to the City Chambers at 5pm on Friday 30th of March. Thousands of petitions demanding that Edinburgh City Council reverse it’s decision to demolish Meadowbank stadium will be handed over to the council. Everyone is welcome to take part!

Meadowbank demolition ‘still open’ to debate says council

The decision on whether to demolish Meadowbank Stadium and replace it with a new sports facility in Sighthill is “still open”, according to city leaders. Read more.

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Mark Ballard

Mark Ballard MSP, Green party, speaking at the Save Meadowbank public meeting held on March 17th 2007.

Colin Fox

Colin Fox SSP MSP, speaking at the Save Meadowbank public meeting held on March 17th 2007.

Margo MacDonald

Margo MacDonald, MSP, speaking at the Save Meadowbank public meeting held on March 17th 2007.