News

2016 branch officers

By Mark Fisher | Jan 19, 2016

Branch officers 2016 Chair: Joyce McMillan Vice-chair: Simon Barrow Secretary: Mark Fisher Membership secretary: Andy Moore Treasurer: Joyce McMillan Training: Bob Smyth Edinburgh Trade Union Council rep: Simon Barrow Welfare: Paul Cockburn Student rep: Alex Shaw Auditor 1: Simon Barrow Auditor 2: Rob Edwards

Read More

Film Screening and Talk: Blacklisting and Police Surveillance

By Mark Fisher | Jan 19, 2016

Neil Findlay MSP and Lucy Parker, artist filmmaker. Wednesday 10th February 2016, 6pm – 8pm ‘Do we have a policing and justice system that treats everyone the same, irrespective of class, status, colour, religion or political persuasion, or do we have one that picks out individuals and groups for special treatment because they challenge the…

Read More

AGM 18 January

By Mark Fisher | Jan 4, 2016

Happy new year, everyone. Our first branch meeting of the year will be a busy and important one. It’s our annual general meeting when we elect the various office holders.

Read More

Christmas party with Susan Morrison

By Mark Fisher | Nov 27, 2015

I’m delighted to invite you to our annual Christmas party and extra delighted that we’ll be joined by comedian Susan Morrison who’ll

Read More

Edinburgh Freelance motions for DM 2016

By Mark Fisher | Nov 23, 2015

The branch has submitted the following four motions for the NUJ Delegates Meeting in April 2016:

Read More

Christmas party 14 December

By Mark Fisher | Nov 17, 2015

Our annual Christmas party, once more in tandem with Edinburgh and District Branch, will be at Ryrie’s Bar, Haymarket, from 7.30pm on Monday 14 December.

Read More

Women’s STUC report

By Mark Fisher | Nov 17, 2015

By Claire Sawers There were six women repping for the NUJ at this event in Caird Hall in Dundee on November 2nd and 3rd, including myself and Mary Lockhart from the Edinburgh freelance branch. Over two days we listened to more than 30 motions covering a wide range of issues, including Women in Sport, Mental…

Read More

This week in Previously…Scotland’s history festival

By Mark Fisher | Nov 17, 2015

Branch member Jackie Kemp wants to let you know about a free event she has organised at Previously…Scotland’s history festival. It’s a lively panel discussion about the events surrounding the Union of Parliaments called “1707: What Really Happened.” On the panel are

Read More

16 November 2015 meeting

By Mark Fisher | Nov 6, 2015

At our next meeting we’ll be confirming the branch’s motions for the next Delegate Meeting which I hope to circulate in advance. We will also accept nominations for anyone who wants to stand for a DM-elected body. These are:

Read More