Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Traidcraft Big Brew

It's Fairtrade Fortnight, and this Friday and Saturday I attended two 'Tradecraft Big Brew' fundraising events in north Edinburgh, where copious amounts of coffee, tea and delicious home baking was consumed.All the goods were fair trade and all the money raised was to help lift people out of poverty in rural Africa, where 70% of people depend on ag...
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Supermarket Surgery - come meet your MP

I'm having a 'pop-up' surgery on the morning of Friday October 28, between 10 and 11 at Sainsbury's Café, in Craigleith Retail Park. All constituents are welcome to come along, say hello and raise any concerns with me. No need for an appointment, just drop by.
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Granton walled garden

The lost walled garden of Granton Castle is a secret gem of the area. Dating back to late medieval times, when it was a hunting lodge for James IV, it's now the oldest undeveloped walled garden in the city. The walled garden was lov...
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The Yard

The summer recess has given me welcome time to visit lots of places around the constituency - makes a change from being in London four days a week. One of these visits took me The Yard this week. What a smashing place - an outdoor and indoor adventure centre for disabled children and young people on Eyre Place Lane. I had a look round with th...
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