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Improving Services - Creating Jobs [Jul. 6th, 2009|10:05 pm]
John the shady indie denier
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Spotted on a lamppost (and yes, i took a camera out...)

When did this stop being the council's slogan?!

Edinburgh District Council - Improving Services - Creating Jobs
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[User Picture]From: jakelithethighs
2009-07-13 07:24 am (UTC)
Here's a tale...

Between 1974 and 1995 Scotland had two-tier local government - the Regions and the Districts. Edinburgh was part of Lothian Region and Edinburgh District. This was the logo of Edinburgh District until the two tier system was gerrymandered away by the Tories in 1995. If you look at the bus stops on North Bridge, they're still Lothian Regional Council branded....
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[User Picture]From: jpfine
2009-07-13 10:59 pm (UTC)
Fountainbridge, too.

Yes, this all makes sense. Something rather similar happened with the tiers of local government in Wales between 74 and 96 as well, as i recall. I started rambling on about Welsh local government for a second there and stopped myself.
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