A very belated head of steam seemed to be gathering behind a last-ditch attempt to halt the demolition of the old St John’s Primary school now that its replacement on the site of the old Portobello High is up and running.
Building materials have collapsed or fallen 20 times at Edinburgh schools in the last two years – including three incidents at Liberton High where a pupil was tragically killed after a wall fell on top of her in 2014.
THREE city high schools are guaranteed to be rebuilt under newly-published council investment plans, while the go-ahead for another three will be dependent on match-funding from the Scottish Government.
A single set of keys lies on a table in the former admissions hall of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. They are a chilling reminder that 1.1 million of the Jews who entered never again felt the safety and comfort of their own homes.