SARAH BEATTIE-SMITH

Best bit: Helping to launch the national campaign Worst bit: Seeing Hawick and Jedburgh getting flooded *again* Folk of note: Isla Aitken, fabulous North Berwick campaigner, Green and co-founder of Sustaining North Berwick Miles travelled: 259 Things I learned: People are amazingly generous! We smashed our South of Scotland fundraising target by over £300 with …

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The headlines this morning were all about “EU ministers meet for talks” and “pressure on politicians” after an estimated 900 people drowned between Libya and Italy. Some other commentators focused on anti-immigrant rhetoric being responsible for the deaths, yet the common theme was that almost no news outlet talked about the people who perished as …

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