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Show Racism the Red Card commends Anna Signeul

A ceremony in the Scottish Parliament recently saw Anna Signeul inducted into the Show Racism the Red Card Hall of Fame. Anna Signeul is the Head Coach of the Scottish Women’s Football team, and was commended for her outstanding efforts … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week takes place from the 6th – 12th of February. This year the aim is to encourage everyone to Spread a little Kindness We’ve all known someone going through a tough time, and it can be hard … Continue reading

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NFUS discuss Brexit challenges

I recently met with Clyde branch representatives of National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) Jen Craig, Branch Chair, Tom French, Vice Chair, Iain Renwick and Jim Russell to discuss the challenges the farming and agricultural sector face over the coming years. … Continue reading

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Lockhart progress

Local elected members met with NHS Lanarkshire last week to find out what progress is being made with the Lockhart. The meeting has helped outline the progress being made with the Lockhart. Although it is still closed to admissions, rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

In a rather coincidental moment this week I received my letter in to go for my smear test and it just happens to be Cervical Cancer Prevention week. I was surprised to read this week that only 69.2% of women … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Today we mark Holocaust Memorial Day, an annual day of remembrance that marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. Holocaust Memorial Day provides the opportunity for people around to world to remember the millions of people who were … Continue reading

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Scottish Labours Local Government Commitments

Last week Scottish Labour launched their vision for Local Government in Scotland. With the Local Government elections coming up in May, Scottish Labour have sent a clear message that we are the last thing standing between local communities and the … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch

Every year I take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird watch which this year runs from  the 28-30 of January. All the RSPB ask you to do is count the birds in your garden for an hour on one … Continue reading

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Supporting the TIE Campaign.

Last week the TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) campaign launched a national five point plan to tackle homophobic, transphobic and biphobic bullying in Scotland’s schools. They were asking all MSPs for their help by signing up to the campaign and … Continue reading

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High Mill Carluke

I was delighted a few weeks ago to receive an email from the Carluke High Mill Group updating me on the hard work they have been doing in the past few years.  4 years ago I was approached by Ken Fawell, … Continue reading

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