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SNP branch covering Largs, Skelmorlie and Fairlie in North Ayrshire
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The First Minister will give a speech to the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik on Thursday.
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💃 WEDNESDAYS FOR WOMEN 💃🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Women and girls suffer a disproportionate amount of violence - so what are we doing about it?

👭 We will explore ways to improve the design of communities 🌆 such as Space Safety Audits, to make women not just feel safer, but be safer.

👭 We will establish a new multi-year £100 million funding stream...
What was it we were always told in school?

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail...
In case you hadn't noticed...

Boris Johnson's power is driven by lies. (Location: Oldham Rd, Manchester)

Prompted by the UK Tory Government, Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that certain parts of two Bills which were both unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament in March 2021 - including all Tory MSPs - are not within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

The Bills in question are the United Nations...
In what other walk of life, having villainised and scapegoated someone would you then expect them to come happily rushing to your aid when it all comes home to roost

Exactly as the Brexiteers wanted, Britain is on its own here

EU lorry drivers rejected UK’s call to come work in the UK until Christmas. A union said they will not help England with “shit” it “created”.

Some irony in the year of COP26 that petrol rather than food shortages are what finally seems to be forcing the UK Governments hand.

Boris Johnson is expected to make a U-turn on temporary visas to allow thousands of foreign lorry drivers to work in the UK after panic-buyers scrambled to petrol stations.
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Having noticed in his newspaper opinion pieces over the last year or so a seemingly growing disillusionment with the union, great to hear that Henry McLeish has completed the journey to Yes!
(A realignment I'm sure cannot have been easy for one of the very Architects of devolution)
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Hopefully this this prompts many more to re-evaluate their...
The future is not in price rocketing gas.
The future is green

Danish renewable energy giant Orsted plans to directly invest up to £12 billion in Scotland if it is successful with all five of its bids in the ScotWind
Could Scotland soon lead the world in making one of the most polluting modes of transport go green?

Let's hope so

Strathclyde University in Glasgow has partnered with Loganair, Rolls-Royce and the Centre for Modelling & Simulation to develop green, electrically powered aircraft capable of short-haul operations across the Highlands and Islands 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

The six-month project...
There are certainly some advantages to being a rather windy place

AN ABERDEEN-based renewables firm has hailed the completion of what is claimed to be the world’s largest floating windfarm.
👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 Scotland voted to protect and enhance children's rights.

👨‍⚖️ Meanwhile, Westminster has taken the Scottish Government to court, trying to scrap those children's rights.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland can do better than Westminster. Sign the yes pledge at
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Great news for the Scottish renewable sector.
🇪🇺With 10% of Europe's potential wave power Scotland is exceptionally well placed to become an industry leader

Scottish company will coordinate the project to being developed off Orkney
As those who are going to be about the longest to deal with the effects of climate change, young people's voices are crucial to the debate and driving forward change.

📣 “Young people have been among the strongest voices calling for urgent global action to address climate change. They have been an inspiration and I am proud that we are playing a role in giving them a platform at the heart of...
🌍 Scotland is ready to take our place among the nations of Europe and the world as a full and equal partner.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 The United Kingdom is a voluntary union of nations, and it will be Scotland’s choice whether we stick with Westminster or become an independent country once more.
A North Ayrshire and Arran MP has challenged the prematurely scrapping of the reduced VAT rate on hospitality goods and services, despite the…
Well done to the people of Largs and beyond for a fantastic beach clean this morning. 14 children and 36 grown came along. What a turn out all with enthusiasm and smiles. 😊😊😊

A lovely couple from Nottingham here on holiday joined us. "It's no effort to clean a beach with such wonderful views" the man said How right he is 👍👍 Two of our lady volunteers found silver...
"As a result (of brexit), German companies have been looking to source goods from EU suppliers instead of UK ones - and this trend is increasing, an expert said."

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿With independence we can once again enjoy frictionless trade with one of the world's largest and most established free trading blocks
Let's get our lovely wee town cleaned up. Trying to clean up from the Marina to Aubrey. Hoping to see loads of community spirited helpers on Saturday morning. 🏖🤗👍
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