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 Joined May 2017
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Well done SNP representatives for getting this sorted at last.
📣 We have increased support for households struggling with energy costs, helping to lift people out of fuel poverty.

💡 Exceeding our commitment to double the Fuel Insecurity Fund, we have now tripled it to £30 million.
Corran Ferry update following constructive meeting with Council and Community Councils - There was a constructive on-line meeting between the Council and representatives of the 6 Community Councils from the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and Nether Lochaber  last night. (Thursday 27 April)
Highland Council aims to build 3300 affordable homes 2023-2028
Members approved the draft Housing and Investment Plan 2023-2028 and also agreed to the indicative five-year investment programme.

The last Upper Achintore litter pick took place in 2019.
Thank you to business owners on the peninsula who spoke to me over the weekend about signage stating that there was no Corran Ferry service. I have asked the Roads department for the signage to be updated to indicate that there IS a service for foot passengers.
The project aims to take people who can’t get out easily by themselves a chance to go on a journey in a trishaw with a friend or relative, driven by volunteer ‘pilots’.
⚽ SNP MP Gavin Newlands last week said he held "positive talks" with the SFA and major broadcasters in a bid to make Scotland's national football team matches free-to-view.

💷 Currently Scotland fans are being priced out of watching their national team on the service ViaPlay, whilst England fans can watch their side for free on Channel 4, and Welsh supporters can see their games on S4C...
📆I am holding a surgery in Fort William next Tuesday!

🤝This is a great opportunity to raise local issues with me - I'm here to offer support and assistance wherever I can.

☎️Book in by phoning 01463 563036 or emailing [email protected] including your name, address, and contact number.
Fort William Town Centre receives HITRANS funding for active travel improvements

The Highland Council has successfully been awarded a £100,000 active travel improvement grant. The improvement programme will begin with immediate works at the town’s Underpass, which leads from the Town Centre to the Transport Centre.

Priority works to begin the week commencing the 17 April 2023 and is...
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 First Minister Humza Yousaf has appointed the new Cabinet.

📢 We're ready to deliver the bold policies needed to drive Scotland's covid recovery, protect our NHS and deliver a just transition to net zero.

👇 Look to see who's in Scotland's first ever majority female Cabinet.
Young Carer Grant is one of seven benefits only available in Scotland and supports young people aged 16-18 who care for someone receiving a disability benefit for an average of 16 hours a week.

Social Security Scotland is urging young folk to check their eligibility and apply now.

More info 👉...
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