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Nicola Sturgeon has warned that a “blatant power grab” by the Tories poses the biggest threat to the Scottish Parliament‘s powers since the vote for devolution two decades ago. The First Minister’s dramatic claim came ahead of a landmark speech she is to deliver tomorrow to mark 20 years since the historic devolution referendum on … Continue reading Tory Power Grab...
THE Tory government are making the poorest families in Scotland thousands of pounds poorer, with single parents the worst hit by George Osborne’s welfare reforms, a new report has claimed. The Scottish Government research paper, The Impact of UK Welfare Policy on Families with Children, found cuts to benefits and welfare policy reforms implemented since … Continue reading The Impact of UK...
We had an excellent talk from Tommy Sheppard MP giving an outline of his views on the result of the General Election.   You can read his blog on the subject below.     He also outlined the areas where we can improve at all levels in the party and members shared their thoughts and experiences of the … Continue reading Tommy Sheppard MP – Guest Speaker – July Branch Meeting
We are delighted that Tommy Sheppard MP will be our guest speaker at our 20th July branch meeting.     Tommy is the SNP Member of the Westminster Parliament for Edinburgh East and is the SNP Spokesperson on House of Lords, Scotland and Cabinet Offices. The meeting starts at 7.30pm at Carnock Community Centre.   … Continue reading Tommy Sheppard – Guest Speaker
West Fife and Coastal Villages were delighted to host Paul Kavanagh and “Ginger” yesterday evening together with Calum Baird, Editor of The National newspaper.   We had an excellent turnout and Paul gave an excellent talk followed by an interesting Q&A session.    Ginger behaved impeccably and there were more photographs of the dug than anyone … Continue reading The Wee...
Today, 09/05/2019, I organized a visit to our beautiful Scottish Parliament building. 17 of our members were able to join me and we had an amazing day! We started our day with a tour of the building and learned a lot about the architect, Enric Miralles, and the many various shapes that you can find … Continue reading Parliament visit
SUMMER BARBECUE – Saturday, 28 July, 2-5pm Scout Hall, Limekilns Adults £10, Children Free. Pay at the event. CHILDREN’S TREASURE HUNT The Scout Hall will provide toilets and will be available for shelter should the weather be unkind. The Scout Hall is situated at the end of Brucehaven Road to the left. See map below. … Continue reading Summer Barbecue
This is an article that Alyn Smith, SNP MEP, wrote recently in The National newspaper.  It answers the above question. I have done a lot of reaching out to Leave voters since the EU Referendum. Remember, Remain won, in every region of Scotland, but it was not unanimous and I have written extensively in this … Continue reading Why Swap London for Brussels?
THE LATEST DRAFT AGREEMENT on Brexit between the UK and the European Union amounts to a “massive sellout of the Scottish fishing industry by the Tories,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Michael Russell asks if Ruth Davidson should resign following anger from fishing industry over broken Tory promises. Following the announcement that the UK … Continue reading Scottish Fishing...
The Equality and Human Rights Commission published its final report on the impact of tax and social security changes in the UK over the last few years yesterday and it’s shocking reading. You can read their conclusions and download their reports here.  
We are delighted to have Peter Murrell, Chief Executive of the SNP, join us on 15 March at Torryburn Community Centre.  This is a meeting for SNP members only and you can book your free tickets on Eventbrite. Refreshments will be available and we will also have a raffle.  Donations to the raffle will be most … Continue reading Meet Peter Murrell
The Scottish budget for the next year has been passed by the Scottish Parliament.    Here’s what the budget means for the Fife, Perth and Kinross. ✔ £400 million more for our NHS and more money direct to schools The Tory government at Westminster has cut the budget available for public services in Scotland by … Continue reading Scottish Budget 2018 – What it Means for Fife
I hope you all had a good Christmas and Hogmanay and are now rested for what promises to be a busy 2018. If we are to have a deal it must be concluded within the next ten months or there will not be sufficient time for the European Council and Parliament to ratify the deal … Continue reading 12 January 2018 update
PROPOSALS to prevent the ash clouds that blighted West Fife villages will be discussed next month. In April and May last year, dust from the lagoons at Low Valleyfield was carried on the wind and hung over the area for weeks, sparking health warnings from NHS Fife and enforcement action from SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection … Continue reading Ash Lagoons
Saturday 27th January. Torryburn Community Centre PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE. 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm Adults £12. Children free. Pay at the door.    Music by Dougie Smith. Raffle Prizes gratefully accepted. Donations of a dessert or biscuits and cheese most welcome.   BYOB Jennie and Julian Smith work exceptionally hard to make this … Continue reading Family Burns Supper
West Fife & Coastal Villages SNP invite you join them for a St Andrew’s Curry Night on Thursday 30th November at 7.30pm Royal Bengal Restaurant – Pittencrieff Street Dunfermline  Names and numbers to Heather Dennis by Monday 27th November please.  heatherdennis2@aol.com
SUMMER BARBECUE – Saturday, 28 July, 2-5pm Scout Hall, Limekilns Adults £10, Children Free. Pay at the event. CHILDREN’S TREASURE HUNT The Scout Hall will provide toilets and will be available for shelter should the weather be unkind. The Scout Hall is situated at the end of Brucehaven Road to the left. See map below. … Continue reading Summer Barbecue
April Policy Forum

Twelve Noon in the St Clair Tavern, Kirkcaldy on Sunday April 15th

With Conference coming up very soon and the deadline for resolution submissions tomorrow I thought we could discuss some of the resolutions that have been proposed and, if it is published in time, the draft agenda.

If there is time I would also like to discuss both the 'Keep Scotland the Brand' movement and...
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