Month: August 2017

FALKIRK PROJECT TO IMPROVE EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT GETS GOVERNMENT FUNDING

A project led by Falkirk Council will receive a share of a £2.5million fund to help people access employment and training, the Scottish Government has announced. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson welcomed news that the Tackling Inequalities and Improving Outcomes…

BABY BOX DELIVERIES START TODAY

Every child born in Scotland from today (August 15) will receive a baby box full of essential items from the Scottish Government. Each box contains a large number of practical items that will help to promote health and tackle inequality.…

RECORD NUMBER OF STUDENTS FROM DEPRIVED AREAS GET INTO UNIVERSITY

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed news that a record number of students from Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas have gained a place at university. No fewer than 4150 of the 27,830 students from Scotland who got into a Scottish…