Month: September 2017

RECORDED CRIME IN FALKIRK FALLS BY SIX PER CENT

Crimes recorded by the police in Falkirk district fell by 6% last year, the Recorded Crime in Scotland 2016/17 statistics reveal. Nationwide, recorded crime fell by 3% to reach the lowest level since 1974. In Falkirk district, the total number…

DENTAL REGISTRATION FIGURES SHOW FORTH VALLEY HAS PLENTY TO SMILE ABOUT

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed figures that show dental registrations across NHS Forth Valley have increased in the last year. The number of adults registered with dentists in Forth Valley rose from 216,006 in 2015-16 to 222,478 in…

FOOD FOR LIFE PROGRAMME TO BE EXPANDED TO FALKIRK SCHOOLS

Plans to increase the use of locally sourced and produced food in schools have been welcomed by Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. The Scottish Government has committed £1.2million over the next three years to expand the Food for Life programme…

INCREASING NUMBER OF AFFORDABLE HOMES BEING DELIVERED

The number of affordable homes approved in Scotland over the last year has increased by 30% to 10,612, according to the latest housing statistics. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson welcomed the figures, which show that the SNP Government is making…