Month: October 2017

INCREASED ACTION TO PROTECT VULNERABLE RESIDENTS FROM NUISANCE CALLS

Vulnerable people in Falkirk district are among those set to benefit from increased efforts to tackle nuisance and scam callers. The Scottish Government has made another £75,000 available to install call-blocking technology in the homes of those who are most…

GET VACCINE EARLY TO FIGHT FLU THIS WINTER

People in Falkirk district with health conditions that make them more vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their vaccine as early as possible this winter to help protect themselves. The flu vaccine is also offered free to those…

CHILDREN AND PARENTS WIN WITH HUGE EXPANSION OF FREE CHILDCARE

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the First Minister’s announcement of a huge expansion in free early learning and childcare provision across Scotland. The Scottish Government will double childcare spending to £840million a year by the end of this…

MATHESON AND McNALLY WELCOME FRACKING BAN

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson and Falkirk MP John McNally have welcomed the announcement that fracking will be banned in Scotland. The Scottish Government said on Tuesday that it won’t support the development of unconventional oil and gas in Scotland.…