Category: Misc

HELPING BUSINESSES IN FALKIRK DISTRICT PREPARE FOR BREXIT

Companies of all sizes across Falkirk district are being offered support to prepare for Brexit. The Scottish Government has launched an online tool to help businesses identify how they could be affected when the UK leaves the EU and direct…

FALKIRK COUNCIL GETS EXTRA £244,000 FOR ROAD REPAIRS

Falkirk Council will receive £244,000 from the Scottish Government to help fund road repairs after the severe winter. It was announced in April that an extra £10million would be allocated to Scotland’s 32 local authorities to help cover the cost…

MATHESON WELCOMES LAUNCH OF SCOTTISH SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM

Carers across Falkirk district will be the first people to benefit when the Scottish Government starts to make social security payments later this year. MSPs unanimously passed the Social Security (Scotland) Bill last week, establishing the country’s first social security…

FORTH VALLEY PATIENTS BENEFIT FROM NEW MRI SCANNERS

Patients in Forth Valley are among thousands of Scots who are benefitting from two new MRI scanners that are helping to reduce waiting times for diagnostics. The Scottish Government awarded £2.4million to the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank to…