Misc

MSP WELCOMES FREE PERSONAL CARE FOR UNDER-65s

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the announcement that free personal care will be expanded to under-65s who need it. The move by the Scottish Government will benefit at least 9000 people with conditions such as early onset dementia,…

£200 MILLION INVESTMENT BOOST FOR SMEs WITH BIG AMBITIONS

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Falkirk district with big ambitions could benefit from a new package of support for business growth. The £200million Scottish-European Growth Co-investment Programme is the first part of the Scottish Growth Scheme, a £500million financial package…

FIRING UP AMBITIONS OF YOUNG OFFENDERS AT POLMONT

Prison bosses at Polmont have teamed up with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service to give young offenders the chance to develop work skills that will boost their rehabilitation. Justice Secretary and Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has visited the…