Category: Misc

FALKIRK DISTRICT SCHOOLS GET £3.6MILLION TO HELP DEPRIVED PUPILS

A Scottish Government fund aimed at boosting the attainment levels of the most deprived pupils is set to pay out nearly £3.6million to schools in the Falkirk Council area in 2018-19. A total of 2387 schools across Scotland, including 61…

LARBERT SCHOOL GETS SHARE OF RECORD ERASMUS+ EU FUNDING

A Larbert school has played a part in Scotland receiving its largest allocation yet of Erasmus+ funding in 2017. Kinnaird Primary was awarded €6015 (about £5350) for language training and development from the European Union scheme. Falkirk West MSP Michael…

MATHESON HOSTS COFFEE MORNING TO HELP CHARITY REACH £200M MILESTONE

Michael Matheson will put the kettle on for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning as Macmillan Cancer Support’s leading fundraising event is set to pass the £200million mark. The Falkirk West MSP will once again host an event in aid of…

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,…