Press Releases

FUNDING FAIR A GREAT SUCCESS

Friday, 16th September, saw a successful funding fair held in the Best Western Park Hotel, organised by local parliamentarians Michael Matheson and Angus MacDonald. The event brought together over 100 delegates from a large number of local groups and charities…

FALKIRK GROUP BENEFIT FROM SEIZED CRIMINAL CASH

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the award to Falkirk Football Community Foundation of funding seized from criminals as part of the Scottish Government’s innovative Cashback for Communities scheme. The scheme will see almost £2 million given to community…

Matheson welcomes new jobs at Alexander Dennis

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the news that more than 100 new jobs will be created at Alexander Dennis Limited in Camelon thanks to the country’s largest ever research and development grant. Alexander Dennis will receive £7.3 million…

Matheson welcomes renewables milestone

Sunday saw 106% of Scotland’s electricity generated by renewable energy. Scotland’s wind farms powered the entirety of Scotland’s electricity needs, with some to spare. Scotland’s abundant energy resources play a vital role in delivering security of electricity supply across the…