Category: Press Releases

PARENTS URGED TO PROTECT THEIR CHILDREN AGAINST FLU

Parents in Falkirk district have been urged to protect their children against flu this winter by ensuring that they are vaccinated. The Scottish Government launched its annual national flu vaccination this week, with a focus on people with health conditions…

FORTH VALLEY CHARITY WINS FUNDING FOR 40 E-BIKES

A local charity has been the major beneficiary of the latest round of awards by Transport Scotland’s eBike Grant Fund. Forth Environment Link, which launched Scotland’s biggest electric bike hire scheme at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in the summer, will…

MATHESON EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR STAFF AFTER THOMAS COOK COLLAPSE

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has said the plight of local Thomas Cook staff is foremost in his mind after news that the travel firm has ceased trading. Mr Matheson said: “The collapse of Thomas Cook has obviously caused a…

PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT WILL KEEP SCOTLAND MOVING FORWARD

The SNP has outlined ambitious plans to tackle the climate crisis and build a fairer country in its Programme for Government 2019-20. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the bold proposals set out by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on…