Leaked Highland Council Budget Proposals

Leaked Highland Council Budget Proposals The impact of the UK Government’s obsession with austerity, continues to be felt in thousands of households across the Highlands. This continues to mean that the Highlands, indeed Scotland, face significant challenges when it comes to maintaining services. It is a challenge that the Scottish Government continues to have to attempt to ...
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Highland One Stop Shop

“The Highland One Stop shop provides a unique service that is helping many people cope with the challenges of autism and give them access to new chances and a better future. “Having visited the Highland One Stop Shop, I completely understand why the threat of closure to this service has upset so many people. I share their concerns about the effect this facility closing would...
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Energy Advice Surgery

Last Friday I hosted an energy advice surgery, where a number of energy businesses came along to offer expert advice to constituents. Warmworks were on hand to discuss the Scottish Government's energy efficiency scheme on providing insulation, efficient heating and renewable technologies for those who struggle with the cost of high energy bills https://www.warmworks.co.uk/ ...
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Local MP nominates TEFL Org UK for Responsible Business Champion Award

Drew Hendry has named TEFL Org UK as his pick for the constituency Responsible Business Champion of 2017. The recognition is part of an awards scheme operated by the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG ) at the UK Parliament. Only Members of Parliament can nominate companies as their Constituency Responsible Business Champions, which distinguishes thi...
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Senior Screenings at Vue Cinema reinstated

I’m delighted to see that Vue Inverness have taken the decision to reinstate this fantastic initiative, which offers a great opportunity to for seniors to get out of the house and socialise in a comfortable and safe environment.  Given the ongoing efforts of multiple local charities and organisations to do more to reach out and engage with older people in in our society and to ...
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Highland Third Sector Network Awards 2016

It was a great pleasure to be asked to present the Highland Third Sector network awards. These events are not only important, put on with enormous dedication and enthusiasm by Mhairi Wylie and her team at Highland Third Sector Interface, but are also occasions of great humour and are thoroughly enjoyable. During my introductory remarks I reflected on the fact that, as electe...
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