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RELEASE: Launch of new electric bike share scheme (Hi-Bike) in Inverness

Inverness is gearing up for the launch of HI-BIKE, the new electric bike share scheme being introduced in the city. The first phase of the scheme will see 30 electric bikes being made available for hire in the city, with three docking stations located at:- The Railway Station (near its entrance to Falcon Square) The …

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LETTER: Cross Party MPs call for action to protect Afghan Nationals

A cross-party group of Members of Parliament have written to the Home Secretary asking for urgent action to protect Afghan nationals. The full letter and signatories below: SENT VIA EMAIL to Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department 19 August 2021 Re: Securing adequate protection for Afghan nationals Dear Home Secretary, The …

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OMIW ARTICLE: After 2 Years of Campaigning, Six Month Rule for People with Terminal Illness Scrapped

Last week, there was some rare welcome news from the UK Government on my #scrap6months campaign to improve access to welfare support for people living with terminal illnesses. As some of you may recall, back in 2017, I set up a cross-party group on Terminal Illness after hearing about the horrific treatment my constituent received …

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RELEASE: Tories Panned for Splashing £160k on Brexit Bureaucrat

ONLY INDEPENDENCE CAN PROTECT SCOTLAND FROM LASTING BREXIT DAMAGE The SNP has panned the Tory government for wasting £160,000 of taxpayers’ money on recruiting a so-called ‘Brexit Opportunities Director’. Drew Hendry MP said the public would be astonished that the Tories are throwing away even more taxpayers’ money on Brexit, having already cost the UK …

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STRATHY ARTICLE: Brexit Has Potential to Destroy Businesses and Communities

It was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it – watching Scotland at the finals of football’s European championship? There was unity and hope as we willed on the young Scotland squad to victory – a rollercoaster of emotions played out in homes in every village, town and city across the country. With flags and bunting …

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OMIW ARTICLE: Community Groups Vital for Covid Recovery

The Inverness Courier recently reported on a fantastic initiative by the Culloden Community council, supported by Incredible Edible Inverness and the Highland council, to plant fruit trees. They intend to add to the community’s attractiveness, encouraging pollination and, hopefully, growing fruit for locals to pick. It is a simple idea but a very good one …

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