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Mikeysline volunteers and staff Ami, Andy and Brogan are sat with Drew Hendry MP inside the Hive on the Road mobile unit. They are sat on an L-shaped sofa which fits the unit, and there is a graphic on the back wall depicting a bee in a hive. The area is framed by green curtains for privacy.

This Mental Health Awareness Week, I am grateful to our kind communities

This Mental Health Awareness Week, I’m grateful to the organisations across the Highlands who work hard to support folk who are struggling. I understand that it can feel incredibly isolating to experience ill-mental health, however thanks to organisations like Mikeysline, there are always people who are there to help. Mikeysline – as I’m sure you’ll …

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Lily and Majka are standing with Drew Hendry MP in their school corridor. They are all facing the camera smiling.

Drew Hendry: Right environment can foster greatness in young people

When we look to our young people here in the Highlands, there is much to be proud of. I regularly take inspiration from their determination, courage and talent. I had the pleasure of recently meeting with two Inverness High School pupils, Lily and Majka, who are leading the way in campaigning for positive change, through …

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Drew Hendry MP stood up, speaking to audience at Solidarity Gathering. He is stood up next to the other two panel members who are sat down. The table that forms the panel has a Palestinian flag draped over it and reads "PALESTINE" in large white letters. The backdrop is a black curtain.

Local MP Drew Hendry and Highland Palestine lead solidarity gathering for the people of Palestine

On Saturday, local MP Drew Hendry and Highland Palestine led a solidarity gathering in Inverness City Centre where people gathered to talk about the developing situation in Gaza.  At the gathering, Drew Hendry, Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, spoke about why an immediate and permanent ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war is …

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Laura Johnston-Scott is wearing a black top and a pink skirt, and is stood smiling at the camera.

I am constantly inspired by the women I meet

This Friday marks International Women’s Day; an annual day to celebrate, empower and recognise the achievements of women, whilst also recognising how much work there is still to do to achieve gender equality. This year’s theme ‘Inspire inclusion’ feels particularly fitting, as I am constantly inspired by the women I meet across the constituency, who are …

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picture of a Ukrainian flag and a Scottish flag side by side

допомога та підтримка (Support for Ukrainians)

Can be viewed in English here. Вступ Нашим друзям з України Ми щиро раді приймати вас тут, у Шотландії, незалежно від тривалості вашого перебування. Ви так багато пережили, і, сподіваюся, тепер ви зможете повернути собі відчуття спокою та стабільності. Я як ваш депутат зроблю все можливе, щоб вас підтримати. Ми разом з моєю командою склали …

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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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