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National Lottery Funding for Angus

A “routes to funding” session to advise charities and community groups on gaining lottery funding will take place in Angus next month.

Organised by local MP Kirstene Hair, the National Lottery Funding event will take place in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Arbroath on February 22.

Prime Minister praises RM Condor

The Prime Minister has paid tribute to Royal Marines “past and present” who have served at RM Condor as she re-iterated UK Government plans to keep 45 Commando at the Angus base.

 

Response from Bank of Scotland on Kirriemuir Branch Closure

Dear Ms Hair

Closure of Kirriemuir branch of Bank of Scotland

Thank you for your letter of 15 November, addressed to Mr António Horta-Osório, our Group Chief Executive. I have been asked to respond on behalf of the Bank.

Assurances for RM Condor's Future

A senior government minister confirmed that there are “no plans” to move Royal Marines away from their Angus base.

Angus MP Kirstene Hair secured a Westminster Hall debate urging the Ministry of Defence to secure the long-term future of RM Condor in Arbroath.

Angus MP Welcomes New Railcard

The MP for Angus has hailed the “game-changing” new rail pass that will open up travel across Scotland for people under 30.

The UK Government has launched the 26 to 30 railcard that will allow travellers to knock one third off the cost of their fares.

Independant Fuel Price Watchdog

Local MP Kirstene Hair has repeated calls for an independent price watchdog to be set up for petrol and diesel to tackle rip off prices in Angus.

Kirriemuir Bank of Scotland Branch Closure

The MP for Angus has obtained a guarantee from Bank of Scotland executives that Kirriemuir will have access to mobile banks after the closure of its branch and has urged them to have the needs of customers at the forefront of this process.