New figures from the Trussell Trust show that thousands of three-day emergency food parcels were handed out in Aberdeenshire this year.
SNP candidate for Banff & Buchan, Paul Robertson, has vowed to fight to stop free TV licences for over-75s being scrapped under the Tories.
After the news yesterday from Cllr Anne Robertson that the public toilets at The Haughs would be reopening, we’ve received a press release from Aberdeenshire SNP about the toilets. Cllr Duncan was at the meeting of the Formartine Area Committee when they had sight of the Public Convenience Strategy that detailed the proposed closure of […]
Local MP Dr Eilidh Whiteford, SNP spokesperson for Work and Pensions has hit out at the coalition’s changes to benefits and direct taxes. The rreport prepared by a group of academics and overseen by the LSE and the Universities of Manchester and York shows that the coalition’s changes to benefits and direct taxes have hurt […]
More than 26,000 people have joined the SNP since the referendum, doubling the amount of members the party had before the historic vote last week. At 5pm on Thursday, September 18, there were 25,642 SNP members which rose to 52,034 at 4pm on Tuesday. Mr Salmond said The Scottish referendum has brought a new confidence […]
Rural communities are home to almost one fifth of Scotland’s population and contributed more than £32bn to the Scottish economy in 2011. The Scottish Government has set out plans to establish a Rural Connectivity Commission after a Yes vote – to consider how to improve issues like mobile and broadband coverage, postal services and transport […]
Today [2nd September] is the last day for people to register to vote if they want to vote in the September 18 Independence Referendum. Voter registration in Scotland has already reached record figures with over 4 million people registered to vote on September 18. Christian Allard MSP from the SNP said Time is running out […]
North-East SNP MSP Christian Allard will be at the 150th Turriff Show to talk to farmers about how a Yes vote in September would help secure Scottish agriculture’s place in our society and economy for the future. The annual show is the largest in Aberdeenshire and the biggest two-day show in Scotland. During the weekend, […]
First Minister Alex Salmond writes from Holyrood about the European Elections and the coffee shop at Inverurie station. SNP CONTINUE EUROPEAN ELECTION SUCCESS SEVEN YEARS INTO GOVERNMENT Last week many of us went to the polls for the European Parliamentary election. The results are now in, and I would like to say thank you to […]
Alex Salmond MSP for Aberdeenshire East is urging all Aberdeenshire East residents to get involved in the referendum debate by reading the Scottish Government’s flagship guide to independence, which was published today (Tuesday). The 670-page document was launched to an audience of hundreds of journalists from across the globe. The document Scotland’s Future: Your Guide […]