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Category Archives: Angus South

Funding for Dundee & Angus ADHD Support Group

£3 million Boost for Community-Led Projects More than 180 projects across rural Scotland will receive grants ranging from several hundred pounds to £100,000, from the Rural & Island Communities Ideas into Action (RICIA) fund. Among the recipients in the latest round of funding is the

Celebrating Small Business Saturday with Smithies Deli

Small Businesses Make a Big Difference Graeme is urging people across Angus to shop local this Winter, as he celebrates Small Business Saturday with Smithies Deli & Gin Emporium. Established in 2000, Arbroath based Smithies is a family run coffee shop, delicatessen, cheesemonger & drinks

Domestic Violence Focus for Victim Support Angus Visit

Marking the 16 Days of Action To mark the start of the 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence, Graeme recently paid a visit to Victim Support Angus to discuss action against such violence and raise awareness of the support available. Victim Support Angus is

Graeme Visits DJ Laing for Family Business Week

Celebrating & Supporting Family Firms During the Cost-of-Living Crisis For Family Business Week, Graeme visited DJ Laing in Carnoustie to celebrate their amazing work. DJ Laing was established in 1975 as a civil engineering contractor, by David and Dorothy Laing. Today, the next generation are

Support our Posties!

Graeme Meets Union Reps, Visits Picket Graeme met with striking local postal workers on the picket lines on Friday morning in a show of solidarity with their cause. It came after he spoke earlier in the week with Communication Workers Union (CWU) representatives in the

Supporting Food & Drink Businesses

£10 million in Grants Awarded Food and drink businesses across Scotland will benefit from a share of more than £10 million to improve supply-chain efficiency, increase production and run feasibility studies – with Angus’ Fairlie Farming Company among the recipients. 33 businesses, large and small,

Carnoustie High Pupils at #FuelChangeLive Event

Young People Get Creative on Climate Issues 2nd November saw a pioneering climate literacy and skills development programme hold an event at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, with Graeme attending to speak with participating pupils from Carnoustie High School. The programme is run by business transformation

ADHD Awareness Month in Angus

Making cycling more accessible with Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group Graeme recently visited the Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group to discuss the support available for families, children, and young people suffering from ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, better known as ADHD, is a

Home-Start Angus Visit for Challenge Poverty Week

Highlighting the Reality & Challenging Stereotypes Graeme recently paid a visit to local charity Home-Start Angus, to showcase the support on offer for local families. Home-Start offers a unique service recruiting and training volunteers – who are usually parents themselves – to make home visits

Graeme Visits Arbroath Round O Five O

Marking International Day of Older Persons Graeme recently paid a visit to local Arbroath charity Round O Five O, coinciding with the 31st International Day of Older Persons. Observed around the world every 1st October since 1991, following its establishment by the United Nations General