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Category Archives: Angus South

Graeme Welcomes £50 Heating Payment Boost

Around 7,000 Angus Households to Benefit Around 7,000 households across Angus will receive an automatic £50 heating support payment in the coming weeks. This is the Scottish Government’s new Winter Heating Payment, which will be paid out regardless of weather conditions. It replaces the Cold

Graeme Visits Carnoustie Memories Group

Raising Awareness of Pioneering Local Dementia Support Graeme has met with the woman behind award-winning dementia support group Carnoustie Memories to help raise further awareness of their activities. He caught up with Chairwoman Lorraine Young when he paid a visit recently to Links House at

Shining a Light on Parental Mental Health

Supporting Parent Mental Health Day with Local Organisations To mark Parent Mental Day, Graeme visited Mum & Me Angus in Arbroath and the High-5 Club in Monifieth Mum & Me is a long-term nurturing support group for mums in Angus. It is based in the

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,