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PUBLIC GATHERING BEING HELD IN COATBRIDGE AS PART OF SPRING WALK FOR PEACE EVENT

Central Scotland MSP, John Wilson, will be speaking at a public gathering taking place in Coatbridge as part of Scottish CND’s Spring Walk for Peace events. The walk will be passing through Airdrie and Coatbridge on Thursday 3rd April and … Continue reading

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MSP RAMPS UP THE RED TO FIGHT HEART DISEASE WITH BHF SCOTLAND

John Wilson MSP from Central Scotland is supporting British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland by calling on his constituents to Ramp up the Red on 7 February to help fight heart disease. Did you know that coronary heart disease is Scotland’s … Continue reading

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MSP WELCOMES PUBLICATION OF ‘MOODIESBURN LINES’

Central Scotland MSP, John Wilson, has welcomed the publication of ‘Moodiesburn Lines’, in a motion before the Scottish Parliament. ‘Moodiesburn Lines’ is a collection of writing from a local group who go by the name of The 4Ps. The 4Ps, … Continue reading

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JOHN WILSON MSP DELIVERS CHRISTMAS CHEER AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO ROYAL MAIL POSTIES AT COATBRIDGE AND MOTHERWELL DELIVERY OFFICES

John Wilson MSP has visited Royal Mail’s Coatbridge and Motherwell delivery offices to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year. Mr Wilson was given a tour of the offices and … Continue reading

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JOHN WILSON MSP CHALLENGES CABINET SECRETARY ON LACK OF GOVERNANCE ARRANGEMENTS FOR ARMS LENGTH BODIES

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance last week made a commitment to look into the code of conduct practices for arms-length bodies after John Wilson MSP highlighted the current lack of formal accountability arrangements. At the meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s … Continue reading

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HOLYROOD APPLE DAY A BIG SUCCESS

Central Scotland MSP John Wilson hosted the Holyrood Apple Day in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 18th September to celebrate the work being done in local communities to raise awareness of planting, nurturing and ultimately growing your own fruit. The … Continue reading

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MAKE 2013 YOUR YEAR OF COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING

  Scottish MSPs have joined forces with Focus Scotland Magazine to make promoting community based volunteering their New Year Resolution.    The campaign launched aims to get the Scottish public to embark on a volunteering journey in 2013 whilst raise … Continue reading

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NO PASARAN FUNDRAISING NIGHT FOR SPANISH CIVIL WAR VOLUNTEERS’ MEMORIAL

On Friday 26 October, the North Lanarkshire NO PASARAN Memorial Committee, together with the North Lanarkshire Trades Union Council and the North Lanarkshire Trades Council, held a fundraising event, ‘Una Fiesta con Los Compañeros’, in order to raise funds to … Continue reading

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MSP WELCOMES BOTTLING PLANT EXPANSION

NORTH LANARKSHIRE WHISKY PLANT CREATES 33 NEW JOBS John Wilson, MSP for Central Scotland, has welcomed the opening of the Angus Dundee Distillers modernised facility in Coatbridge which has been brought back to life as a result of investment by … Continue reading

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CENTRAL SCOTLAND MSP HOSTS HOLYROOD APPLE DAY

Central Scotland MSP John Wilson has hosted an event in the Scottish Parliament celebrating Holyrood Apple Day on Thursday 29th September 2011. The event was held by The Children’s Orchard as part of the The Commmonwealth Orchard project.   John … Continue reading

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