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Strathblane Street Surgery

For the first Street Surgery of 2019 the team went out to Strathblane, where we quickly got back into the swing of things. Plenty of locals spoken to and asked about what matters most to them.

Stirling MP hails Japan trade boost

MP for Stirling Stephen Kerr this morning welcomed the announcement that UK beef and lamb exports to Japan will start for the first time in over 20 years.

Apply now for Warm Homes discount

This week, Stirling MP Stephen Kerr is encouraging Stirling residents to apply for a £140 discount on their winter heating bills through the Warm Home Discount.

Kerr welcomes introduction of new railcards

Stirling's MP Stephen Kerr this morning welcomed the introduction of the new 26-30 railcard, created to offer 26-30 year olds cheaper rail travel throughout Great Britain on the National Rail network. 

Gold in them thar hills... at Cononish

New year gold rush likely as mine ready for production 

(As printed in the Stirling Observer 21.12.2018)

 

Mining is expected to start next year at the Cononish gold and silver mine near Tyndrum.

Scotrail's poor service

I find the situation for commuters between stations in my constituency (Dunblane, Bridge of Allan and Stirling) and Glasgow and Edinburgh to be unacceptable and I would expect that improvements would be forthcoming as a matter of extreme urgency.

Christmas card competition 2018!

Press:

Stephen Kerr MP visited Cambusbarron Primary School last week to meet the winner of the 2018 Christmas Card competition.

Thistles Centre lifts ban on Nativity scenes!

I have just heard that the Thistles Centre has overturned their policy that prevented them allowing nativity scenes. From Sunday onwards, a nativity will be able to be created for the benefit of all passing shoppers.

Kerr backs prompt payment for Stirling's small businesses

Stirling’s MP has welcomed the support from the Committee for changes to be made to ensure our small businesses get their payments promptly.

 

Last week the Committee published its report into small businesses and productivity.