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Callander Community Hydroelectricty

Fantastic to visit the Hydroelectricity project at Callander, to see the one of the first community-run hydro plants in the UK! Frank Park and Paul Prescott from the trust gave me a tour of the facilities.

Stephen Kerr launches ME awareness campaign

Stirling MP Stephen Kerr is backing a campaign designed to help ME patients obtain a diagnosis from their GP.

Charity, the ME Association, fear that a lack of understanding could lead to patients’ concerns being dismissed as fatigue or depression.

Freedom of Religion or Belief

Freedom of Religion or Belief is vitally very important to me. Regardless of which faith you follow or practice or indeed choose not to, you should have the right to do so without undue hindrance or aggression in accordance with Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Dunblane Museum

I visited the Dunblane to deliver the Hansard record of the debate on Local Museums, in which I spoke to outline the importance of museums such as the one in Dunblane.

Cononish Gold Mine

A fantastically interesting visit to the Cononish Gold Mine at Tyndrum, which right now contains up to £200 million worth of gold! Thank you to Scotgold's Chris Sangster and local Cllr Jeremy McDonald for showing me around.

Dunblane Museum

I visited the Dunblane Museum to deliver the Hansard record of the debate on Local Museums, in which I spoke to outline the importance of museums such as the one in Dunblane.

MP Kerr Hails tech start-up boost

Stephen Kerr MP has hailed news that Scottish Tech start-ups have increased by 77% year on year, after an announcement that a total of 440 “Tech” businesses were incorporated in Scotland in 2017, up from 249 in 2016.

Better Playparks campaign

As reported in the Stirling Observer:

Stirling MP Stephen Kerr has this week hit out at the state of the area's play parks. He wants more to be done to stamp out antisocial behaviour in play areas and has called for additional spending on play equipment.