Revealing the John Allan stones

A wonderful privilege to speak and then take part in the unveiling of the John Allan stones in The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum today! I joined Provost Christine Simpson and Elder Jeffrey R.

Stirling Armed Forces Day

A beautiful day in Stirling to celebrate our armed forces of the past, present, and future! This year's Armed Forces Day was excellently attended as usual, showing the scale of support for our forces.

Stirling Albion and Safestanding

Fantastic to meet General Manager Andy Kennedy at Stirling Albion FC's Forthbank ground to discuss opportunities for Albion, and what the club thinks of the Safestanding debate.

Bannockburn Street Surgery (2)

My team were out in the real Bannockburn, listening to people on our street surgery and speaking to passers by on our street stall.

Today's team included Dean Lockhart MSP, and Alexander Stewart MSP- as well as local Cllrs Benny and Flannagan.

Travelodge opening

Today, I had the privilege to welcome Travelodge to Stirling City Centre, by opening their new £6 million hotel!

The hotel will employ 26 people in Stirling and will be managed by John Campbell, who at 23 is the youngest Travelodge manager in the UK.

Revitalising our dying City Centre: Speech

In a Commons debate I spoke on the state of our High streets, making particular reference to King Street in Stirling City Centre. This is the main throughfare to the Castle, yet appears barren to tourists. 

RBS Branch to remain open until November

The RBS branch on Bannockburn High Street is to remain open until the 12th of November, following meetings with Stephen Kerr MP. On this date, the RBS branch in the Thistles Centre will reopen for business. 


Stephen Kerr said: