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Tories slam SNP on refusing funding for Comrie flood defence scheme

Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland & Fife and Cllr Ann Cowan, Conservative Councillor Strathearn have slammed the SNP Scottish Government after it was revealed that it will not provide a penny to help cover the costs of the Comrie flooding defence scheme.

MORE CAN BE DONE IN NEW WILDCAT ACTION PLAN

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has welcomed a new Scottish Wildcat Action Plan but has asked whether more vigorous measures could be adopted to protect and sustain the existence of the “Highland Tiger” in Scotland

MURDO SUPPORTS NATIONAL AIR AMBULANCE WEEK

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has given his backing to National Air Ambulance week (September 23rd - 29th) and has urged those who believe in the service to make a small donation to the Charity Air Ambulance based in Perth.

30% of TAYSIDE FIRE-FIGHTERS FAIL FITNESS TESTS

A freedom of Information request has shown that 30% of Tayside Fire fighters were unfit, the UK average was 10%. Figures were worse in Strathclyde where of the 652 tested, 435 were "unfit" fire-fighters, of whom 111 were "seriously unfit".

Perth & Kinross mobile reception worst in Scotland

The Mobile Performance and Coverage in Scotland report has found that poor mobile phone coverage across Perth & Kinross. The report found that 3G is unavailable in 60.2% of Perth & Kinross communities.

MSP calls on residents to make views known on future of Newport Post Office

Commenting following the news that Newport Post Office will move to a new location. Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland & Fife has welcomed the assurance today from Post Office Ltd that they are committed to maintaining the Post Office service in Newport and are looking to new models to take forward a modernised service.