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RBS MoneySense Financial Education Programme

Every Monday morning, RBS are holding interactive lessons for students through their free financial education programme MoneySense.

Hosted by experienced teachers and Royal Bank Community Bankers, the lessons are specially created for Key Stages 1 and 2.

Energy Policy Consultation!

I am delighted to announce that today I have officially launched my Energy Policy Consultation, which will shape the Scottish Conservatives Energy Policy for 2021.

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Heritage Emergency Fund

Applications are open for the National Lottery's Heritage Emergency Fund.

Heritage sites play an important role in our communities - making them better places to live whilst supporting social and economic growth in our community. 

Applications for Aberdeenshire Community Resilience Fund

Applications are now open for Aberdeenshire Council's new Aberdeenshire Community Resilience Fund. 

Grants of up to £2,000 are available for community resilience work being undertaken by community groups, resilience groups and volunteering organisations.

Citizens Advice Bureau Is Offering Support

I would like to inform everyone that the South West Aberdeenshire Citizens Advice Bureau is still open and is happy to help support people with their enquiries.

Visit Scotland Guidance

Tourism and Events businesses have largely been affected by covid-19 and the measures in place to prevent further spread of the virus. In light of this, Visit Scotland have set up a dedicated business advice team to help support the tourism and events industry.

Support Local Small Businesses

At this trying time, it is important to support local businesses if you are in a position to do so.

Many lovely small businesses around Aberdeenshire are still open and are doing their best to support local communities and help those in need.

Volunteering - Covid-19

I know that many of you have been wanting to offer your assistance and volunteer during this time of need. Please see below for volunteering opportunities:

 

Ready Scotland:

Royal Bank of Scotland Coronavirus Support

Many Banks are providing updates and guidance for their customers, and many are proactively reaching out to provide this information to their customers. If you have any enquiries, please get in contact with them. Please try to avoid visiting branches unless it is critical.