Summer Reading Challenge

Whilst we experience a change in the weather, reading is a great activity to keep the children busy inside.

Live Life Aberdeenshire are holding their Summer Reading Challenge until Saturday, 22nd August.

Support Teachers' Jobs!

Despite an educational crisis, newly qualified teachers across Scotland are currently facing unemployment as councils struggle with a lack of support and funding from the Scottish Government.

Open Our Schools Campaign

Scottish Conservatives have launched our new Open Our Schools campaign!

Current plans for children to only have up to 2 days of classroom teaching is simply unacceptable.

Energy Policy Consultation!

My Energy Policy Consultation will shape the Scottish Conservatives Energy Policy for 2021.

I would be grateful if you would be able to fill out the survey, and would encourage you to share with other stakeholders and individuals who would have an interest.

Funding to Extend Deeside Railway

Congratulations to the Royal Deeside Railway Preservation Society for the success of their ‘Going West’ appeal to extend the steam railway line into Banchory 🚂.

It is always great to hear positive stories of people making a difference in our local communities.

Petition to Support The National Trust for Scotland

A petition has been created to help save job losses at The National Trust for Scotland.

I have heard from many of you who are concerned by the impact these job losses will have on the wonderful NTS sites across the constituency.

Covid-19 Support

Every week I am sending out updates on the support available for those who have been affected by Covid-19.

See below for this week’s key changes:

Lyme Disease

Government must commit to raising awareness of Lyme Disease

As a long-time campaigner for raising awareness of Lyme Disease, I am disappointed by the Scottish Government’s lack of support in fighting this disease.