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- 29/07/2015
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MP welcomes funding boost for local charity

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Pete Wishart has welcomed a £4,000 grant for local charity, Perth & District YMCA from Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. Every year, the Foundation distributes just under £1 million through its Henry Duncan Awards programme to grassroots charities working in their local communities. Perth & District YMCA, which is based in Perth & North Perthshire […]

WISHART ALARMED OVER FLOODING IN PERTHSHIRE

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Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart is deeply alarmed over reports of serious flooding in Alyth and other areas in his Perthshire constituency. Mr Wishart said: “I am deeply alarmed to hear of the serious flooding in Alyth and all across Perthshire. I have spoken with Perth and Kinross Council and I am assured […]

WISHART WELCOMES AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND SUCCESS FOR GIRAFFE TRADING

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has welcomed the announcement that the Giraffe Trading Community Interest Company in his constituency have been announced as winners of up to £5,000 funding from the Aviva Community Fund. Over 300 projects across the UK receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund, to […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS DISCOUNT BOOKLET TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES AND PKAVS

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The Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, Mr Pete Wishart MP, has welcomed the publication of the first ever Love Perth, Love PKAVS discount booklet which provides exclusive money saving offers from a wide range of Perthshire’s independent local businesses. Mr Wishart said: “This is a great move from PKAVS and Small City […]

WISHART HIGHLIGHTS CALL FOR TREE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted the call for nominations for the Scottish Tree of the Year.  The search for the nation’s best loved tree is organised by the Woodland Trust Scotland and supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  Mr Wishart said:  “The competition is open […]

WISHART BACKS TESCO’S NEIGHBOURHOOD FOOD COLLECTION

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Mr Pete Wishart MP, SNP Member of Parliament for Perthshire & North Perthshire, visited the Crieff Road Tesco in Perth today (Friday 3 July 2015) to help highlight their sixth Neighbourhood Food Collection in conjunction with the Trussell Trust and FareShare. Collections have also been taking place in all of Tesco’s larger stores across the country between […]

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