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WISHART HIGHLIGHTS CHANCE FOR LOCAL CREATIVES TO GET INVOLVED IN 2014 CULTURAL PROGRAMME

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, has highlighted an exciting opportunity for local individual artists, community-led groups and arts organisations to participate in the cultural events associated with the 2014 Commonwealth Games and apply for awards ranging from £20,000-£300,000.  Projects can feature in either or […]

LOCAL POLITICIANS WELCOME YOUTH SPORTS GRANTS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, and Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Perthshire South & Kinross-shire have welcomed recent awards from the Big Lottery Fund’s 2014 Communities programme which will benefit local young people. Mr Wishart has sent his congratulations […]

PARLIAMENTARIANS WELCOME AWARDS FOR ALL IN PERTHSHIRE

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Perthshire North MSP, Mr John Swinney and North Perthshire MP Mr Pete Wishart, have both welcomed news that two Perthshire groups have recently secured Awards for All funding totalling £9,234. Take a Pride in Errol has recently received a £3734 Awards for All grant from Big Lottery Fund. This will assist in enhancements to a green […]

WISHART PRESENTS HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE MARATHON MEDALS

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire was at the finishing line of the Highland Perthshire Marathon and Half-Marathon in Aberfeldy on Saturday (1st September 2012). Speaking of the event, Mr Wishart said: “With over three hundred and fifty entrants for this very first Highland Perthshire […]

MP URGES CREATION OF VOLUNTEER CATEGORY IN BBC SPORTS COMPETITION

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An MP has called for the creation of a new category in this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year competition to recognise the outstanding contribution made by 70,000 volunteer gamesmakers during the London 2012 Olympics.  In a letter to BBC Director General Mark Thomson, Perth and North Perthshire SNP MP Pete Wishart said: “With […]

WISHART ATTENDS SCHOOL SPORTS SHOWCASE AND TORCH ARRIVAL

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HOPES YOUNG PEOPLE WILL BE “ENTHUSED AND INSPIRED” The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, will be joining pupils from schools in Perth as they showcase the very best of the Bank of Scotland National School Sport Week and welcome the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay […]

Pete Wishart to Open Etape Caledonia 2012

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The Scottish National Party’s Mr Pete Wishart MP, Member  of Parliament for Perth & North Perthshire, will join together with Robbie McIntosh, Marie Curie’s Scottish Events Manager, to officially open the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Caledonia which starts in Pitlochry at 6.30am this Sunday morning. The IMG Challenger World event, which is the sixth […]

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