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Cold Weather Payments

The ‘Beast from the East’ has triggered Cold Weather Payments of £25 for KY4 and KY5 postcodes for the period of Feb 25 – March 3. The payment is automatically made to people on certain benefits – for more information...

MP calls for an end to train ‘misery’

Lesley Laird MP has called on Humza Yousaf to stop ignoring the misery endured by Fife passengers after it emerged ScotRail clocked up a £3m fine for poor performance. The MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath contacted the Scottish Minster for...

‘Curry Crisis’ campaign

Lesley Laird MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath has pledged support to a campaign which aims to stem Scotland’s ‘curry crisis’. She met dozens of restaurateurs who gathered at Shimla Palace in Cowdenbeath to discuss a skilled chef shortage across Scotland’s Asian...

Third of Fife GP patient lists ‘full’

I’ve called on NHS Fife to take action after learning that 36 per cent of all GP practices in Fife have announced their patient lists are full. The extent of the problem across the Kingdom emerged after the Dalgety Bay...

Adela Designs MP’s First Christmas Card

The winner of Lesley Laird MP’s first ever Christmas card competition experienced the thrill of seeing her design roll off the printing presses on Thursday. A drawing by Adela Friedrichova (12), a first year pupil at Viewforth High School, KIrkcaldy,...

Ava Stark

It was an absolute honour to meet Ava Stark and her family as they were awarded the John Petchy Hero of the Year award at Westminster last night. The award was given by the Anthony Nolan Trust in recognition of...
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