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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...

Toys R Us axes hundreds of jobs as four Scottish stores are set to close

Four stores in Scotland could be hit by planned closures by Toys R Us. The retailer has put forward proposals to shut 26 of its UK premises as part a a company voluntary agreement (CVA), putting up to 800 jobs...

World Aids Day

Lesley Laird backs Terrence Higgins Trust’s #SeeRed campaign for World AIDS Day Lesley Laird has spoken out ahead of World AIDS Day by calling for an end to HIV stigma. She joined Terrence Higgins Trust’s reception in the Speaker’s House...

Bank of Scotland

Bank of Scotland has announced it has made the “difficult decision” to close its Lochgelly branch on 27 February 2018. Staff affected by this closure have been informed and BOS will be writing to customers shortly. The company said it...

Universal Credit ‘will hit Fifers like a brick’

https://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/universal-credit-will-hit-fifers-like-a-brick-1-462714 The Government is set to press ahead with the roll-out of Universal Credit in Fife before Christmas – despite widespread concerns it will impact badly on many local families. It will begin on December 6, and any new claimants...

Rosyth Jobs

Babcock International’s announcement today that 250 jobs are to go at Rosyth Dockyard is a bitter blow for workers and underlines again the need for a proper shipbuilding strategy which avoids these fluctuations in the workforce. Coming in the week...
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