MP welcomes lowest local unemployment for six years

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that the number of people unemployed locally has fallen to its lowest since May 2008. 

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Jo’s Road to Referendum campaign heads to Bishopbriggs

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson held a successful meeting on independence with local residents at the War Memorial Hall in Bishopbriggs last week.

 

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Only 100 days to save the Union-Jo

Monday 9th June marks just 100 days until the historic independence referendum on 18th September, and local MP Jo Swinson is making a passionate call for Scotland to stay part of the United Kingdom.

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Get on your bike for local cycling events-Jo

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is encouraging people to take part in a local cycling event to mark national Bike Week from 14th-22nd June.

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Thousands of parents in East Dunbartonshire to get help with childcare costs

A major tax-free childcare package announced in the Queen’s Speech will help over 3,000 families in East Dunbartonshire, local MP Jo Swinson said today.

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‘Local Hero’ tennis star praised by Jo

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson recently met local tennis player Maia Lumsden who is being supported by a Bank of Scotland ‘Local Hero’ grant as she aims to impress at this month’s Junior Wimbledon championships. Maia, who grew up in Bearsden and now lives in Lenzie, spoke of her excitement at taking part in this renowned tournament. IMG_0681.JPG

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EDs Ramps gets off to a flying start at their launch event

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East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-op, the cycle promotion NGO, has developed Bishopbriggs’ and East Dunbartonshire’s first indoor bike ramps- EDs Ramps. Internationally acclaimed, Vision Ramps, who built Red Bull Rider Danny MacAskill’s Imaginate set in Kelvinhall, took on the task of making the best use of the limited space available. 

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MP congratulates Castlehill Primary School on funding boost

Local MP Jo Swinson is delighted that Castlehill Primary School in Bearsden has secured £9,000 of funding from Awards for All. 

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Jo kicks off Road to Referendum campaign

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson began her Road to Referendum campaign with two successful public meetings in Bearsden and Kirkintilloch this week.

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Jo praises the commitment of local volunteers

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has expressed her gratitude for the selfless work of all local volunteers. Jo was commenting before the 30th annual Volunteers’ Week from 1st-7th June, which aims to celebrate the dedication of volunteers across the UK.

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