Local MP’s praise for Kirky-based youth homelessness support project

MP for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson visited The Canal Project in Kirkintilloch recently, a project that provides temporary accommodation for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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MP teams up with local businesses for Christmas foodbank collection

MP for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson is joining forces with local businesses this year for her annual Christmas foodbank collection.

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Jo condemns attack on local petrol station

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has condemned a recent attack on a petrol station in Bearsden. The fire, which Police Scotland believes was started intentionally, occurred at the BP garage on Stockiemuir Road earlier this week.

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Improving men’s mental health with a ‘Men’s Shed’

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson visited the Milngavie and Bearsden Men’s Shed recently, a men’s mental health charity which aims to support men in the community who might feel lonely or isolated, to meet volunteers and chat to members about the projects they were working on.

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Jo nominates Finsbay as East Dunbartonshire’s Pub of the Year

Local MP Jo Swinson has nominated Finsbay in Milngavie as East Dunbartonshire’s entry for the Parliamentary Pub of the Year Competition.

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Westerton pupils to write to Jo after school visit

Local MP Jo Swinson visited Westerton Primary School in Bearsden recently to meet staff and chat to P7 pupils. Jo’s visit prompted a creative writing lesson for the year group, who will be writing to Jo about a matter ‘they care about’.

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Bishopbriggs company are Responsible Business champions

Local MP Jo Swinson today visited the offices of Environmental Reclamation Services Ltd. (ERS) to present staff with a certificate of recognition as East Dunbartonshire’s Responsible Business Champion 2018.

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East Dunbartonshire one of the top areas in the country for stem cell donors

Local MP Jo Swinson today praised East Dunbartonshire’s 1,309 stem cell donors and called on others to register, following figures released by Anthony Nolan, the UK’s stem cell transplant charity, which put the region in the top 25% in the country for donors.

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Swinson: homelessness deaths ‘shocking’

Local MP Jo Swinson has today described statistics showing that 449 people died while homeless in the last year, including a 33-year-old in East Dunbartonshire, as ‘shocking’ and ‘devastating’.

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What does it mean to be an MP? Jo speaks to young Milngavie pupils

Local MP Jo Swinson recently visited The Glasgow Academy Milngavie to meet staff and speak to children about being an MP.

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