SNP MSP attends 2022 Black Isle Show as the event returns for the first time since 2019

Emma Roddick MSP visited the Black Isle Show which took place on the 3rd and 4th of August. The event, organised by the Black Isle Farmers’ Society, returned for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus and saw visitors come together to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment. Roddick visited a number ofContinue reading “SNP MSP attends 2022 Black Isle Show as the event returns for the first time since 2019”

Emma Roddick MSP visits ‘life saving’ mental health service

As part of her summer recess tour, Emma Roddick recently visited the Distress Brief Intervention in Inverness. Emerging from the Scottish Government’s work on the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health strategies, the Distress Brief Intervention approach works to improve the response to people presenting in distress. Speaking on her visit Roddick said: “It’s clear thatContinue reading “Emma Roddick MSP visits ‘life saving’ mental health service”

Highlands & Islands MSP attends official opening of the Hydro Ness

Emma Roddick MSP attended the official opening of the Hydro Ness, aimed to generate and supply renewable energy to the Highland Council. Using hydro-electric power, the scheme will help the council reduce their carbon footprint, supplying roughly 50% of the Inverness leisure centre’s electricity demands. The opening was led by Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson, CabinetContinue reading “Highlands & Islands MSP attends official opening of the Hydro Ness”

Highlands & Islands MSP attends public meeting on Land Reform Bill

Emma Roddick MSP attended a public meeting in Invermoriston to discuss the Scottish Government’s proposals for a Land Reform Bill, led by Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Mairi McAllan. Roddick commended Ms McAllan on social media for creating space for conversations around the Land Reform Bill so early in the process, explaining that thisContinue reading “Highlands & Islands MSP attends public meeting on Land Reform Bill”

SNP MSP recognises organisation supporting disabled children and adults

On her ambitious summer recess tour, Emma Roddick MSP has made the time to visit and support the Highland Riding Association for the Disabled (RDA), a charity aimed at offering fun activities to disabled children and adults. Commenting, Roddick said: “It was great to meet with the Highland RDA to find out more about howContinue reading “SNP MSP recognises organisation supporting disabled children and adults”

Emma Roddick MSP shows support for mental health across the Highlands & Islands

Emma Roddick has dedicated her first weeks of summer recess to meet with community groups and charities supporting mental health across the Highlands & Islands. These groups included Highland Befrienders, Centred (formerly Birchwood Highland), and Inverness Street Pastors. Following these visits, Roddick said: “I speak about this often, but the Highlands and Islands are facingContinue reading “Emma Roddick MSP shows support for mental health across the Highlands & Islands”

SNP MSP shows support for active travel

Highlands & Islands MSP Emma Roddick visited two active travel initiatives in Inverness to show her support for their work and find out more about future projects – Hi-Bike and Velocity Café & Bicycle Workshop. Commenting, Roddick said: “I’m a big advocate for active travel but in order for it to work for people, it’sContinue reading “SNP MSP shows support for active travel”

Emma Roddick MSP uses first summer recess meeting to visit Highland Housing Alliance

To mark the start of her summer recess tour, Emma Roddick visited the Highland Housing Alliance to find out more about the work they’re doing to create more affordable homes in the Highlands and future projects. Following the visit, Roddick commented: “It was great to hear more about the work that the Highland Housing AllianceContinue reading “Emma Roddick MSP uses first summer recess meeting to visit Highland Housing Alliance”