SNP MSP: Highland Council term ended on a “high note” as vote for active travel measures passes

Emma Roddick has spoken out about her last City of Inverness Area Committee meeting as a councillor, having been elected to the Scottish Parliament last year, during which a Road Traffic Order was agreed for the active travel measures at Riverside Way. The now-MSP, who spoke in favour of the recommendations, highlighted the need forContinue reading “SNP MSP: Highland Council term ended on a “high note” as vote for active travel measures passes”

SNP MSP calls for wider change to support local businesses

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has argued in Parliament for consideration of the wider “causes of low footfall” when designing business support. In a debate on the Scotland Loves Local Fund, which recently paid out its first round of grants including £20,000 to Inverness and surrounding areas, she celebrated that this funding was “atContinue reading “SNP MSP calls for wider change to support local businesses”

Roddick asks Scottish Government how local authorities can support parking ban

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has questioned Transport Minister Graeme Dey over the incoming ban on parking on pavements and public walkways. Roddick asked the Transport Minister for suggestions on how communities and local authorities can encourage more appropriate use of pavements prior to the ban coming into force. Discussing the issue, Roddick said:Continue reading “Roddick asks Scottish Government how local authorities can support parking ban”