Emma Roddick MSP and Mollie McGoran, Vice-Chair of the Scottish Youth Parliament and MSYP for Inverness and Nairn, visited Nairn Academy to meet with the Head-Teacher, Deputy-Head Teacher, and pupils. Roddick and McGoran got the opportunity to meet with the English National 5 class and the Pupil Council to discuss how their experiences at school,Continue reading “Highlands & Islands MSP visits Nairn Academy alongside MSYP”
A formal response to questioning by local SNP MSP Emma Roddick on Nairn Bypass works has been provided by Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth. The Highlands and Islands MSP recently requested the Minister set out a formal update in writing, following concern from locals that the project was in doubt. Emma Roddick said: “It isContinue reading “SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO EMMA RODDICK MSP WITH UPDATE ON NAIRN BYPASS “
Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick, who has previously raised concern over the decision to move the Nairn booster vaccination programme to Inverness has today been assured by NHS Highland that some clinics will still take place in Nairn. Roddick commented: “It is my understanding that those who have been invited for their Spring boostersContinue reading “SNP MSP WELCOMES NEWS OF VACCINATION CLINICS PLANNED FOR NAIRN”
Emma Roddick MSP recently grabbed a shovel and went out to plant fruit trees with local volunteers at the Cemetery Brae Community Orchard in Nairn. The local community has been involved in the project, which the SNP representative described as “wholesome”, to plant a great variety of fruit trees in the area. Roddick said: “ItContinue reading “SNP MSP JOINS NAIRN COMMUNITY IN TREE PLANTING EFFORT”
Local MSP Emma Roddick and the SNP candidate for Nairn and Cawdor in the upcoming elections, Paul Oldham, have written a joint letter to the Highland Council outlining the importance of Nairn Library remaining “accessible”, pressing for the authority to look into options to keep it in the town centre. Emma Roddick recently met withContinue reading “SNP REPRESENTATIVES BACK CALLS FOR NAIRN LIBRARY TO STAY IN TOWN CENTRE “
In the September 2021 edition of my monthly HNM column, I discuss returning to Holyrood after a busy recess and how I fit in local visits while travelling to Edinburgh weekly – this month, in Nairn during the Book and Arts Festival. You can read the column in full on the Inverness Courier website, here.