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Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament commends Amy Matthewson, who is from Levenmouth, on being awarded a BEM in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List in recognition of her services to the community, for whom she has been a prominent figure for almost five decades; appreciates that Amy has had a colourful life dedicated to looking after the area's young and...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates Active Schools Fife on achieving the Volunteer Friendly Award; understands that the organisation has achieved this award for the way that it involves, manages and supports its volunteers; notes that Active Schools Fife had to provide evidence that it manages volunteers effectively, treats them fairly, trains...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes-based Kingdom Housing Association on receiving two awards at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Scotland Good Practice Awards; understands that the awards took place as part of the TPAS Scotland Annual Conference in St Andrews; notes that the Kingdom Housing Association received the Tenant...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament commends the Kinglassie woman, Gail Cheney, who has been knitting pouches in aid of kangaroos injured in the Australian wildfires; notes that over 500 million animals have been killed in the bush fires, with thousands more being injured, and that there is a...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the Fife businessman, Bill Garnock, from Upper Largo, and Jamie Wild, who have created Scotland’s first alcohol-free spirit, Feragaia; understands that Feragaia is a distilled alcohol-free spirit made from 14 land and sea botanicals, and is distilled, blended and bottled in the...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the volunteer, Stuart McEwan, who is from Leven, on being presented with a certificate from the Princess Royal in recognition of his contribution to the community; understands that Stuart was first introduced to first aid as a Scout aged 12 and later joined St Andrew’s First...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament commends Layla Cooke, who is a teenager from Windygates, on being presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award from Enable Scotland for her work helping others learn sign language; understands that Layla uses her skills through her "BSLCooke" social media pages to teach others how to sign and gives...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates Sophia Hamilton, who is from Leven, on recently celebrating her 100th birthday; notes that Sophia was born and raised in Levenmouth but spent most of her life in Buckhaven before returning to the Leven area in 2018; understands that the centenarian is a stalwart of the community, having...

Motion
 
Published date : 08 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the Gillytree Studio in Glenrothes on being nominated in the Best Florist category at the Fife Retail Business Awards 2020; understands that the shop is committed to working hard to offering customers in the Glenrothes and Fife area the best quality flowers, gifts and services and is...

Motion
 
Published date : 08 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes students, Lewis Morrison and Beccy Watts, on becoming the latest recipients of the Adam Smith Foundation’s Independent Living Scholarship; understands that the scholarships support care experienced young people and young carers; notes that the funds will be used to help pay...

Motion
 
Published date : 08 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates the 15-year-old Fife Flames ice hockey player, Mirren Foy, who is from Glenrothes, on her success in securing a place in the Team GB Under-18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament in Poland; understands that this follows Mirren’s success in being called...

Motion
 
Published date : 08 Jan 2020

That the Parliament congratulates Lewis Baker from Glenrothes on signing a deal with East Fife FC; acknowledges that Lewis has been playing football professionally in Sweden for the last three years with IFK Mora Fk and IFK Östersund; understands that the footballer is committed to coaching the sport...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament commends constables Paul Stather, Sarah Hay, Ashleigh Archer and Andrew Gillies for each earning a Scottish Police Federation Bravery Award; understands that the four officers were given this prestigious award in recognition of them saving the life of a woman in Glenrothes earlier in 2019, and thanks Paul, Sarah,...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Cadham Pharmacy Health Centre on winning the prestigious award of Pharmacy Practice of the Year at the Scottish Pharmacy Awards; notes that the health centre and members of its staff have won multiple awards in recent years, including the Business of the Year  2017 award...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament commends Fife Council for the proposal of a development plan for Levenmouth to focus on cleaning up the River Leven; notes that this project will be part of a partnership with SEPA and other organisations to investigate a range of issues, including improving the water quality,...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Glenrothes & Area Heritage Centre on being awarded Visitor Attraction status by VisitScotland; notes that the Centre covers the heritage and culture of Glenrothes, Markinch, Kinglassie, Coaltown of Balgonie, Milton of Balgonie, Leslie and Thornton, and is the only location from which to view the...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament commends Barry Graham, from Glenrothes, on raising another £500 in support of the charity, Parkinson’s UK; notes that Barry has raised thousands of pounds over the last 15 years since receiving his own diagnosis; understands that in 2014 he became the first person in Scotland with the condition...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Jennifer Grant, who is a school nurse from Fife, on being presented with the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse; understands that Jennifer, who is a member of the team covering schools in Glenrothes and North East Fife, took part in a nine-month development programme...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Joe Pirrie of the Ladybird Family Nurture Centre in Glenrothes on being named as the Foundation Apprentice of the Year at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2019; notes that these awards, which are in their 18th year, are organised by Skills Development Scotland to bring together apprentices, employers and training providers to celebrate the...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates The Kingdom Shopping Centre in Glenrothes on winning the Environmental Best Practice Scotland Award; understands that the award was in recognition of the centre’s continuous efforts to deliver responsible and proactive sustainable measures by reducing energy consumption with the installation of a destratification fan system...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament acknowledges that members of the Busy Bees youth group and volunteers from the charity, Kats Mission, which are both based in Kinglassie, recently travelled to Edinburgh to hand out backpacks to people sleeping rough on the streets; notes that the young people made the backpacks up with warm clothing,...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament acknowledges that the Glenrothes-based Rollos Law LLP is aiming to support charities by signing up once more for the annual Will Aid campaign; notes that, since getting involved with this annual scheme, the firm has raised a phenomenal £103,251 for ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid,...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament acknowledges that the Woodland Trust is leading the Big Climate Fightback; notes that this campaign is asking people across Scotland and the rest of the UK to pledge to plant a tree by 30 November 2019; further notes that woodland expansion, through both tree planting and...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Dec 2019

That the Parliament congratulates The Fish Hoose in Thornton on achieving a Good Food Award; notes that it has achieved this award just two years after opening, following customer feedback, nominations and votes; understands that it has already won best fish and chip shop in Fife, as well as...

Motion
 
Published date : 30 Oct 2019

That the Parliament acknowledges World Children’s Day 2019; acknowledges that this year will mark the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC); welcomes the work to date to protect and advance children’s rights in Scotland, notably the First Minister’s commitment to...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) on being awarded a share of a £1 million fund supporting under-18s as part of Persimmon Homes’ Building Futures campaign; acknowledges that FEAT is a charity that supports young people with mental health conditions to self-manage their...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the schools in the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency that have been awarded silver sportscotland School Sports Awards; acknowledges that Kennoway, Kirkton of Largo, Parkhill and St Paul's RC primary schools were all recipients of the silver awards; understands that the awards...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Oct 2019

That the Parliament commends Kelly Laing, an entrepreneur from Kinglassie, for her successful scheme to enhance children’s mental wellbeing; notes that Kinglassie Primary School is taking part in the Connect & Grow mindful activity programme for schools pilot project with Kelly’s company, Be You Mindfulness; understands...

Motion
 
Published date : 11 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes Marie Curie Fundraising Group on its huge success in hitting £70,000 in fundraising donations; notes that the hugely impressive fundraising milestone comes just four and a half years after the Glenrothes fundraising chapter was set up; considers that Marie Curie is a vitally important...

Motion
 
Published date : 11 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates The Otter’s Head, a Glenrothes bar, on being named the Best Food Establishment in the inaugural Scottish Bar & Brew Awards 2019; notes that The Otter’s Head joined around 150 other winners at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow to celebrate their achievements; acknowledges that the event...

Motion
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the award winners at the 2019 NHS Fife Achievement Awards; acknowledges that there were a record number of nominations received from across the organisation this year, with individuals and teams represented across 13 award categories, including Young Achiever, Support Services, Unsung Hero, Allied Health...

Motion
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes-based company, Creo Engineering, on securing funding of £40,000 from Business Loans Scotland (BLS) to support its expansion and the recruitment of new employees; acknowledges that the company plans to use the investment to develop its own product range; notes that the funding...

Motion
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Rainbow Nursery, Southwood Primary School and Glenwood High School in Glenrothes on each winning £500 from the Just Bee Cause project, which was run by the Kingdom Shopping Centre, to highlight to young people the importance of bees to the ecosystem; notes that a number of schools...

Motion
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the launch of the Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland’s latest club, which is open to any adult in the local community who has a passion for sport; notes that this club has been launched at St Columba’s Parish Church, a venue that is at the...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Council, which has received £341,859 from The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland; acknowledges that the funding will go towards a new "Safe, Secure and Supported at Home" project that is being run in partnership with Fife Women’s Aid and Police Scotland; notes that...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Women’s Aid on its £63,044 award from the National Lottery Community Fund Scotland, which will go towards employing a full-time family support worker to work directly with children, young people and their mothers or carers following incidences of domestic abuse and supporting its...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament commends Jake Anderson, who is 70, on recently driving a fire engine to Albania to help train rescue crews, which included showing them how to use the fire engines and equipment; understands that the Fifer's trip covered nearly 1,400 miles and crossed 10 countries; believes that such volunteering has come...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates 15-year-old Leonei Coates from the Glenrothes Rising Phoenix martial arts club, who recently competed in the BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) Junior World Championships in Wolverhampton and won five gold medals; notes that the Glenwood High School pupil fought in both her own weight...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament celebrates 90-year-old Mona Malcolm, who has retired from the Glenrothes Amateur Musical Association (GAMA) after a lifetime of service; understands that Mona joined GAMA as a founding member in 1966 and appeared in every performance for the next 40 years; acknowledges that the soprano retired...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates eight-year-old Serena Bianconcini from Glenrothes on her fantastic achievement at the World Highland Dance Championships, where she won both the Scottish National Championship and Scottish Championship; acknowledges that she also won the Scottish National Championship in 2018; understands that she has been learning to...

Motion
 
Published date : 11 Sep 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the launch of the “Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town” campaign; understands that Glenrothes is the first UK town to be recognised for its living wage ambitions; acknowledges that the campaign comes as part of Living Wage Scotland’s "Making Living Wage Places" scheme where...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Amanda Gillespie from Fife who has recently fulfilled her lifelong dream of opening her own photography studio in Glenrothes; acknowledges that photography has been a lifelong passion for Amanda and that, after giving birth to twins in October 2017, she decided it was time...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Jan Kerr, who runs Homelands in Lundin Links, on being named Carer of the Year at the Kingdom FM Awards in Glenrothes on 23 August 2019; acknowledges that Jan’s has spent over 20 years spent caring for a long-time friend who has MS; notes Jan’s dedication...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates 11-year-old, Katie Pake, who is a pupil at Coaltown of Balgonie Primary School, on winning the Child of Achievement title at the Kingdom FM Awards in Glenrothes on 23 August 2019; acknowledges that this was awarded in recognition of Katie's long history of fundraising activities...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the team at Kingdom Shopping Centre in Glenrothes on giving Fife children’s charity, LoveOliver, a generous £14,300 funding donation; acknowledges that the money was raised through a host of events, including children’s toy sales, cake bake sales and the auctioning off of hippos from...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Lewis Davis, who is from Leven on his quest to walk 500 miles of an ancient Christian pilgrimage route, the Camino De Santiago, in September 2019 to raise money for Prostate Scotland; acknowledges that Lewis was inspired to take on the challenge after...

Motion
 
Published date : 04 Sep 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the leading independent toy and nursery retailer, Toytown, opening a new store in Glenrothes; notes that the store caters to children of all ages, stocking big name toys as well as nursery goods; considers this to be a brilliant and worthy addition to the...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Aug 2019

That the Parliament notes the inaugural Leven Food and Drink Festival, which took place on 28 July 2019; acknowledges the impressive range of high quality locally-produced goods and family activities that were on offer; notes that it was pulled together by a dedicated team working for Levenmouth Together...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news of Fife College surpassing the national averages for attainment in both National 5 and Higher Mathematics in the most recent SQA exam diet; notes that 81.6% of students received an A-C pass in the National 5 qualification, which is 16.1% over...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Morrisons in Glenrothes has undergone a major £5 million “fresh look” full-store renovation; understands that work started in April 2019 to introduce improvements such as a barista bar, a hot pizza counter and a new home and leisure department; acknowledges...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes and District band on finishing top in the grade four A league at the international contest at Glasgow Green in August 2019; acknowledges that the band’s success comes less than a decade after the group reformed; notes that musicians of all...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates The Railway Inn in Lower Largo, which has been featured as one of 10 pubs to visit in the UK; notes that the Inn was the only pub in Scotland to feature on the list; acknowledges that the featured pubs were recommended by...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends Rachel Mitchell, who attends Leslie Primary School, for recently cutting 16 inches off of her long hair to donate it to The Little Princess Trust; understands that the Trust will use Rachel’s hair to make wigs for children and young adults with cancer...

Motion
 
Published date : 26 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends the Fife golfers, Matthew Coleman, from Kennoway, and Derek Milne, from Upper Largo, who will both represent Scotland at The Phoenix Cup, a golf tournament which is based on the Solheim/Ryder Cup internationals; understands that The Phoenix Cup sees disabled golfers play over...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that the team at Specsavers in Glenrothes welcomed a group of seven youngsters from Belarus who were affected by the Chernobyl disaster; understands that the children and their two interpreters were given free eye examinations during the visit and were given...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Niamdh Braid, a 10-year-old girl from Fife with hearing loss, who recently joined the music sensation, Lewis Capaldi, in performing a sign language version of his hit song, Someone You Loved; acknowledges that the opportunity for Niamdh to perform with Lewis came...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Jade Dowie from Glenrothes, who recently celebrated her 19th birthday and being two years leukaemia free by raising money for the cancer charity, LoveOliver; understands that Jade and her best friend, Jasmine Doyle, completed a tandem bungee jump and raised £621 for the...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends Kirkham Hairdressing in Glenrothes for welcoming children from Fife Kinship Care for a day of pampering and to enjoy a salon experience; understands that the children were delighted with their new hairstyles and day out; acknowledges the generosity of Kirkham Hairdressing clients, who...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Leven Beach Care Home, owned by Meallmore, on its 25th anniversary; understands that a party was held for residents, family members and staff in recognition of the milestone; acknowledges that Leven Beach has been a great source of comfort and happiness for...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends the Lundin Ladies Golf Club, which recently raised over £1,600 for Cancer Research and Love Oliver; understands that the golf club held a coffee morning in order to raise funds; notes that a Little and Large competition for junior and adult teams was...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that the team at Specsavers Leven welcomed a group of seven youngsters from Belarus who were affected by the Chernobyl disaster; understands that the children and their two interpreters were given free eye examinations during the visit and were given glasses...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends the team at Eden Fyfe Accountants for raising £1,800 for Maggie’s Centre Kirkcaldy by completing the Twilight Walk; understands that the Eden Fyfe director, Lisa Bray, and her team took part to support the local centre, which supports those whose lives are affected...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish team that competed, and won, against others from England, Wales and the United States across five different age groups at the ITS International Team Taekwondo Championships in Worcestershire; notes that Scotland had never previously won the event but this time won...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the arrival of experts from SL Benfica, who spent two days in Glenrothes working with youngsters from Glenrothes Athletic; understands that the exciting training opportunity comes from an ongoing partnership with Coerver Coaching; notes that this gave the young footballers a taste of life...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the newly opened Collydean Community Kitchen that has opened within the Collydean Neighbourhood Centre; understands that the Centre already provides vital support services for people of all ages within the local community; notes that the addition of the kitchen is the latest in...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the funding for FEAT’s new “Oan Yer Bike” project; understands that the funding award is going to enable Silverburn Park to have a bike hire scheme for individuals and families looking to cycle around Silverburn and onto the Fife Coastal Path; notes that...

Motion
 
Published date : 06 Aug 2019

That the Parliament commends staff from Sainsbury’s in Leven who took part in the Phoenix Firewalk to raise funds in memory of a much loved colleague, Laurna Cunningham, who sadly died from cancer; understands that over 40 colleagues, family and friends took part in the firewalk, stepping...

Motion
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2019

That the Parliament notes the inaugural Largo Arts Week, which ran from 20 to 28 July 2019; acknowledges the impressive breadth of entertainment and arts on show, including special guests David Mach, Hollie McNish, Liz Lochhead, Rab Noakes and many more; notes that it was pulled together in under a year from...

Motion, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Julie Campbell, who is from Markinch, on the first edition of her comic book, The White Lamp, which is the first of four planned editions that are aimed at 8-12 year olds; acknowledges that Julie has given up her job as a museum curator in Dundee in order to pursue...

Motion, COMMUNITY
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Kingdom Housing Association on its 40th anniversary, which was marked with a visit by board members, tenants, management, staff reps and other stakeholders to on-site building projects; acknowledges that it was registered as a housing association in 1979 in response to the closure of the...

Motion, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GOV, HOUSING
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the launch of Kingsley’s Cubs at The Kingdom Shopping Centre in Glenrothes; notes that the launch featured a life-sized animatronic lion complete with a muscle suit called King; understands that the new Kingsley’s Cubs is a children’s activity club that will host regular events and activities...

Motion, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Stuart Padley, who is from Glenrothes and a member of the Royal Navy, on competing at the Invictus UK trials; understands that he is being supported by the Armed Forces charity, Help for Heroes, after a stroke in 2018; notes that the trial will put to...

Motion, COMMUNITY, SPORT
 
Published date : 17 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Reflexions Hairdressing in Leslie on winning the Five Star Salon Award for Central Scotland at the Scottish Beauty Industry Awards 2019; notes that it was also nominated in three other categories, and competed against 10 others for the title that it won; understands that it has been in business...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Nicholas Russell, the owner and managing director of Balbirnie House Hotel, on claiming the title as an Iron Man after completing a challenge in Austria; notes that Nicholas is a member of the Glenrothes Triathlon Club and trained progressively for years in preparation for the endeavour, which...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Glenrothes on receiving £375,235 in lottery funding to run a three-year activity known as Peace ‘n’ Jam; understands that this will allow for the refurbishment of the non-worship space in the church to establish a community café and social hub that...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jul 2019

That the Parliament congratulates YMCA Glenrothes on receiving £171,275 in lottery funding to redevelop the back courts of the Support Homeless Accommodation in the Auchmuty area of the town into a healthy living garden, and wishes the group every success with this and its other work.

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Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Darcy McGuire from Glenrothes, who is seven, on raising around £6,000 for CHAS by holding a summer fête, exceeding her £1,000 target by six times; acknowledges that CHAS is the only charity in Scotland that provides hospice services for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions;...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament welcomes Glenrothes Art Club’s annual nine week exhibition at the Rothes Halls in Glenrothes, featuring hundreds of works of art which is now open to the public; notes that the free exhibition runs from June until August 2019 and will show some 200 paintings and crafts in a...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the Glenrothes Community Based Adult Learners’ Achievement Awards, which were held in Auchmuty Learning Centre, in partnership with Fife College, and which provided the opportunity to mark the success of adult learners and volunteers and reflect on the achievements and the progress that they have made...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament commends the efforts of a group of young YMCA residents who have given a neglected underpass in Glenrothes a new lease of life by transforming it into a vibrant work of art; notes that Fife College Access to Further Education students helped out with the project, which...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news of five members from the 89th North Glen Explorer Scout Unit who are currently raising funds to attend the Eurojam Scouting Jamboree in Gdansk, Poland, in 2020; notes that, for each Scout to attend, it will cost £1,100 and that the unit has already...

Motion
 
Published date : 27 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes-based care home, Woodside Court, which is operated by HC-One, on receiving the silver award for training and activities for older adults at the Active Fife conference in June 2019; notes that the wellbeing coordinator at Woodside Court, Marion Leslie, had been invited to speak...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes-based business, Gooch & Housego, on winning the Best Practice Case Study Award at the annual STAR Awards, which are run by the productivity experts Sharing in Growth to recognise excellence in the aerospace sector; notes that the company provides optical system design services to the industry, and...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the neuroscientist, Marie Short, who is from Glenrothes, on being appointed an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of her services to supporting people living with Huntington’s disease (HD); notes that Marie has been a trustee with the Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) for five years, volunteering both her professional...

Motion
 
Published date : 25 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Warout Warriors, who are a team of eight pupils from Warout Primary School in Glenrothes, on recently enjoying a taste of life in the fast lane by competing in the annual Fife Goblins Racewell event in a car that they built by themselves and winning the prizes for Best...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the potentially life-saving defibrillators that have been made available to the public in Glenrothes, thanks to the efforts of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews, East Neuk Responders, Police Scotland, Glenrothes High School and the Glenrothes Neighbourhood Safety Group; notes that the equipment can be found at Cluny Clays and...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament commends the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership on marking Dementia Friendly Week by thanking those who have become dementia friendly at an event in Glenrothes at which businesses and organisations joined together to hear how their involvement in dementia awareness is making a difference; notes that, to date,...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulate the pupils from John Fergus School in Glenrothes who triumphed at the annual Brodie Gala, which is contested by teams from across Fife; understands that the gala, which is organised by Disability Sport Fife and is supported by the Fife Sports and Leisure Trust, was first held...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Kingdom Housing Association’s construction academy, which helps unemployed people learn construction skills, gets underway in June 2019 as part of the association’s affordable housing development programme, in which the Kingdom Works team is working in collaboration with Campion Homes to deliver the academy;...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Lynn Simpson of the Flyers Trampoline Club on being awarded a BEM for her voluntary work as head coach, as well as chairperson of the Scottish Trampolining and Tumbling Technical Panel; understands that Lynn has been head coach of her club since its inception in 2008...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament commends the Kingdom Shopping Centre in Glenrothes on being one of the 200 shopping centres across the UK that will take part in the One Great Day initiative, which will consist of a series of family and community charity events throughout June 2019 to raise money for the Great Ormond Street...

Motion
 
Published date : 13 Jun 2019

That the Parliament commends the Sutherland family from Glenrothes who will be taking part in a huge programme of fundraising events in June 2019 in aid of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland; notes that Robert and Lauren Sutherland and their children, Lennox and Chloe, will be joined by the children’s fellow...

Motion
 
Published date : 12 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Auchmuty and Dovecot Tenants and Residents Association on securing £111,682 from the National Lottery Community Fund Scotland; notes that the group will use the funding to increase the opening hours of the community flat in Auchmuty from the current five days per week to seven days, which...

Motion
 
Published date : 12 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the National Parent Forum of Scotland, which is marking its 10th anniversary; acknowledges the valuable contribution that the forum provides to support parents in Glenrothes and across the country to get involved in their child’s education; commends the partnership between national and local government, along with other stakeholders...

Motion
 
Published date : 11 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Gingerbread on being awarded funding of £33,000 per annum over the next two years from the Young Start Project to continue the vital support that is provided by the Teen Parent Project; notes that the project provides a supportive service dedicated to teen parent families and...

Motion
 
Published date : 11 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Thornton Hibs FC on winning the V Tech SMT Fife and Lothians Cup for the first time in its history following an enthralling 3-2 win against Livingston United, and wishes the team continued success.

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Motion
 
Published date : 11 Jun 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Trimmers Barber Shop in Glenrothes on being named the Best Barber Shop in Scotland at Scotland's Best Business Awards 2019; notes that it reached the grand final having won the Best Barber Shop in Fife title in February; understands that its owner, Elaine Frew, thanked her staff and customers following...

Motion
 
Published date : 17 May 2019

Transport Scotland have today (Friday 17th May) published the final report of the Preliminary Options Appraisal regarding the Levenmouth Sustainable Transport Study.  The report includes re-opening the Leven rail link to passengers and freight as one of the potential options.

 

COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL GOV, TRANSPORT
 
Published date : 16 May 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Michelle Paton from Glenrothes who is a volunteer at St Andrew’s First Aid on being presented with a long service medal to mark 15 years of service to the charity; understands that Michelle has devoted her free time to help others...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 16 May 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Steph Rook, a Fife College student from Glenrothes, on being awarded a scholarship fund that aims to help students progress their studies to HND level; notes that the scholarship fund was donated by the bilateral integration consultant and neuro-development practitioner Dr Andy Dalziell, and...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Balbirnie House Hotel in Markinch on winning Wedding Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards for the 13th time in 15 years, alongside two other awards with the Balbirnie Weddings Department being named the top wedding team, and the head gardener, Duncan...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament commends the Fife Employment Access Trust, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary; congratulates it on winning a Centre for Social Justice Employment Award in March 2019 and being presented with a £10,000 grant before an audience of politicians, journalists and philanthropists at a ceremony in London, which helped promote its...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the initiative, Drivesafe, which is funded by Fife Council's safer communities department and supported by John Clark Specialist Motors; notes that the initiative saw 120 secondary school pupils in Glenrothes learn basic driving techniques, further complimented by workshops that were aimed at...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the charity, Includem, which works with vulnerable young people in Fife and is led by the young people involved, on being awarded the Care Inspectorate's top rating for a third year; notes that Includem was founded in 2000 and launched its Glenrothes office three...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that the Therapets Trust is helping students at the Fife College Glenrothes campus ahead of their year-end assessments and exams; notes that three sessions have been set up by the students' association to reduce any worries that the students might have...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 14 May 2019

That the Parliament notes that 13 to 19 May 2019 is the 19th Mental Health Awareness Week; acknowledges that it is organised by the Mental Health Foundation and its theme this year is Body Image, looking at how people think and feel about their bodies; understands that poor body image can be experienced by...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 07 May 2019

That the Parliament acknowledges the fantastic work of the Marie Curie Glenrothes Fundraising Group; notes that the group has raised over £60,000 in the last four years, including £10,000 in the last three months; thanks the efforts of all the volunteers for their incredible fundraising efforts, and wishes them...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 25 Apr 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that the Glenrothes writer, director, actor and musician, Cora Bissett, is returning to Fife with her award-winning show, What Girls Are Made Of, which enjoyed a sold-out world premiere run as part of Edinburgh’s Traverse Festival in 2018...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 25 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates two junior Muay Thai fighters from Sortaksin gym in Markinch, Carmen Feeney and Mark Cuggy, who have been chosen to represent Team GB at the World Youth Muay Thai Championships in Turkey in September 2019; understands that Carmen and Mark, who...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 25 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Friends of Riverside Park (FORP) on organising a hugely popular Easter egg hunt in Glenrothes, which saw many having to queue just to register for the event on 17 April 2019, with approximately 450 adults and children turning up; understands that...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 25 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Madhouse Bakery in Glenrothes on winning the Bakery of the Year Award at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2019 in the Central Belt category on 9 April 2019; understands that this follows previous awards in 2017 and 2018 in the Best Glenrothes Business Awards;...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 23 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the pupils at Auchmuty High School who are studying the National 5 Retail course on raising £250 for the Team Jak Foundation, which is a charity that provides practical and emotional support to children and young people with cancer and related illnesses, their families,...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 23 Apr 2019

That the Parliament commends the P7 pupils of Pitcoudie Primary School on reaching out to the Bield Inchkeith Court Retirement Home in Glenrothes by offering to renovate its garden as part of a social enterprise project that will see the young people weed the garden, plant flowers that they have grown...

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 11 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the 17-year-old Glenrothes cadet, Robert Weddle, who has been selected for the Sir Michael Knight Scholarship to work towards his private pilot’s license (PPL); understands that the scholarship is awarded to just six cadets across the UK, which provides 33 hours...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 11 Apr 2019

That the Parliament commends the staff of Janet Adamson Hairdressing in Glenrothes who held a charity fundraising night at the Gilvenbank Hotel that raised £3,650 to be donated to the Maggie’s Centre; notes that company recently celebrated 30 years in the business and that, rather...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 11 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the 16 Kingdom Housing Association staff who are celebrating their success after completing formal qualifications ranging from SVQ certificates through to degrees; understands that the qualifications include subjects covering project management, business studies, management, housing advice and guidance, construction, managing residential property and resident...

Motion, MOTIONS, HOUSING
 
Published date : 11 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Reya Tandoori Indian restaurant in Glenrothes on being shortlisted for the prestigious Special Recognition Award at the Scottish Curry Awards 2019; understands that the Scottish Curry Awards exist to recognise and celebrate devotion to service and tasty food provided by...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 11 Apr 2019

That the Parliament welcomes that new project operated by The People’s Pantry from The Centre in Leven, which is aimed at cutting food waste and single use plastic and will be launched in April 2019; notes that it will give people an opportunity to access...

Motion, MOTIONS, ENVIRONMENT
 
Published date : 08 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Craig Walker of Fife College on being awarded Staff Member of the Year 2019 at the recent NUS Scotland Awards; believes that the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of students and staff throughout Scotland’s colleges and universities, and that the event...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 08 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Railway Inn in Lower Largo on being voted CAMRA Fife Pub of the Year 2019; recognises that the Railway Inn has been an established public house since 1749 and is a firm favourite with ramblers, dog walkers and locals; understands...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 08 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Tartan Treasures, a group of students from Auchmuty High School, on taking first place at Young Enterprise Scotland’s Company Programme for the Fife region; understands that the Company Programme gives S5 and S6 pupils practical experience of running a business by taking them through the...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 08 Apr 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the expansion of the Friendship Cabin, which provides a lifeline service to lonely and isolated people; notes that the service, which started in Kirkcaldy, opened its doors in Glenrothes in 2018 after learning that there was a huge need for its...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 03 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Glenrothes student Holly Wilkins on have been given the opportunity to train at a world class hotel school in Lausanne, Switzerland recently thanks to a prestigious scholarship; understands that Holly is a student in HNC Hospitality at Fife College and...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 03 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Kobe Singh from Kennoway who will be featured performing freestyle dancing in an episode of a six-part series on children in Scotland called Mini Disco Divas, which was aired on BBC Scotland on 28 March 2019; understands that the episode followed Kobe...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 03 Apr 2019

That the Parliament commends Leven’s Air Training Corps on offering up to £100,000 worth or training for free for 12-20 year olds in the area; notes that this training includes flying, gliding, weapons training, map-reading, radios, computer programming, and much more at the Ait...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 03 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates pupils from Levenmouth Academy on winning the annual Rotary Club Quiz, which was set up by the Rotary Club of Glenrothes and held at Auchmuty High School; understands that schools from across Fife took part in the competition which tested...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 02 Apr 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Home Start Glenrothes, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary in 2019; welcomes the support that it has provided over the years to help families with young children build better lives; notes that it supports between 60 and 70 families at any...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 20 Mar 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Fife Gingerbread has secured new funding following discussions with The Scottish Government and Fife Council, after facing financial crisis with a number of funding deals coming to an end in a short space of time at the...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 19 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Blair Hendry from Glenrothes on being a fully qualified electrician after completing his Modern Apprenticeship 18 months ago, and is now encouraging others to follow in his footsteps; understands that Blair won the award for Best Apprentice of the Year in 2018...

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 19 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates everyone who took part in a danceathon at the Glenrothes care home, Woodside Court, which raised £1,000 for a sensory garden and the residents’ Comfort Fund by dancing for four hours; notes that Marion Leslie, the wellbeing coordinator at the care home,...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 19 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Auchmuty High School pupil, Mia Martin, on being recognised for her artistic talent at the RSA Schools Art Awards; understands that Mia was named the junior winner in the Regional East category; notes that the awards ceremony in the RSA Galleries...

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, AWARDS
 
Published date : 12 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes teenager, Joe Pirrie, who has secured a job offer in his dream career thanks to a Foundation Apprenticeship in Children and Young People as a subject choice in fifth year; understands that Joe has to manage dyslexia and dyspraxia,...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 12 Mar 2019

That the Parliament praises Eden Fyfe Accounts in Glenrothes for hosting a special celebration lunch to mark National Apprenticeship Week and to honour its own modern apprentice, Jake Brown, who joined the firm three months ago; understands that Jake is working towards his AAT qualification...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 12 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes firm, Fennes Jewellery, on picking up an award for Best Specialist Retailer at the Fife Retail Business Awards after only eight months in business; understands that Fennes Jewellery is now through to the Grand Final of Scotland’s Business Awards,...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 12 Mar 2019

That the Parliament commends the charitable action of Morrisons supermarket by donating a bundle of new books to Warout Primary School in Glenrothes to celebrate World Book Day; understands that the books will be gifted to the primary school thanks to a partnership between the Morrisons Foundation and...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 12 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Tiyan Shek from Glenrothes who will be featured performing freestyle dancing in an episode of a six-part series on children in Scotland called Mini Disco Divas, which will be aired on BBC Scotland on 13 March 2019; understands that the...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 07 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Glenrothes Boxing Club on winning a clean-sweep of victories at an event at the Gilvenbank Hotel; notes that the four-time amateur Scottish champion, Emma McCulloch, got her professional career off to a great start with a 40-37 points flyweight victory, Eftychia Kathopouli won her...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 07 Mar 2019

That the Parliament commends the specially designed health classes that support people with dementia and are run by the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre in Glenrothes; understands that these have been hailed as a success and were awarded dementia-friendly status in 2018; notes that they offer a friendly and accessible space for all;...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 07 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates The Golden Acorn and the Pinkerton pubs in Glenrothes on being named finalists in the 2019 Best Bar None Awards, which celebrate  bars, nightclubs and licensed premises that go the extra mile to promote responsible drinking and customer safety; understands that The Golden Acorn...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 07 Mar 2019

That the Parliament congratulates Jodie Chalk, who is a motorbike racer from Glenrothes, on a documentary about her, The Racer, which chronicles her promising career and premieres on BBC Scotland on 28 February 2019; notes that the 30-minute film highlights Jodie's ambitions of reaching the summit...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2019


Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends the efforts of eight pupils from Glenrothes High School on organising a showcase featuring some of Fife’s best musicians, which will be hosted at ONFife Rothes Halls; notes that the show, Kingdom Plugged...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2019


Motion Text: That the Parliament congratulates Kyle Baker, from Glenrothes, a modern apprentice in trees and timber with the Falkland Stewardship Trust through SRCU, on being shortlisted for Lantra Scotland’s Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Award; notes that the trainee is one...

Motion, AWARDS
 
Published date : 08 Feb 2019

 

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15758 to commend the fundraising efforts of the Glenrothes resident, Kenneth Jennings, who will be taking part in a Resolution Run to raise as much money as he can with his family in aid of the Stroke Association in...

Motion, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 08 Feb 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15759 to praise the new initiative being launched by Glenrothes Rugby Club, which is designed to encourage more girls’ participation in rugby.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15759
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 06/02/2019

Motion, SPORT
 
Published date : 05 Feb 2019


Motion Text:

That the Parliament welcomes the interactive digital workshop organised by Auchmuty High School’s Head of Computing Science, Jamie Edgar, which it understands was the first of its kind in Scotland with more than 200 girls taking part; notes...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 04 Feb 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15694 to welcome the 13th LGBT History Month to the Scottish Parliament.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15694
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 01/02/2019

Title: LGBT History Month

Motion Text:...

Motion
 
Published date : 01 Feb 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15676 to welcome the news that Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) has reached the final shortlist of the prestigious Glaxo Smith Kline Impact Awards.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15676
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date...

Motion, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 25 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15152 to congratulate five-year-old McKenzie Brackley, who is from Leven, on becoming the face of the WellChild Christmas campaign.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15152
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 13/12/2018

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 24 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-155 to congratulate Fife College’s Fiona Howe, who is from Kinglassie, and her fellow performing arts students on their award-winning performance that helped raise awareness of climate change in the Levenmouth area.

Motion Number: S5M-15544
Lodged By:...

Motion, EDUCATION, AWARDS
 
Published date : 23 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15522 to congratulate on welcoming its 150,000th customer at the Kingdom Shopping Centre.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15522
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 22/01/2019

Title: Shopmobility Glenrothes

Motion Text:...

Motion, COMMUNITY
 
Published date : 21 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15491 to congratulate Celebrating Seasonal Fife on securing £5,000 from the Connect Local Regional Food Fund

 

Motion Number: S5M-15491
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 18/01/2019

Title: Celebrating Seasonal Fife

Motion, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 21 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15490 to congratulate Utility ROV Services (URS) on securing a new contract from Moray Offshore Windfarm (East). 

 

Motion Number: S5M-15490
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 18/01/2019

Title: Utility ROV Services Secures Contract for New Windfarm Development...

Motion, ENVIRONMENT
 
Published date : 18 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15445 to congratulate Glenrothes footballer, Mya Bates on her move to Celtic.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15445
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 16/01/2019

Title: Mya Bates' Dream Move to Celtic

Motion, SPORT
 
Published date : 17 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15340 to congratulate the Drug and Alcohol Partnership Limited (DAPL) on marking its 25th anniversary.

Motion Number: S5M-15340
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 10/01/2019

Title: 25th Anniversary of DAPL

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Drug...

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 17 Jan 2019

 

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodges Motion S5M-12437 to congratulate 25th Markinch Scout Group on celebrating its centenary in 2019.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15437
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 16/01/2019

Title: 25th Markinch Scout...

Motion, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 17 Jan 2019

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged Motion S5M-15436 to congratulate Fife Gingerbread on providing festive packages to 180 families throughout Fife.

 

Motion Number: S5M-15436
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 16/01/2019

Title: Fife Gingerbread Festive Packages Success

Motion Text:

That the Parliament...

MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 15 Jan 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the launch of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Improving the Cancer Journey programme (ICJ) in Fife; notes that Macmillan and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership have invested £1.1 million into this service; commends the commitment that every newly-diagnosed person in Fife with...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 20 Dec 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15210 in The Scottish Parliament to congratulate them on receiving funding from Cycle Scotland to help promote cycling among students and staff. 

 

Motion Number: S5M-15210
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 19/12/2018

Title: Auchmuty High...

Motion, CHARITIES, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Dec 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15041 in the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Callum Montgomerie, a student in Applied Networking at Fife College, on being awarded the gold medal at WorldSkills UK in the IT Support Technician category. 

 

Motion Number: S5M-15041
Lodged By: Jenny...

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Dec 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15209 in The Scottish Parliament to congratulate Collydean Community Centre on being granted £3000 from TSB to help set up a youth club. 

 

Motion Number: S5M-15209
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 19/12/2018

Title: Collydean...

Motion, COMMUNITY, CHARITIES, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Dec 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-15042 in The Scottish Parliament to congratulate the GoFitba project run by Glenrothes Strollers on getting children fit and active and educated on fitness and wellbeing. 

 

Motion Number: S5M-15042
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 04/12/2018

Motion, COMMUNITY, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 18 Dec 2018

Motion Number: S5M-15191
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 18/12/2018

Title: NHS Fife, First in Scotland to Provide Day-case Hip Surgery

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates NHS Fife on becoming the first...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 22 Nov 2018

Motion Text: That the Parliament commends Asda store colleagues in Glenrothes who are raising vital funds for the BBC Children in Need 2018 campaign as part of Asda’s 18th annual fundraising drive for the cause; understands that fundraising will take place in...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 22 Nov 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the ambitious three-year project, Clued Up, which aims to get young people aged 12 to 18 involved in their own community in Auchmuty, on being awarded £317,095 from the Big Lottery’s £4.4 million Scotland Fund; notes that Clued Up...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, AWARDS
 
Published date : 22 Nov 2018

Motion Text: That the Parliament welcomes the guidance, Curriculum Inclusion: LGBT Mapping Across Curriculum for Excellence, produced by LGBT Youth Scotland; notes that this guidance has been released the same month that the Scottish Government made significant commitments to LGBTI inclusive...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 16 Nov 2018

 

That the Parliament congratulates Lorna Hay, who teaches at Pitteuchar East Primary School, on winning the Primary School Teacher of the Year title at the 2018 Scottish Women in Technology Awards; notes that Lorna is an ambassador for the Primary Engineer programme, having...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 07 Nov 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14616
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 02/11/2018

Title: Largo Library and Community Hub Big Lottery Funding

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Largo Library and Community...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 01 Nov 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14560
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/10/2018

Title: Woodside Court Care Residents Knit Trauma Teddies

Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends the efforts of residents at...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14562
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/10/2018

Title: John Thomson Wins Veteran Athlete of the Year

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes athlete, John...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2018


Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates 10-year-old Katie Pake, from Coaltown of Balgonie, on being selected to launch the Stand Up To Cancer campaign in Scotland; recognises the incredible determination of the youngster who it...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Kennoway Community Shed on, it understands, being the biggest in Scotland, with over 50 members and dozens of people using its services; commends Bob MacPhail on setting up the shed in...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2018

 


Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Markinch couple, Suzi and Paul Hamilton, on raising £1,918 each for a Poppyscotland appeal to mark the centenary of the end of the...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 23 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Cadham and Leslie libraries on being designated as dementia friendly, meaning all Fife Cultural Trust venues in Glenrothes have now achieved that status; understands that the Dementia Friendly Glenrothes initiative is...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 23 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14411
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 23/10/2018

Title: Glenrothes to Host Boxing Extravaganza

Motion Text:

That the Parliament notes that Glenrothes Boxing Club is set to...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 23 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament acknowledges that 40 children at Auchmuty High School have been taking part in the School of Hard Knocks, a rugby project aimed at getting kids more engaged at school in which, once...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, SPORT
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018


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Motion Number: S5M-14283
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 10/10/2018

Title: Jodie Chalk Wins the Scottish National CB500

Motion...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018


Motion Number: S5M-14307
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 11/10/2018

Title: Michael Kelly’s New Book Raises Funds for Victoria Hospital

Motion Text:

That the Parliament praises Michael Kelly, who...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14284
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 10/10/2018

Title: St Ninian's Charity Shop and Community Cafe Awarded Dementia-friendly Status

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the St...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14285
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 10/10/2018

Title: Suzanne Cormack Awarded DC Retail Scholarship

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Suzanne Cormack from Glenrothes on being...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14305
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 11/10/2018

Title: VELUX Announces £7 million Expansion of Head Office in Glenrothes

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates roof window...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 12 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14306
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 11/10/2018

Title: Step By Step, Combating Loneliness

Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends Step By Step, which is a social...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends Fife Sports and Leisure Trust’s Move More Fife on its research around being fit and more physically active to help tackle the effects of cancer and treatment for the condition; note...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2018


Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Scotland Women, the national women’s rugby team, and SP Energy Networks, the central and southern Scotland electricity network operator, on their new partnership; understands that the three-year deal is...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the fundraising efforts of 12-year-old Prezli Millar from Thornton, who donated £465 to Frontline Fife after climbing Ben Nevis; notes that Prezli and a fundraising friend took eight hours to reach...

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament welcomes the preparations of Project 70 in Glenrothes, which will take a look back in history and art heritage with a visual spectacle to celebrate the town’s 70th anniversary; notes that this...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14042
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 20/09/2018

Title: Blair Hendry, Electrical Apprentice of the Year Finalist

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Blair Hendry, who is...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, LOCAL GOV, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Sep 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14038
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 20/09/2018

Title: Arden House Projects Receives Big Lottery Funding

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Arden House Projects on receiving...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Sep 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14040
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 20/09/2018

Title: Glenrothes Church Receives Big Lottery Funding

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates St Paul’s and St Mary’s Church...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 20 Sep 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14041
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 20/09/2018

Title: Nicholas Russell’s 500-mile Walk

Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends the efforts of Nicholas Russell, the owner of...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 20 Sep 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14039
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 20/09/2018

Title: School of Hard Knocks Receive Big Lottery Funding

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the School of Hard...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 12 Sep 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes on winning the Dementia Friendly Glenrothes Award; understands that it is the first church in the area to make the necessary changes to become dementia...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, AWARDS
 
Published date : 12 Sep 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Jenny Thomson, who is from Glenrothes, on taking part in the Brave the Shave challenge to raise money for Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Support as her way of thanking the...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 12 Sep 2018


Motion Text:

That the Parliament recognises the excellent work carried out by staff of the Kingdom Housing Association in knitting for the Police Scotland’s Trauma Teddies Appeal; understands that these hand-knitted soft toys are carried...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 12 Sep 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Kingdom Support and Care staff who were recently presented with their SVQ certificates; understands that senior support worker, Michaela Aydin, was awarded a Professional Development Award in Heal and Social...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 12 Sep 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the bowlers, Derek Lowe and Eric Smart, who are from Leslie, on their recent success in becoming the Wemyss Pairs Champions 2018; understands that the pair performed well throughout the match...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 06 Sep 2018

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates all of the finalists and winners from the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency on their success at the Kingdom FM Awards, which were held on 31 August 2018; understands that Archie...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13589
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/08/2018

Title: Allson Wholesale Shortlisted for Business Awards

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Allson Wholesale on being shortlisted in the Family...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13565
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 17/08/2018

Title: Award for the Carer, Donna Devlin

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Donna Devlin, a Senior Carer at Scoonie House in Leven, on being presented with a long...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13564
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 17/08/2018

Title: Harris Anderson, Mission to Mars

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Harris Anderson, a 17-year-old student at Levenmouth...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 17 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13560
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 16/08/2018

Title: Eateries Named Finalists for Food Awards

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Thornton-based Serendpi-tea on being selected as...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 16 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13523
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 14/08/2018

Title: Funding Boost for North East Fife

Motion Text:

That the Parliament wishes to draw attention to the Postcode...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 16 Aug 2018


Motion Number: S5M-13525
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 14/08/2018

Title: Kennoway Actor, Bryan Lowe, Stars in the Fringe Show, A War of Two Halves

Motion Text:

That the...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 09 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13479
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 09/08/2018

Title: Lomond Centre Gymnastics Club Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Lomond Centre Gymnastics Club...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 09 Aug 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13478
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 09/08/2018

Title: Thornton’s Fish Hoose Shortlisted for Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award

Motion Text:

That the Parliament...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 09 Aug 2018

That the Parliament welcomes the decision by Craig Boyd, a Leven hairdresser, to offer free haircuts to children whose families use Levenmouth food or clothing bank; understands that vouchers will be distributed through these organisations and that his salon will be...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 03 Aug 2018

Motion S5M-13419: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/08/2018

Autism Rocks (Fife) Shortlisted for Award 
 

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, AWARDS
 
Published date : 03 Aug 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the YMCA in Glenrothes on turning 60 on 3 August 2018; commends the team’s excellent work across the town throughout the last six decades, supporting young people, vulnerable people facing homelessness and the community as a whole; understands that...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13378
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/07/2018

Title: Collydean Community Centre Wins Dementia Friendly Glenrothes Award

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Collydean Community Centre on...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13377: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018

Glenrothes Becomes Home to Archive of Fife's History 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13376
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/07/2018

Title: Mountview Academy of Musical Arts and Callum Ford

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the 19-year-old Glenrothes resident,...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Jul 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13379
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/07/2018

Title: Glenrothes Athlete, Chris Russell, Wins Crombie Country Park 10K

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes athlete,...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 30 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13341: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018

Launch of the Elder Abuse Recovery Project 
 

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 30 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13342: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018

Leven Beach Care Home Wins Regional Garden Award 
 

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS, ENVIRONMENT
 
Published date : 30 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13344: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018

Success for Largo Cricket Team 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT
 
Published date : 28 Jul 2018

Motion Number: S5M-13343
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 28/07/2018

Title: Glenrothes Team in Ultra Relay Marathon

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Falkland Trail Runners team, consisting...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 24 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13293: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2018

Green Flag Award for Letham Glen 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, AWARDS, ENVIRONMENT
 
Published date : 03 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13066: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2018

Scout Leader Retires After Half a Century 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 02 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13057: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2018

Big Lottery Funding for Fife Employment Access Trust 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, RESERVED, AWARDS
 
Published date : 02 Jul 2018

Motion S5M-13058: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2018

Glenrothes Charity Wins Voluntary Award 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 02 Jul 2018

 

Motion S5M-13059: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2018

Star Hearts' Magnificent Seven 50th Anniversary 
 

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 22 Jun 2018

Motion to Celebrate the Markinch Highland Games 2018


Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the organisers of, and participants in, the 2018 Markinch Highland Games, which were held in the John Dixon Park on 3 June; understands...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Jun 2018

Captain John-Alan Mackay Presented with Honour

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Captain John-Alan Mackay, a soldier from Glenrothes in the Royal Artillery, on being honoured for his dedication to the job for the last 30 years; understands...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Jun 2018

Successful Business Owner from Thornton

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates 19-year-old George Sinclair, a former pupil at Auchmuty High School, who started his company, Nimbus Beds, which is based in Strathore Business Park in Thornton, when he was just 15-years-old;...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 Jun 2018

Rotary Awards

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates all of the winners at the annual awards ceremony at the Rotary Club of Glenrothes, which were presented on 31 May 2018; acknowledges that the awards saw pupils from the area's primary and high schools presented...

Motion
 
Published date : 15 Jun 2018

Motion Number: S5M-12826

Title: Social Enterprise Award for Markinch Primary School

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the pupils at Markinch Primary School who are to receive a Scottish Enterprise Award for their...

Motion
 
Published date : 08 Jun 2018

That the Parliament celebrates the 70th anniversary of Glenrothes; notes that, since 1948, Glenrothes has become an established community, home to Fife’s third largest population; acknowledges the efforts of local schools and community groups, which have come together to organise a range of projects ensuring...

Motion
 
Published date : 18 May 2018


Motion Number: S5M-12305
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 17/05/2018

Title: Congratulations to Thornton Primary School

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Thornton Primary School on winning the...

Motion, EDUCATION
 
Published date : 08 May 2018

hat the Parliament congratulates Brooke Gillies, Lara Ferguson and Helen Mackay, on their success at the Scottish Masters swimming competition, which took place in Glasgow; notes that Brooke, who is from Glenrothes and was taking part in the event for the first time, won three golds in the 19-24 age category; acknowledges that Helen, who...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 27 Apr 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes fencer, Chloe Dickson, on becoming British Champion for the first time in her career; recognises that it has been an impressive season for Chloe, who has won numerous awards both individually and with her university team, including the women’s foil title for the second...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 27 Apr 2018

hat the Parliament commends the work of Glenrothes and District Across Group on launching a specialist coach, which allows people who struggle to travel on traditional modes of transport to visit Glenrothes in June 2018; notes that the "Jumbulance" coach is a customised vehicle that transports sick and disabled people...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 27 Apr 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the family of the late Glenrothes community fundraiser, Lloyd George, on fundraising in his memory, enabling them to buy two patient transport devices; notes that Lloyd's dying request was to buy vital equipment for the Victoria Hospital, after he had a short stay there in 2017,...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 27 Apr 2018

That the Parliament welcomes the opening of a new one-stop drop-in centre by the Glenrothes Area Residents Association (GARF), which aims to help people with a range of services, from dealing with fuel bills to using computers; notes that it is located at the Kingdom Shopping Centre; understands that its easy to access central location is...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 27 Apr 2018

That the Parliament congratulates Glenrothes Strollers FC on winning the national 5s tournament for the first time; notes that, after almost four decades, the team is the first Disability Sport Fife member organisation  to win a top honour in the open section at any national football championship; praises its players, Lloyd Simpson, Cameron Page,...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS, SPORT
 
Published date : 23 Apr 2018

hat the Parliament notes the decision of the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership to close out-of-hours GP services in Glenrothes, St Andrews and Dunfermline; understands that this was taken without public consultation; believes that it will increase health inequalities in Glenrothes and the surrounding area and see people having to pay for transport to Victoria Hospital...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 20 Apr 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the organisers and participants who took part in Glenrothes Strollers’ first pan-disability festival at Over Stenton Park in Glenrothes on 8 April 2018; understands that approximately 120 young people came from across Scotland to participate; recognises that the Strollers have been working in partnership with the...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Apr 2018

That the Parliament congratulates the coaches and players of Kennoway Soccer Sevens, who have raised £10,200 for the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity; acknowledges that this money was raised with help from clubs, including Hibernian, East Fife and Raith Rovers, in memory of the young footballer, Owen Nisbet, who passed away...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 27 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-11239 to congratulate Collydean Nursery on their successful art exhibition.

The Motion is noted below.

Motion Number: S5M-11239
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 22/03/2018

Title: Collydean Nursery Children's Art Raises Funds for the Nursery

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 27 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motino S5M-11283 in the Parliament to congratulate Chloe Dickson on being names the Sports Personality of the Decade.

The Motion is noted below.

Motion Number: S5M-11283
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 26/03/2018

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 27 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-11282 in the Parliament to congratulate Stacey Nelson from Markinch on her dedication to her education, resulting in winning award.

The Motion in noted below.

Motion Number: S5M-11282
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-11180 in Parliament to congratulate nine year old dancer Tiyan Shek on claiming victory in the Under 10s category.

The Motion follows below.

Motion Number: S5M-11180
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/03/2018

Title:...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-11181 in Parliament to congratulate Lomnd Court Care Home in Glenrothes on being named one of the best care facilities in Scotland.

The Motion follows below.

Motion Number: S5M-11181
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/03/2018

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-11182 to welcome the annual launch of Glenrothes Art Club's exhibition, running until May 26th 2018.

The Motion follows below.

Motion Number: S5M-11182
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/03/2018

Title: Glenrothes Art Club...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 19 Mar 2018

Motion Number: S5M-11119
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 19/03/2018

Title: National Lottery Funding Award

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Council Community Services on receiving £150,000 of National Lottery...

Motion
 
Published date : 05 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion to Parliament congratulating Levenmouth Gymnastics Group.

A copy of the motion is noted below:

 

Motion Number: S5M-10755
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 28/02/2018

Title: Big Lottery Funding for Levenmouth Gymnastics Club

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Levenmouth Gymnastics Club on receiving...

Motion
 
Published date : 05 Mar 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion to Parliament highlighting the Life in Limbo Campaign.

A copy of the motion is noted below:

 

Motion Number: S5M-10787
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 02/03/2018

Title: Life in Limbo Campaign

Motion Text:

That the Parliament considers that too many homeless people are...

Motion
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10595 in the Scottish Parliament to welcome the re-opening of Leslie Post Office.

The Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10595
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/02/2018

Title: Leslie Post Office Re-opening

Motion...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10597 in the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Glenrothes Curling Club on marking their 40th Anniversary.

The Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10597
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/02/2018

Title: Glenrothes Curling Club to Mark 40 Years

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS, SPORT
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10598 in the Scottish Parliament to commend the family of the late Angus McKain on their donation to Victoria Hospital after gallant fundraising efforts.

This Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10598
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/02/2018

Title:...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10594 in the Scottish Parliament to welcome the ReimagiNation: Glenrothes event to take place in light of the town's 70th anniversary.

The Motion is noted below.

Motion Number: S5M-10594
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/02/2018

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 22 Feb 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10596 in the Scottish Parliament to wish Pinkerton's Bar all the best in their hope to win Best Bar None award.

The Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10596
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 21/02/2018

Title: Pinkerton’s Bar, Glenrothes

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 30 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10127 to congratulate Dan Brown and the Scottish Book Trust on their contribution to the celebrations of Glenrothes' 70th Anniversary.

This Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10127
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 25/01/2018

Title: 70th Anniversary of Glenrothes

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 30 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10129 to congratulate students from Fife College for the model benches designs for Formonthills woodland area.

This Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10129
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 25/01/2018

Title: Congratulating HNC Furniture Students at Fife College

Motion, EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 24 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10051 in the Scottish Parliament congratulating the staff at Michael Woods Leisure Centre on their fundraising achievements.

This is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10051
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 23/01/2018

Title: Congratulations to staff at Michael Woods Leisure Centre

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 24 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-10052 in the Scottish Parliament to praise Balbirnie Park Golf Club for their generous donation to Dementia Friendly Glenrothes.

This is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-10052
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 23/01/2018

Title: Balbirnie Park Golf Club

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 17 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-09952 noting the passing of beloved Glenrothes citizen, David Nelson. The Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-09952
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 17/01/2018


Title: David Nelson, Glenrothes Community Champion

Motion Text:

That the Parliament...

Motion
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2018

Motion Number: S5M-09907
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 15/01/2018
Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-09907 in the Scottish Parliament to congratulate the Muirfield Outreach Project being granted £4,000 through the Henry Duncan Grant's programme.

The Motion is noted below.
 

Motion Number: S5M-09907
Lodged...

Motion, COMMUNITY, AWARDS
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-09908 in the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Ritchie Wilson on his incredible fundraising achievement at Sleep in the Park for Social Bite in December 2017.

The Motion is noted below.

 

 

Motion Number: S5M-09908
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 15/01/2018

Title:...

Motion, COMMUNITY, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 16 Jan 2018

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged Motion S5M-09906 to the Parliament to congratulate SAMH on being granted a total of £175,657.52 from the Big Lottery Fund to develop green gardening areas.

The Motion is noted below.

 

Motion Number: S5M-09906
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 15/01/2018

Title: Funding...

Motion, COMMUNITY, AWARDS
 
Published date : 19 Dec 2017

That the Parliament congratulates Carmen Feeney on becoming the first junior female Muay Thai champion boxer in Scotland; commends the Sortaskin Muay Thai Gym in Markinch for providing the necessary training and facilities for Carmen and others; recognises that her fantastic win was achieved at the recent Scottish Muay Thai...

Motion, LOCAL GROUPS, SPORT
 
Published date : 19 Dec 2017

That the Parliament congratulates the Castle Furniture Project, which is in Glenrothes, on winning a gold award in the Employer of the Year Health and Disability category at the Fife Business Diversity Awards, which were held in early December 2017; further congratulates the project's Graeme Mann, who collected an individual...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 19 Dec 2017

That the Parliament congratulates the Fife Community Food Project on being awarded the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland President's Award for 2017; recognises that the project plays a key role in tackling food insecurity across Fife by working with people and families on low incomes to develop knowledge, skills and confidence around...

Motion, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 19 Dec 2017

That the Parliament congratulates Markinch Primary and Nursery School on its recent Green Flag award; understands that children have spent a lot of time working towards the award through their chosen topics of litter, waste management and sustaining the world within the Eco Schools and Keep Scotland Beautiful framework; notes...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08954 to congratulate Morgan Anderson on her achievement.

Title: Scotland's Housing Apprentice of the Year

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Morgan Anderson of Glenrothes on being named Scotland’s Housing Apprentice of the Year; recognises that the 23-year-old works in...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08958 asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Fife Gaelic Group on their recent success.

Title: Congratulations to Fife Gaelic Group

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Fife Gaelic Group on its success in being awarded the Community, Heritage and Tourism Award...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion SM5-08957 to congratulate Susanne McGrath on her marathon achievement.

Title: Congratulations to Susanne McGrath

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the inspirational Glenrothes athlete, Susanne McGrath, who recorded her best personal time in her second wheelchair marathon at the Dublin...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP had lodged motion SM5-08956 to congratulate members of Glenrothes Triathlon Club for their achievements in a 5k race.

Title: Congratulations to Glenrothes Triathlon Members

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Chris Russell and Dave Clark from Glenrothes, who came in first and second at...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08953 to congratulate the Children's Parliament's milestone birthday.

Title: Children's Parliament 21st Birthday

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Children’s Parliament on its 21st birthday, which falls on 20 November 2017; recognises the fantastic work being done...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 21 Nov 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion SM5-08955 to request that the Scottish Parliament wish Craig Allan the best of luck on his upcoming marathon.

Title: Craig Allan Participating in London Half Marathon

Motion Text:

That the Parliament wishes the best of luck to Craig Allan from...

Motion, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, SPORT
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2017


Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08548 congratulating Balibirnie House Hotel on the three awards they have recently won.


Title: Hat-trick for Balbirnie House Hotel

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the owners and employees at Balbirnie House Hotel, Markinch, which was crowned Europe's...

Motion, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08549 to congratulate Cathy Adamson on winning her Trustee of the Year Award at the YMCA Glenrothes.

Title: Award for Chair of YMCA Glenrothes

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Cathy Adamson on her Trustee of the Year...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08554 congratulating David Cunningham on collecting his second degree from Open University.

Title: Open University Degree Success for David Cunningham

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates David Cunningham on collecting his second degree after graduating with honours from...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08550 to congratulate Homeland Trust Fife on winning Young Business of the Year Award 2017.

Title: Award for Homelands Trust Fife

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Homelands Trust Fife on winning Young Business of the Year 2017...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 30 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08504 congratulating Mid Fife and Glenrothes' Kennoway Community Shed on its award of £10,000.

Title: Kennoway Community Shed

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Kennoway Community Shed in the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency on its award of £10,000...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 25 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged motion S5M-08420 to congratulate the Fife Coast and Countryside Trust on its £34,113 award from the Suez Communities Trust.
 

 

Title: The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Fife Coast and Countryside Trust on its £34,113 award from...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 25 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruh MSP has lodged motion S5M-08422 to congratulate Laura Washa for being chosen out of thousands to screen her documentary at the Aethetica Short Film Festival.

 

Title: Glenrothes Film Student, Laura Wadha

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Laura Wadha, who is student from Glenrothes,...

Motion, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 25 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motin S5M-08418 to congratulate Piper, Ian Sword, on his retirement from award winning hotel.

 

Title: Balbirnie House Hotel Bids Farewell to its Piper, Ian Sword

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Ian Sword on his retirement from the award-winning Balbirnie...

Motion, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 25 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged motion S5M-08423 to congratulate Glenrothes Boxing Club on their winning of three gold medals.

 

Title: Success for Glenrothes Boxing Club

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Glenrothes Boxing Club on winning three gold medals at the Celtic Box Cup in Dungarven, Ireland; acknowledges...

Motion, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 25 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged motion S5M-08406 to note with concern the letter sent by Conservative Party Chief Whip.

Title: Teaching Political Education

Motion Text:

That the Parliament notes with concern the letter sent by the UK Government minister and Chief Whip of the Conservative Party, Chris Heaton-Harris,...

Motion, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth has lodged a Motion (S5M-08015) recognising the efforts of B & Q staff raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer Scotland.

 


Motion Text:

That the Parliament commends B&Q Leven on raising more than £13,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Scotland by holding the annual five-a-side football competition, the Tommy Clancy Memorial Tournament,...

Motion, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 02 Oct 2017

Jenny Gilruth has lodged a Motion (S5M-08014) welcoming the huge amount raised by Clydesdale Bank employees.

 


Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Greg Robertson and James Carlin, who work at the Glenrothes branch of Clydesdale Bank, on helping to raise more than £100,000 for Hospice UK by taking part on...

Motion, CHARITIES, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 26 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has logged a Motion (S5M-07891) in Parliament congratulating a local team winning an award.

Motion text is as follows -

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes Strollers Superstars on winning a 2017 SFA Community Award in recognition of its support for disability football in Fife; notes that pan-disability team, which is fully integrated with Glenrothes...

Motion, COMMUNITY, SPORT, AWARDS
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a Motion (S5M-07837) in Parliament congratulating a constituent on her success at being the first female to referee a senior men's game.

 

Motion text is as follows - 

 

That the Parliament congratulates Lorraine Watson from Thornton on becoming the first female to referee a senior men’s match...

Motion, COMMUNITY, SPORT
 
Published date : 25 Sep 2017

Jenny  Gilruth MSP has lodged a Motion (S5M-07836) in Parliament recognising the recent achievements of a local butcher's. 

Motion Text is as follows:

That the Parliament congratulates Watson’s of Leven Butchers on winning Scottish Craft Butchers Black Pudding of the Year Award; understands that it also won the competition in 2016; recognises...

Motion, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 20 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP lodged a Motion S5M-07784 welcoming the forthcoming celebrations.

The Motion text reads as follows - 

That the Parliament congratulates Father Gerard Hand on the forthcoming celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of St Mary’s Church in Leslie; recognises the importance of marking this significant milestone in the development...

Motion, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 13 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a Motion (S5M -07651) asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate her constituent Graeme Brown from Windygates on his successful fundraising efforts. 

The Motion text reads

"That the Parliament commends Graeme Brown, a classically trained musician from Windygates, on his efforts to raise funds for MND Scotland; understands that...

Motion, HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES
 
Published date : 13 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a Motion (S5M -07650) asking the Scottish Parliament to recognise with thanks the 45 years service given by Joan Hutton who has recently retired from Glenwood Health Centre.

The Motion text reads

"That the Parliament recognises with thanks the work of Joan Hutton, receptionist at Glenwood Health...

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY
 
Published date : 08 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07526: "THE World University Rankings 2017-18") asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Scotland's five universities that were ranked in top 200 in the THE World University Rankings 2017-18.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament welcomes the Times Higher...

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 01 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07462: "Diageo is 900th Accredited Living Wage Employer") asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Diageo on becoming the 900th accredited living wage employer in Scotland.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament congratulates Diageo on becoming the 900th accredited...

MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 01 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07434: "Dr Stuart McLaren's 32 Years of Service at Leven Health Centre") asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Dr Stuart McLaren on his retirement from Leven Health Centre.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament recognises with thanks the...

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 31 Aug 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07427: "Fife Employment Access Trust Receives Six Laptops from the Rimini Street Foundation") asking the Scottish Parliament to commend the Rimini Street Foundation for supporting the Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT).

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament commends...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, CHARITIES, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 31 Aug 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07423: "Champion of Champions") asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Watson's of Leven butchers on being shortlisted for a Champion of Champions Scotch Lamb PFI award.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament congratulates Watson’s of Leven butchers on...

MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Aug 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07426: "Tom Nicoll, Screenplay Festival in Shetland") asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Tom Nicoll from Markinch on screening his film Retreat at the Screenplay Festival in Shetland.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament congratulates 26-year-old Tom Nicoll...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, AWARDS
 
Published date : 31 Aug 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-07424: "Learning for Life Training Programme") asking the Scottish Parliament to welcome the new Diageo Learning for Life training programme.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament welcomes Diageo’s award-winning training programme, Learning for Life, which encourages young unemployed...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL BUSINESS
 
Published date : 26 Jul 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion (S5M-06862: "Beach Crew Summer Youth Project") asking the Scottish Parliament to welcome the efforts of the Beach Crew youth project in Leven.

The motion text reads:

"That the Parliament applauds the efforts of the new summer youth project set...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 24 Mar 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate Beauty Boutique in Glenrothes on receiving the award of Best Beauty Salon at the Fife Retail Business Awards.

The motion text reads:

“That the Parliament congratulates Beauty Boutique in Glenrothes on winning the Best Beauty Salon at the Fife...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 24 Mar 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a motion asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate the owners of Xtreme Trampolining on funding a new facility in Glenrothes that will bring 35 new jobs to the area.

The motion text reads:

“That the Parliament congratulates the owners of Xtreme Trampolining on funding a new leisure...

COMMUNITY, MOTIONS
 
Published date : 21 Feb 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP for Mid Fife and Glenrothes has lodged a motion asking the Scottish Parliament to congratulate the Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) after it was awarded £120,140 from the Big Lottery Fund.

The full wording of the motion reads as follows:

"That the Parliament congratulates the Fife Employment Access Trust...

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS
 
Published date : 21 Feb 2017

MSP for Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Jenny Gilruth has lodged a motion asking the Scottish Parliament to welcome the recent £197,142 Big Lottery funding awarded to Fife Women's Aid.

The full wording of the motion reads:

"That the Parliament welcomes the recent £197,142 Big Lottery Fund award that has been given to Fife Women's...

COMMUNITY
 
Published date : 06 Dec 2016

Mid Fife and Glenrothes MSP Jenny Gilruth has lodged a Parliamentary Motion in support of the dedicated efforts of local groups in helping to reduce smoking across her constituency and beyond.

Ms Gilruth's motion reads:

"That the Parliament congratulates everyone at A Life Explored on its national recognition at the Tobacco Free...

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE, COMMUNITY, LOCAL GROUPS
 
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