Research from comparison website Confused.com has shown that the combined depth of all potholes in Fife extends to well over a kilometre. The data was uncovered from an FOI request where Confused.com asked for the number of potholes/road defects recorded, and the minimum depth required for a defect to be considered a pothole. In the Mid-Scotland and Fife region, only Perth and Kinross and Fife responded with information. In Perth and Kinross the combined depth for all pothole
Mid-Scotland and Fife MSPs, Murdo Fraser and Liz Smith, joined Scottish Conservative Health Spokesman and Bankfoot native, Miles Briggs MSP, in launching the Tories new “Save our Surgeries” campaign. The Scottish Conservatives have put out the SOS following growing pressure on GP surgeries across Perth and Kinross, Fife, Stirling and Clackmannanshire. There is an acute shortage of GPs across the country and Education Spokesperson Liz Smith believes that a lack of those in tra
During a debate on banning fracking, Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, invited SNP Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse to Dunkeld to meet with local residents concerned about the over-development of onshore wind projects in the area. Many local residents have contacted the MSP to raise concerns that they felt under siege by wind farm applications in the area, with both the Griffin and Calliacher developments already constructed. Despite pleas from local residents, and oppo
Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, has hit out at plans to close three Perthshire tourist information centres. VisitScotland Chairman, Lord John Thurso, yesterday announced that the A berfeldy, Dunkeld and Blairgowrie sites are all due to close within the next two years. Regional tourist information hubs will remain in Perth and Pitlochry with visitors now expected to access other information via apps and web pages. Visit Scotland has said that the affected employees wi
Mid-Scotland and Fife MSPs, Murdo Fraser and Liz Smith, have warned that the creation of a new Scottish Government backed public energy supplier could put jobs at SSE HQ in Perth under pressure.
In a speech to SNP Conference, Nicola Sturgeon, announced that the Scottish Government was moving forward with plans to create a state-based energy supplier that would provide energy to customers at close to cost price.
However, Perth based energy giant, SSE has previously warned