Archive for May 2022

Volunteering at the heart of the community

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has praised the invaluable role of volunteers during a visit to the British Heart Foundation Scotland’s shop in Hamilton – seeing first-hand how their efforts help raise vital funds for the charity’s lifesaving research into heart and circulatory diseases. The Scottish Labour and Co-operative representative visited ahead of Volunteers’ Week…

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Scottish Bus Week

Monica has called for improvements to Lanarkshire’s public transport network during Scottish Bus Week. The inaugural event was launched on Monday (May 23) and is being delivered in partnership with CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport) Scotland and supported by Paths for All and other partners including First Bus [1] Monica has been campaigning in particular…

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Children and young people in South Lanarkshire missing out on free bus travel

Monica Lennon MSP has warned that young people in South Lanarkshire are missing out on free bus travel due to problems with a Scottish Government scheme. Only 13 per cent of eligible children and young people in South Lanarkshire have successfully obtained their pass under the Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme, since it launched…

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