Trossachs and Teith SNP Councillor Fergus Wood hosted a St Andrew’s dinner at his farm in Kinlochard this year (Saturday 26th November), using the occasion to pay homage to Scotland and other nations from around the world who celebrate Andrew as their patron saint.
The Battle of Stirling Bridge took place over the 10th and 11th of September 1297 and was the first major engagement of what was to become the Scottish Wars of Independence. It was marked once again by patriots and supporters of various organisations such as the Society of William Wallace and the Guardians of Scotland Trust today, with a march and rally at Old Stirling Bridge. Members of Stirling SNP and other branches were in attendance including Branch Convener Andrew Szwebs and Cllr Fergus Wood.
Trossachs and Teith Councillor Fergus Wood has pledged his support for new start-up charity Trossachs Mobility – an organisation that seeks to enable people with mobility needs in visiting and exploring the surrounding area in the Trossachs.
Led by locals Wayne Johnson and Gordon Wilson, the organisation’s aim is to set up a hub to loan out special outdoor access wheelchairs to visitors with disabilities. The pair are currently gathering support from local representatives and are reaching out to a number of organisation in order to secure start-up funding for premises.
Alongside local SNP representatives Steven Paterson MP and Cllr Alycia Hayes, Cllr Wood has pledged to support the charity venture where he can and invited representatives to his farm in Kinlochard to take part in outdoor activities – such as clay pigeon shooting and visiting livestock – whilst using the specialised outdoor access wheelchairs.
SNP Councillor Fergus Wood raised the issue of organised rural theft this week at Stirling Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting. During a question and answer session with Police Scotland’s DCI Laura McLuckie on serious organised crime, Councillor Wood pointed to a series of “highly organised” incidents in rural Stirlingshire. The […]
The SNP’s Councillor Fergus Wood has outlined his case for a vote to remain in the European Union in the forthcoming referendum on the UK’s membership. Councillor Wood, who is also a farmer based in the Trossachs and Teith Ward that he represents on Stirling Council, has highlighted the need […]
Trossachs and Teith SNP Councillor, Fergus Wood, has written to Councillor Alistair Berrill (Convener of the Education Commitee), asking for assurances that the Council cuts will not affect young persons’ access to specialist teachers. Stirling Council’s Priority Based Budget options from October 2015 have set out plans to “modernise the […]