Town centre must be “more than a glorified supermarket car park” – Jo

Jo has said the redevelopment of Bishopbriggs Town Centre must have the best interests of the Community at heart.

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Almost 1,500 local pensioners will miss out on Cold Weather Payments

Up to 1,485 pensioners in East Dunbartonshire will miss out on Cold Weather Payments triggered by the recent weather, according to analysis of Government figures by the Liberal Democrats.

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Jo comments on Robroyston shooting

Jo has responded to the news of a shooting in the car park of Asda in Robroyston.

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Magazine highlights airbrushing harm

Jo has commended the YMCA on launching the first ever magazine to feature an airbrush-free logo.

The magazine demonstrates the use of the "airbrush free" logo with photos of Gordon Brown.

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Airbrushed images ‘damage health and well-being’

The effect of media images on the body image of women and girls has sparked much debate over the past year, both in the media and among the public.

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Parliament must open up to people from all backgrounds

Jo is backing a new report by MPs which says there should be no single route into politics accessible only to a privileged few.

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Brushed under the carpet?

Flick through the pages of any magazine, and you will find heavily airbrushed images of thin models presenting a very narrow ideal of beauty.

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Local nurseries receive lottery cash

Jo has welcomed news that Bishopbriggs Village Nursery and Merlwood Nursery have been awarded grants from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Governments must co-ordinate salt supplies

In the House of Commons yesterday, Jo called on the Government to work together with the Scottish Government to secure supplies of salt and grit.

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Jo reminds constituents there is heating help available

Jo is reminding East Dunbartonshire residents to call a free Home Heat Helpline during an unprecedented period of freezing weather.

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