Commenting on the news than Milngavie businesses backed plans to turn the precinct into a Business Improvement District Jo said:
“It’s fantastic that Milngavie precinct will become a Business Improvement District.
“Now local businesses will have a greater say in how the town centre is managed in order to increase footfall and improve the individuality and the appearance of the village. It will help bring more businesses, jobs and vitality to the town.
“Congratulations to Ian Lavrie and the rest of the BID steering group who have worked tirelessly on this ballot and the one in 2011. I look forward to seeing the BID come into being for the benefit of our community.”
Local MP Jo Swinson is encouraging the community to show their support for Team Scotland when the Queen’s Baton Relay makes its way through East Dunbartonshire.
Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is asking Torrance residents to get involved in a consultation run by the Post Office on proposed changes to the branch on Main Street.
Local MP Jo Swinson is urging businesses that have yet to fill out her local business survey to respond via post or online. Surveys were posted to hundreds of local businesses and so far dozens have responded with their feedback.
Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is supporting National Science and Engineering Week, 14 to 23 March 2014, and the Government’s effort to get more women and girls to choose a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Schools, community groups, science centres and museums across Britain are organising thousands of events and activities involving hundreds of scientists and engineers.