St Ninians Restoration enters final stage

St Ninians Surface Mine near Kelty welcomed Fife MP Thomas Docherty and MSP Cara Hilton recently to see first-hand the restoration of the site. Now in the final stages, Hargreaves Surface Mining Ltd has been on site for just under a year and has been delivering the restoration programme. During the visit, Thomas and Cara

MP praises Dunfermline Press for public service

Dunfermline and West Fife MP Thomas Docherty praised the Dunfermline Press for its “tenacious campaign” to remove the disgraced ex-MSP Bill Walker from office. The local MP and Shadow Minister was speaking on behalf of the Opposition at the Second Reading of the Recall Bill in the House of Commons. The Bill is of particular

“The Week in Westminster”- The National Minimum Wage

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the National Minimum Wage (NMW). This is one of Labour’s great policy successes, but unfortunately under the present Tory/Lib Dem Government the people of Dunfermline and West Fife are still struggling to make ends meet. I receive various cases per week from my constituents who are suffering financially, both in

Devastation as Scottish Government Closes Pitcorthie after Agonising Wait

Devastation as Scottish Government Closes Pitcorthie after Agonising Wait After a long and agonising wait the parents and pupils of Pitcorthie Primary School have been dealt a devastating blow as it has been announced that the Scottish Government is to close the school in Dunfermline. After the SNP Government forced parents to wait until after

MP welcomes Mobile Post Office service

MP welcomes Mobile Post Office service   Thomas Docherty MP has backed a public consultation into the possibility of a Mobile Post Office service in Culross, Limekilns and Newmills. The new service is planned to commence from December 2014 and would visit the villages every Thursday. The villages have been without local Post Office services

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St Ninians Restoration enters final stage

October 23, 2014

St Ninians Surface Mine near Kelty welcomed Fife MP Thomas Docherty and MSP Cara Hilton recently to see first-hand the restoration of the site. Now in the final stages, Hargreaves Surface Mining Ltd has been on site for just under a year and has been delivering the restoration programme. During the visit, Thomas and Cara

MP praises Dunfermline Press for public service

October 23, 2014

Dunfermline and West Fife MP Thomas Docherty praised the Dunfermline Press for its “tenacious campaign” to remove the disgraced ex-MSP Bill Walker from office. The local MP and Shadow Minister was speaking on behalf of the Opposition at the Second Reading of the Recall Bill in the House of Commons. The Bill is of particular