A salute to the Armed Forces

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Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined hundreds of people in George Square, Glasgow to salute the men and women who make up our Armed Forces communities across Scotland. Speaking after she watched the march-past the Dais the First Minister said: The Armed Forces continue to touch the hearts of Scots today thanks to their loyalty and selflessness…. Read more »

First Minister meets Michael Young

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today met with Michael Young who is petitioning on behalf of young boys with Duchenne to receive medication. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: Michael is brave young man campaigning not just for himself but the other young boys with Duchenne in Scotland. I am pleased to note that the pharmaceutical company has… Read more »

First Minister’s Ramadan message

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As Muslim communities across Scotland observe Ramadan the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has sent her wishes. She said: As Muslims across Scotland and the rest of the world prepare for Ramadan I want to send my best wishes for this special time of spiritual reflection. Ramadan is the holiest month of the Islamic calendar and the… Read more »

Aye Write

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Last night the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took to the stage of the Aye Write book festival in Glasgow to talk about ‘The Books That Made Me’. Closing the festival the First Minister spoke about the six books that have influenced and entertained her with broadcaster Clare English. FM @NicolaSturgeon talking all things books with… Read more »

Voices of Youth

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met the UK’s only UNICEF Voices of Youth blogger, Jack Liddall at Parliament recently. Jack had been selected from 3,000 worldwide applicants as their blogger intern. Jack was keen to raise the profile of Scotland and talk about the issues that affect young people on the international forum. So, who better… Read more »

Saltcoats Town Hall re-opened

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially re-opened historic Saltcoats Town Hall following a £3.77million refurbishment. And it was a family affair at the event as the First Minister was joined by her mother, Joan Sturgeon, the Provost of North Ayrshire, for the celebrations. The sun came out as @NicolaSturgeon formally re-opened Saltcoats Town Hall this morning… Read more »