Archive for June, 2018

KEYS HANDED OVER FOR NEW GP AND MINOR INJURIES CENTRE

A young apprentice had the honour of handing over the keys for the new GP and Minor Injuries Centre, delivered by hub, which will open to patients in August 2018. Ruairi Gallagher, an apprentice heating engineer with FES and apprentice of the year at Glasgow Kelvin College, was one of hundreds of construction staff involved in building the flagship Centre which forms part of the new £37m Stirling Health and Care Village. The purpose-built new Centre will provide more modern, spacious accommodation for a number of existing health services on the Stirling Community Hospital which will transfer to the new…

TULLOCH PRIMARY SCHOOL OPENED

  The new Tulloch Primary School in Perth was officially opened by the Scottish Government’s Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, John Swinney MSP. The works on Tulloch Primary are part of a £55 million programme jointly funded by Perth & Kinross Council and the Scottish Government, which also includes replacement facilities for Kinross Primary School and the brand new Bertha Park High School, also in Perth. 14 open-plan teaching zones have been created in the new school building, providing for up to 434 primary pupils, as well as increasing the nursery capacity to 40 children, a new…

DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER OPENS BALDRAGON ACADEMY

Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney MSP, officially opened the new £28.7 million Baldragon Academy. Pupils celebrated the opening with music and Mr Swinney unveiled a plaque to commemorate the opening of the new Dundee City Council secondary. Completion of the new school finalised an educational campus for the area, including the £8.1 million replacement for Sidlaw View Primary School and Jessie Porter Nursery. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said:  “In the last ten years this Government has massively improved the school estate right across Scotland.  Since 2007, 751 school building projects have been…