David May

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Montrose- one of the top seaside towns

by admin on 15 August, 2010

Delighted to hear that Montrose has been selected as one of the top seaside towns in Scotland. The Bank of Scotland survey placed Montrose as one of the highest ranked towns for quality of life and scenery but also for other key indicators such as the labour market, housing, environment, education and health. I hope […]

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Hillside CC

by admin on 1 May, 2010

Attended the Meeting of Hillside Community Council which was held at Craigo Village Hall. Various issues were discussed and I was asked to help out on some of them and as a result I have contacted some council officers to action them. I have also been in contact with a local housing association about a […]

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Stormy weather and high seas contributed to the partial collapse of the seawall at Montrose during Thursday night. The collapse of the wall also caused the famous William Lamb statue ‘Minesweeper’ to fall in to the void created. Angus Council roads staff were called out during the night and again on Friday morning to assess […]

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Meeting today at the dangerous Laurencekirk Junction with MSPs Tavish Scott and Mike Rumbles, Sir Bob Smith MP, Sanjay Samani ( Angus Lib Dem candidate ) and the campaigners Jill Campbell and Julie Watson. Seeing the junction as pedestrians first hand, made it even more obvious than usual why the flyover was essential. Many people […]

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Sanjay and David visited  Arbroath Signal Tower and commented on their support for almost 1/2 million pounds for the refurbishment of the Signal Tower as this would be a huge boost for both Arbroath and Angus. Then they visited Arbroath Abbey to back the call for the Abbey to be given world heritage status, and […]

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Farm visit, lunch at the YM and council meeting

by admin on 18 February, 2010

Visited Andrew Stirling at Stirfresh  a farm near Montrose, with Scottish Lib Dem MSP Alison McInnes, Angus candidate Sanjay Samani and Cllr Alison Andrews.  The company has potato, fruit and vegetable products that is packed for supermarkets and other outlets.   Identified and discussed support which could be given to farms and small/ medium sized companies.Then all […]

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Access to beach

by admin on 11 February, 2010

Contacted constituent who raised the issue about about access to the beach and did a site visit to see the problem for myself.  I informed the constituent that the council are monitoring the situation at the ramp at present and over the winter period and will carry out the repairs once the worst of these […]

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Checked out complaints about dog fouling in Borrowfield and road issues in Craigo and have contacted appropriate officers. Liaised with senior official about date for meeting for community councils on update on new pool for Montrose and then contacted chairs of the community councils.Read the papers for the council meeting later this week and took […]

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David delivered information to several Montrose and Ferryden residents about sources of funding they could consider applying for. David then met Montrose Cllr Mark Salmond, some roads officials and a resident at Barns of Craig on an going flooding problems he had. Various options were discussed and an agreement was made about a way forward […]

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As David was unable to attend the meeting of Craigo village hall committee he met one of the committee to discuss the issues raised by them. After the discussion he has followed up on all the issues and e mailed them with relevant information. David contacted the chair of the Montrose Regeneration Scheme bid group […]

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