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Eight-year-old Isabelle Curno Raises Over £1,500 for Charities

That the Parliament congratulates eight-year-old Isabelle Curno, who is from Maud, on raising £1,645.70 for charities, including Cancer Research UK, since February 2017; understands that Isabelle took part in a step-count challenge, had stalls at local events, donated pocket money and asked that money that would have been spent on Christmas and birthday presents for her be given to charity; acknowledges that Isabelle decided to make the effort to raise money for charity in memory of her late grandfather, who died from cancer in 2015; recognises that Isabelle is determined to continue fundraising in the future; commends her for her hard work, generosity and commitment, and wishes her well.

Supported by: Rona Mackay, Richard Lyle, David Torrance, Sandra White, Ash Denham, Bill Kidd, Joan McAlpine, Emma Harper, Graeme Dey, Jenny Gilruth, Clare Haughey


JG Ross Bakers' Success at 2018 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards

That the Parliament congratulates JG Ross Bakers of Inverurie on winning a number of awards at the 2018 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards; understands that these included regional winners and national bronzes for its brown loaf and bible cake, national bronze for its buttery, regional silvers for its mince pie and multiseed bread, and regional bronzes for its steak pie and plain scone; recognises that JG Ross uses traditional methods and craft skills to create its products; applauds the production director, Cameron Ross, and his team on their success, and wishes JG Ross Bakers well.

Supported by: Bill Kidd, Emma Harper, Richard Lyle, Clare Haughey, Ash Denham, Graeme Dey, Mark McDonald, Sandra White, Fulton MacGregor, Gail Ross, Jenny Gilruth, Tom Arthur


Meldrum Academy Wins Schools Technology Challenge

That the Parliament congratulates the schools that participated in the 15th North East Scotland College (NESCol) Schools Technology Challenge; commends all those pupils who participated in the challenge; applauds Meldrum Academy on being named as the top school; notes that its pupils, Luca D’Ambruoso and Jessica Riach, competed with their peers from seven other secondary schools, including Mintlaw and Turriff academies and the runners-up, Owen Edwards and Eilidh Hislop from Ellon Academy; understands that the pupils represented their schools in facing maths, science, technology and engineering challenges; commends Shell on its continuing support of the competition; recognises the value of programmes such as this in encouraging young people to pursue STEM careers, believes that they illustrate the benefit of educational institutions and industry collaborating to improve the opportunities that are made available to young people, and wishes the organisers, participants and sponsors of NESCol’s Schools Technology Challenge well.

Supported by: Ash Denham, Kenneth Gibson, Joan McAlpine, Gordon Lindhurst, Sandra White, Emma Harper, Graeme Dey, David Torrance, Clare Haughey, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Clare Adamson, Ivan McKee, Liam Kerr, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Gail Ross, Jenny Gilruth, Tom Arthur


Methlick FUNd Run Raises £1,500 for Kenyan Care Home

That the Parliament congratulates the competitors in, and organisers of, the eighth annual Methlick FUNd Run on raising £1,500 for the New Life Homes Trust in Kenya; understands that over 80 runners took part in events including a 5k run, 10k run and children’s run; recognises that the money raised will go towards helping a care home for abandoned babies in Nairobi; commends the event organizer, Stuart Kennedy, on his efforts, as well as all those who took part, and wishes everyone involved well.

Supported by: Emma Harper, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Ash Denham, David Torrance, Sandra White, Clare Haughey, Graeme Dey, Tom Arthur, Mark McDonald, Jenny Gilruth, Liam Kerr, Ruth Maguire, Gail Ross, Gil Paterson, Clare Adamson, Ivan McKee


Celtic FC to Provide Free Sanitary Products to Female Fans

That the Parliament commends Celtic FC on, it believes, becoming the first Scottish football club to supply free sanitary products to female fans at its stadium; notes that the policy will take effect from next season after a campaign by fan, Erin Slaven, which petitioned for the change; understands that the decision comes following a Scottish Government consultation that found that 95% of those asked support access to free sanitary products; welcomes the initiative by Erin and her campaign, which also aims to highlight the issue of underrepresentation of women in football both in the stands and on the pitch, and hopes that other football clubs will follow this example and supply free sanitary products to female fans in their stadia.

Supported by: David Torrance, Richard Lyle, Joan McAlpine, Emma Harper, Stewart Stevenson, Rona Mackay, Ash Denham, Sandra White, Clare Haughey, Alex Rowley, Ivan McKee, Bill Kidd, Graeme Dey, Monica Lennon, Fulton MacGregor, Jenny Gilruth, Ruth Maguire, John Finnie, Gail Ross, Gil Paterson


Laings of Inverurie Named UK Bathroom Retailer of the Year

That the Parliament congratulates the Inverurie-based business, Laings, on being named the UK Bathroom Retailer of the Year at the annual kbbreview Retail & Design Awards; understands that this is the second year in a row that Laings has taken home a kbbreview award, having been named Bathroom Showroom of the Year in 2017; commends Laings managing director, Andy Walker, and his staff on their latest success, and wishes them well.

Supported by: Joan McAlpine, Graeme Dey, Ash Denham, Emma Harper, David Torrance, Clare Haughey, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Mark McDonald, Jenny Gilruth, Fulton MacGregor, Tom Arthur, Ruth Maguire


Success for A E Brown and Son at the Scottish Craft Butcher Awards

That the Parliament congratulates the Turriff butchers, A E Brown and Son, on its recent success at the Scottish Craft Butcher Awards; understands that the family butcher won three silver awards for its beefburger, chilli and plum burger and haggis and cracked black pepper burger; recognises the importance of businesses such as A E Brown and Son in showcasing the world-class food and drink produced in Scotland; commends John Brown and his staff on their latest success, and wishes them well.

Supported by: Joan McAlpine, Graeme Dey, Ash Denham, Emma Harper, Edward Mountain R, Clare Haughey, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Mark McDonald, Fulton MacGregor, Tom Arthur, Ruth Maguire


Alex MacKenzie Appointed Chairwoman of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

That the Parliament congratulates the Inverurie resident, Alex MacKenzie, on her appointment as the new chairwoman of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP); understands that she was elected to lead the society as it begins its new, reshaped and modernised governance approach; recognises that Alex started as a CSP steward in 1994 and, juggling a part-time job in Aberdeen with raising two young children, rose through the CSP ranks, chairing its industrial relations committee, becoming its vice president and chairing the CSP governance review; commends Alex on her success and her dedication, and wishes her well in her role.

Supported by: Monica Lennon, Joan McAlpine, Graeme Dey, Liam McArthur, Sandra White, Ash Denham, Emma Harper, David Torrance, Clare Haughey, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Mark McDonald, Jenny Gilruth, Fulton MacGregor, Tom Arthur, Ruth Maguire, Ivan McKee


Diane Cooper's Marathon Effort Raises £2,700

That the Parliament congratulates Diane Cooper from Turriff on raising around £2,700 for the cancer charity, CLIC Sargent, by running the London Marathon; understands that CLIC Sargent is a leading cancer charity in the UK for children, young people and their families, and that its care teams provide specialist support across the UK; acknowledges that Diane is a member for both Deveron Harriers and Turriff Running Club, and that, despite the record temperatures, she completed the marathon in a time of 4:46:21; applauds Diane on her determination and commitment, and wishes both her and CLIC Sargent well.

Supported by: Edward Mountain, Ash Denham, Joan McAlpine, Sandra White, Emma Harper, Richard Lochhead, Colin Beattie, Clare Haughey, Bill Kidd, Clare Adamson, Ruth Maguire, Fulton MacGregor, Jenny Gilruth, Richard Lyle, Mark McDonald, David Torrance, Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee


Bert Fowlie Butcher Success at Scottish Craft Butcher Awards

That the Parliament congratulates Bert Fowlie Butcher in Strichen on its recent successes at the Scottish Craft Butcher Awards; understands that it won gold awards for its beefburger, as well as for its chicken fajita burger and its pork and black pudding burger; notes that it won two silver awards for its pulled pork and bramble apple burger and pork and bacon cheesy melt burger; recognises the importance of businesses such as Bert Fowlie Butcher in showcasing the world-class food and drink produced in Scotland; commends Hebbie Fowlie and his staff on their latest success, and wishes them well.

Supported by: Emma Harper, Joan McAlpine, Richard Lochhead, Colin Beattie, Clare Haughey, Ash Denham, Stewart Stevenson, Bill Kidd, Clare Adamson, Ruth Maguire, Jenny Gilruth, Richard Lyle, Mark McDonald, David Torrance, Fulton MacGregor, Tom Arthur