Falkirk Council's budget for 2023/24 has been approved, with council tax rates set to increase by 7%. Considered one of the most challenging to set in the Council’s history, the budget was designed to help close a £25.9m budget gap and balance the books for the coming year.
Multi-utilities provider Arc-Tech MU has commenced works at a new, large-scale residential development in Hallglen.
Council house rents and housing investment will be discussed at a meeting held by Falkirk Council later this week.
Proposals for a £120 million development of around 500 homes and a new neighbourhood centre in Polmont will go before Falkirk councillors tomorrow. Hansteen submitted the application for planning permission in principle for the Gilston Park residential-led mixed-used development, which will be
The transformation of the former Woodend farmland site in Hallglen has reached its first major milestone with construction works now formally underway. Led by Falkirk Council, the £27 million development is located along the southern boundary of Callendar Park southeast of Falkirk’s town
Falkirk Council has launched a consultation on its new local housing strategy. Tenants, residents’ groups, community councils, local clubs, local families, and individuals are all encouraged to give their views on the strategy for 2023-2028 through a 10-minute survey.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Argyll & Bute Council, South of Scotland Community Housing, and a Falkirk Council officer were the winners at the 11th Scottish Empty Homes Awards, sponsored by Auction House Scotland. The awards, announced at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership’s annual confere
The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its engagement plans for Viewpoint and Falkirk Council.
New residents have settled on the site of the former Whyteside Inn, off Lewis Road in Polmont, following the completion of a new development by Link Group.
Falkirk Council has agreed to a £347 million investment in housing over the next five years with funding allocated for improvements to existing homes and the provision of additional homes. In 2022/23 alone, £38.7m will be spent on improvements to around 6,800 properties with £6.5m
Falkirk Council’s leaders need to urgently make and implement big decisions about how to deliver sustainable services and make significant and necessary savings having stalled progress over the past three years, according to the Accounts Commission. The independent body that holds local c
Up to 2,000 jobs and £1 billion worth of future investment is expected to result from yesterday's signing of the Heads of Terms agreement between the UK Government, Scottish Government and Falkirk Council in the transformative Falkirk Growth Deal. The agreement means 11 projects can now use a
Falkirk town centre has received a boost following the completion of 36 new social rental homes for retirement living on Williamson Street.
Falkirk Council has announced ambitious new social housing plans with over 1,600 additional homes planned over the next five years.
More than 15,000 Falkirk Council homes will soon benefit from an eight-year programme to replace doors and windows.