Falkirk Council

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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

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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

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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

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A massive spend in Falkirk Council’s housing stock has been agreed with £332 million committed over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes. In 2021/22 alone, £23.4m will be spent on improvements to around 5,000 properties with &poun

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Falkirk Council delivered a virtual event for private landlords and agents last month to promote good practice within the private sector in the council area. The event on October 29 consisted of three 30-minute presentations, each followed by question and answer sessions.

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Falkirk is to benefit from £90 million investment over ten years as part of a new growth deal which aims to drive inclusive and sustainable economic recovery and growth across the region.

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Building services contractor McGill has won a £400,000 contract and been appointed to a £3.6 million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms. In response to new government legislation introduced after the Grenfell disaster, all properties in Scotland must meet higher standards in re

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Falkirk Council has set its budget for 2020/21, agreeing on a 4.84% increase in Council Tax for the year which will see an average ‘Band D’ Council Tax figure increase by £56.58 a year. The council has highlighted that despite the increase, council tax in the area remains one of th

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The untapped energy potential from Scotland’s parks and greenspaces could provide low carbon heat for homes and reduce the nation's carbon footprint, research published today by greenspace scotland has revealed.

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Construction and residential development company JB Bennett (Contracts) Ltd is celebrating a series of new contract wins in Scotland’s social housing sector. The Cumbernauld-based firm began work last month on the construction of six residential blocks consisting of 45 units at Dumbarton Harbo

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