Falkirk Council

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The revitalisation of Falkirk’s town centre took another significant step forward as the council agreed to take part in a new partnership being set up to deliver an action plan.    The partnership will comprise representatives of Falkirk Council, Scottish Futures Trust, Falkirk BID,

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125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park. The local authority has appointed specialist contractor McDe

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Around £280 million is to be invested in Falkirk Council's housing stock over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes. In 2019/20 alone, nearly £30m will be spent on improvements to around 4,700 properties including £8m on re-roofing

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Falkirk Council has submitted plans to deliver 24 new flats for social rent on the site of the former Torwood Primary School in Larbert. Intended to serve as a southern ‘gateway’ into the village, the development will include four blocks of terraced accommodation set in a courtyard style.

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Two Falkirk councillors have been charged by police following an investigation into planning concerns at the local authority. John McLuckie, depute convener of Falkirk Council’s planning committee, and planning committee member, James Kerr, were charged last week along with a third man.

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Falkirk Council has responded encouragingly to previous concerns but needs effective leadership to deliver its five-year improvement programme, according to the Accounts Commission. A new report published today is the third in three years by the local authority watchdog on how Falkirk is meeting the

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More than £143 million is set to be invested in housing across the Falkirk Council area in the next three years as part of the local authority’s on-going investment programme. In 2018/19, £13.5m will be spent making improvements to around 5,000 properties across the council area, such as:

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Construction firm CCG (Scotland) Ltd has completed a new residential development at Main Street in Stenhousemuir. Delivered on behalf of Falkirk Council, ‘The Old Police Station’ comprises 18 social rent flats on the site of the former Larbert Police Station, and the council’s Registry Office.

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Artist's impression of a development of council homes in Stenhousemuir which are due for completion early this year More than £104 million is set to be invested in housing across the Falkirk Council area in the next three years as part of the council’s on-going investment programme.

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Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax. Aberdeen City Council set its 2017/18 budget and outlined plans for the next phase of its transformation programme.

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Court of Session A council tenant who claimed that his occupancy agreement which was to “continue on a fortnightly basis” should be treated as a Scottish secure tenancy because it did not contain an express provision stating that it was for a term of less than six months has won an appeal agains

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The Accounts Commission has criticised Falkirk Council for being “slow in grasping the nettle” of tackling major financial challenges ahead. In a report out today the local authority watchdog says it is “disappointed” at the amount of progress at Falkirk since last August.

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Falkirk Council is proposing to make over £400,000 worth of efficiency savings from its general housing fund as it attempts to plug an estimated budget gap of around £20 million for 2017/18. The local authority has already made significant savings, including reducing the workforce by 7 per cent in

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