Stirling Council has detailed plans to deliver an ambitious and far-reaching strategy for regeneration and commit £500,000 worth of spending to tackle poverty and promote growth across the area. The council’s community planning and regeneration committee agreed this week to recommend the establis
Plans to build 600 homes between Bridge of Allan and Causewayhead have been refused by Stirling Council. Proposals submitted by Graham’s The Family Dairy, which included plans for 600 homes and a new primary school at Airthrey Kerse, were rejected by councillors by 12 votes to eight (with two abst
Stirling Council renewed its commitment to building new homes in 2016/17 at its budget meeting last week. The local authority will be investing over £9 million this year, as part of a programme of new house building which began in 2010/11 and will provide 210 new houses in the area.
Stirling’s first street clinic offering housing and homelessness advice is setting up home today on Port Street. Experts from charity Shelter Scotland will be on hand from 10am-3pm to offer help and advice on a range of housing issues, including rent and mortgage arrears, fuel poverty, money and d
Five new properties for Stirling Council tenants have been completed as part of a new housing development in Cambusbarron. The three two-bedroom terraced houses and two two-bedroom flats form part of a new housing development at the former Polmaise Farm in the village that also includes 12 flats to
Baillie Violet Weir presents RSHA chair Margaret Vass with a Stirling Council Civic Plaque to mark the Association’s contribution over its first 25 years. Watching on are founder members (from left to right) Jim Milne, Dorothy Simpson, David Frood and Rosemary Williams plus Director Tony Teasdale
Stirling Council is developing work to tackle disadvantage and deprivation in priority areas across the district. The Community Empowerment Act, passed in July 2015, contains a requirement for Community Planning Partnerships to produce unique local outcome plans for communities that are experiencing
Stirling Council has rejected plans for a proposed golf and tennis centre near Dunblane as the development’s residential element did not fit Scottish planning policy. The Park of Keir project, which was supported by golfer Colin Montgomerie and Judy Murray, mother of former Wimbledon champion Andy
The wraps have officially come off ten new homes for Stirling Council tenants in Cowie. The bungalows in Cowie’s Main Street and Burns Terrace were all built by the council’s own housing service and tenants began moving in this week.
A draft report outlining proposed changes to the way Stirling Council delivers its services in the face of challenging financial circumstances is set to be published today. The local authority is facing a budget shortfall of over £25 million over the next five years.
Housing association tenants across the Stirling Council area will get the chance to improve their computer skills through a new lottery funded project. Connecting Stirling has been awarded £250,000 over three years by the Big Lottery fund, to provide training for tenants of Forth and Rural Stirling
The Ward family being welcomed to their new home (left to right) Colin Cameron (chair of Balfron Community Council); Harrison (8 years); Finlay (4); Mr Steven Ward; Mathew (11); Laughlin (6); Beth (9); Lewis (13); Mrs Kelly Ward; Cameron (3); Councillor Violet Weir and Margaret Vass (RSHA chair) Rur
A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling heat and power to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020. Our Power Energy, a subsidiary of Our Power Community Benefit Society, has been founded by 35 member orga
Contractors building Stirling Council’s ambitious affordable housing project at Goosecroft Road have given a boost to the local community. Construction and manufacturing business CCG (Scotland) Ltd visited Start-Up Stirling last week to contribute a substantial donation, as part of their community
A major new development in the heart of Stirling’s city centre was visited last week by minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess. Stirling Council has invested £6 million at the development in Goosecroft Road, which will include 53 affordable housing apartments and three retail units, th