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Care Hub Celebrates New Milestone

Attendees at the Topping out ceremony

A topping out ceremony at the new Stirling Care Village was held on Friday 24th November 2017 to mark the final tiles being placed on the roof of the new Care Hub building. The hub will have more than 100 beds and will provide short-term care, assessment or rehabilitation to older people who require additional support following an illness or operation. Set in a comfortable, homely environment it aims to help older people recover, regain their independence and, in the majority of cases, return to their own homes.

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Stirling SNP Lead Universal Credit Demonstration

Bruce Crawford and Scott Farmer attend rally

Stirling SNP led a demonstration to halt Universal Credit on Saturday (25th Nov).
The day of action included a procession from King’s Park followed by a rally at Thistle Park in Stirling.
Rally speakers included Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford, SNP MP Drew Hendry, Stirling Council Leader Scott Farmer, and Jessica Lindohf of Stirling Women’s Aid.
Stirling SNP’s campaign has gained hundreds of signatures for the party’s petition to halt Universal Credit.

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Renewed Calls For Tories To Sack Alastair Majury

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Broken Universal Credit System Is Hurting People In Stirling

Universal Credit

New evidence has revealed the true impact of the rollout of Universal Credit in Stirling. 

It is anticipated that local authority statistics have shown that the rollout of Universal Credit in the Stirling area – which was part-introduced in May 2015, with the full service rolled out in June this year – has accounted for the following: 

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Stirling MP Must Back Reducing House Of Lords, Not Democracy

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Crawford Welcomes Council Commitment On “Sma’ Vennel” Anti-Social Behaviour

Stirling’s MSP, Bruce Crawford, has welcomed a response from Stirling Council that has indicated a multi-department approach to addressing the problems facing the small vennel that connects Baker Street to Spittal Street in Stirling’s city centre.

Mr Crawford wrote to Stirling Council after being approached by a number of residents who raised their serious concerns that anti-social behaviour is rife in the vennel. Reports have included: public urination, drug taking and supply, lewd conduct, defecation, and threatening behaviour.

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Aberfoyle Flooding: SNP Committed To Rectifying The Mistakes Of Previous Tory-Led Administration

The SNP have said that they are committed to ensuring that proper funding is sought to combat flooding in the Aberfoyle area.

Funding from the Scottish Government is available for large scale projects such as permanent flood prevention measures. However it is for local authorities to apply for such investment.

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Stirling Council Leader Pushes For COSLA Position On Tory Rape Clause

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SNP Councillor Asks “Where’s The Apology” Over Shamed Tory Councillors

Maureen Bennison
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Shambles As Tory Councillors Ditch Planning Panel

Susan McGill on Majury

 “The Tory Council Group on Stirling Council is costing the local taxpayer almost £150K in salaries every year and it is a disgrace that they appear to continually decide to place their priorities elsewhere. An ordinary worker is expected to put their employment responsibilities first so why should this be any different for Tory Councillors?”

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