The Scottish National Party has announced that Councillor Graham Lambie and Councillor Ian Muirhead will both be standing for re-election to Stirling Council in the Forth and Endrick Ward in May’s local government election.
Here we are again at the end of another year. And what a year 2016 has been, when you look back over the events that have defined it, both locally and nationally, it’s astonishing to think it all happened in the same 12 month period. Nearly the same length of time it takes to get your bins emptied…. but more of that later.
The SNP Group on Stirling Council have demanded a review on the maintenance of Stirling’s road network. The call comes after an Audit Scotland report earlier this year places the Stirling local authority area as the 7th worst in the country.
The report found that Stirling Council was spending well below the minimum required roads maintenance budget and that only 56.92% of roads through Stirling were in an “acceptable condition.”
In contrast, neighbouring Councils – Clackmannanshire and East Dunbartonshire – both are shown to have committed larger budgets to maintaining their roads than Stirling has, and are spending more than the minimum requirement on roads maintenance.
Local SNP representatives have voiced their support for a City Deal for Stirling. The City Deal application seeks Government funding for infrastructural projects that are designed to attract investment – growing business and creating jobs.
Forth and Endrick SNP Councillor, Graham Lambie, has slammed the ruling Tory/Labour Administration on Stirling Council for not delivering on promises made to maintain Stirling’s roads. A recent Audit Scotland report has put the Stirling area in seventh worst place out of the whole of Scotland – a significant decrease […]
At Thursday (19th May) night’s Meeting of the Full Council, Stirling SNP Councillors put forward proposals for a comprehensive and independent inquiry into structural failings at Balfron High School. The calls come after a number of issues with the PFI procured high school has resulted in sections of the building […]