Stirling SNP Councillors are calling for Network Rail and Stirling Council officers to work together to devise a new plan that would reduce the amount of time required for works to be carried out on the Kerse Road Bridge.
Well, can I remind them it is they, the Tories, who are running Stirling Council along with their allies in the Labour Party.
From what I hear, Labour are furious that they are being left to take all the blame, yet they won’t rule out a coalition if they get the numbers.
Stirling SNP Council Group have called on Labour Councillors to put their money where their mouth is and back shared services with Clackmannanshire.
The Scottish National Party have this week announced their candidates for Stirling North and Stirling West.
This year, voters will return to polling stations to elect a new Administration to run Stirling Council’s local services. Currently, the local authority is run by a Tory/Labour coalition.
Stirling SNP have announced a pledge to implement safer speed limits for residential areas across the Stirling Council area. The announcement comes as campaigning is underway for the 2017 Local Government election which is taking place in May this year.
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.
Stirling Council has revealed that waste services are projected to overspend on the budget by almost £100K as delays and disruptions to the new refuse collection system continues. In a report to the Finance and Economy Committee on Stirling Council, the predicted £91K is described as “a best estimate” as […]
The SNP had previously sought to fill two of the four vacancies by nominating Councillors Scott Farmer and Jim Thomson to the board after the resignation of the two Labour, one Tory and one Green Councillor serving on the board. However, Tory and Labour councillors voted down the nominations leaving the council with no representation on the board of the arms-length organisation which currently delivers sport provision on behalf of the council, employing around 400 staff.
SNP Environment Spokesperson on Stirling Council, Councillor Jim Thomson has slammed Environment and Housing Convener – Councillor Danny Gibson – for
Councillor Jim Thomson
“To make matters worse, Councillor Danny Gibson failed to inform his fellow Councillors of these issues. Not doing so has only served to keep local representatives and the people we work for in the dark.”
keeping Councillors in the dark over disruptions to the roll-out of the newly reformed refuse collection system.
Stirling Council have recently publicly apologised for the rollout falling behind schedule, however Councillor Thomson has said that this is “simply not good enough.”
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.