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MSP Raises Concerns Over Prolonged A81 Closure

Bruce Crawford at Aberfoyle

Stirling’s MSP Bruce Crawford has written to the Chief Executive of Scottish Water for further information after it was revealed that the works to repair the bridge at Ballat Station on the A81 were to continue until Spring 2018 instead of the end of December this year.

Mr Crawford has been contacted by constituents who have concerns for the implications for extended road closures on local business in the area.

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Business Concerns Over Council’s Aberfoyle Road Closure

Bruce Crawford concerns on roadworks
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Stirling MSP Praises Council For Taking Action On Roadside Vegetation

Bruce Crawford at Aberfoyle
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Speed Reduction Plans: A Real Win For The Community

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Stirling’s MSP Bruce Crawford has hailed Stirling Council plans to tackle speeding in Drymen as a win for the community after a number of local residents has raised their complaints about the issue.

Mr Crawford contacted Stirling Council and Police Scotland to highlight his concerns on the matter – which were met with a prompt response from Council Officials.

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SNP Pledge Safer Speed Limits On Residential Streets

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SNP Demand Review On Stirling’s Roads

Pot holed road in Stirling

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.

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SNP Councillor Slams Tory/Labour Broken Promises On Roads

Councillor Graham Lambie

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 […]

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SNP Councillor Calls For Safer Pedestrian Crossings On Glasgow Road

The SNP’s Councillor Gerry McLaughlan has called for pedestrian underpasses to be scrapped to make way for newer, safer controlled pedestrian crossings.

Councillor McLaughlan’s call comes after a further traffic accident was recorded at Borestone Roundabout last week and whilst Stirling Council officials are carrying out a road safety review.

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McLaughlin Draws Attention to Council Complacency on Riverside Erosion

Councillor Gerry McLaughlan with Riverside Community Councillors

COUNCIL CANNOT AFFORD TO BE COMPLACENT ON COLLAPSED RIVERBANK SNP Councillor Gerry McLaughlan has met with Riverside Community Council to discuss riverbank damage that has been left ignored by Stirling Council. As a result of flooding through winter, the banks of the Forth have been eroded, resulting in the collapse […]

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Council U-turn After McLaughlan Slams Crossing Patrol Policy

Cllr Gerry McLaughlan

The SNP candidate in the forthcoming Stirling East Council by election has forced the Tory/Labour led administration to move its position on the provision of  a crossing patrol for children attending the Borestone Primary and Nursery site, in Broom Road, Stirling. Gerry McLaughlan called for the council to provide a crossing […]

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