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.
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.
Stirling SNP Councillor and Stirling Council Leader, Scott Farmer, proposed a resolution to local government body COSLA, establishing a national position on the two-child limit for Child Tax Credit and subsequently the so-called rape clause.
News has broken that disgraced Tory Councillors on Stirling Council have been reinstated following their suspension for offensive and abusive online activity.
We can and will win back Stirling!
Both Councillors have been reportedly suspended by the Tories but remain as independent Councillors. However, recently, the Stirling Observer reported that Councillor Davies had been out canvassing for the Conservative candidate ahead of the snap-General Election.
“The Tory agenda is one that punishes ordinary working people, treats those who are disadvantaged with contempt, and supports disgraceful policies such as the requirement for a woman to prove that she has been raped in order to receive support for more than two children.
Stirling SNP has called on Labour to rule out another coalition with the Tories on Stirling Council after the local government election next week. The call comes after the SNP point-blank ruled out any such coalition deal with the Tories.
The SNP is the only party to have put forward enough candidates to win a majority on Stirling Council on May 4th – sparking speculation that another deal has already been done between Labour and the Tories.
Following a BBC investigation Steven Paterson MP has sought urgent reassurance from Stirling Council about the news that three public-private partnership (PPP) schools in Stirling have been judged to be unsafe. The schools affected in Stirling are St Modans, Wallace High School and Balfron High School.
The Scottish National Party have accused Labour and the Tories of striking a backroom deal to keep themselves in power after the Stirling Council Election this May. Voters will return to polling stations on May 4th to elect the next Administration to manage local services.