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.
Further to the Stirling Council Decision to refuse the Gladman application at Strathblane, Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford said: “I congratulate the Strathblane community for their successful campaign to have this application rejected. I am pleased that Stirling Council has taken the decision to refuse this application.
Stirling SNP Councillor, Susan McGill, has renewed SNP calls for Alastair Majury to resign from Stirling Council in light of comments made by Scottish Tory Leader Ruth Davidson.
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:
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford has written to the Chief Executive of Stirling Council following complaints from locals and business owners in the Aberfoyle are over the planned closure for maintenance of the A821 between the Rob Roy Hotel and Aberfoyle.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford has praised Stirling Council which has responded to his letter requesting that maintenance work be carried out on overhanging vegetation on the B829 road between Kinlochard and Stronachlachar.
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.
Stirling SNP has called on Stirling’s Tory MP, Stephen Kerr, to support its calls to abandon the current UK Government policy of reducing the number of MPs that Scotland elects to Westminster.
It has been revealed that the local Stirling Conservative Party is torn apart following the recent readmission of shamed Tory Councillors, Alastair Majury and Robert Davies who had been revealed as Twitter trolls having authored a number of seriously offensive Tweets.
It is understood that both were required by Tory HQ to offer an official apology at the latest meeting of the full Council – where Councillor Davies refused to do so and resigned from the party.