SNP Councillor for Stirling East Alison Laurie has praised the work of Stirling Council officials in installing Vehicle Activated Signs along the Pike Road which are now operational.
Local representatives Bruce Crawford MSP and Councillor Evelyn Tweed have welcomed the outcome of a recent meeting on road safety on the A84 through Blair Drummond.
During the meeting, concerns were raised about recent accidents that have taken place in the area.
An FOI response from Transport Scotland has shown that there have been a total of 14 reported personal injury accidents on the A84 in the Blair Drummond area between January 1 2014 and August 29 2017.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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.