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Improvement works for Stirling Sports Village

Work by Stirling Council is set to begin on the first stages of developments to extend facilities at Stirling Sports Village, expanding the city’s main base for sport and leisure.Last year Stirling Council approved a long term plan for development of the site around The PEAK and Forthbank Stadium and discussions are currently ongoing about what other sports might be accommodated at the wider site, including a possible link to the... more…


E-safety Competition for Young People in Stirling

It’s Safer Internet Day on 9th February and a competition has been launched for young people across the Forth Valley to create a game, app, animation or video to promote e-safety and positive uses of digital technology. This year’s campaign focusses on ‘Playing your part for a better internet’ and will be celebrated globally in over 100 countries. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology... more…


Latest PBB Budget Options

A full list of our budget options, including the accelerated options, can now be found at the link below. background papers and supporting report will be published tomorrow. (Friday 5th February). more…


Rediscover your local library

To celebrate National Libraries Day (Saturday 6th February 2016), Stirling Council is launching a new campaign to encourage more people to visit their local library.The ReaDiscover campaign, supported by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC), will be in libraries until the end of April and aims to raise awareness among people of all ages to discover what their local library offers, including book lending, computers and IT... more…


Exciting Plans for New Cowie Nursery

To support Stirling Council’s investment in the Cowie area, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced during her visit last week that the Scottish Government would put £2million towards the £6.4million required for a new building which will not only provide a new base for St Margaret’s Primary, but will also feature a community hall and a brand new nursery for the whole community.Following the announcement local... more…


Extra Community Conversations on Budget Announced

An extra round of Community Conversation meetings are to be held following the additional budget cuts announced by the Scottish Government.The meetings are open to all and provide a forum for the public to sit down face to face with Council managers to discuss updates to Stirling Council’s Priority Based Budgeting (PBB) process.The next meeting will be held at Balfron Campus on Wednesday 3rd February 6pm – 7.30pm and then another... more…


Rural Development Fund Now Open for Applications

A new programme of EU development funding driven by Stirling Council is now open to applications from communities and businesses in rural Stirling.  Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER –which covers rural Stirling, Clackmannanshire and West Dunbartonshire - was allocated £2.78m by the Scottish Government and the European Union, to help fund projects that will deliver a positive economic impact in the rural area and meet the... more…


Ray Mears opens salmon season on the River Teith

World famous bushcraft and survival specialist Ray Mears has officially opened the new salmon fishing season on the River Teith.Accompanied by Provost Mike Robbins, local schoolchildren and pipers for the ceremony, dozens of keen anglers also took part in a parade through Callander to the banks of the river today (Monday 1st February) despite some very wet and windy conditions.Mears threw a traditional quaich of single malt in to the waters... more…

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