Monthly Archives: June 2015

Closure of Burnhead Road

Burnhead Road will be closed on 13th July from 9:30 am to 3:30pm (or completion of works whichever is sooner).

The closure will be for 40m between nos 67 & 69 to enable Scottish Water to repair a damaged carriageway manhole. An alternative route will be in place.

Full details of the closure & alternative routes can be found here: TTRO718

Kinnaird Village – Proposals for prohibition of parking on McIntyre Avenue around Kinnaird Primary School

Falkirk Council proposes to make an Order to prohibit waiting at any time on McIntyre Avenue in the vicinity of Kinnaird Primary School. The Order is to be made in the interests of road safety and to ensure the free passage of traffic is maintained and improve visibility for drivers and pedestrians crossing the road.

To view the Order and a map showing the area where parking/waiting will be prohibited, please click here: TRO-15-014

Anyone wishing to comment or object to the Order should do so in writing to Falkirk Council by 16th July 2015. This can be done by e-mail to or post to Head of Roads and Design, Abbotsford House, David’s Loan, Falkirk FK2 7YZ

June 2015 Meeting Notification

The June meeting of the Community Council will be held in the Rennie Lounge of Larbert Old Church on Monday 29th June 2015 at 7:15pm.

At the meeting, we will have a presentation on Falkirk Council’s proposals for a new Council HQ. The consultation for this can be viewed here.

We will also be discussing Community Energy Plans. There will be an update on the Todhill Windfarm Community Benefit Fund and Community Action Plan which is currently being developed. To view the findings from the Community Action Plan Research Report, please click Larbert, Stenhousemuir & Torwood – Final Research Report – 2015.

We will also have our regular monthly updates from Police Scotland, the Community Safety Team and Larbert High School.

All are welcome to attend the meeting and to contribute to discussions or to raise any issues.

If you are unable to attend the meeting but have any matters you wish to raise with us, please e-mail us as soon as possible on or post a comment here or on our Facebook page.

Scottish Government review of Primary Care (GP) Out of Hours Services.

We have received a letter from the Scottish Health Council, who are looking for members of the public to attend a discussion group  on 2nd July regarding out of hours services in primary care. This session is part of a Scottish Government visit to NHS Forth Valley and anyone with personal experience or views in this would be warmly welcomed.

The local discussion group is taking place in FVRH on 2nd July. If you are interested in taking part, please click on this link to the letter for further details on how to express an interest in participating: Scottish Health Council Letter

For more information on the Scottish Government review of Primary Care (GP) Out of Hours Services, please click here.


Temporary Closure of Tryst Road – 29th June to 3rd July 2015

Advance Warning – Tryst Road is to be temporarily closed to traffic from 7am on Monday 29th June until 10pm on Friday 3rd July (or earlier if works are completed).

The closure will be for a 75m section between the junctions for Gladstone Road and School Walk.

The closure will be as marked by appropriate traffic signs and there will be diversions in place. These are:
– From East – Main Street, Muirhall Road, Bellsdyke Road & vice versa.
– From West – Main Street, King Street, New Carron Road, Bellsdyke Road & vice versa.

The Falkirk Council (Tryst Road, Stenhousemuir) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) (No.TTRO/713) Order 2015 has been made to enable BT Outreach to install ducting and to upgrade their network.

For more details, please see: TTRO713 – Tryst Road

Community Action Plan – Research Report

Larbert, Stenhousemuir and Torwood Community Council is working with the support of Foundation Scotland, to manage community benefit funds which will come to the local community through the Todhill Windfarm project. The funds will bring an expected £24,000 annual income to the community. In order to ensure the best use of this money and that it is used in a way that meets the needs of the area the Community Council will develop a Community Action Plan which will identify the key themes and specific projects that will be adopted within the area over the next 10 years. To assist with the research and writing the Action Plan, the Community Council received funding from Local Energy Scotland/CARES and commissioned the services of Community Enterprise.

The community consultation has informed the Research Report and based on the findings of this research, a 10 Year Community Action Plan will now be developed and distributed throughout the community. We hope to publish the Action Plan in late June/early July 2015.

Community consultation for the Research Report took place between March and May 2015. We are very grateful to everyone who kindly completed the survey and to everyone who participated in one of the open meetings and/or focus groups.

To view the research report and findings from the consultation, please click on the following link: Larbert, Stenhousemuir & Torwood – Final Research Report – 2015