Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 2016 Community Council Meeting

The February meeting of the Community Council will be held in the Rennie Lounge of Larbert Old Church on Monday 29th February 2016 at 7:15pm.

  • To view the agenda for the meeting, please click here.
  • To view the minutes from our February meeting, please click here.

As well as our standing agenda items and our monthly Police, Community Safety Team and Youth Reports, we will also receive updates on the following:

  • Local Playing Field Facilities – Paul Finnie, Falkirk Community Trust
  • Falkirk Open Space Strategy Consultation – Danny Thallon, Falkirk Council
    • To view the Consultation, please click here
    • To complete the Open Space Strategy consultation survey (deadline 29th February), please click here
  • Dorrator Bridge Memorial Project – Derek Milne, Falkirk Council
  • Todhill Windfarm Fund Update (for more information, please see post below)

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 lst-cc@virginmedia.com or post a comment here or on our Facebook page.

THE TODHILL WIND FARM FUND IS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Following the recent community consultation, a fund using the Todhill Windfarm community funds has been established for constituted groups within the Larbert, Stenhousemuir and Torwood Community Council area.

Grants of £250 to £5,000 will be considered. Grants of over £5,000 will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Full details of the Fund and how to apply for funding can be found at: https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/programmes/todhill/

The Fund’s priorities are to support activity that will benefit people within the Larbert, Stenhousemuir & Torwood area and that:

• Improves the physical appearance of the community (including the town centre) and makes better use of our public spaces;
• Develops community services, events and facilities to better meet the diverse needs of local people;
• Preserves and enhances the natural environment for the benefit of those who live in the area;
• Builds the skills, capacity and sustainability of community organisations serving the area.

Please note that the deadline for submitting application is 7th March 2016.

Applications must be from groups which have a constitution and are set up on a not-for-profit basis.

Please share this information with any groups or organisations you think may be interested in applying for funding.

The Community Council is establishing a microfund for applications for grants up to £250. Further details of this will follow in the next few weeks.