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Todhill Wind Farm Fund – Celebration Event

There’s going to be a Celebration Event for the Todhill (Larbert, Stenhousemuir & Torwood) Wind Farm Fund. All are welcome to attend and find out more about the projects that have been funded and plans for 2017. The event will be held at 7-8pm on Wednesday 22nd March in the Dobbie Hall. More info on the event is on the attached poster.

To register a place, please click here.   


Community Council AGM – Monday 28th September 2015

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Community Council will be held in the Rennie Lounge of Larbert Old Church on Monday 28th September 2015 at 7:15pm.

•To view the agenda for the meeting, please click here: http://lstcommunitycouncil.org.uk/meetings/.
•To view the minutes from our previous meeting on 31 August 2015, please click here: http://lstcommunitycouncil.org.uk/meetings/

At the AGM, there will be annual reports from the Convener, Secretary and Treasurer in relation to the activities of the Community Council in 2014/15.

We will also have our regular monthly updates from Police Scotland, the Community Safety Team and Larbert High School, along with an update on the Todhill Windfarm Community Benefit Fund.

All are welcome to attend the meeting and to contribute to discussions or to raise any issues. A specific area raised with us has been the quality of play areas locally and this will be discussed.

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.

Larbert Legacy Cycle Project – Official Community Opening – Saturday 29th August 2015

The official community opening of the Larbert Legacy Cycle Project will take place on Saturday 29th August 2015 from 10am to 1pm.

The official opening will be undertaken by Jamie Hepburn MSP and cycling stars.

There will be lots of activities taking place (helmets are compulsory) including free coaching sessions, bikeability, bike checks, professional demos and much more.

For full information on the opening and for a map of the finished project, please click here to view the event flyer: Larbert Legacy Cycle Project – Community Opening

[Please note that there will be no parking on the LHS campus on the day. Alternative car parking arrangements can be found on the event flyer.]

Ineos Upstream – Shale Gas Presentation and Q&A

The Community Council has invited Tom Pickering, Operations Director of Ineos Upstream to deliver a presentation outlining the company’s plans for shale gas extraction and to answer questions the community may have in relation to the plans.

The event will take place at 7:30pm on Monday 7th September 2015 in the halls of Larbert Old Church. The format of the evening will be a 30 minute presentation followed by a question and answer session.

All are welcome to attend.

Open Meetings – 27th & 31st March 2015

Attend one of our Open Meetings and have your voice heard. The Community Council is keen to gather as many views as possible from local residents on how we can maximise the impact of the Todhill Windfarm Community Benefit funding in order to make Larbert, Stenhousemuir and Torwood and better place to live, work and visit. We have arranged 2 open public meetings as part of this process and would like to invite you along to one of the events to hear your views. Full details of both dates are below.

We are delighted to announce that Larbert Village Primary School choir will be performing at the Friday event, and Stenhousemuir Primary School choir will be performing at the Tuesday event.

We look forward to seeing many of you at one of the events and would ask that you share this link with any of your friends, neighbours or colleagues who may also be interested in attending.

Open Public Meetings

Stenhousemuir Charities Day – 25th April

This year’s Stenhousemuir Charities Day will be held in the precinct on Saturday the 25th of April from 10am to 4.00pm.

If any local charities or mothers & todder groups wish to hire a stall at this event or would like more information, please call contact Mary-Jane Armstrong for forms etc at mj@falkirktowns.com. This is a partnership event between Falkirk & District Town Centre Management and Vale of Carron Rotary.

This year’s event will also include a farmers market element to promote the Year of Food and Drink.


Family Fun Day – Lido in Stenhousemuir Saturday 16th August

We are pleased to advise that we have just received confirmation that Falkirk Council and its partners are holding a family fun day at the Lido in Stenhousemuir. This event follows the recent terrible acts of vandalism in the park with the event aiming to raise community awareness of the park and in particular the wildlife, plants and trees.

The event will be held on Saturday 16 August from 12 noon – 4pm.

So far the following fantastic activities have been confirmed:

•Interactive workshops around the Lido pool
•Bike display by award winning 360 Bicycle Stunt Team
•Dr Bike Surgery – children and adults can bring their bikes along for a free safety check
•Bike map tours – tours from Stenhousemuir to the Kelpies
•Bouncy castles, bungee runs etc
•Birds of Prey

More activities are being organised for the day … We will continue to post information as we receive it.

Please help spread the word about this event.

With the Forestry Commission fun day taking place in the woods at FVRH on the 17th, this is going to be a super fun-filled weekend for all the local community.

Forestry Commission – Family Fun Day – FVRH 17th August

Sunday 17th August – The Forestry Commission is holding a free family Fun Day in the woods at FVRH from 11am – 3pm. There will be lots of exciting activities for the whole family, including Thai Chi sessions, falcon and wildlife displays, pond dipping, woodland walks and workouts and fruit drink tasting sessions.

The event will take place on the lawn next to Larbert House and car parking will be available in the staff car park opposite Accident & Emergency.

Please spread the word…

Here is the full press release and link to the event poster. 2014 Family Fun Day poster  Continue reading

Support for Events on Local Playing Fields/Parks

Fields in Trust (the operating name for the National Playing Fields Association) is offering free events boxes for any event held on FIT protected playing fields/parks which in our area include:

  • Crownest Park
  • Carronvale Road Park
  • McClaren Park
  • St George’s Playing Field
  • Stenhouse Road Park

All event organisers are required to do is register the event on our ‘Have a Field Day’ link on our website: http://www.fieldsintrust.org or Colin Rennie on colin.rennie@fieldsintrust.org

Events can include:

  • Sports event
  • Gala
  • Fun day
  • Play day
  • Park/garden clean-up
  • Flower planting
  • BBQ etc

Each event registered will qualify for a box.