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Community Council AGM and Election Update

The AGM and September meeting of the Community Council will take place on Monday 25th September at 715pm in the halls of Larbert Old Church.

The Agenda can be viewed here: LSTCC – September 2017 – Agenda AGM.

As well as our AGM reports and monthly reports from Police Scotland, Larbert High and the Community Safety Team, we will also have an update from Virgin Media on their cable installation within Kinnaird.

The minutes from our August meeting can be viewed here: LSTCC Minutes – August 2017

The current Community Council’s 4-year term of office is due to end this year. We are awaiting confirmation from Falkirk Council on the election process for the new Community Council which we understand will commence in early October. The majority of the current Community do not intend to stand again for re-election.

If you are interested in becoming a Community Councillor or just want to find out more, please come along to our September meeting. All will be made very welcome.

March Community Council Meeting – 27th March 2017

The March meeting of the Community Council will be held in the Rennie Lounge of Larbert Old Church on Monday 27th March at 7:15pm.

To view the agenda for the meeting, please click here: http://lstcommunitycouncil.org.uk/…/LSTCC-March-2017-Agenda…

To view the minutes from our February meeting, please click here: http://lstcommunitycouncil.org.uk/…/LSTCC-Minutes-February-…

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

We will specifically be discussing the Todhill Wind Farm Fund, Falkirk Council Open Space Strategy, a series of consultations (see more details below) and planning applications including the current Ineos planning application in Grangemouth.

We will also have our monthly reports from Police Scotland, Larbert High School and Falkirk Council’s Community Safety Team.

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 on our Facebook page.

Consultations

There are a large number of consultations requiring consideration which we would like to bring to your attention.

We will be discussing these at our March meeting. Residents can also respond directly to all of these consultations.

If there are any matters you would wish to raise with the Community Council to help inform our response, please let us know by either attending our meeting on Monday 27th March 2017 or e-mailing us at lst-cc@virginmedia.com

The consultations are as follows:

2018 Review of UK Parliament Constituencies in Scotland (End Date: 27th March) – This can be viewed at: https://www.bcs2018.org.uk/

Scottish Government – Future of the Planning System (End Date: 4th April) – This can be viewed at: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/…/a-consultation-on-the-fu…/

Policing 2026 Consultation (End Date: 8th May) – This can be viewed at: https://consult.scotland.police.uk/consultation/2026/

Falkirk Council Local Development Plan 2 – Main Issues Report (End Date: 5th May) – This can be viewed at: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk/…/local-development-plan/plan-two/

Scottish Government – Talking “Fracking” – A Consultation on Unconventional Oil and Gas (End Date: 31st May) – This can be viewed at: http://www.talkingfracking.scot/

Todhill Wind Farm Fund – Vote for your favourite logo

The Tod Hill Wind Farm Community Panel is delighted to have shortlisted four submissions for a logo for the Fund which distributes £24,000 per year to community projects.

The submissions have come from Larbert High School and the Panel really appreciate the efforts of both pupils and teachers who have been involved in this initiative.

But now it’s your turn…..you have 2 weeks to vote for the one you think should represent the Fund and which will then be used on all future Fund material.

To vote, please click on the link below which will take you to a Survey Monkey quiz with one question. Please click to choose one logo and then click “done” at the bottom.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/P5JYYRJ

Thanks for voting!

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.]

Volunteering Day – 25 October 2014

Communities Along The Carron Association and the Scottish Wildlife Trust have organised a volunteering day from 10am-3pm on Saturday 25th October at the Larbert High School garden and the Carron Dams Local Nature Reserve.

Both organisations are joining forces to carry out work at the 2 sites. Activities will include gardening, litter picking and vegetation clearance. Scottish Power is also sending 15 volunteers on a Corporate Social Responsibility work day to assist.

Volunteers should meet at the Larbert High School garden. Parking is available at Larbert High School. The garden is on the furthest most side of the LHS building – far right when facing the school building.

Organisers will be there from 9.30am. Tea, coffee and toilets will be available but volunteers should bring a packed lunch. Dress for the weather and volunteers can assist for as short or as long as they can, all help will be greatly appreciated by CATCA and SWT.

April Community Council Meeting – Monday 28th April 2014

All are welcome to join us at tonight’s Community Council meeting at 7:15pm in the halls of Larbert Old Church. The main topic is the forthcoming changes to bin collections. Officers from Falkirk Council are joining us to tell us about the changes taking place and to answer any questions or concerns residents have.If you can’t make it, please post a question or comment here or e-mail us at lst-cc@virginmedia.com

Police Scotland and Larbert High School will also be giving us their monthly update.

Network Rail are also coming along to give us an update on the bridgeworks and Zero Waste Communities Initiative will be telling us about their local project work.

It’s set to be another informative meeting and look forward to seeing many of you there.

Here’s a link to our website where you can download the agenda and see the matters that will be arising from the minutes of our March meeting.

 

Education Update – February 2014

Falkirk Council’s acting Director of Education came along to our meeting on 24th February 2014 to update us on local educational matters and in particular school roll projections and how Falkirk Council plans to address capacity issues. We covered a lot of ground at the meeting and below is a summary of the key areas discussed.

The Director provided us with a Briefing Note (click on link to view) which shows current school rolls and projected rolls up to 2017/18 for all our local primary schools and Larbert High School. Continue reading