Next meeting: Wednesday 20th February 2019, 8:00 p.m. in the Primary School.
The Planning schedule for January-February is available.
Community Energy Engagement Event: Stirling Council are running drop in Community Energy Priorities events in March 2019, open to all members of the community. The Balfron event is on Tuesday 12th March from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the McLintock Hall. These events are being run to find out directly from communities what their priorities are to identify actions which can be taken together, using local knowledge and focusing on local needs within each community, to bring local community benefits.
There will be information on reducing energy bills; alleviating fuel poverty; grants and support available to vulnerable residents; grants available to residents for energy efficiency measures, e.g. insulation; community energy projects and community funding; as well as sustainable transport, including electric vehicles and electric bikes trial; local food growing; and a range of related topics.
Home Energy Scotland representatives will also be there to offer free, impartial energy advice for all residents.
- Stirling Council's December Community News Sheet is available.
The Broadband report for January is available.
Police: The Police Report for January is available.
Residents are encouraged to complete an online survey about the consultation on the 20 mph speed limit bill from Mark Ruskell MSP.
- Councillor Graham Lambie's Forth & Endrick Newsletter (Killearn) for December is available.
Local Energy Scotland would like to remind you that the Scottish Government has recently launched a consultation to review the suite of Good Practice Principles for Renewable Energy Developments, which includes Community Benefits from onshore renewable energy developments, community benefits from offshore renewable energy developments and shared ownership of onshore renewable energy developments.
There are also workshops which can be attended at Glasgow, Inverness, Perth and Stirling. Local Energy Scotland would like to encourage you to respond to the consultation and/or attend one of the workshops to ensure that the experience of communities is gathered as part of the consultation process.
You can find all the information you need about the consultation process and the consultation workshops on the Local Energy Scotland website.
Stirling Council is consulting on the next five year period of its Local Housing Strategy. A poster with further information is available. You can also get more information and take part at the consultation page of the Stirling Council website. The deadline for responses is Friday 1st March 2019.
Roads: The Roads Report for October is available.
Finnich Glen Development Consultation
A public consultation on proposals to develop Finnich Glen took place in the Village Hall on Friday 28th September.Images of the display boards are below. We hope to have the plans available soon. The proposals were discussed at our meeting on 17th October.