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SNP COUNCILLOR OUTS LABOUR’S FRACKING SECRET

The claim that the Labour Party are opposed to Fracking was exposed as a lie by SNP Councillor, Paul Garner, victor of the 2015 Council by-election in the Denny / Banknock Ward. Councillor Garner, a long term critic of Fracking, … Continue reading

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SNP BACKING THE BAIRNS

All of Falkirk’s  SNP Councillors, Cecil Meiklejohn, David Alexander,and Colin Chalmers, along with Falkirk MP John McNally, have “stepped up” their support for Falkirk Football Club, by investing in the club’s new Step Plaque initiative. All four are season ticket … Continue reading

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Labour’s “Grave Concerns” Over Extra Cash For Education

Just when we thought Labour couldn’t become  more detached from reality we learn that there are no bounds on how low they will sink in the exercise of taking people for granted. At the Education Executive of Falkirk Council held … Continue reading

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SNP DELIVERING FOR FALKIRK COUNCIL

Falkirk Council’s Criminal Justice section of Social Works Services is celebrating a welcome double funding boost. First up was the announcement that Fife and Forth Valley Criminal Justice Authority (CJA) agreed to a change in formula that gives Falkirk additional … Continue reading

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LABOUR MUST JOIN WITH SNP IN INDY REF 2 SAYS SNP COUNCIL CHIEF

Falkirk Council SNP Group Leader, Cllr Cecil Meiklejohn, has put out a call to Labour Party members, including Falkirk Council colleagues, to “back the case for independence” in light of the last few weeks events. A bad result for Labour … Continue reading

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Transport For Disabled People Cut For The Sake Of £5,100

The reputation of Falkirk Council for getting priorities wrong took another turn when for the sake of £5,100 they withdrew weekend transport for disabled people. Dial a Journey I a charity that provides door to day transport for disabled people … Continue reading

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A SAD DAY FOR DEMOCRACY

The Scottish National Party in Falkirk would wish to express our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Jo Cox MP. The horrendous attack on an elected member of the UK Parliament is not just an attack on a … Continue reading

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Indecision and Paralysis Hits Falkirk Council Administration

There was high farce within Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee as Labour members failed to agree amongst themselves as to the future shape of the Refuse Collection Service. Having already taken a decision to move from the current three week collection … Continue reading

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Orange Twist

At the last meeting of the Falkirk Council’s Executive Committee a paper was put to Councillors relating to an application for financial assistance submitted by the Orange Order for a grant from the council’s Community Grants Fund. The paper contained … Continue reading

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Cash Strapped Falkirk Council To Subsidise Orange Walk

At a time when Falkirk Council leader, Craig Martin, was claiming the local authority was facing a £20million shortfall in funding the Labour / Tory coalition administration has agreed to subsidise a forthcoming major Orange Walk through the town on … Continue reading

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