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Provost Coleman to be farewelled on Friday

The funeral of Falkirk Provost and Bonnybridge and Larbert Councillor Tom Coleman will take place on Friday 8 December at Falkirk Crematorium. Provost Coleman who was 72, passed away at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on 30 November following a short illness. First … Continue reading

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Provost Tom Coleman

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    It is with much sadness that we announce that Provost Tom Coleman, Chairman of Falkirk Council has passed away on Thursday 30 November at Forth Valley Royal hospital after a short illness. He first became an elected member to … Continue reading

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SNP To Invest In Homecare After Years Of Neglect

SNP To Invest In Improved Day Care The minority SNP Administration within Falkirk Council has moved to ease the fears of carers who currently rely on the Day Care Service. The Nationalists intend to set up a “service users group” … Continue reading

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Falkirk Herald Edits Opposition Motion To Make It Fit

Falkirk Council’s former Independent Councillor, Billy Buchanan has been conspicuous by his absence this past ten years but with his return to the opposition benches he is now back amongst the whacky motions. For the recent meeting of the Falkirk … Continue reading

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SNP COUNCILLOR SEEKS APOLOGY FOR THE SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE

The classification of the Scottish Ambulance Service as a “quango” by Labour Councillor Alan Nimmo, is described as “a gross insult” by SNP Councillor David Alexander. The claim from Councillor Nimmo came during a debate on public sector funding. The … Continue reading

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SNP DEPUTE LEADER ACCUSES LABOUR LEADER OF CONNING THE PUBLIC

SNP Depute Leader of Falkirk Council Paul Garner, has launched a scathing attack on the council’s Labour Group Leader Dennis Goldie, after both members had clashed at the council’s Executive Committee. For the second meeting in a row the veteran … Continue reading

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SNP TO HELP LOW INCOME HOME OWNERS

The recently elected SNP Administration of Falkirk Council are seeking to bring forward a phased package of measures to ease the pressures on vulnerable groups of home owners who are unable to fully fund their share of improvement works. Despite … Continue reading

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Recognition For Falkirk SNP Group Leader

The impact Falkirk North and SNP Leader of Falkirk Council  has made in a very short period of time was recognised by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, (COSLA) SNP Group at the first meeting of the new session on … Continue reading

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Labour Put Tories In Key Boards Covering, Amongst Others The Environment, Fire & Police In Place of SNP

Falkirk Council’s Labour Group led by Dennis Goldie, moved to send two Tory Councillors to represent the council on COSLA’’s influential Environment and Economy Board and Board for Community Wellbeing that includes services such as Fire and Police. These posts … Continue reading

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The Falkirk Council SNP Team

The SNP team entrusted with the task of maintaining a minority Administration within Falkirk Council has been revealed in its entirety. The Executive team was enlarged when the Labour and Tory Parties voted against a slimmed down executive costing the … Continue reading

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