The revitalisation of Falkirk’s town centre took another significant step forward as the council agreed to take part in a new partnership being set up to deliver an action plan.
Published 13 March 2019
125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park.
Published 14 February 2019
Around £280 million is to be invested in Falkirk Council's housing stock over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes.
Published 28 January 2019
Falkirk Council has submitted plans to deliver 24 new flats for social rent on the site of the former Torwood Primary School in Larbert.
Published 6 December 2018
Two Falkirk councillors have been charged by police following an investigation into planning concerns at the local authority.
Published 24 September 2018
Falkirk Council has appointed current Midlothian Council chief executive Kenneth Lawrie as its own chief executive.
Published 20 April 2018
Falkirk Council has responded encouragingly to previous concerns but needs effective leadership to deliver its five-year improvement programme, according to the Accounts Commission.
Published 1 February 2018
More than £143 million is set to be invested in housing across the Falkirk Council area in the next three years as part of the local authority’s on-going investment programme.
Published 29 January 2018
Falkirk Council’s chief executive Mary Pitcaithly is to retire from the local authority after 20 years in the post.
Published 10 January 2018
Construction firm CCG (Scotland) Ltd has completed a new residential development at Main Street in Stenhousemuir.
Published 7 April 2017
More than £104 million is set to be invested in housing across the Falkirk Council area in the next three years as part of the council’s on-going investment programme.
Published 24 February 2017
Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax.
Published 24 February 2017
A council tenant who claimed that his occupancy agreement which was to “continue on a fortnightly basis” should be treated as a Scottish secure tenancy because it did not contain an express provision stating that it was for a term of less than six months has won an appeal against a decision allowing the local authority to end the agreement.
Published 14 December 2016
The Accounts Commission has criticised Falkirk Council for being “slow in grasping the nettle” of tackling major financial challenges ahead.
Published 1 December 2016
Falkirk Council is proposing to make over £400,000 worth of efficiency savings from its general housing fund as it attempts to plug an estimated budget gap of around £20 million for 2017/18.
Published 17 November 2016