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  • Democracy Matters

    Somebody somewhere is making decisions on your behalf. They could be an MP, MSP, local councillor or public service worker. This involves public sector organisations like the NHS, police, councils, the Scottish Government, and a whole range of public bodies responsible for services like local... More
    Closed 2 weeks ago
  • Falkirk Local Development Plan 2 – Proposed Plan Representation Form

    Please use this form to set out your representation(s) to the Proposed Plan. Please refer to the guidance notes on the next page, before completing. A separate form should be completed for each representation. The consultation period is from 28 September until 23 November 2018. Only... More
    Closed 2 weeks ago
  • Transport and Travel in the Falkirk Council Area

    The Council is seeking your views on current transport and travel in the Falkirk Council area. This information will help inform the next Local Transport Strategy. The Local Transport Strategy will set out the transport vision for the Falkirk Council area. For further information on how... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Choices & Challenges: Budget Consultation 2018

    The Council is planning its spending for 2019/20 and beyond. We want to make sure our resources are directed to the things that matter most to you. In real terms we will have around a 25% reduction in what we have to spend over the next five years. Communities will... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2018/20

    We are conducting a review of polling districts and polling places throughout the Council area. We are looking for comments and feedback from voters in relation to the existing polling districts and polling places. If you have any views that you would like to share with us in this regard,... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Rent Increase 2019/20 Consultation

    We want you to have your say on the level of Falkirk Council's proposed rent increase for 2019/20. As our tenant, your rent goes towards paying for a whole range of services that directly affect you. That's why your opinion is important to us. Tell us what you think and your Housing... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Statement of Licensing Policy Consultation

    The Statement of Licensing Policy provides assistance to the Licensing Board in the implementation of the Act, decision making on, and administration of, the licensing of the sale and supply of alcohol within this area and to outline the way in which the Board intends to carry out its functions... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Communications and Participation Survey 2018

    We regularly communicate with local people about Council news and updates and we regularly ask people for their views on how we can provide better services. We want to make sure that we are doing this well. This short survey gives you the opportunity to tell us how you want to hear from us and... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Fly Tipping in the Falkirk Council Area

    We want to know your views on fly tipping. Fly tipping is the illegal dumping of rubbish and unwanted items in an unauthorised place, such as by the road or in a field. By taking part in this survey you will help us better understand the causes, effects and extent of fly tipping... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Your Place, Your Views: West Locality

    The places where we live can have a big affect on our lives. They influence, for example, where we work and go to school, how easily we can see a doctor, how safe we are from crime and what we can do in our spare time. By making improvements to our local areas and public services, we can improve... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Taxi Fare Review 2018

    By law, we have to regularly review the scale of taxi fares charged. We are putting forward a proposal to change some of the fares. Tariff 1 General Tariff Existing Proposed "Flag fall" for the first 880 yards or part thereof - £2.00 £2.50 ... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Falkirk Council's second iteration Gaelic Language Plan

    We have a responsibility to update and review our Gaelic Language Plan when requested to do so by Bòrd na Gàidhlig. The plan must set out strategies for promoting and supporting the use of Gaelic within the Council area over a defined period of time. The proposed update covers 2018 - 2022. ... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Premises Manager Statement of Assurance: Development Services

    Each Service is required to submit an annual Service summary report for PM Statements of Assurance to CRM. Can you please now arrange for Premises Managers to complete the Statement of Assurance for their premises. More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Premises Manager Statement of Assurance: Social Work Adult Services

    Each Service is required to submit an annual Service summary report for PM Statements of Assurance to CRM. Can you please now arrange for Premises Managers to complete the Statement of Assurance for their premises. More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Cycling in Falkirk High Street

    We recently opened an Active and Sustainable Travel Hub on Falkirk High Street. The Hub encourages and supports people to make more of their everyday journeys by walking, cycling and through the use of sustainable modes of transportation, such as electric bikes and other electric vehicles. To... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • #itbeginswithus

    This survey is now closed. The results will be available by the end of June 2018. We want to become better at involving young people, aged 12 -25, in the decisions that affect their local area and the services that they use. By taking part in this survey you will help us understand how we... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Public Information During Severe Weather

    During the recent severe weather, Falkirk Council aimed to keep the public as informed as possible about disruptions to our services, such as schools, roads and bin collections. Regular information was provided online on the Falkirk Council website and via Twitter. Please complete this quick... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • IJB Budget 2018/19 - 2019/20

    The Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership has been asked to find savings of £3m by Falkirk Council. This has been a challenging exercise and has meant that the Partnership has had to consider options that were previously protected from budget reductions. It is anticipated that the... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Creating a Tobacco Free Generation

    As part of the Scottish Government’s ‘Creating a Tobacco Free Generation’, we are looking at how the tobacco control strategy could be put in place across our buildings and grounds. We have received guidance which sets out how Council buildings and grounds can become smoke free. ... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Update of Children's Services Anti-Bullying Policy

    Children's Services are currently in the process of updating our Anti-Bullying policies and procedures. Our current policies were last revisited in 2012 and can be found at the bottom of this page. The aims of this policy update are to: merge the three exisiting policies into one policy... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Falkirk Carers Eligibility Criteria 2018

    In 2016 the Scottish Government passed the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. The Act places a number of duties on Local Authorities and Health Boards including offering support to adults and young carers through the completion of Adult Carer Support Plans and Young Carer Statements. It also includes a... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Budget 2018/19 - 2019/20 2nd Round of Proposals

    It was agreed at a meeting of Falkirk Council on 6 December that the public should be asked for their views on the following budget proposals. These are additional to the existing proposals which were published on the website in October. No final decisions will be made on any proposals until... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Budget 2018/19 - 2019/20

    The Council is facing an estimated budget gap of around £40m over the next two years (2018/19-2019/20). Significant savings have already been made, including reducing the workforce by 7% in the past three years, but the financial pressures over the past decade have still seen a budget gap of... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • 2018 Review of UK Parliamentary Constituencies

    The Boundary Commission for Scotland published its Revised Proposals for UK Parliament Constituencies on 17th October for an eight-week final consultation period. The review covers all of Scotland except for Orkney and Shetland constituency and Na h-Eileanan an lar constituency which are fixed by... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Rent Increase Consultation 2018-19

    We want you to have your say on the level of Falkirk Council's proposed rent increase for 2018/19. As our tenant, your rent goes towards paying for a whole range of services which directly affect you. That's why your opinion is important to us. Tell us what you think and your Housing Service... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Inclusion and Additional Support Needs in Falkirk: Proposals for 2018 onwards

    In Falkirk there is a rise in the number of children with significant Additional Support Needs in education arising from: Social and communication difficulties Autism Currently 15 primary schools have Enhanced Provision and 3 primary schools have ASN for complex needs. We have... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Relocation of Mariner Support Service

    In February 2016, Children's Services bought the former Focus School in Laurieston, primarily for the purpose of relocating the Mariner Support Service from Weedingshall in Polmont. In August 2016, the Mariner Support Service was moved from Weedingshall to this new site, that is now called the... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Roads & Footpath Survey

    We want your views on how we’re maintaining and developing the road and footpath network in the Council area. Your feedback on our performance will help shape what we need to do in future to meet our service delivery plans. The survey shouldn’t take more than 5 minutes to complete. More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Historic Environment Strategy for Falkirk 2017

    The Historic Environment of Falkirk includes a wide range of archaeological, cultural, historic and architectural assets and sites. These include statutory designations such as one world heritage site, The Antonine Wall (part of the transnational Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Local Housing Strategy 2017-2022

    We have prepared a new draft Local Housing Strategy for 2017-2022. This sets out the priorities, outcomes and actions for housing in the Falkirk Council area for the next five years. We achieved significant progress with our last strategy, which was adopted in 2011. We aim to build on these... More
    Closed 2 years ago
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