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  • 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 2 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
  • Falkirk Local Development Plan 2

    A lot has changed in the Falkirk area over the last 20 years. New housing, new schools, new greenspaces, changing town centres, and many more visitors than we used to have. Growth has brought benefits, but also challenges. And change hasn't always happened in the places we wanted it... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Social Care eligibility criteria

    We carry out an assessment of need for people who have a disability or a health condition that makes it difficult for them to do things. The eligibility criteria is a set of rules that help decide the level of support we will offer to people that need it. We want to update the eligibility... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Rent Arrears Consultation

    We will use your feedback to shape to the rent arrears service we provide for our tenants in the future. More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Introduction of 1140 hours of early learning and childcare

    The Scottish Government is committed to increasing the early learning and childcare core entitlement from 600 to 1140 hours per year by 2020. The overall objectives will be to: Maintain high quality early learning and childcare provision Provide more flexibility for parents who... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Proposed Application for DPE Powers

    On 31 March 2016 Police Scotland stopped operating a traffic warden parking enforcement service. We are seeking powers to take over the enforcement of the existing on-street public parking from Police Scotland, across the Falkirk Council area. At its meeting on 27 September 2016, our... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Licensing Principles

    The purpose of the Statement of Licensing Principles is to provide assistance to the Licensing Board in the implementation of the Act, decision making on, and administration of, the licensing of premises which offer gambling within this area and to outline the way in which the Board intends to... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Review of Polling Places 2016/17

    In accordance with the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, we are currently undertaking an interim review of our existing polling places, starting on 13 December 2016. We would welcome comments from electors in the Falkirk Council area and from any person or organisation with... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Review of UK Parliament Constituencies in Scotland

    The Boundary Commission for Scotland has started the 2018 Review of the UK Parliament Constituencies in Scotland and is now consulting the public on the initial proposals. Under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (as amended), the Commission is required to produce proposals for 53... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Nurturing Approaches in Falkirk Council

    We are promoting a broad approach to Nurture which encompasses the ethos and culture of the whole school, specific practices that are beneficial for all children and targeted intervention that is beneficial for those with specific assessed needs. The approach is evidence based and helps to... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Community Justice Partnership

    In response to the Community Justice Act (Scotland) 2016 the Community Justice Partnership started work on a plan to improve how community justice services are delivered in Falkirk. We want to stop crime by addressing people's needs and we want to help people and communities to reach their full... More
    Closed 2 years ago
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