Author Archives: JJG

May-June Blane Valley Bulletin is now online – and on paper of course!

The latest Blane Valley Bulletin is being delivered this weekend. Did you know it can also be read online? And all the back issues, too. > Correction < We have…

Village Survey CLOSING 20 May 2024

Thanks for all those who have responded to the Local Place Plans survey. The last day for responses is MONDAY 20 May 2024 –   Local Place Plan – Get…

Local Place Plan Questionnaire – WE NEED YOUR OPINIONS!

March/April 2024 – WE NEED YOUR OPINIONS To kick off the LPP consultation process we would like you to comment, anonymously, on your local community and to let us know…

Stirling Council publishes 2024-25 draft budget with proposals to bridge £16m shortfall

Following the recent ‘Big Conversation’ consultation, Stirling Council has announced its 2024-25 draft budget with the press release below. We have also received a copy of an open letter by…

Coming Soon – LOCAL PLACE PLAN CONSULTATION

As announced in the Blane Valley Bulletin (Jan/Feb 2024), the community council and community development trust will be launching a community consultation in the Spring. Over the course of 2024,…

Time running out to take part in Stirling Council’s online budget survey

More than 2,400 residents across the Stirling Council area have already have taken part in an online survey on proposals to bridge Stirling Council’s estimated £13 million budget gap. All…

Strathblane Community Council resumes after 2023 election

The newly-elected Strathblane Community Council members held their inaugural meeting on Monday 12th June, 2023. Ian Denvir of Stirling Council performed the formal steps of inauguration and election of office-bearers….

Community Council elections 2023 – nominations close Wed 19th April 2023

** Community Councillor nominations must be received on paper at Stirling Council by 4pm Wednesday 19 April 2023 ** Approximately every four years, people interested in improving their communities are…

Campsie Road houses – second appeal REJECTED by Scottish Ministers

The second appeal by Gladman to build 70 houses along Campsie Road has finally been decided. There has been a lot of highly technical dispute between Gladman and Stirling Council…

Community Council March meeting MONDAY 7th, 7.30pm, Village Club

The March meeting of The Community Council will be in the Village Club, 7.30pm this Monday (7th March). Agenda now on our website. Everyone is welcome! https://strathblanecc.org.uk/…/02/March-2022-agenda-.pdf