21 Jan 2015 17:30 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Increase in homeless applications across Wee County

New statistics, published by the Scottish Government last week, revealed a nine per cent increase in the number of homelessness applications in Clackmannanshire last year – but the findings are more favourable compared to 2012 figures.

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20 Jan 2015 16:30

Clackmannan woman's council tax demand arrives 18 years late

A WEE County woman was shocked to receive a letter from Clackmannanshire Council earlier this month – chasing up a council tax payment from 18 years ago.


18 Jan 2015 09:00 • Ashleigh Burns

Get your nominations in for Clackmannanshire's Citizen of the Year

THERE are only a few weeks left to get your nominations in for Clackmannanshire’s Citizen of the Year.

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17 Jan 2015 12:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Clackmannan Community Council needs new members

CLACKMANNAN Community Council is looking for new members.

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15 Jan 2015 15:00 • Iain Smith

Redwell parents hit out at drivers as police vow to act

POLICE are to begin issuing fixed penalty notices to motorists who ignore parking regulations outside Redwell Primary School.

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15 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Still time to have a say on Clackmannanshire Council's budget proposals

WEE County residents have just three weeks left to tell Clackmannanshire Council what they think of the money saving proposals outlined for the 2015-16 budget.

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7 Jan 2015 16:10 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Education convener welcomes free school meal policy

Every pupil in primaries one, two and three is now entitled to a free school meal in a £95m initiative, announced the Scottish Government.

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7 Jan 2015 15:20 • Iain Smith

Almost 450 Clacks Council staff signed off with stress or mental illness in last two years

HUNDREDS of council staff members have signed off with stress or other mental health issues in the last two years.

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23 Dec 2014 12:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Have your say on Clackmannanshire Council’s budget report

LOCAL residents can have their say on Clackmannanshire Council’s budget by taking part in a public consultation.

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23 Dec 2014 11:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Alva pool to be handed back

THE Alva pool and sports complex will be handed back over to Clackmannanshire Council.

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22 Dec 2014 10:30

Nominations open for Clackmannanshire Citizen of the Year

CLACKMANNANSHIRE Council is urging people to put forward heroic residents for its prestigious Clackmannanshire Citizen of the Year award by 30 January.

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20 Dec 2014 14:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Apprentice workers help Clackmannanshire Council top repair league

COUNCIL house repairs in the Wee County are being carried out faster than anywhere else in Scotland.

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18 Dec 2014 10:30 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Clackmannanshire Council invests in LED street lights

CLACKMANNANSHIRE Council is set to invest in improved street lighting in a new project aimed at reducing costs while improving the service provided.

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17 Dec 2014 16:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Rival political parties say they will oppose compulsory redundancies at Clackmannanshire Council

A REPORT is due to come before Clackmannanshire Council tomorrow (Thursday) outlining proposals for the 2015/16 budget and ways to make savings in coming years.

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17 Dec 2014 11:30

Nominations sought for Clackmannanshire Council’s Annual Sports Awards

NOMINATIONS are being sought for Clackmannanshire Council’s Annual Sports Awards.

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11 Dec 2014 11:11 • Ashleigh Burns

Council grants benefit local community groups

CLACKMANNANSHIRE Council has handed out grants of over £30,000 to local community groups from the Community Development Fund.

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4 Dec 2014 13:45 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Over 150 residents voice worries over fracking in Clackmannanshire, as council leader outlines cautious approach

CLACKMANNANSHIRE council leader Les Sharp has warned opponents of fracking that the local authority must tread carefully on the issue to avoid breaching planning rules for any proposed shale gas extraction in the area.

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1 Dec 2014 09:30

Clackmannanshire Council back plan to end abuse of women

VIOLENCE against women is on the agenda as the annual 16 Days of Action campaign gets under way.

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26 Nov 2014 16:30 • Iain Smith

Clackmannanshire councillor cleared by fiscal in leak investigation

PROSECUTORS have shelved their investigation of former council leader Janet Cadenhead, previously accused of leaking confidential information 16 months ago.

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22 Nov 2014 08:40 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Forson ready to close attainment gap in Clacks' schools

Clackmannanshire’s education convener is determined to secure a better future for all of Clackmannanshire’s young people.

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