Councillors approve £17.5m specialist school in Falkirk

Construction work on a brand new secondary school in Falkirk for young people with additional support needs is starting soon after councillors gave the project the green light.

Published 31 March 2016

Construction commences at Falkirk business park

Falkirk Council has commenced construction of four new speculative industrial units at Abbotsford Business Park at a cost of £1.3 million.

Published 22 March 2016

£17m urban quarter vision unveiled for Falkirk

Falkirk Council has unveiled plans to create a new, environmentally friendly urban quarter under its multi-million pound Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) initiative.

Published 17 March 2016

Scottish Canals set to reinvent The Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel is set for a mini revolution as a £1 million programme to revamp and develop new visitor experiences at the world’s only rotating boat lift gets underway.

Published 8 March 2016

Falkirk Council outlines £100m capital programme in ‘hardest ever’ budget

A £100 million spending programme designed to improve communities and services has been outlined by Falkirk Council for the next three years.

Published 18 February 2016

Roofer fined after man falls six metres from roof in Stenhousemuir

A self-employed roofer has been fined after a man fell from the roof of a house and suffered serious injuries.

Published 3 November 2015

Falkirk Council lodges planning application for new £18m HQ

Plans for a new headquarters and civic space in Falkirk took another significant step forward after the local authority submitted plans for a new building on the site of the former Westbank Clinic on West Bridge Street.

Published 6 October 2015

Ineos to build £20m HQ at Grangemouth

Chemicals giant Ineos has revealed plans to build a £20 million headquarters at its Grangemouth site.

Published 18 September 2015

hub East Central Scotland completes £2.9m Falkirk health refurbs

hub East Central Scotland has delivered two refurbishment projects at Falkirk Community Hospital at a cost of £2.9 million that will provide mental health day care facilities, together with an additional community hospital inpatient ward.

Published 30 July 2015

Falkirk Council to spend further £24m on schools

Over £35 million has been invested in schools across the Falkirk Council area over the last five years with more than £24m to be invested over the next three years.

Published 10 June 2015

Falkirk pension fund affordable homes investment hailed as a ‘trailblazer’

Falkirk Council’s Local Government Pension Scheme Fund has awarded fund manager Hearthstone Investments £30 million to invest in social and affordable housing in Scotland.

Published 8 June 2015

Free Falkirk event offers insight into traditional building skills

Traditional building skills have once again been selected to be showcased in Falkirk’s historic town centre next week as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

Published 21 May 2015

Persimmon Homes to begin Edinburgh and Larbert developments

Persimmon Homes East Scotland has started work on a 20 acre housing development in South Gyle, Edinburgh and is poised to begin a £17.6 million housing development in Larbert.

Published 10 April 2015

Clark Contracts wins £4.7m Denny regeneration deal

A £4.7 million construction contract for the first phase of the regeneration of Denny Town Centre has been awarded by Falkirk Council to Clark Contracts.

Published 31 March 2015