All Thornhill and Blairdrummond residents are welcome to join this week’s meeting on Wednesday, 28th April from 7.30pm
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Meeting ID: 843 4900 0430
The Local Community Response Team issue regular bulletins containing information about the Council’s response to the Covid 19 pandemic and resulting restrictions.
- Restriction Updates
- Rapid Testing Available
- Tackling Violence Against Shop Workers
- Food Poverty Crisis
- Stirling Council’s Thank You
We are delighted to announce that Thornhill and Blairdrummond Community Council now has a webpage on the Thornhill Community Trust website.
Although the page is still being developed you will soon be able to find Community Council news relating to the area and minutes of Community Council meetings.
Information from Stirling Council Community Development Team
The Forth Valley COVID-19 Partnership has launched a new grants programme, distributing funds to support communities and people affected by COVID-19 outside of hospital.
The Forth Valley Covid-19 Partnership consists of the NHS Forth Valley Endowment Fund (better known as Forth Valley Giving), the three Third Sector Interfaces (CVS Falkirk, SVE and CTSI), and both Health and Social Care Partnerships operating in the Forth Valley.
Together they will oversee the new Community Partnership Grants Programme, which will distribute £126,000 of local grants, and is open to any registered charity, community interest company (CIC), community or voluntary group with a bank account delivering services in the Forth Valley area.
The grants are only open to organisations offering support to the following types of work:
- support for unpaid carers
- people affected by drugs and alcohol
- people isolated and lonely
- groups helping with wellbeing and mental health community support
- suicide prevention
- bereavement and end of life support
Phase One will offer seven grants up to £15,000 each, with Phase Two offering small (up to £2,000) and micro grants (up to £1,000).
The closing date for Phase One is Monday 1st February. The launch of Phase Two will start on Tuesday 2nd February and close on Friday 26th February.
Flanders Moss NNR We recently set out for a wintry squelch onto Flanders Moss in search of Christmas trees. Along the way, we found reindeers, elves and stars… of a fashion. In the video below, Bethia leads us for a festive wander, introduces some species and features of raised bogs, and highlights just how important […]A bog is for life, not just for Christmas! — 2 bogs, a swamp and some islands
The Stirling NNRs team have had a difficult last 7 days so let’s play good week, bad week. Bad week Yesterday at Flanders Moss we found that over the weekend someone had decided to drive their very large but ineffective 4WD over the wildflower meadow. They promptly got stuck and made a very […]Good week, bad week
Planning Aid for Scotland (PAS) is a unique, independent and award-winning charity that helps people shape their communities by engaging with the planning system.
They want to hear from young people (14 – 26) who are interested in the future of Scotland and would like to tell them what they think about the future of their country.
To take part in their survey visit https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NationalPlan4Scot