Stirling Spring 2012
In this issue - With the worst of winter hopefully behind us and spring just around the corner, it’s a time for looking forward to new starts and fresh challenges.The year ahead will be a vibrant and important one for our area.
Already, a string of high-profile summer events are on the horizon, including a global audience for Raploch’s amazing Big Noise orchestra as the children are centre stage at the Scottish launch of the massive London 2012 Festival. And a team of specially nominated local torchbearers will be honoured with carrying the Olympic Torch into the heart of the Crianlarich, Tyndrum, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane and Stirling communities as part of its UK tour.
Stirling Winter 2011
In this issue - Caring for our most vulnerable citizens is always our priority. Our latest inspection reports tell us we’ve also made good progress in both social care and child protection in 2011.
One example is our reablement programme, which is providing individually tailored care services to help older people live independently at home for as long as possible.
Stirling Autumn 2011
In this issue - Thanks to everyone who took part in the recent Residents’ Survey. The report on pages 21-25 includes many of your comments and concerns, and sets out some actions already under way to address them.
The survey is crucial because it’s a chance for us to hear the voices of the people we serve. Each part of the council is now working on how to reflect local people’s opinions in their forward planning
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Stirling Summer 2011
This edition includes ideas about activities for children over the summer holidays, a focus on walking and sustainable transport, features on our new Customer First advice and information centre, 150 years of the Wallace Monument and Stirling Royal Infirmary’s new role as a community hospital, as well as a round-up of other news from across the council area.
We’d love to hear what you think of Stirling magazine and have your comments and ideas for future issues. Please email Susan Cunningham, editor.
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Interactive version of the Summer 2011 magazine
Stirling Spring 2011
'Stirling' is the magazine for everyone living in the Stirling Council area.
The spring 2011 issue is packed with news and features and ideas about things to do and places to go. There's information on the new, improved Floodline service, loads of fun keep-fit activities from Active Stirling, key dates in the run-up to May 5's elections and referendum, and a visit to East Plean Primary School as the children prepare to leave their temporary Raploch Campus home. There's a Q and A with Forth Valley College depute principal Dr Ken Thomson about the Stirling Strategic Learning Alliance, a round-up of the latest news from the Low Carbon Stirling campaign, stories from NHS Forth Valley, a day in the life of some adult learners at the Cowane Centre, a preview of Elspeth King's new book 'A History of Stirling in 100 Objects' and much more.
Stirling Winter 2010
In this issue - With budget-setting for 2011-12 and beyond now under way nationally and locally, this is a particularly challenging time for everyone. We need to make the most of every opportunity to provide improved local services with the much-reduced funding thatwill be available. There is no doubt that the Stirling Council of the future will look and feel very different.
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Stirling Autumn 2010
Councils are at the heart of local life. As leader and chief executive, it is a privilege to serve local people and shape the way our organisation makes a difference to people’s lives every day. However,the current economic situation means that, like every other council, Stirling is now having to cope with challenge and change on a scale we’ve never known before.
Interactive version of the Autumn 2010 magazine