March meeting minutes now available

March meeting minutes now available

Our March meeting minutes were approved at our last meeting and are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • March Police report covered 20th Feb – 16th March and is included in full in the minutes.  You can contact the Community Police team at: DunblaneBridgeofAllanCPT@scotland.pnn.police.uk
  • Common Good Fund Asset Transfer – You may remember the engage Stirling consultation to identify assets for transfer to the Common Good Fund. This asset transfer was discussed at the February Civic Panel meeting, where it was decided to defer a decision for legal matters to be considered.
  • Residents View – raised issues of status of the Royal Hotel which remains for sale.  Friends of Bridge of Allan informed us that on June 15th there will be a Picnic in the Park to mark the centenary of the Pullar Memorial Park. Difficulties surrounding navigating the closure of Sunnylaw Road.
  • Sunnylaw Land Bid– The Sunnylaw Action Group provided an update re the bid for community ownership.  Take a look at the detailed update provided in the minutes, and more recent update on our blog confirming that the communities offer has been accepted. 
  • Local Development Plan Call for Evidence Outcomes  – An interesting summary of results from Stirling Council’s recent survey for the Local Development Plan on priorities for Bridge of Allan Residents.  These finding will be also taken on board by the Bridge of Allan Local Place Plan Group
  • Update from Local Place Plan group– A survey will be launched to give residents an opportunity to comment on issues important to them.  April update  this survey is now live here: Take the Our Bridge of Allan Survey.
  • Succession Planning – Recruitment will start in April once the Sunnylaw activity has concluded.
  • Christmas Lights – Confirmation of switch on date as Sat 23rd November.  Discussion on more ways to receive donations.  
  • Tennis Courts – An application to CSET for funding to refurbish the MUGA was successful.  SC and the CC need to jointly accept the offer.  Some concerns around the liability, terms and conditions have been raised and need to be clarified with Stirling Council.
  • Planning report – no significant applications identified for discussion.  A representative from the GUALA/ UCP factory site has been in touch to talk about the future of the site.
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest April meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

March meeting minutes now available

February Meeting minutes now available

Our February meeting minutes were approved at our last meeting and are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • February’s Police report covered 13th Jan – 19th Feb and is included in full in the minutes. 12 crimes occurred in the period including anti social behavior, theft and driving offenses.  You can contact the Community Police team at: DunblaneBridgeofAllanCPT@scotland.pnn.police.uk
  • Cornton Railway Crossing – We were joined by Network Rails Crossing Manager to talk about the recent incidences on and around the crossing and look for solutions to improve safety.  Find out more here and in the minutes
  • Road Safety – we looked over a summary of responses form Stirling Council on some recent road safety issues
  • Sunnylaw Land Auction – The Sunnylaw Action Group has been looking into funding options to purchase the land.  Thanks to everyone who has been sharing the survey.  Take a look at the detailed update provided in the minutes, and recent updates on our blog
  • Succession Planning – Our member Bill has decided to step down from the role; thanks Bill for all your hard work over the years.
  • Update from Local Place Plan group– Community Enterprise have been commissioned to carry the community engagement which will begin in Spring.  The LPP steering group meet monthly and will provide an update after each meeting.
  • Christmas Lights – The Christmas Lights planning group met to set out a timeline and tasks for fundraising and switch on events form Dec 2024.
  • Tennis Courts -The refurbishment will be finished around April/May.  Booking of courts will be via an app although no details about the system, pricing or community arrangements are known yet.
  • GoForth BID – We talked about past efforts to have a similar BID in Bridge of Allan which would rely on support from the local business community
  • Hawes Park defib– The CC voted to fund replacement of parts for the defib to ensure it remained operational.  Causwayhead CC shared their experience of being defib guardians and the responsibilities entailed.
  • Planning report – nothing significant identified for discussion
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest March meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

January Meeting minutes now available

January Meeting minutes now available

Our January meeting minutes were approved at our last meeting and are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • January’s Police Report covered 21st Nov – 12th Jan and is included in full in the minutes. 12 crimes occurred in the period including assault, anti social behavior, housebreaking and theft of a vehicle and a road traffic collision.
  • You can contact the Community Police team at: DunblaneBridgeofAllanCPT@scotland.pnn.police.uk
  • Resident’s View – Concerns were raised about Cornton railway crossing, the cycle lane on the A9 by the railway station, pavement parking and speeding.
  • Sunnylaw Land Auction – The Sunnylaw Action Group has formed and held meetings, work is ongoing read more here.  The vendor has set a closing date of March 27th.  Share your views on this space in the survey: Https://www.SurveyMonkey.com/r/CCBOASUNNY.
  • Succession Planning – The CC Chair intends to step down at the June AGM and encouraged members to consider the role.
  • Update from Local Place Plan group–  The steering group was at the point of tendering for a consultant to carry out a community survey.  The group are co-ordinating consultation activities with Dunblane CC.
  • Christmas Lights – The fundraising target for the year was met, apologies for the early switch on which may have left you disappointed.  Planning for Christmas lights 2024 is beginning in earnest.
  • Tennis Courts -An application to Clacks and Stirling Environmental Trust has been submitted to resurface the adjoining MUGA.
  • Business Rates – A member is looking into the feasibility of an initiative similar to GoForth for Bridge of Allan.
  • Post office – There is still a lack of Post Office service in the village, the possibility of inclusion in the Co-op redevelopment was discussed.
  • Common Good Fund Application – Members voted in support of the Primary School’s application for funds to repair their MUGA.  The recording of the latest Civic Panel meeting on 22nd Feb can bee seen here where the application from the Dr Welsh Trust was approved.
  • Planning report – Developers of 103 Henderson Street had applied for the section 75 contribution to be removed – to which we have submitted an objection
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest February meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

March meeting minutes now available

October meeting mintues now available

Our October meeting minutes are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • Octobers Police report – 7 crimes in the period, minor assault, attempted vehicle theft, road safety, anti social behavior.
  • Community Police Email Address: DunblaneBridgeofAllanCPT@scotland.pnn.police.uk
  • Residents issues: Flooding at Forth Park jcn, the future of UCP, pavement cycling, BOA -Dunblane cycle route
  • Vacancies on the Community Council – filled in November!
  • Update from Local Place Plan group–  just under £10,000 from the Common Good Fund awarded to Discover Bridge of Allan for a community consultation to support the development of an Local Place Plan for Bridge of Allan.
  • Christmas Lights – updates on sponsors, fundraising targets, switch on event panning
  • CC publicity – photo board and member info to be prepared for display
  • Planning report – no concerns highlighted
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest November meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

September Meeting Minutes now available

September Meeting Minutes now available

Our September meeting minutes are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • Having residents voice queries at the beginning of the meeting
  • Septembers Police report
  • Progress reviewing our previous Community Action Plan
  • Local Place Plan – background and progress on an LPP for Bridge of Allan
  • Christmas Lights – sponsorship and fundraising – you can donate here!
  • Refurbishing the MUGA with a possible grant from CSET
  • Vacancies on the Community Council
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest October meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

September Meeting Minutes now available

April Meeting minutes now available

Its been a while now since our April meeting and lots of items have moved on since then.  However you can still reveiw our meeting minutes which are now available to read in full by clicking here

At the meeting we discussed 

  • The Police Report delivered by our community policing team. 
  • Haws park – feasibility study to increase parking capacity for peak times.  Since our meeting Rverside FC have a partnership with Stirling University to use the campus facilities.   
  • Local Place Plan – discussion of a range of helpful resources.
  • War memorial 100th Anniversary.
  • Reports form our Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Minutes for the latest September meeting will be available after their approval at the next meeting.  However news on the progress of projects and local issues will also be shared via our website and social media accounts, so sign up to our mailing list or follow us to find out our news. 

Minutes from all our past meetings can be found on our meetings page

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