Labour largest party on Falkirk Council

May 6, 2012

LABOUR has emerged as the largest party on Council, winning 14 of the 32 seats in the May 3 Council elections. The result was announced at Grangemouth Sports Complex on Friday afternoon. Thanks to everyone who voted Labour last week.

Your new Labour councillors for the next five years are:

  • Bo’ness and Blackness – Adrian Mahoney
  • Grangemouth – Allyson Black and Joan Paterson
  • Denny and Banknock – Jim Blackwood
  • Carse, Kinnaird and Tryst – Charles MacDonald and Craig Martin
  • Bonnybridge and Larbert – Linda Gow
  • Falkirk North – Craig R. Martin and Pat Reid
  • Falkirk South – Dennis Goldie and Gerry Goldie
  • Lower Braes – Alan Nimmo
  • Upper Braes – John McLuckie and Rosie Murray.

Falkirk Council has posted details of voting in each area on its website. Click these links to go to the results pages:

  • Ward 1 – Bo’ness & Blackness
  • Ward 2 – Grangemouth
  • Ward 3 – Denny & Banknock
  • Ward 4 – Carse, Kinnaird & Tryst
  • Ward 5 – Bonnybridge & Larbert
  • Ward 6 – Falkirk North
  • Ward 7 – Falkirk South
  • Ward 8 – Lower Braes
  • Ward 9 – Upper Braes

    Contact your new councillors at:

    • Falkirk Council
      Municipal Buildings
      West Bridge Street
      FK1 5RS
    • Or call them. The main Council number is
      01324 506070

    Thanks to everyone who voted Labour

    May 3, 2012

    Thanks to everyone who voted Labour in today’s Council elections. The results will be announced around lunchtime tomorrow (Friday, May 4). Falkirk Council will be posting the results on its Twitter page at and on the main council website – We’ll also update this website over the weekend.

    Vote with numbers on May 3

    April 13, 2012

    NOT sure about the “STV” voting system used in the council elections on May 3? This video from the Electoral Commission might help.

    Remember, you must be registered to vote. The closing date for registration in April 18. Find out more at

    © The Electoral Commission 2012

    The Commission has also been sending out an information booklet to every household in Scotland. You can also download the information booklet here.

    Labour leader visits Falkirk

    April 11, 2012


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    SCOTTISH Labour leader Johann Lamont visited Falkirk on Wednesday to chat to voters and meet local candidates. The party is fielding 16 candidates in the Falkirk Council elections on May 3. Read full profiles here.

    You can also read the party’s manifesto for Falkirk online.

    After touring Falkirk High Street and visiting local radio station Central FM, Johann joined campaigners in Grangemouth town centre.

    We’ll put you first

    April 10, 2012
    Watch this video and discover why you should vote Scottish Labour in the Council elections on May 3.

    Labour manifesto now online

    March 24, 2012

    imageLABOUR in Falkirk district has launched its manifesto for the forthcoming Falkirk Council elections on May 3.

    You can read and download the manifesto in PDF format here (8mb)

    Candidates and party members attended the launch event at Camelon’s Labour Club this morning (Saturday).

    Falkirk Council’s leader, Labour Councillor Craig Martin, said: “This manifesto reports on our successes, despite tight budgets.

    “It also spells out what a Labour Council will promise to do next. We ask you to read this manifesto and put your trust in us by voting for Labour candidates in the local government elections on Thursday, May 3.”

    Manifesto launch gallery

    March 24, 2012

    LABOUR in Falkirk District has launched its manifesto for the Council elections on May 3. Click the pictures on this page to see larger versions. To download a particular picture, click to see the larger version, then right click and select “save image as” to save to your PC.

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