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
West Bridge Street
- Or call them. The main Council number is
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 www.twitter.com/falkirkcouncil and on the main council website – www.falkirk.gov.uk. We’ll also update this website over the weekend.
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 www.aboutmyvote.co.uk
© 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.
April 11, 2012
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.
March 24, 2012
LABOUR 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.”
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.