The role of community benefit funds in tackling fuel poverty and energy efficiency
Energy efficiency work can fit well with a more strategic approach, bringing a range of benefits at local level. In addition to reducing fuel poverty and improving comfort directly, energy efficiency projects create employment, and also help … Continue reading
“The classic kind of empowered community is one that is confident, resilient, energetic and independent. It is well networked. It has a high degree of social capital. It is confident enough to imagine a better future for itself, and is in a position to take control of that … Continue reading
West Lothian Development Trust
What is the West Lothian Development Trust Fund? The West Lothian Development Trust fund is money received from windfarm developments in West Lothian.
Application Forms for Funding
Antisocial behaviour can include: neighbour complaints, youth disorder, vandalism /damage, harassment, noise complaints / parties. In addition, some specific complaints that are made to the Community Council may be referred to others e.g. dog barking and fly tipping. This ensures that the complaint can be progressed accordingly. The Community Council … Continue reading
Murieston Community Council have launched a petition demanding First Minister Nicola Sturgeon intervenes and calls in the reporter and at the end of last year held a meeting attended by over 200 people.
Ian Brown, planning secretary at Murieston Community Council, said residents in the area have been advised that … Continue reading
Successful Public Meeting for Wellhead Appeal
The meeting was held at the assembly hall, Williamston School on Thursday 7th December. Approximately 200 people turned up for the event. Please sign the Wellhead Petition >>
Planning Application 0918/P/15
Muriston Road Report
Proposal & Promotion
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The story so far
It is expected that West Lothian Council will have to make estimated savings of £73 million over the next five years, resulting in changes to local services.
Automatic compensation has been something Ofcom has been working on for a while and with industry and Ofcom now reaching agreement on the levels of compensation that would be automatically be credited to a customers account for various faults and issues.
Before people get too excited it should be highlighted that … Continue reading
Consultation on the Provision of a New Footway at Murieston Road, Livingston
The proposed footway is in keeping with West Lothian Council’s Active Travel Plan which aims to support people walking and … Continue reading
1. Are Community Councils required to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office?
Under the Data Protection Act, organisations that process personal information need to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), unless an exemption applies. The Information Commissioner has determined that Community Councils do process personal data and, unless … Continue reading