Muckhart Village from Seamab

M9 Resurfacing Work – 24 March 2022

21.NSE.0102.065 – 001 – Location Plan

21.NSE.0102.065 – 004 – Diversion Route Rev 1.1

BEAR Consultation Letter – M9 Junction 10 SB

 

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is planning to carry out essential resurfacing works on a section of the M9 southbound at Junction 10 between the off-slip and on-slip. Please find the enclosed location plan for clarity.

 

The works have been provisionally programmed to commence on Thursday 24th March 2022 for a duration of 1 night between the hours of 19:30 and 06:00.

 

To ensure the safety of the workforce and members of the travelling public it is necessary to close the M9 Southbound between Junction 11 (Keir Roundabout) and Junction 9 during the works.

 

During this period of closure, a signed diversion route will be in place travelling southbound via Kier Roundabout (Junction 11), A9, A907, A91 and the A9 before re-joining M9 southbound at Junction 9. A location plan showing this diversion route is attached. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times and all traffic management will be removed out with working hours.

 

If you require any further information or would like to comment on any of the proposed works please do not hesitate to contact Barrie Harrison by email at SEConsultationroads@bearscotland.co.uk.

 

SE Consultation Roads

BEAR Scotland | South East

www.bearscot.com

 

Scottish Ambulance Service Vaccination Bus Timetable

Please see below details of the Scottish Ambulance Service Vaccination bus timetable for Forth Valley next week, 3 visits to Clackmannanshire highlighted. No appointment is required

Monday 14th March to Friday 18th March – SAS Vaccination Bus

  • Monday 14th  – Tullibody Civic Centre Carpark 09.00am – 12000pm, Dumyat Centre Carpark Menstrie 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Tuesday 15th – Balfour Centre Carpark Plean 1000- 1530
  • Wednesday 16th – Sterling Mills Carpark Tillicoultry 1000-1530
  • Thursday 17th – Cowie Health Centre Carpark 1000-1530
  • Friday 18th – Carron bank Medical Centre Carpark 1000-1530

Contact
Karen Kirkwood, Emergency Resilience Officer
Clackmannanshire Council | Greenside Street | Alloa  | FK10 1EB

Tel: 01259 45 2537   |  Mobile: 07977 446 349   |  E-mail: kkirkwood@clacks.gov.uk

Updated lateral flow collection centres, 10 to 20 March inclusive

See below details of onsite testing and lateral flow collection points over the next few weeks in Clackmannanshire.

Collection points have been increased in the area on Sunday 20th March 2022 due to the Alloa Half Marathon, please note due to road closures these sites may only be able to be accessed via foot whilst the road closures are in place.

https://www.clacks.gov.uk/coronavirus/communitytestcv/

 

THURSDAY 10/03/2022 Candleriggs Carpark, Alloa, FK10 1ED Onsite Testing and Collection Point 9.30am-4.30pm
FRIDAY 11/03/2022 Dollar Hive, Park Place Dollar, FK14 7AA (Car park) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm

 

WEDNESDAY 16/03/2022 Cochrane Hall, Alva, FK12 5LJ (Car park at the front of hall on main road side) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm
THURSDAY 17/03/2022 Tullibody Civic Centre, Abercromby Pl, Tullibody, FK10 2RU (car park nearest Tullibody South Campus) Onsite Testing and Collection Point 9.30am-4.30pm
FRIDAY 18/03/2022 Morrisons Supermarket, Clackmannan Road, Alloa, FK10 1RQ (Car park) Onsite Testing and Collection Point 9.30am-4.30pm
SATURDAY 19/03/2022 Sterling Mills, Tillicoultry, FK13 6HQ (near Nike) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm
SUNDAY 20/03/2022 Cochrane Hall, Alva, FK12 5LJ (Car park at the front of hall on main road side) Collection Point Only 9am-12noon
SUNDAY 20/03/2022 Tullibody Cross,Tullibody, FK10 2RW Collection Point Only 9am-12noon
SUNDAY 20/03/2022 Lornshill Academy, Tullibody Road, Alloa, FK10 2ES Collection Point Only 9am-1pm
SUNDAY 20/03/2022 Clackmannan Primary School, Lochies Road, Clackmannan, FK10 4JS (front playground) Collection Point Only 1pm-5pm

Contact
Emergency Resilience Coordinator
Emergency Planning
01259 452641
07970 633124

Traffic Regulation Orders for Clackmannanshire

5-6-2069 The Clackmannanshire Council, C101 Menstrie to Muirside Roundabout (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2070 The Clackmannanshire Council, C101 Menstrie Road, Tullibody (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2071 The Clackmannanshire Council, Marchglen, Tillicoultry (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2072 The Clackmannanshire Council, Alloa Half Marathon (Temporary Prohibition of Turning) Order 2022

5-6-2073 The Clackmannanshire Council, Various Streets, Clackmannanshire (Temporary No Waiting/Loading Restriction) Order 2022

5-6-2074 The Clackmannanshire Council, A91 Tillicoultry to Menstrie (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2075 The Clackmannanshire Council, Alloa Half Marathon (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2076 The Clackmannanshire Council, A908 Fishcross-Devonside (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2077 The Clackmannanshire Council, Various Streets, Alloa (Temporary Rolling Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2078 The Clackmannanshire Council, B9096 Tullibody to Alloa (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2079 The Clackmannanshire Council, B9140 Tullibody Bypass (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

5-6-2080 The Clackmannanshire Council, Various Streets, Alloa (Temporary Road Closure) Order 2022

Neighbourhood Watch – Litter and Flytipping Consultation

National Litter and Flytipping Strategy Consultation

Litter and Flytipping continue to be a growing issue in all our communities

This Scottish Government consultation, which was drafted in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful and Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), is seeking views on the aims, objectives and actions that will sit under, the new National Litter and Flytipping Strategy for Scotland.

These proposed actions sit within three strategic themes that were agreed by stakeholders:
Behaviour change
Services and infrastructure
Enforcement

Evaluating the progress and effectiveness of the strategy is also acknowledged to be of vital importance. Data and research has been recognised as a cross-cutting theme and comprises an integral and essential part of the other three themes listed above.

Why your views matter
The responses to this consultation will help shape and deliver the final strategy which will be published in 2022. Engagement and consultation with a wide range of stakeholders is a crucial aspect of the new strategy development.

To take part in the consultation see link below
https://www.gov.scot/publications/national-litter-flytipping-consultation/

The consultation closes on 31st March 2022

 
 

Community Covid Testing Dates

 

MONDAY 21/02/2022 Dumyat Centre, Main Street East, Menstrie, FK11 7BL (Car park) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm
TUESDAY 22/02/2022 Sauchie Hall, Sauchie, FK10 3EA (circle area at top of car park across from hall) Onsite Testing and Collection Point 9.30am-4.30pm
WEDNESDAY 23/02/2022 Clackmannanshire Community Health Centre, Hallpark Road, Alloa, FK10 3JQ (Ground Floor entrance) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm
THURSDAY 24/02/2022 Candleriggs Carpark, Alloa, FK10 1ED Collection Point Only 9am-5pm
FRIDAY 25/02/2022 Dollar Hive, Park Place Dollar, FK14 7AA (Car park) Collection Point Only 9am-5pm

Susan McIntyre
Emergency Resilience Coordinator
Emergency Planning
01259 452641

Neighbourhood Watch – Rail Disruption

Significant Rail Disruption – Scotland – Advice from Scotrail

Due to Storm Dudley, services will be disrupted on Wednesday, 16 February 2022.

As a safety precaution, our services will cease to run from tomorrow (16 February) afternoon. Services will wind down by 4pm, when the worst of Storm Dudley’s strong winds and heavy rain are set to hit Scotland.

ScotRail services on the Far North, Kyle of Lochalsh, and Aberdeen-Inverness lines will continue to run. Some cross-border services will operate too, but at reduced speeds.

We know the impact that the earlier withdrawal of services will have on customers but it’s a necessary step to ensure the safety of our staff and customers due to the severe weather.

If you have to travel over the next few days, please plan ahead and check your journey before setting off.

Visit our website for more information.

https://www.scotrail.co.uk/major-disruption-due-extreme-weather

Neighbourhood Watch – Storm Warnings

Amber Weather Warning – Links To Advice

From Neighbourhood Watch

You may be aware that the Met Office has issued AMBER weather warnings for the winds on Wednesday/Thursday. This is expected to cover an area including Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway, Forth Valley, Western Fife and the Lothians & Borders. The Amber warning is likely to be valid from 1800 on Wednesday until 0900 on Thursday and be assessed as a medium likelihood of medium impacts including:

·         Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, and some roads and bridges are likely to close, leading to longer journey times and cancellations. There is also the potential for cross border travel issues.

·         Probably some fallen trees and damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs.

·         There is a good chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

·         Injuries and danger to life is likely from large waves and beach material being thrown onto coastal roads, sea fronts and properties.

It is important to note that there is another current YELLOW warning, which also indicates potential disruption. On Friday – “Storm Eunice” –  is forecast to impact Dumfries & Galloway, the Borders and southern parts of the Lothians and Strathclyde.

The warnings can be viewed on the Met Office website  https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice

Find advice  on how to prepare for and deal with severe weather can be found at: https://ready.scot/respond/severe-weather

Boundary Commission – public hearing on review of UK Parliament Constituencies

Boundary Commission for Scotland confirms public hearing timetable as it
enters the next stage of its 2023 Review of UK Parliament Constituencies
The Boundary Commission for Scotland has today confirmed that it plans to
hold five public hearings throughout Scotland. We encourage the public to
share their views in person on its initial proposals for new UK Parliament
constituencies in Scotland.
The hearings will form part of the secondary consultation period, where the
public are encouraged to make comments on the representations already
received during the initial consultation as well as give oral evidence on the
initial proposals for Scotland’s new parliamentary constituencies.
Public hearing venues and dates are as follows:
Location Venue Date
Edinburgh Apex Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1
3BH 16/02/2022
Perth Joan Knight Studio, Perth Concert Hall,
Perth PH1 5HZ 18/02/2022
Glasgow Doubltree by Hilton, 36 Cambridge Street,
Glasgow G2 3HN 23/02/2022
Inverness Jury’s Inn Hotel, Millburn Road, Inverness
IV2 3TR 25/02/2022
Oban Corran Halls, 54 Corran Esplanade, Oban
PA34 5AB 01/03/2022
Each hearing will begin at 10am and include three sessions depending on
demand. These sessions will run from 10am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm and 6pm –
8pm.
The public are asked to email bcs@scottishboundaries.gov.uk to book a
speaking slot. Please note that the Commission cannot guarantee you a
speaking slot at your preferred time and you may be asked to choose a
different slot or submit your representation in writing. The Commission
Boundary Commission for Scotland – Public Hearings
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reminds those wishing to take part in the public hearings to ensure they are
fully compliant with all applicable Covid-19 related guidance.
The six-week secondary consultation period will run from 10 February to 23
March 2022.
During the secondary consultation stage of the review, the Commission will
publish all of the comments received during its initial consultation stage for
further comment. These can be viewed on our consultation site
www.bcs2023review.com and further comments can be made there. Responses
to the initial consultation will be available to view on the Commission’s website
just prior to the secondary consultation.
The Commission will consider all comments submitted during its initial and
secondary consultation stages before developing revised proposals for
consultation later in 2022.
Lord Matthews, Deputy Chair of the Boundary Commission for Scotland, said
“Public hearings are an important part of the public consultation process, and
we welcome comments on any of our proposals at any of our hearings
Scotland. We will reflect on responses to the consultation and make changes if
appropriate, where the legislation allows us to do so. ”
Those people who wish to comment at a hearing but cannot do so are invited
to submit their comments in writing by email, letter or on the Commission’s
interactive consultation portal www.bcs2023review.com by 23 March 2022.

Scottish Trunk Road Network

SCOTTISH TRUNK ROAD NETWORK MANAGEMENT CONTRACT – SOUTH EAST UNIT 

M9 JUNCTION 10 SLIP ROAD CLOSURES

 

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential concrete investigation works on the Craigforth Bridge at M9 Junction 10.

Slip road closures will be in place at M9 Junction 10 Craigforth on the night of Monday 14th February. The northbound on-slip and the southbound off-slip will be closed from 20:00 until 06:00.

Traffic wishing to join the M9 northbound at Junction 10 will be diverted via M9 Junction 9.

Traffic wishing to exit the M9 southbound at Junction 10 will be diverted via M9 Junction 11.

The works are programmed to ensure safety of road users and engineering staff alike, whilst minimising disruption to travellers.

The safety of maintenance workers remains a top priority during these essential projects and strict physical distancing protocols, in line with Scottish Government guidance, will be in place to ensure all on-site personnel remain safe throughout the duration of the project. Robust risk assessments have also been completed to ensure all staff are kept safe.

If you require any further information or would like to comment on the proposed works, please do not hesitate to contact Georgios Stravodimos by email at seconsultation-bridges@bearscotland.co.uk.

 

Yours faithfully,

SE Consultation

BEAR Scotland | South East Unit

 

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