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The Falkirk 5

The Falkirk 5 is your employee mailer. Every month, we'll send you five top stories from across Falkirk Council, along with some other content you may be interested in.

If there's something you'd like to see included, email us: communications@falkirk.gov.uk
Watch: Remembrance Day with a difference
Provost Buchanan lays wreath to honour fallen 
Council meetings now streamed live
Watch or catch up as important decisions are made
Community project helps locals stave off hunger
Thirty residents use Coo Park Pantry every week for fresh food
Volunteer ranger wins national award
Path warden Nina Saunders wins Paths for All community honour
Bikes for schools by Denny Men's Shed
Bikes and other items left at recycling centres upcycled by retirees 

Lockdown transformed how we all live our lives. It also changed how the Council interacts with communities. In those first few months, barriers that once stopped progress were torn down as teams worked in partnership with local people to ensure support was given to those most in need.

Driving a significant part of our initial response was the team behind our Council of the Future Closer to Communities project, now called Closer to Communities with Community Choices.

Useful links

With winter on the way, it's a good idea to start preparing for the changing weather now. 
A new online health and safety system that will make it easier to report workplace incidents is now live.

The SHE Assure system shreds the need for current paper-based forms, making it easier for employees to report incidents and access health and safety documents. 

What's on Instagram

From Instagram: The Denny Poppies community group knitted more than 1,100 woolly Poppies to decorate the area ahead of Remembrance Sunday. With no formal event permitted, Tamsin Ferrier and Jane MacLean rallied an army of knitters to honour the country's fallen.

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We always want to hear stories or news from across the Council's services and in the local communities. Send us an email and let's talk.
 
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