Stirling Council is the third smallest local authority in Scotland. It has a population of 82,000 and covers 850 square miles. Stirling Council came into existence on April 1, 1996 after the reorganization of local government in Scotland. As a brand new council, one of its priorities was to create clear statements of vision and values. These statements guide the work of the council. Stirling Council employs people who perform all local government functions, including housing, roads, education, community and leisure, and social services.


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