Improving Broadband Services in Dollar

Dollar Community Council are exploring the possibility of improving broadband services in Dollar, with Openreach. Some areas in the town are served by fibre “street cabinets”, then copper connections to homes, which has improved broadband speeds considerably. But this is not as widespread as DCC would like and we are trying to engage with Openreach… Continue reading Improving Broadband Services in Dollar

Dollar Health Centre Vaccine Rollout

COVID-19 Vaccine (Updated 15/01/21 and copied from Dollar Health Centre’s website) The doctors at Dollar Health Centre recommend vaccination against COVID-19.   We are supporting phase 1 of the immunisation programme (see below). Please do not phone the health centre about the COVID vaccine, as we need to keep our limited phone lines free for ill patients.   However we… Continue reading Dollar Health Centre Vaccine Rollout

Stephen R speaks at Clacks’ first Pre-Determination Hearing

On Thursday 1st October our Chair Stephen Roe spoke at a Planning Committee Pre-Determination Hearing convened by Clackmannanshire Council.  The first of its kind held by Clacks Council, the meeting was to discuss the current planning applications impacting Dollar and the objections held by the community. Stephen from the Trust, alongside representatives from the Community… Continue reading Stephen R speaks at Clacks’ first Pre-Determination Hearing

Community Webinar on the renewable heating potential of flooded coalmines

We were asked by Harviestoun Estate to let the community know about some work they are doing with TownRock Energy and the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde to evaluate the renewable heating potential of the flooded coal mines underneath their Farm’s land to the east of Dollar.   The plan is for this new research… Continue reading Community Webinar on the renewable heating potential of flooded coalmines