Earlier this year, the BBC announced that as a cost cutting measure they would be ending their policy of free TV Licenses for over-75's. They did so in spite of increased funding opportunities granted by the UK Government, given at the same time as the ability to alter the over-75's policy.
The A811 links Stirling with towns in Stirlingshire such as Gargunnock, Balfron, Kippen, Buchlyvie, and many more. It's also a vital artery for Scottish tourism, with the West Highland Way and the Finnich Glen two significant locations just off it.
CityFibre is currently rolling out superfast Fibre-to-Premises broadband across Stirling. However, under current plans the Eastern Villages of Fallin, Cowie, Plean, and Throsk will not be getting the faster broadband.