What's happening in Grangemouth
Cost of Living Rising!
COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.
Push For Local Apprenticeships
INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Grangemouth council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.
Getting Involved In The Community
ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.
Our High Streets Still Suffering
ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.
Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets
ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Grangemouth based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.
Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money
MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.
Welcome to Grangemouth Community
We aim to keep Grangemouth local by providing a wide range of local infomation, news, events and business listings. Our team are all Grangemouth based and are dedicated to providing you with useful and helpful information. Grangemouth has so much history and the local community has a great deal to offer. Many communities have lost their local touch and our aim is to bring this back.