Our local Co-op, on Fountain Road, is no more than 200 hops and skips from our house. In terms of its building fabric it is getting rather tired and the letters on its sign keep falling off! However we rely on the Co-op and are fond of it and the helpful staff.
Stirling Council has shared the drawings for a new Co-op. I think the new design is good. Not too big, in keeping with our village, yet also moving with the times. Here are a few images of the proposed new Co-op: