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Stenhousemuir 0 Cove 2: Woe for Warriors in Irn-Bru Cup

Stenhousemuir manager Brown Ferguson says he has himself to blame for the poor start the Warriors have made to the season.

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Armed police were called to Kilbrennan Drive in Tamfourhill on Monday morning. Picture: John Devlin

Probe into police gun incident

An investigation is under way after a firearms officer pointed a gun at an occupant during two house searches in Falkirk this week.

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Record high in Scottish employment

Record high in Scottish employment

More people in Scotland are in work as the latest jobs figures show an increase in employment to a record high and a fall in inactivity.

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Offender torched a shower curtain

Offender torched a shower curtain

Daniel LLewellyn (21) purposefully set fire to, and damaged, a shower curtain at Bellsdyke Hospital, Bellsdyke Road, Larbert.

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Assault before vehicle set alight in Falkirk

Assault before vehicle set alight in Falkirk

A man was injured and his car stolen in a frightening tea-time incident in a housing estate.

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Helen Vass is urging people to put their baking skills to the test for charity.

Time to get your ‘bake’ on for charity

One of Scotland’s leading cancer charities, Beatson Cancer Charity, has teamed up with Scottish baking superstar, Helen Vass, to launch its latest fundraising campaign - Big Beatson Bake Off.

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Lost poem from front reveals incredible story

Lost poem from front reveals incredible story

A chance discovery in the archives of the Royal British Legion in Grangemouth – and a fair bit of detective work since –has revealed the incredible story of a local hero of the First World War.

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Wedding of the week: Natalie Steele and Harry McArthur

Wedding of the week: Natalie Steele and Harry McArthur

Natalie Steele (30) is from Maddiston and is a dental nurse, while Harry McArthur (28) is from Bonnybridge and is a bricklayer. The couple stay in Maddiston with their little girl Maia (3).

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Summer food project helps Falkirk children in need

Summer food project helps Falkirk children in need

Children and young people are receiving vital food during the school holidays thanks to a council-led summer initiative.

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Sugarcraft expert Paul Bradford with the incredible Bookbug

Oh, sugar! Look at Bookbug ...

A chocolate cake made in Brightons needed three people to carry it when it was the centre of attraction during a national store’s birthday celebrations.

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Falkirk fans are being urged to support the new initiative led by their fellow fans. Picture Michael Gillen

Sign up tonight and help sign a player

Influential football crowds are often called the 12th man – at Falkirk they’ve taken that literally and the fans are going to help SIGN an extra player for the team each January.

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Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way.

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Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you’re engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC’s new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.

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Changing landscape at Faskally Wood inspires creative team

Changing landscape at Faskally Wood inspires creative team

This year’s Enchanted Forest show - set to delight visitors once more with its dazzling visuals and music - will be an event with a difference, with the creative team promising a show that’s edgier than ever thanks to the changing landscape at Pitlochry’s Faskally Wood.

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Euston warning to Scottish passengers

Euston warning to Scottish passengers

Passengers travelling from Scotland who use Euston station to travel to and from London are reminded to avoid rail travel for two days over the August bank holiday while work takes place to prepare for Britain’s new high speed railway.

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Calls for Spitfire to be moved

Calls for Spitfire to be moved

A resident has called for the world famous Grangemouth Spitfire Memorial to be moved to a more suitable home in the town’s Zetland Park.

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Tribute to paddle steamer

Tribute to paddle steamer

The historic significance of the world’s first working paddle steamer and its connection to the Falkirk area will be celebrated.

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Thief snatches phone from ambulance

Thief snatches phone from ambulance

An opportunistic thief pinched a mobile phone from an ambulance and then gave it back saying “I dinnae want to be arrested”.

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Artist makes surprise appearance at Shieldhill PS

Artist makes surprise appearance at Shieldhill PS

Pupils at Shieldhill Primary had a surprise visitor at the end of term.

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