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Falkirk archer Martin targets honouring his donor at Transplant Games

Falkirk archer Martin Strang would love to land a medal in next week’s British Transplant Games - but like all those taking part he’s already a winner.

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A previous parade to mark the First Battle of Falkirk

Battle of Falkirk commemorations this weekend

Commemorations to mark the First Battle of Falkirk take place this Saturday.

Lifestyle
The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

Pogs, slap bracelets and of course, Tamagotchis. We’ve looked out 20 of the most popular playground fads from the last 50-60 years.

Lifestyle
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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

Football
MSP Angus MacDonald received confirmation from Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe he had not ruled out using Grangemouth as a base to produce his successor to the Land Rover Defender

Grangemouth meets car plant criteria

Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe has confirmed Grangemouth is still one of the sites he is looking at to base production of his new 4x4 vehicle.

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Callendar House.

Our museums are still up there with the best

Falkirk’s Callendar House and Kinneil Museum in Bo’ness have been rated in the same league as Scotland’s top heritage centres.

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Martial arts ace sent filthy pics to 15-year-old girl

Martial arts ace sent filthy pics to 15-year-old girl

A taekwondo expert sent pictures of his privates to a young girl on Snapchat and asked her “are you old enough yet?”.

Crime
Steven Timmons sent offensive text messages to his partner

Sent offensive texts to girlfriend after row

Steven Timmons sent his partner a series of upsetting text messages after they fell out.

Crime

Talking Point: How to speak and grab attention

If your voice is a pleasure to listen to and has vocal variety you’re more likely to grab and hold your audience’s attention.

Opinion
The Red Arrows, the RAF's world-famous aerobatic display team, in the skies above East Lothian. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scottish National Airshow set to mark 20th anniversary

Expectations are sky-high for the Scottish National Airshow tomorrow on what will be its 20th anniversary.

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Pic Greg Macvean - 27/03/2017 - Queensferry Crossing bridge

Queensferry Crossing could host more walks

More local people living near the Queensferry Crossing may get the chance to walk over the bridge.

Business
LEGO has increased in value and is among the hottest toy investments.

A LEGO fortune for Scots

Homes across Scotland could be unwittingly holding more than £5 million worth of LEGO – with the iconic toy seeing an average year-on-year increase of 12 per cent value since the millennium.

News
Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Visitors to a museum in Bo’ness will come across a steam train which is being celebrated for its role in shaping Scotland’s history.

Transport
Campaign calls for people to put their butts away

Campaign calls for people to put their butts away

Drivers who smoke while behind the wheel are being urged to bin their butts rather than throwing the away after stubbing out.

Environment
Gregor, Ben and Abbie start their adventure on Saturday

Falkirk youngster on the march to match sisters’ charity efforts

At the age of 12 Abbie Ewing is following in her family’s footsteps - literally!

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Police raided the home of John Clark. Pic: JP

Police hunt man who assaulted 14-year-old boy

A teenager is still recovering from the attack he suffered at the hands of a motorist who left his car and punched him in the face.

Crime
Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

Transport
A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

Study shows over half of Brits would like to write a book

A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

Lifestyle
Shortage of doctors leads to changes in out-of-hours care

Shortage of doctors leads to changes in out-of-hours care

A shortage of doctors has led NHS Forth Valley to make changes to its out-of-hours care for patients.

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Security heightened for Linlithgow’s Party at the Palace

Security heightened for Linlithgow’s Party at the Palace

Festival-goers are being warned to only pack the essentials as security is heightened for Party at the Palace.

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