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Winger Fraser Aird enjoying his game time at Falkirk

Fraser Aird left Rangers to get regular games at Falkirk – but he’s delighted to have been given the chance to put his feet up on days off this week.

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Vandal launches attacks on cars in street

Vandal launches attacks on cars in street

Twenty cars were damaged during a vandalism spree in the Falkirk area.

Crime
Thug given more work hours

Thug given more work hours

Kevin Waddelow (24) had 60 hours of unpaid work still to complete for his many offences, but that has now been increased to 80 hours.

Crime
The district's high school pupils are now near the top of the class

Pass marks for senior pupils hit an all time high

Falkirk’s youngsters are among the best in Scotland when it comes to passing exams.

Education 2
Police on the case after break-ins

Police on the case after break-ins

Two recent incidents of housebreaking in the Polmont area are now being investigated by police.

Crime
BBC weather presenter Judith Ralston, an ambassador for Cancer Support Scotland, is backing the campaign. Pic: Robert Perry.

‘Pound’ cancer by donating old coins in new campaign

Cancer Support Scotland in association with the Bank of Scotland has launched a campaign for people to donate old pound coins to the charity before they stop being legal tender.

News
Opening of Queensferry Crossing delayed until the summer

Opening of Queensferry Crossing delayed until the summer

The Queensferry Crossing has been hit by further delays meaning it is likely to be August before its completed.

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Police pinch local flasher suspect

Police pinch local flasher suspect

A man has been arrested following an indecent exposure incident in Stenhousemuir.

Crime
Craig Bonnar

Motel firm hope to move in

Travelodge is expanding its network of motels and is looking to book into Falkirk.

Business
Forsyth struggled with three female police officers

Drunk’s attack leaves female officers bruised

A nasty drunk made life difficult for three female police officers when he struggled and spat at them as they tried to apprehend him.

Crime
Langlees Primary School open their new outdoor learning space

Learning is an adventure

Education took a decidedly adventurous turn for pupils of Langlees Primary School last week.

Education
Small grants to help fight global poverty

Small grants to help fight global poverty

Wells and solar pumps will be installed to supply water to 4,500 farmers in Malawi thanks to small grant funding from the Scottish Government.

News 1
Invitation extended to business to come huddle@the Hub

Invitation extended to business to come huddle@the Hub

Falkirk Business Hub in Vicar Street hosts an informal networking evening on Thursday, March 30.

Business
A wealth of health for pupils

A wealth of health for pupils

Primary school pupils were able to get a head start on the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle and had a lot of fun at the same time.

Health
Thug swung plank at victim and broke his jaw

Thug swung plank at victim and broke his jaw

A man got tooled up with a plank with nails sticking out of it before carrying out a brutal assault on his victim.

Crime
Child rapist confesses on tape

Child rapist confesses on tape

A rape victim snared the man who preyed on her as a little girl after recording conversations with her abuser.

Crime 1
Could you play a role in shaping trust’s future?

Could you play a role in shaping trust’s future?

The hunt is on to find people who can help develop and deliver sport and cultural services in the area for years to come.

Business
Cash pledge to support special needs kids

Cash pledge to support special needs kids

More teachers and more classroom space will be found to help pupils with additional support needs.

Education
The Queensferry Crossing will be delayed again.

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed for a second time

The Queensferry Crossing will not now open in May, economy secretary Keith Brown has admitted to MSPs

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Nadine Coyle is asking glasses wearers to prove their specs appeal and be in with a chance of winning �10,000 cash.

Nadine Coyle launches 2017 search for Specsavers Spectacle Wearer of the Year

Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle is asking glasses wearers to prove their specs appeal and be in with a chance of winning £10,000 cash.

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