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Plea for fairer pricing system

My days of travelling by rail are largely trips to either end of the inter-city line which Falkirk sits on to spend some leisure time in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Opinion
Gordon Profit believes it's time for a change at Falkirk

OPINION: Time for change, not deckchair shuffling, at Falkirk

Falkirk needs real change, no more deck chair shuffling, no more papering over of cracks, change to take the club forward.

Falkirk FC
Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

They are the rules of the road every driver forgets. So how many of these laws are you breaking?

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Veronica Stewart failed to provide a specimen of breath for analysis

Lashed out at police after being stopped

Veronica Stewart assaulted a police officer after being pulled her over in the early hours of the morning and given a breath test.

Crime
Flight path review suspended

Flight path review suspended

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) review of proposed changes to Edinburgh Airport’s flight paths has been suspended.

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John and Hilda Roy. Picture: Michael Gillen

Sparkling day for John and Hilda

Even in their nineties John and Hilda Roy are still finding life is full of surprises.

News
The fire at the compost mounds behind the Kinneil Kerse recycling centre in Boness was still smouldering into the late morning on Tuesday

Fire at plant was deliberate

A huge blaze which took 30 firefighters 12 hours to bring under control was started deliberately say police.

News
Sharon Laird and her boyfriend took refuge in the Howgate Centre to get away from her ex

Abuse from ex forced couple to take refuge

David Laird became abusive when he saw his former partner with her new boyfriend in Falkirk High Street.

Crime
Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

As numerous football matches prepare to kick off this weekend, British Transport Police is warning fans over their behaviour.

News
The Forth Ports tough mudders with their sizable cheque for Maggies Centres

Tough cash for Maggie’s

A team of 30 employees from Forth Ports in Scotland raised £25,000 for Maggie’s Centres in Larbert, Dundee, Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh.

Health
Amanda Kopel at the Scottish Parliament

Widow to help research into football links to brain damage

A health crusader who forced the government into a major policy change is to use her campaign to spearhead research into football-related brain injuries.

News
Metal Panda Holistics Amanda Thomson is using heavy metal music to help people meditate. Picture: Michael Gillen

Heavy metal meditation to reduce stress

A therapist is turning up her beloved heavy metal music to help bring down her clients’ stress levels.

Health
Falkirk police station

Staff shocked by knife man

Anthony Hughes (51), 14 Wallace Street, Falkirk, walked into Falkirk Police Station on August 16 carrying a kitchen knife with a 12 inch blade in his hand.

Crime
Dirty Dusting will be at Falkirk Town Hall next Friday

Dirty Dusting promises to raise titters at Falkirk Town Hall

A comedy of Robin Askwith-like proportions will have the audience at Falkirk Town Hall holding its sides over the play’s cheeky humour and bawdy banter.

Whats on
The mighty Mitchells, clockwise from left Kimberly, Pamela, Walter, Rosina and baby Ayda Rose. Picture: Michael Gillen

Baby makes five for Mitchells

The mighty Mitchell family now spans five generations following the birth of a little bundle of joy called Ayda Rose.

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Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year’s Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda today (Friday, September 22) announced that it will be dropping the price of fuel by up to 2ppl on unleaded and 1ppl on diesel bringing prices down to a new national price cap of 115.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on diesel at all 308 filling stations.

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Brwn Ferguson has taken positives from his sides opening half dozen games in League 2.

So far so ‘quite good’ - could be better for Warriors boss

Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson says he is reasonably happy with the progress made so far by his new-look side.

Stenhousemuir FC
Happier times...Craig and Fiona celebrating Christmas 2010 with their much-cherished first child, Robert.

Sepsis awareness fight taken to Scottish Parliament

FEAT chairman Craig Stobo speaks to Julie Currie about the necessity for a public awareness campaign on the life-threatening condition sepsis.

Lifestyle
Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

A new project from Leasing Options and an expert at the University of Oxford is aiming to help drivers by introducing a combination of scents into the car which could help with negative emotions experienced on the roads.

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