If you’ve ever watched the pigeons in Venice’s St Mark’s Square, stared in awe at the views from the Almafi Coast, or wondered if Juliet really did stand on that balcony in Florence, it’s possible you could have been bitten by the powerful Italian bug.
Three generations of Falkirk women who have been supporting education for Malawian girls for 20 years are celebrating the anniversary with a fundraising push.
Stunning Mohnie Dhillon beat off the opposition to take the crown at a national beauty pageant.
Animal welfare officers are looking for a good home for fun-loving dog Diesel, a two-year-old Staffie cross currently living at the Dogs Trust in West Calder near Livingston.
Big-hearted staff and users of Camelon Community Education Centre are well on course to reach their fundraising target for a cancer centre.
Petal power will be out in force to toast the RHS Chelsea Flower Show centenary celebrations this month.
Was there any woman not moved like me by the news actress Angelina Jolie had undergone a double mastectomy for the sake of her six children?
We asked ...Will you be attending any of the events at this year’s Tryst Festival?
The editorial team at The Falkirk Herald have all been issued with brand new phones and laptops to help us continue to deliver the news in this new digital-savvy world.
‘Observe the Sabbath and keep it holy. You have six days in which to do your work, but the seventh day is a day of rest dedicated to me.’ (Exodus 20: 8-10)
Last week’s column by our resident historian Ian Scott about the Spitfire training exercises during World War Two stirred up memories for James Ward, who was just a boy at the time.
For most of the last 100 years Grangemouth has been the chemical capital of central Scotland. But long before that it was the Camelon Mariners who supplied the country with products from several chemical factories in the Lock 16 area.
There’s an old saying that ‘you don’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been’.
After years of planning and months of detailed preparation Spitfire day finally arrived. On Thursday down on the Bo’ness Road the huge replica warplane was unveiled as this district’s tribute to 71 aircrew who died while serving at Grangemouth aerodrome during World War II.
For many people their jobs aren’t just nine-to-five necessities, but labours of love that carry on even after they retire.
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Weather for Falkirk
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 24 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 4 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North east