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News

They are Best Bar None in Bo’ness

Business
Susan Erskine (left) alongside daughter Margaret at Christmas 2015

Farewell to Susan – one of town’s oldest residents

News

Baby of the week: Olivia Rhonda Hogarth

Family

Put the kettle on and chat, say Samaritans

Health 1

Council admit failings but say bin uplift system is not in chaos

News 5

Road safety campaign for school pupils

Transport

Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

Health
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

Environment

Road safety campaign for school pupils

Transport
Many roads have been badly affected by the wintry weather

Snow expected to continue into weekend

News
The bridge closure has caused traffic chaos

Officials hope to re-open Forth Road Bridge tomorrow morning

Transport

Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Transport

Road safety campaign for school pupils

Transport

Two charged with allegedly selling drink to under-18’s

Crime

Festive shoplifting offences in Falkirk are down

Crime
Police have arrested two men in connection with the recent spate of Post Office robberies

Men arrested and charged in connection with Post Office robberies

Crime

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Education
Sacred Heart pupils hand over their bottle collection

Pupils show a lot of bottle for good cause

News
Behind the Wall owner Brian enjoys playtime with the grateful recipients of the new Wallee Wellies

Pub boss Brian wades in to provide pupils with wellies

News
Mary Robertson has retired from her job as Slamannan Primary School's crossing guard - both her mum and her grandfather were crossing guards on the same road before her

Lollipops seem to run in proud Mary’s family

News

They are Best Bar None in Bo’ness

Business
A familiar local sight which could soon be pointing could-be visitors from the North of England towards Falkirk.

‘VisitFalkirk’ bid to build on major tourism success

Business 1
Edgaras working on his brief for McQueen Gin

Photography student gets gin taster

Business
Jarvies sales director Ian Hutchison is excited about the companys plans for the coming year

Grangemouth plant firm eyes England expansion

Business
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Press freedom in Scotland “at risk” from UK Government proposals

Politics 1

Universal basic income scheme set to trial

Politics

Council admit failings but say bin uplift system is not in chaos

News 5
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

Environment

Clean air campaigners warn Falkirk danger zones are killing us

Environment 1

Young nature lovers will venture out to Jupiter this winter

Environment
Samaritans are urging people to make Blue Monday, Brew Monday with a cuppa and chat

Put the kettle on and chat, say Samaritans

Health 1

Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

Health
Delayed discharges and readmisisons are causing a headache

Hospital discharge delays come under the spotlight

Health
Tips on beating the winter blues are available from the NHS online.

Help to beat the winter blues

Health
Children give the lowdown on their dream homes.

Kids describe their dream homes

News
UK working parents can save more than �50 every week by sending their children to breakfast clubs.

School breakfast clubs a ‘lifeline’

News
Movie lovers in Scotland are the biggest snackers when watching movies in the UK

Scots are the biggest movie snackers!

News

Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Offbeat

World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Offbeat
Carry On Centurion - Provost Pat Reid sees off Baillie Joan Paterson, Baillie Billy Buchanan and Councillor John McLuckie and their model Roman citizen

Carry on Centurion – we’re not ‘Latin’ the side down

Offbeat 4
Its hard to believe these menacing Stormtroopers marching along the sand are just toys on a Scottish beach

Size matters not for toy snapper Stu

News
Heavy rainfall can lead to flooding and, just like homeowners, business people have to be as prepared as possible

Businesses need to hold back floods

Your Say
The new project will tackle the causes of food poverty and the reasons for bare cupboards around the country

Project to tackle causes of hunger

Your Say

Talking Point: Stopping smoking can help your skin

Your Say
Railfuture Scotland is calling for a train station to open in Grangemouth

Talking Point: Kickstarting a rail renaissance

Your Say

Police Call: A challenging time for all

Opinion 1

Take Note: Hopes for a celeb-friendly 2017

Opinion

BB Notes: A busy time ahead for everyone

Opinion