Maggie’s Centre will open this year

The charity which plans to open a cancer caring centre in Larbert has given an assurance it has lost none of its funds after the builder went bust.

Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe with a Landrover Defender

Ineos looking to rev up Land Rover

Petrochemical giant Ineos is looking at the possibility of financing and manufacturing the rebirth of the iconic Land Rover Defender.

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The Co-operative

Staff told jobs safe as Co-op sells off stores

Two Co-ops in the Falkirk area are among almost 300 being sold to McColl’s.

Musclebox O'Hanlon owners Michael O'Hanlon and Eileen Kirkwood

Michael muscles in on a new location

Michael O’Hanlon already knows a thing or two about bodybuilding and now he and his partner are looking to strengthen their business.

Todd was allowed to remain in the dental profession

Dirty dentist told he can keep working

A dentist who subjected female colleagues to sexual harrassment at a Falkirk practice has been allowed to work on in the profession.

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Falkirk Football Community Foundation use part of Falkirk Stadium - but not it all

Canavan quits top job with Bairns’ charity

The chairman of Falkirk Football Club’s charity organisation has quit.

Work on Maggie's Forth Valley Centre has now halted after the collapse of the Dunne Group
Picture: Michael Gillen

Work halts on Maggie’s centre 
as builders cease trading

Work on the long-awaited Maggie’s cancer centre has been put on hold after the company building it went into administration.

The Aldi store in Polmont

Aldi store closed due to flooding

Polmont’s brand new Aldi store has been forced to close temporarily as it fell victim to flooding following today’s heavy rainfall.

Successful businesswoman Gina Fyffe bought Erskine Church in 2014

Project offers Erskine Church new future as community hub

An internationally successful businesswoman has made securing the future of Falkirk’s Erskine Church her next project.

The iconic Kelpies

You really need to visit us

VisitScotland has put out a global call to those who live in the area to share their memorable places, hidden gems and fascinating stories.

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David Dowell of dD Drums, Ladysmill, Falkirk

Site drums up sales for David’s business

A new website has helped a Falkirk drum business hit the right notes with customers.

Two Co-op branches in the Falkirk area have been sold to McColl's

Co-op stores sold – but jobs safe

Two Co-ops in the Falkirk area are among almost 300 being sold to McColl’s.

The X86 is to be replaced with the new 4B

Reprieve for bus service

Campaigners were celebrating after a bus firm listened to their protests and agreed to a reprieve for a vital service.

Allan Campbell, Business Growth Enabler, Central Region with RBS

Clinic will be perfect tonic for firms

Offering a helping hand to new and established businesses is the plan for a drop-in clinic being held in Falkirk later this month.


Ronnie’s new business is revving up

Combining a love of motorbikes with his new career working in wood, Ronnie Payne created a unique piece of furniture.

Cameron Clark of Artisan Tap in Falkirk

Artisan has all the right features on tap

Proving you are never too young to know a thing or two about business is 24-year-old Cameron Clark.

The McCowan's site is demolished to make way for a new development. Picture: Michal Gillen

New future for iconic McCowan’s toffee site moving forward

Bulldozers have confined the famous McCowan’s toffee factory in Stenhousemuir to history.

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Who's your favourite?

Vote for your favourite Chippy

The Falkirk Herald is on the lookout to find the best chippy of 2016 in the Forth Valley area.

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Unison are one of the unions pushing for settlement of the Equal Pay issue

Equal pay row as Unions call for same deal

Hundreds of Falkirk Council workers have been made offers to settle their equal pay claims.

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