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Grangemouth meets car plant criteria

Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe has confirmed Grangemouth is still one of the sites he is looking at to base production of his new 4x4 vehicle.

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Pic Greg Macvean - 27/03/2017 - Queensferry Crossing bridge

Queensferry Crossing could host more walks

More local people living near the Queensferry Crossing may get the chance to walk over the bridge.

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Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Visitors to a museum in Bo’ness will come across a steam train which is being celebrated for its role in shaping Scotland’s history.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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Bo’ness residents unsure of airport’s flight path plans

Bo’ness residents unsure of airport’s flight path plans

Residents are divided over Edinburgh Airport’s airspace change programme as results of the second consultation were published.

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Kismet crew curry favour to win again

Kismet crew curry favour to win again

It was a case of no change at the top for The Falkirk Herald’s Curry House of the Year with last year’s winners repeating the feat in 2017.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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Disruption to trains after power failure

Disruption to trains after power failure

Rail passengers are affected this evening as a power failure at Haymarket station affected services.

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Residents unhappy with flight path proposals

Residents unhappy with flight path proposals

Over half of residents’ comments to Edinburgh Airport’s second consultation on its airspace change programme were negative.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Working together to give FVC students a better future

Working together to give FVC students a better future

Staff at Forth Valley College have struck another contract with an insider training board which will benefit students.

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The All Parts Auto Salvage Site already dominates the landscape for many households

Plans from High Bonnybridge scrap yard on hold

A scrap metal firm has applied to have restrictions lifted so it can expand its business.

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Motorway closure near Bonnybridge

Motorway closure near Bonnybridge

Motorists are being urged to find an alternative route after the M876 was closed southbound near Bonnybridge this morning.

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Pupils head back to college classroom

Pupils head back to college classroom

Encouraging youngsters to become scientists and engineers was part of a recent summer school held at Forth Valley College’s Falkirk campus.

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Workers in dispute over pay at Caledonian Produce in Boness

Dispute over workers’ pay

Hundreds of workers at a food manufacturing site in Bo’ness have threatened industrial action because of a dispute over pay.

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The canal is fenced off between locks nine and ten near Rosebank. Picture: Michael Gillen

Summer sailings on canal sunk by lock problems at Rosebank

Days after HM The Queen opened the final stretch of the Millennium Link canal bosses have admitted that vessels can’t sail along it.

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Citizens Advice Scotland want changes in legislation in regards to parking charges on private land. Picture: Michael Gillen

CAS warning shoppers to beware when entering onto private land

Citizens Advice Bureau is warning drivers that it is legal for retailers to apply parking charges for using their car parks as more people wind up in court for refusing to pay.

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Falkirk Council’s website is the best, say experts

Falkirk Council’s website is the best, say experts

Falkirk Council has one of the best websites in the UK according to industry experts.

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Bosses encouraged to sign up for new internship initiative

Bosses encouraged to sign up for new internship initiative

Businesses are being encouraged to recognise the many benefits of employing people with disabilties.

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