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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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Star turn Megan-Rose Bell

Megan-Rose is a shining example

A Falkirk woman has been named a top helpline firm’s brightest star for her commitment – and sparkling personality.

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Mrs Tilly creator Elisabeth Paterson will be showingcasing the companys wares on US televisions QVC channel

Sweet QVC deal gets Mrs Tilly on US telly

Falkirk’s top sweetie maker is now well on the way to conquering the world confectionery market.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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New boat trips let you cruise in the shadow of Kelpies

New boat trips let you cruise in the shadow of Kelpies

Visitors to Falkirk’s Helix Park this week will be able to look at the world famous Kelpies from another vantage point.

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Say goodbye to 51 pylons

Say goodbye to 51 pylons

Work to upgrade Scotland’s electricity transmission network means the removal of 51 electricity pylons from the Forth Valley area, including Plean and Glenbervie.

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Ross Martin, Jennifer Tempany, Cecil Meiklejohn, Keith Aitken of PR company GVA and Douglas Duff

Partners invited to be part of Gateway

Falkirk Council has sent a ‘come and join us’ invitation to businesses, investors and developers.

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‘Enough is enough’: Entire council unites against Ineos road closure plans

‘Enough is enough’: Entire council unites against Ineos road closure plans

All members of Falkirk Council want to stop a petrochemical giant’s plans to permanently close a public road.

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Unemployment halved in Falkirk

Unemployment halved in Falkirk

According to recent figures from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) the number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the Falkirk area has fallen by almost half since this time five years ago.

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The Commercial Hotel in Larbert is under new ownership

Local couple buy landmark hotel

Larbert’s long established Commercial Hotel is now entering a new era after it was bought by a local couple.

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Expansion work at the Port of Grangemouth

Works to make port bigger and better

Scotland’s largest container facility is about to get even bigger thanks to an ongoing multi-million pound investment to fund expansion works.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Tim Horton's Coffee Shop will get a drive through in Tryst Road, Stenhousemuir despite objections from Falkirk Council planning committee members Laura Murtagh and Malcolm Nicol

Tim Hortons’ drive through gets green light despite brewing up traffic fears

The famous Tim Horton’s Coffee House empire will be opening a drive through in the Falkirk area despite traffic concerns.

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Tim Horton's Coffee Shop will get a drive through in Tryst Road, Stenhousemuir despite objections from Falkirk Council planning committee members Laura Murtagh and Malcolm Nicol

Tim Hortons’ drive through gets green light despite brewing up traffic fears

The famous Tim Horton’s Coffee Shop will be opening a drive through in the Falkirk area despite traffic concerns.

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Crime writer Glyn Harper.

Festival date for businessman who turned to crime

After more than three decades in business, Glyn Harper decided to make crime pay.

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The Unicorn Experience gives youngsters the chance to meet Pumpkin the magical pony/unicorn

Capturing unicorn magic

A mum has started her own business making children’s fairytale fantasies come true and giving them the chance to meet a real live unicorn.

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THe queensferry crossing at rush hour.

Transport chiefs urged: ‘Reopen Forth Road Bridge’

Transport bosses have been urged to reopen the Forth Road Bridge to ease traffic chaos on its replacement.

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Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. Picture: John Devlin

Paying staff more money actually helps your business

Paying your staff more money helps your business grow, says Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson.

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Marilyne MacLaren, right, chairperson of Linlithgow Civic Trust and resident Gavin Stewart

A bright new future for the Vennel area

A Linlithgow group outlined its vision for the redevelopment of the Vennel at an exhibition on Tuesday.

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Food outlet gets a brand new look

Food outlet gets a brand new look

Greggs has undertaken a remodel of its shop at King Street in Stenhousemuir, which has re-opened as one of the business’s new-look outlets and created two new jobs.

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