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Missing without a trace: how we help

As we renewed our appeal this week for anyone with information about a Falkirk resident who has been missing for some time, it highlighted the difficult task the police face on a daily basis with regards missing persons.

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Kate Livingstone: This growing old isn’t all it seems

Kate Livingstone: This growing old isn’t all it seems

I’m sure that I wasn’t the only one of my era – oh doesn’t that make me sound like an oldie? – to be shocked and more than a little bit saddened by the news about David Cassidy.

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Letter from the Editor: We’re back in the old routine

Letter from the Editor: We’re back in the old routine

It seems strange to be reporting on a rise in council tax again.

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Stop whining and look at the bigger picture my friend

Stop whining and look at the bigger picture my friend

People just like to moan don’t they!

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What’s love all about? People who are there for you always

What’s love all about? People who are there for you always

In light of Valentine’s Day this week, I thought I’d share with you what I’ve realised about love recently.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Taking hard stance at our school gates

It won’t have escaped readers attention that local officers took action last week against those drivers who park inconsiderately around schools during the start and end of the school day.

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Youngsters at the 40th Forth Valley took on a major challenge when they helped celebrate the new year.

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There’s never a dull moment for Battalion

There’s never a dull moment for Battalion

The weekend of January 27 was a busy one for 2nd Larbert (Old Church).
Friday night saw the Company Section celebrate the Bard with themed activities followed by a light supper of haggis rolls, oatcakes and cheese; all washed down with your ‘other’ national soft drink.

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James Trimble.

I’m fed up with remakes and shady movies

Films are just that wee bit naff at the moment.

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Kate Livingstone: So who do you think you are, Sir?

Kate Livingstone: So who do you think you are, Sir?

Am I the only one who is fed up with the should he get a knighthood furore surrounding David Beckham?

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Letter from the Editor: How do you deal with this loss?

Letter from the Editor: How do you deal with this loss?

In this job, like many other professions, dealing with grief is an almost daily occurrence.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police Call: Uniting everyone for safer web use

On Tuesday, Falkirk officers took part in the Safer Internet Day where the theme was Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet!

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scout column

Challenging tasks for all

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from one of the largest groups in the district enjoyed a day of activity at one of the movement’s national centres.

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BB Notes: President angling for fundraising catch

BB Notes: President angling for fundraising catch

It seems from last week’s issue of the Falkirk Herald that Falkirk and District Battalion’s president may have been hiding his light in the depths of a loch in Limerigg.

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Iain Gibb

Text of the week

‘I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith’ (2 Timothy 4:7)

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All aboard! Still Game back with a bang at Hydro

All aboard! Still Game back with a bang at Hydro

Jack and Victor and the rest of the Still Game team are back and they do not disappoint. It’s been three years since they last played at the Hydro and I have to concede that I was a bit apprehensive about the show and how much it would overlap or be too similar to the first.

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Take Note: Playing the imitation game

Take Note: Playing the imitation game

Imitation, they say, is the most sincere form of flattery.

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Sophie’s Diary: We need to work for a cure to safeguard our memories

Sophie’s Diary: We need to work for a cure to safeguard our memories

Growing old scares me. I’m referring to the age where I don’t need to work – once I’ve retired, raised my children, in the process of raising grand-children, there’s money in the bank and I’m free to live the life I’ve always wanted to.

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Letter from the Editor: Remembering a truly great man

Letter from the Editor: Remembering a truly great man

I was saddened to hear of the death last week of Duncan Adams who ran the Grangemouth haulage company bearing his name for over half a century.

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Trump’s discrimination and racism is not welcome here

Trump’s discrimination and racism is not welcome here

This week I stood up for what I truly believe in. What I personally did wasn’t some grand movement which sparked the inspirations of others to do the same.

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