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‘I do not set aside the grace of God’ (Galatians 2:21)

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Growing problem in my garden!

Growing problem in my garden!

Sunshine ... at last! Were you like me and thought it was never going to heat up?

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Trip to London taught me valuable lesson

Trip to London taught me valuable lesson

Early in May me and the Mrs took a break from it all and headed to London for the weekend.

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Sophie’s Diary: I can’t wait to see what the next three years might bring

Sophie’s Diary: I can’t wait to see what the next three years might bring

Recently I came across a pile of newspaper articles which I had thought had disappeared forever.

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Polic Call: If the force is with you, please apply!

Polic Call: If the force is with you, please apply!

Officers and staff in Falkirk were horrified this week to see five colleagues from Dallas law enforcement lose their lives in the line of duty.

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Kate Livingstone: It’s irre-spoon-sible not to clear up

Kate Livingstone: It’s irre-spoon-sible not to clear up

Who could believe a simple teaspoon could cause such a stooshie?

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In My View: Forget the guns – why don’t they ban the bullets?

In My View: Forget the guns – why don’t they ban the bullets?

The recent tragic events in Dallas brought a routine from stand-up comedian Chris Rock to mind.

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RSophie’s Diary: Remaining in EU would have done us more good than not

RSophie’s Diary: Remaining in EU would have done us more good than not

I made the decision last week not to write about the EU referendum because I didn’t want to kick up a fuss.

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Police Call: Armed to deal with terrorist threats

Police Call: Armed to deal with terrorist threats

It has been announced that Police Scotland is to increase the number of officers within armed policing to help maintain the safety and security of our communities.

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Take Note: Final countdown for EU and me

Take Note: Final countdown for EU and me

Europop. The very term conjures up visions of horrendous cheesey tunes.

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BB Notes: Recruitment drive for the upcoming session

BB Notes: Recruitment drive for the upcoming session

Before the new session in August, many companies will have their own ways of publicising their activities but some may struggle to put together recruitment campaigns.

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Text of the week: Iain Gibb

Text of the week: Iain Gibb

‘I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.’ (Philippians 3:8)

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Wimbledon is my ace annual event

Wimbledon is my ace annual event

Anyone for tennis? Definitely me!

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In My View: Thanks to the welcome moving was not so bad

In My View: Thanks to the welcome moving was not so bad

Someone once said ‘nothing is forever’. I think somebody else offered up ‘live for the moment and don’t look back’ - two observations I have taken on board recently.

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Falkirk Herald editor-in-chief Colin Hume

Why a difference in our holidays?

Much has been made of Scotland being out of step with England when it comes to our desire to remain in the EU, but, as important that is, it’s another discrepancy between our two countries that has been vexing .

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Police Call: Make sure your vehicle is secure

Police Call: Make sure your vehicle is secure

I used this column in April to appeal to drivers to make their vehicles more secure as the number of incidents of thefts from vehicles was rising.

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Take Note: Lost in the supermarket

Take Note: Lost in the supermarket

The resurgence of vinyl has been acclaimed by music lovers and record shop owners alike.

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BB Notes: Christian-based ethics are at core of BB message

BB Notes: Christian-based ethics are at core of BB message

It seems some of my copy makes reference to articles in the national press and, again, I find myself doing so, having read in The Scotsman letters about the Boys’ Brigade.

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Text of the week: Youth Pastor John Rollo

Text of the week: Youth Pastor John Rollo

‘Thomas (nicknamed the Twin) said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go, too - and die with Jesus.’ (John 11:16 NLT)

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Summer is here and I’m prepared

Summer is here and I’m prepared

I’m sure the teachers will all be enjoying their ‘well-earned’ rest over the next eight weeks – but spare a thought for the parents.

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