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Letter from the editor: Standing together against terrorism

As journalists we regularly have to put our emotions to one side as we cover a story.

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A hero of society was thrown on the scrapheap

A hero of society was thrown on the scrapheap

If you saw the powerful TV drama series Three Girls then I’m absolutely certain you’ll have been left with the same anger and heartache I was.

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Scouts’ plea for more helpers

Scouts’ plea for more helpers

THE appeal for volunteers to join Scout groups across the district continues.

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Pitching in at radio station and it’s a whole different ball game

Pitching in at radio station and it’s a whole different ball game

It’s not often that I’m off doing something journalism-based that doesn’t involve newspapers.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Drone operators are, in fact, pilots

As summer is almost upon us planning is underway for many Gala Days, parades and processions.

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Outdoor badge work

Outdoor badge work

BEAVERS and Scouts braved the rain to help improve their local nature reserve.

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Rev. Dr J Mary Henderson

Text of the week

‘Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s’ (Matthew 22: 21)

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Kate Livingston: Solo cinema trip is well worth a repeat

Kate Livingston: Solo cinema trip is well worth a repeat

I wouldn’t call myself a feminist but I’m certainly not the the type of person who believes a man is an essential a piece of a woman’s apparel as a pair of shoes or a handbag.

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Stuart Barber.

In My View

I have been critical of the local bus service more than once over the years, but to be fair who hasn’t?

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Fracking could bring Scotland some real economic benefits according to union GMB and firms like Ineos

Fracking could bring opportunity

We at GMB Scotland welcome the sensible intervention by the representative body for the UK’s onshore oil and gas industry (UKOOG) to the Scottish government’s consultation on fracking.

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Letter from the Editor: Work together to benefit everyone

Letter from the Editor: Work together to benefit everyone

Two weeks on from the local government elections and it would appear that there is still uncertainty over who will be running our town hall in the coming months and years.

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Stevie could be counted on so I’m gutted he has gone...

Stevie could be counted on so I’m gutted he has gone...

It’s been a while since I’ve written about politics, mostly because the changes in Scotland haven’t been too earth shattering.

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Perfectly Frank with Mandie Stevenson

Perfectly Frank with Mandie Stevenson

I had the most heart-warming experience at the Champany Inn restaurant in Linlithgow a couple of weeks ago.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Drink and drugs are summer road killers

Last Friday, Falkirk officers took part in the launch of Police Scotland’s week long summer drink/drug drive campaign.

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Battalion’s best wishes in retirement

Battalion’s best wishes in retirement

In the 1970s a young man from 72nd Glasgow (Trinity, Duke Street) became part of the Glasgow overspill and moved to Denny and joined 1st Denny & Dunipace Company (Westpark Church) under Captain John Marshall.

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Rev. Robert Allan

Text of the week

“When, Lord, did we ever see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you a drink? The King will reply, “I tell you, whenever you did this for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me!” (Matthew 25: 37-40)

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Letter from the editor: Time is right to make the move

Letter from the editor: Time is right to make the move

In many ways town centres are like local newspapers - they are easy to have a dig at but provide a vital service and would be sorely missed if they were no longer with us.

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Kate Livingstone: Sund shines and we all head outdoors

Kate Livingstone: Sund shines and we all head outdoors

It’s amazing what a few days of sunshine can do to make you feel better and everyone at least appearing to be happier.

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In My View: Time to change unfair play-off system

In My View: Time to change unfair play-off system

It’s that time of year again when the fate of Premiership and Championship teams becomes clear in the Premiership play-offs.

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James Trimble

In My View: Oi! Mourinho! Cheer up – it’s a beautiful game

It’s not often I feel qualified to write about the beautiful game.

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