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Stedfast Association is seeking recruits

Schools are back for the new session and BB companies have resumed and are seeking new recruits.
Similarly, the Stedfast Association is looking to add to its numbers. Prior to 1983, various parent and friends groups existed for support of individual companies.

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Kate Livingstone

Baby bliss despite rain on the parade

A good friend of mine became a proud grandparent for the first time six months ago and when the latest addition to the family arrived for his first visit to Scotland at the weekend, ‘granny’ was straight round to invite me to join her on a stroll with baby and pram.

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Don’t be posted missing by NHS

Don’t be posted missing by NHS

I’m sure that we’ve all complained at some point about the length of time we’ve had to wait for an NHS appointment.

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Kate Livingstone

When numbers don’t add up

As a busy lady, one thing certain to wind me up is wasting time.

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Sophie Wallace

There’s still time for that British spirit to be built up

This time four years ago, Great Britain and the rest of the world was nothing less than completely captivated by the Olympic Games.

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Station skirmish is  played out globally

Station skirmish is played out globally

It is a credit to the people of Falkirk that the vast majority of football supporters and attendees are well behaved and enjoy the event for what it is.

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Kate Livingstone

Winning isn’t life or death ... is it?

Go on admit it. You’re all getting just a little bit excited as the results trickle in from Rio.

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Stuart Barber.

More Olympic drama off the track that on it

I have to admit I struggled to get excited about Euro 2016 – even given the time the games were being played I could have watched more than I did – but the Olympics in Rio has me reaching for the ‘off’ button with even more regularity.

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Kate Livingstone

Time to remember the ‘good old days’

Every week I open The Falkirk Herald with trepidation ... no not at finding myself in the court round-up! Worse than that. I dread turning the page and seeing myself in one of those nostalgia photographs currently being published.

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Jill Buchanan

Letter from the editor: Sunny Rio is leaving me cold

Usually a major sporting occasion will find me with a grandstand seat – in my living room granted, but all raring to watch the exciting events unfold.

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Rev. Amanda MacQuarrie

Text of the week

‘God blessed the seventh day. He made it a Holy Day because on that day he rested from his work, all the creating God had done.’ Genesis 2:3

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Kate Livingstone

Midges are a fly in the ointment

The news that boffins are scratching their heads to explain the sudden drop in Scotland’s midge population definitely made me take notice this week.

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Never mistake toxic liquid with eye drops

Never mistake toxic liquid with eye drops

Hay fever usually just gets me really down in the dumps, but this year it actually gave me a fit – of laughter.

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Rev. James Todd

Text of the week

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

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Kate Livingstone

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

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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