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Motorist (82) dies after car crashes into wall

An 82-year-old man has died after the car he was driving left the road and smashed into a wall.

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Residents put forward their objections to Falkrik Council at the March 13 public meeting

Delay on Ineos road closure decision

Residents were disappointed to learn the decision on a petrochemical giant’s plans to close a public road will not be taken next week.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Jackknifed lorry closes off road

A busy route is closed off after a lorry overturned.

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Boness community council convener Madelene Hunt lets Ineos representatives have it with both barrels during Mondays predetermination meeting

Objections against firm’s road closure plans dominate public meeting

It is fair to say Falkirk Council’s elected members got the strong impression residents of Bo’ness and Grangemouth want Bo’ness Road to remain open.

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Councillor Craig R Martin and MSP Angus MacDonald both support local authorities running bus services

Council could run its own local bus service in future

The Scottish Government has been accused of doing a “U-turn” on bus regulation after the Transport Minister announced proposals that could see councils run their own bus routes.

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The Forth Road Bridge was closed after a lorry overturned. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Man charged after Forth Road Bridge closure

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a lorry overturned on the Forth Road Bridge yesterday afternoon.

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Scenes from the Ineos road closure meeting in Grangemouth High School

Residents urge council to refuse Ineos road closure plan

The people of Grangemouth and Bo’ness made it clear to Falkirk Council, Ineos and everyone else they want Bo’ness Road to remain open.

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Bridge reopens to vehicles

Bridge reopens to vehicles

The Forth Road Bridge has now reopened to traffic after an overturned lorry was removed.

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Forth Road Bridge closed again

Forth Road Bridge closed again

The Forth Road Bridge is closed both ways once again due to an overturned lorry.

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Ineos wants to close off a section of Bo'ness Road in Grangemouth

Residents urge council to refuse Ineos road closure plan

The people of Grangemouth and Bo’ness made it clear to Falkirk Council, Ineos and everyone else they want Bo’ness Road to remain open.

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Falkirk High Station

Station car park extension derailed as contractors sacked

Plans to increase car parking capacity at Falkirk High Station suffered a setback when contractors were given the heave.

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Wednesday

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Wednesday

Ongoing roadworks are causing traffic disruption this week to it pays to plan ahead.

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Tuesday

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Tuesday

Several new sets of roadworks get under way across Falkirk district on Tuesday so make sure your journey isn’t affected.

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Friday

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Friday

A section oof Avon Gorge will be closed to traffic over the next few days to allow work on a bridge to take place.

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Road stays open as work is postponed

Road stays open as work is postponed

Bridge works in Bonnybridge have been postponed so a busy road will now remain open during the weekend.

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Thursday

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Thursday

The ongoing of closure of a section of Bo’ness Road in Grangemouth to allow bridge repairs to be carried out is on the list of work expected to cause traffic disruption over the next few days.

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Bo’ness bus project given cash boost

Bo’ness bus project given cash boost

A campaign to run a community-operated bus service from Bo’ness to Edinburgh received a major cash boost this week.

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Union leaders have called for railways to be nationalised. Picture: TSPL

Train misery with delays for commuters

Rail commuters are facing delays tonight on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.

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