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Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for the weekend

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for the weekend

A variety of roadworks are taking place in Falkirk district over the weekend.

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UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Friday

UPDATE: Roadworks planned for Friday

A variety of roadworks are taking place in Falkirk district this week.

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Workers from Horizon Crane Hire recover the spilled load

Motorists hit by delays after lorry loses part of load

Commuters faced travel disruption this afternoon when ballast fell off the back of a lorry.

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The Kincardine Bridge will be resurfaced leading to some closures

Kincardine Bridge repair work will mean some disruption

Motorists using the Kincardine Bridge (A985) can expect weeks of disruption and some closures as essential maintenance is carried out.

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In pictures: Final link goes in on Queensferry Crossing

The last section of the new Queensferry Crossing has been lifted into place, completing the 1.7-mile link across the Forth.

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Replacement of the expansion joints was postponed until after the Queensferry Crossing opens

Major roadworks on Forth Road Bridge after Queensferry Crossing opens

The long-delayed replacement of worn-out expansion joints under the Forth Road Bridge's carriageways is to go ahead next year.

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Man dies after M80 emergency

Man dies after M80 emergency

Police have confirmed that the traffic snag at Junction 4A of the M80 at Condorrat last night happened after a motorist took ill at the wheel.

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M80 incident slows traffic at Condorrat

M80 incident slows traffic at Condorrat

This was the scene around 8.30pm last night at Junction 4A on the M80 at Condorrat, north bound, by which time traffic was moving slowly again on a couple of lanes.

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Rab Jeffrey with wife Helen, right and volunteer Rhona Lapsley. Picture: Michael Gillen

‘New bus will help bring visitors to our attractions’

A new bus service to and from Edinburgh could be created to help Bo’ness residents get to the capital and bring visitors to the town’s attractions.

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Parking still a duty for police

Parking still a duty for police

Police Scotland has confirmed its officers still have the responsibility to police illegal parking issues on the streets of Falkirk.

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Traffic will be diverted around the Kincardine Bridge on Monday night/Tuesday morning

Overnight closure on busy route

A busy route will be closed overnight next week to improve road markings.

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The issue of bringing a railway station to Bonnybridge has been rolling down the track at Falkirk Council for the last decade

Is desire for railway station sliding into ‘snake oil salesman’ territory?

A meeting of Falkirk Council’s executive committee almost went off the rails last week.

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Road safety campaign for school pupils

Road safety campaign for school pupils

A hard-hitting road safety campaign warning school pupils of the dangers of irresponsible driving is to be shown next month.

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Many roads have been badly affected by the wintry weather

Snow expected to continue into weekend

Severe weather are warnings still in force after snow caused road chaos in many parts of the country.

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The bridge closure has caused traffic chaos

Officials hope to re-open Forth Road Bridge tomorrow morning

Forth Road Bridge chiefs hope to re-open the crossing for tomorrow morning’s rush hour after a juggernaut was blown over in 74mph winds early today.

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Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Drivers using the Forth Road Bridge have been warned that they face delays this evening, even if it is reopened after this morning’s closure.

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Delays for motorists mount up

Delays for motorists mount up

Rush hour motorists are being hit be delays this morning

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The Union Canal at Linlithgow

Draining of Union Canal provides a unique opportunity

Thousands of fish are to be moved as part of the first draining of the Union Canal for decades.

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