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Injuries after fire in Kicardine chip shop

Three people have been injured following a fire at a Kincardine chippy.

Falkirk district
City lights out at usual time

City lights out at usual time

Falkirk’s top nightspot has been refused permission to open for an extra hour at weekends.

Business
Kevin Strang was sentenced at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Bit his partner

Kevin Strang (23), 16 Croftside Court, Grangemouth, assaulted his partner by biting her on the body at his home on April 8.

Crime
Warning Tony Macaroni could pull out of Falkirk restaurant

Warning Tony Macaroni could pull out of Falkirk restaurant

Italian restaurant chain Tony Macaroni is eyeing a ‘pizza’ Falkirk to open its latest outlet – but will have to wait a bit longer for the chance.

Business
Picture: Michael Gillen

The changing face of Falkirk’s town centre – and hopes for the future

Hurling brickbats whenever the fortunes of Falkirk town centre are discussed has almost become a hobby for some people, keen to knock whenever a shop closes down and leaves another empty unit.

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Royal visitors heading to Falkirk

Royal visitors heading to Falkirk

Her Majesty the Queen is to visit Falkirk next week.

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European success for pipe band

European success for pipe band

There was success for pipe band members from across the district at last weekend’s European championships.

Lifestyle
The area around Kinnaird primary is gridlocked with traffic

Too much pressure on access road

Residents of a relatively new – and still growing – housing development in Larbert fear their single access road is failing to cope with traffic demands.

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Worried mums appeal to drivers to slow down

Worried mums appeal to drivers to slow down

Worried mums are pleading with drivers to observe the speed limit and slow down as they pass their homes.

News
Laing's store in Main Street, Bainsford, has been sold to new owners following the retirement of Graham Laing

New owners for store

Long-established Bainsford convenience store Laing’s is under new mangement following the retirement of its owner.

Business
Earl of Zetland pub in Grangemouth is up fopr sale again for the second time in just over a year

Pub is on the market yet again

A once popular public house is up for sale for the second time in just over a year.

Business
Alyssa and everyone completed the skydive safely

On Cloud 9 - at 10,000 feet!

Teenager Alyssa Sneddon was determined to “do something different” to celebrate her 17th birthday.

News
Villagers do not want housebuilding like this on their doorstep

Extra housing not wanted

Villagers fear proposals to bring 600 new houses to the Polmont area will have a negative impact on roads and health provision.

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Police hunt man who was ‘acting suspiciously’ in Grangemouth

Police hunt man who was ‘acting suspiciously’ in Grangemouth

A man described as behaving suspiciously in the Grangemouth area is now being sought by police officers.

Crime 1
Dollar Park event this weekend

Dollar Park event this weekend

A special event takes place in one of Falkirk’s best kept secrets – the Walled Garden in Dollar Park.

Lifestyle

Grangemouth Children’s Day 2017 captured in photographs

Young and old enjoyed some fun in the sun at this year’s Grangemouth Children’s Day.

News
The City nightclub hoped to be allowed to stay open an extra hour at weekends

Falkirk nightclub refused extra hour

The award-winning City nightclub has been refused permission to open for an extra hour on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Wedding of the week: Aimi Gardner and Niall Horne

Aimi Gardner (28) is from Stenhousemuir and works as a pharmacy technician at Ayr Hospital, while Niall Horne (26), from Howwood, is a software developer in Glasgow. The couple live together in Johnstone.

Family
The Blok Dance crew get ready to entertain the crowd at Grangemouth High School

Blok stars rock Grangemouth High School

The talented youngsters of Blok Dance group put on another amazing show at Grangemouth High School last night – and their parents got in on the action too.

News
Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir celebrated success at East Kilbride Mod

More success for young choir

Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir added to a successful season recently when they lifted first place in all three of their competitions at East Kilbride Mod.

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