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Decision day brings windfalls for groups

A host of groups received cash boosts for new projects thanks to votes from the public and a £40,000 war chest for the community.

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Motorist (82) dies after car crashes into wall

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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Hall trust needs a long lease to access new revenue streams

Hall trust needs a long lease to access new revenue streams

A charitable trust which has admirably run a historic landmark since the 1990s says it is in dire need of restoration – but can’t raise the money to do it.

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The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of three local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down three branches which have served the local community for years.

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Stirling Sheriff Court

Baby’s face turned blue as thug dangled him above ground

A moronic monster dangled a 15-month-old baby by his hooded jacket until the wee tot’s face turned blue.

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Pink pellets are not poison say police

Pink pellets are not poison say police

Police say pink pellets found in bread in a village park are not poison.

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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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The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of two local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down two branches which have served the local community for years.

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Boy racers have been littering in the Helix car park

Boy racers could force Kelpies car park closure

Thoughtless boy racers who have been cruising to the Helix and dumping their rubbish could force the car park to be closed to visitors at night.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Football fans score a winner for cancer charity

Generous football fans helped raise over £920 for a chancer charity at the weekend.

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Falirk MP John McNally

MP McNally caught up in terror incident

Falkirk’s SNP MP John McNally is “well” after being caught up in the terror incident outside the Houses of Parliament earlier today.

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Football fans score a winner for cancer charity

Generous football fans helped raise over £920 for a cancer charity at the weekend.

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Representatives of the group of Falkirk businesses and organisations which secured  �18,300 from Visit Scotland's Growth Fund

Boost for local attractions

A group which aims to promote Falkirk’s tourist attractions has been given £18,300 to help them keep the area in the spotlight.

Business
Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

A man indecently exposed himself to a teenager in Stenhousemuir.

Crime
The Brian Clark Memorial Hall in Camelon

Memorial hall told to forget about drinks licence

A club has been refused a licence it is claimed would have allowed it to run as a pub.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Drunk who attacked police is tagged

Dillon Martin lost his temper with police who arrived at his mother’s house late at night to investigate reports of a disturbance.

Crime
Champion volunteer Niamh is heading for California

College date for volunteer

A schoolgirl will keep her date with destiny this summer.

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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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Mandie Stevenson and Frank the pug
Picture: Michael Gillen

Perfectly Frank with Mandie Stevenson

I just wanted to introduce myself. I am Mandie Stevenson. I am a 27-year-old and have lived in Falkirk my whole life.

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Wedding of the Week: Roxanne White and Lee Burgoyne

Wedding of the Week: Roxanne White and Lee Burgoyne

Roxanne White (31) is from Cupar, Fife and is a stay-at-home mum, while Lee Burgoyne (32) is from Falkirk and is a mechanical engineer for Scottish Canals. The couple stay in Redding with their two boys Lewis (5) and Harry (3).

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