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Pop into Emporium for new experience

A High Street store is one of only nine in Scotland to offer a unique shopping experience.

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Former Denny councillor, John Connolly

Tributes for Labour veteran

Tributes have been paid to Labour stalwart John Connolly who died last week.

News
Tommy was the mouse that roared

Tommy was the mouse that roared

A Hollywood star has thanked all those involved in siting a statue to his grandfather at a Falkirk landmark – and has promised to visit soon.

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Put a knife to partner’s neck but avoids jail

Put a knife to partner’s neck but avoids jail

A man who put a knife against his fiancee’s neck and said he was going to kill her and their child has avoided jail.

Crime
Tainsh contaminated office workers' water bottles

Tainsh tarnished bottles with his urine

A disgusting engineer got his revenge on female office staff at his workplace by urintating in their water bottles.

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Fashion graduate of the year Roslyne McQuillan

Top graduate has designs on the future

A former Grangemouth High School pupil wants to take the fashion world by storm after winning the Scottish Fashion Awards’ Graduate of the Year.

Arts
Falkirk Foodbank’s fight against hunger will not stop

Falkirk Foodbank’s fight against hunger will not stop

Brexit and benefits changes could mean Falkirk Foodbank will have to continue to be a real lifeline in the weeks, months and years to come.

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The new Ineos HQ

Ineos HQ up for national award

The brand new multi-million pound Ineos headquarters in Grangemouth has been shortlisted in this year’s Scottish Property Awards.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Youngster flees house to warn grandad

A man’s drunken rage resulted in a nine-year-old child rushing from his mum’s house to fetch his grandparents for help.

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Motorists warned to expect delays

Motorists warned to expect delays

Motorists are being warned to expect delays after an accident at Denny Cross badly damaged traffic lights.

Transport
McNab waved a sword at his partner and her son

Hacked and slashed at door with sword

An assault victim did not think things could get any worse but then her attacker started waving a sword around.

Crime
Baby of the Week: Myah Jo Montgomery

Baby of the Week: Myah Jo Montgomery

THE DETAILS: Myah Jo Montgomery was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, on July 21 at 10.59am weighing 10.2.5oz.

Family
The McCowans site has been cleared and ready for redevelopment

Stenny store bid moves forward

Plans to give the former McCowans Toffee factory site in Stenhousemuir a new future have taken a major step forward.

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St Mungo’s pupils gain a Scottish first

St Mungo’s pupils gain a Scottish first

Pupils at St Mungo’s are celebrating after becoming the first in Scotland to be awarded Microsoft Showcase School status.

Education
Janie Orr after her hair shave. Picture: Michael Gillen

Janie’s hair-raising moment for charity

Doubting her colleagues’ fundraising abilities proved the wrong move for Janie Orr.

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Grangemouth Town Clock in yestryear

Timely inclusion of clock could help secure lottery cash for park plan

An ambitious bid to develop a neglected public park may now have an ace up its sleeve thanks to a historic clock currently languishing in storage.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Time to crack down on Christmas crime

Shoplifters, pickpockets and rowdy troublemakers better think twice about entering Falkirk town centre this festive period.

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Council concern over balancing the books

Council concern over balancing the books

Councillors face a crunch meeting next month to try and agree a way to slash spending by millions of pounds in 2017.

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Wheelhouse staff celebrate in style

Wheelhouse staff celebrate in style

Planning a very special birthday party is the owner and staff at one of Falkirk’s favourite restaurants.

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Winter festival kicks off

Winter festival kicks off

The first-ever Camelon Winter Festival will be launched next weekend with a host of events for all ages.

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