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Cheeky Falkirk MP shows Prime Minister the red card

Falkirk MP John McNally showed Theresa May the red card as he quizzed her on the whereabouts of Moray MP Douglas Ross at Prime Minister’s Question Time in the House of Commons earlier today.

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Fundraising with a flourish for Macmillan

Fundraising with a flourish for Macmillan

A family firm with a blooming great record for fundraising received a special thank you.

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The Candied team deliver their treats to staff and patients at Strathcarron

Candied serves up sweet treat to hospice

A popular sweetie shop and ice cream parlour served up a real afternoon delight to staff and patients at Strathcarron Hospice last week.

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Falkirk Bohemians will be All Shook Up at town hall

Falkirk Bohemians will be All Shook Up at town hall

Preparing to tread the boards and get All Shook Up are the members of Falkirk Bohemians.

Lifestyle
Big hearted bowler raises £7000

Big hearted bowler raises £7000

A champion bowler with terminal cancer played 20 games in one day for charity.

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Baby of the week: Grace Jane Page

Baby of the week: Grace Jane Page

Grace Jane Page was born on June 3, 2017 at 6.58am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 7lbs 13oz.

Family
Lemettis staff are looking for further success in the Scottish Italian Awards having been named The Falkirk Herald Chip Shop of the Year in 2016

Firms all hoping to be named a winner

Hoping for success in upcoming award ceremonies are a raft of businesses from across Falkirk district.

Business
Falkirk Youth Theatre perform Sleeping Beauty in 2016

Curtain will fall on beloved children’s panto

A traditional children’s pantomime staged in Falkirk Town Hall for almost half a century is facing the axe.

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Spirits soar with news of Rosebank revival

Spirits soar with news of Rosebank revival

Plans have been revealed to reopen the iconic Rosebank Distillery in Falkirk.

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Fined for fight threat to police

Fined for fight threat to police

Samuel Moore (26), 14 Bridgeness Lane, Bo’ness, challenged police officers to a fight outside his house on July 4.

Crime
Delta’s talented young artists display work

Delta’s talented young artists display work

Talented youngsters have unveiled their artwork in an exhibition that has been drawing rave reviews.

Lifestyle
Pays price for behaviour

Pays price for behaviour

Aaron Price (27), 20 Bog Road, Banknock, pointed a knife at his partner as he tried to stop her leaving during a row in their home last August and had sentence deferred for good behaviour.

Crime
Penman threatened police officers who drove him to hospital

Made threats to police officers trying to help

A woman called the police after her boyfriend arrived home drunk and flew into a rage because she would not let him in.

Crime
MSP Angus MacDonald is calling on Scottish Ministers to put the decision on the Ineos road closure plans back in the hands of Falkirk Council

Final decision on Ineos road closure plans could rest with Falkirk Council

Scottish Ministers have called in a planning appeal by Ineos to close off a public road but they are now being called on to allow Falkirk Council to make the final decision.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Lashed out during row about his drinking

Robert Henderson attacked his partner during a row about his drinking.

Crime
Remanded for failing to turn up to rehabilitation programme

Remanded for failing to turn up to rehabilitation programme

Carla Lamont (29) was told to see social workers to be assessed for a drugs treatment programme as part of a community order imposed for offences including shoplifting and assault but failed to keep appointments

Crime
Baby of the week: Ellie Rhoda Mclagan

Baby of the week: Ellie Rhoda Mclagan

Ellie Rhoda Mclagan was born on April 30, 2017 at 7.20am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 6lbs 11.5oz.

Family
Director clarifies position

Director clarifies position

The senior Falkirk Council officer who recommended it buy an office block in Bainsford has explained the reasons why.

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Searching for old RAF comrade from Camelon

Searching for old RAF comrade from Camelon

A former member of the RAF is trying to trace an old comrade who is originally from Camelon.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Caught with knife in car

Police on mobile patrol just after midnight on August 4 saw a parked car and suspected there was drugs activity going on.

Crime
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