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Assault before vehicle set alight in Falkirk

A man was injured and his car stolen in a frightening tea-time incident in a housing estate.

Crime
Arnold Mouat, who was found dead in his own home after being reported 'missing' for a month

‘Lessons must be learned’ from latest police probe

The tragic discovery of missing man Arnold Mouat in his own home at the weekend has again put Police Scotland under scrutiny.

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Tribute paid to man found dead in home

Tribute paid to man found dead in home

The family of a man who was missing for over four weeks before his body was found in his home at the weekend have paid tribute to him.

Crime
Police have been searching for Arnold Mouat. Picture: Contributed

Body found in hunt for missing Bo’ness man

A body found in a property in Bo’ness is believed to be missing Bo’ness man Arnold Mouat.

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Stole batteries from recycling centre

Stole batteries from recycling centre

A bright spark offender broke into a recycling centre to steal car batteries.

Crime
Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Falkirk will once again be hailing its Roman roots later this year with a week-long festival that looks to the future of celebrating our past.

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Iron Man Steve Barrett with his proud partner Dhana McBlain and their baby son Theo

Bo’ness soldier completes Ironman challenge for cancer charity

As a serving soldier, Steve Barrett is entitled to pride himself on his high level of fitness.

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Search continues for missing Arnold (64)

Search continues for missing Arnold (64)

A distraught family is appealing for help to trace 64-year-old Arnold Mouat who has been missing for a week.

Crime
Appeal to help trace missing Bo’ness man

Appeal to help trace missing Bo’ness man

Fears are growing for a 64-year-old man who was last seen in Bo’ness last night.

Crime
John McNally retains the Falkirk constituency seat for the SNP

General Election: SNP duo heading back to Westminster

The SNP held on to both seats in Falkirk and Linlithgow & East Falkirk – but with much reduced majorities.

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Przydatek drove round the roundbout four times before crashing

Driver jailed after boozy motorway journey

A driver who “swerved and veered” along Scottish motorways for 16 miles while swigging from a beer can before crashing into another car has been jailed for 18 months.

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Baby of the week: Lillie Rose Fowler

Baby of the week: Lillie Rose Fowler

Lillie Rose Fowler was born in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on January 31, 2017 at 2.30pm, weighing 7lbs 3oz.

Family
Appeal to help trace photo of old friend

Appeal to help trace photo of old friend

A Nairn woman is hoping readers may be able to help track down a photograph of a former family friend.

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Chance to see inside historic Kinneil House with duchess

Step back in time this weekend at historic Kinneil House with a little help from a ‘duchess’.

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Bo’ness pupils to take part in WWI commemoration

Bo’ness pupils to take part in WWI commemoration

Two S3 history pupils from Bo’ness Academy are set for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to France to observe the centenary of the Battle of Arras at Scotland’s commemorations.

Education
The attempted fire-raising happened at an address in Marina Road, Bathgate.

Drugs haul after car stopped in Bo’ness

A motorist stopped by police was found to have over £30,000 of heroin.

Crime

Falkirk event will hear age is no barrier to business success

Crossing the age divide will be two speakers at a Young Entrepreneurs event taking place in Falkirk today (Thursday).

Business
Club president Elize Miller with the trophy alongside ladies president Margaret McLintock with certificate, Joyce Livingston, Ellen Carr, Moira Beacroft, Moira Linden, Irene Martin, Annette Brown and Nancy Mitchell

Ladies team receives Bo’ness’s top honour

A group of lady bowlers have been awarded the top citizen honour in Bo’ness for their hard work and devotion to the community.

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Lee Welsh, left, and Lauchlan Muir - both nominated for Young Scot awards 2017

Young heroes recognised

Raising cash for charity and overcoming the odds have seen two schoolboys nominated for this year’s Young Scot Awards.

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Kinneil Band received �1500 from the fund

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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