Bonnybridge

Bonnybridge

End of the line for social club

Plans to resurrect the former Bonnybridge Social Club have been abandoned due to lack of local interest.

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Police find cocaine in car

Police find cocaine in car

A routine police check recovered hundreds of pounds worth of drugs from Calum Lyle’s car.

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A pizza good news for town

A pizza good news for town

Fast food giant Domino’s has opened an outlet in Bonnybridge serving up 25 local jobs.

Business
Naval heroes remembered

Naval heroes remembered

Residents of Bonnybridge remembered Royal Navy heroes who gave their lives for their country in the name of freedom.

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Rosie shows off her invitation to Buckingham Palace and a picture of her dad Allan, inset, who sadly died in 2004

Bonnybridge girl to party at palace with Harry, Wills and Kate

It’s not often a prince invites you to a party at his palace but life has taken just such a fairytale turn for one high school pupil.

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Falkirk Foodbank is feeding an increasing amount of children. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk’s bairns in food crisis

More Falkirk children than ever before are living in poverty and relying on foodbanks for meals.

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Scotmid's Joanne Taylor presents Jessica Budzynska with some goodies at the unveiling of Baby Bella, Bonnybridge town mascot. Also pictured are Liz Robertson, manager and Robin Thomson, area manager. Picture: Michael Gillen

Bonnybridge mascot is out of this world

Bonnybridge has unveiled its official mascot which is out of this world.

Lifestyle
Scottish transport minister Humza Yousaf

Rail station bid looks to have hit the buffers until 2019

The campaign to bring a railway station to Bonnybridge has suffered a setback as Scotland’s transport minister could not guarantee government support.

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Charlie the cat was killed by a dog that wasn't on a lead

Pet cat killed by dog off leash

A pet owner is warning people to be vigilant after her cat was killed in her family’s back garden by a dog that was not on a leash.

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Baillie Buchanan had feared the bridge would be lost forever

Work begins to replace historic footbridge

A historic footbridge which has served as a river crossing for generations of villagers is being replaced next week.

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Diageo's Bonnybridge Bond

Couple win right to sue whisky giant

A couple who claim a whisky distillery has caused black fungus to cover their property has now won the right to sue the firm.

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Jail for assaulting woman

Jail for assaulting woman

Bonnybridge man Jason Clark has been jailed for attacking a woman and causing damage to property.

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The issue of bringing a railway station to Bonnybridge has been rolling down the track at Falkirk Council for the last decade

Is desire for railway station sliding into ‘snake oil salesman’ territory?

A meeting of Falkirk Council’s executive committee almost went off the rails last week.

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Bonnybridge wants to remember Royal Navy heroes

Bid to honour naval heroes

Bonnybridge Heritage has launched a bid to site a completely new war memorial in the town, in honour of RoyalNavy and Merchant Navy men who died serving their country during the world wars.

Politics
Help needed to organise Gala

Help needed to organise Gala

Anyone interested in helping to run Bonnybridge Gala day in 2017 is invited to attend an annual general meeting tonight (Thursday). This will be the first event of this kind to be held in the town for 15 years and organisers hope more people will join their group. The meeting is in Bonnybridge Community Centre, Bridge Street at 7pm.

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Director Jill Clelland and staff from the Bridge Inn celebrate their success once again in our Pub of the Year competition. Picture: Michael Gillen

Family pub named cream of the crop – again

It’s finally here, the votes are in and counted and we can finally announce the winner of The Falkirk Herald Pub of the Year 2016.

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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
Ethan is an inspiration

Ethan is an inspiration

An inspiring young pianist who was born blind travelled to the Vatican in Rome to receive recognition for his outstanding musical talent.

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Strike is looming at whisky firm as ballot nears an end

Strike is looming at whisky firm as ballot nears an end

Union bosses have welcomed some high profile support as the ballot for proposed strike action at Diageo entered its final week.

Business
Billy Buchanan

Library hosts a very personal exhibition on Somme battle

Bonnybridge Library will be putting on an exhibition which will give personal accounts of one of the bloodiest battles in our history.

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