Physio Kenny completes his toughest test

When he worked as Falkirk Football Club’s first-team physio, Kenny Cross was always pretty fit.

Joshua John Turner

Baby of the Week: Joshua John Turner

Joshua John Turner was born at 10.16pm on March 30 at Forth Valley Royal Hospitl weighing 7lb 7oz.

Baby of the Week for September 15 edition Theo Harvey McPherson

Baby of the Week: Theo Harvey McPherson

Theo Harvey McPherson was born at 7.09pm on June 7 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital weighing 8lb 13oz.

The court heard an alcohol problem was behind the offending

Sentence on drunk driver is continued

Drunk driver Joseph Boyle was over three times the legal limit when he crashed into a parked car.

The Dennis Canavan Scholarship presentation

Jack is 2016 Canavan Scholarship winner

Former Braes High School pupil Jack Gardner is the 2016 recipient of the Dennis Canavan Scholarship Award.

Bully jailed for assault on partner

Bully jailed for assault on partner

A bully who attacked his ex partner in her home has now been jailed for eight months.

Police called to deal with drunk

Police called to deal with drunk

Jordan Love’s former girlfriend called the police when he turned up drunk at her house and refused to go away.

The team behind the Butterfly Garden in Shieldhill. Picture: Michael Gillen

Two years of sweat and toil is unveiled

A group of Brownies who have been getting green-fingered over the past two years finally saw their hard work unveiled this week.

Campaigner Norrie Brown at the newly-installed defibrillator at Maddiston police station

Village welcomes its very own life-saver

A life-saving defibrillator has been installed in Maddiston following a campaign by local residents.

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Six-week road closure for water main upgrade

Six-week road closure for water main upgrade

Traffic disruption is expected in the Slamannan area due to a six-week road closure by Scottish Water.

Changes to local bus services came into force on Monday this week

Standing room only at public meeting on bus cut concerns

Residents packed out a public meeting this week to voice their concerns over bus changes they say will leave communities “isolated”.

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Picture: John Devlin

Council and SEPA probe fly infestation

Warm weather could be causing a fly infestation in parts of the district according to environmental health officers this week.

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Hospital dash after insulin drama in flat

Hospital dash after insulin drama in flat

A diabetic who laughed as he injected his girlfriend with his emergency supply of insulin has been spared jail.

A joint operation took place at Polmont YOI

Searches of visitors at YOI

Mounted police officers were part of a team carrying out a joint operation to check and search visitors to Polmont Young Offenders Institution.

Top hats and tail coats are the norm when Free Colliers take part in the annual Pinkie Walk

Miners march to celebrate their status as free men

The proud history of the Sir William Wallace Grand Lodge of Scotland Free Colliers was celebrated last Saturday.

Police are looking for more information after cars were vandalised

Cars stolen from driveway

Two cars were stolen from a Brightons street overnight on Sunday.

Two were charged and given ASBO warnings Pic: John Devlin

Drink driver caught in police check

A man was caught drunk driving while disqualified following a police operation.

The fire service were called to a small fire in Denny today

Charges after Braes fire

Three teenagers have been charged with fireraising after an incident in Slamannan two months ago.

Anya Phillips (12) who has been accepted to study ballet at Knightswood School in Glasgow
Picture: Michael Gillen

Anya in a spin over place at dance school

A young girl’s dancing dream came a step closer after she was accepted into a prestigious academy.

The Polmont branch is scheduled to close in November. Picture: John Devlin

Village’s only bank to close

A Falkirk village is about to lose its only bank after the company announced it was closing the branch

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