Braes

Braes

Road closed for clear up operation

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area around the Avon Gorge after a vehicle lost its load.

Transport
Hallglen man made his privates public

Hallglen man made his privates public

David Beattie (37) exposed himself in public at the U Save store in Culvain Place, Hallglen.

Crime
Village and VIPs remember World War One hero Samuel Frickleton VC

Village and VIPs remember World War One hero Samuel Frickleton VC

Falkirk district’s Depute Provost Ann Ritchie led a Service of Dedication in Slamannan on Wednesday in memory of Great War hero Lance Corporal Samuel Frickleton VC.

News
Bride Lauren Johnstone votes for John McNally (SNP) at Shieldhill Welfare Hall before ceremony at Three Kings on June 8, 2017

Get me to the polling booth on time says bride

Bride Lauren Johnstone left one man waiting while she voted for another.

Politics 2
General Election: Bride pops in to vote before wedding

General Election: Bride pops in to vote before wedding

Bride Lauren Johnstone left one man waiting while she voted for another.

Politics
Benefit cheat pocketed over £8000

Benefit cheat pocketed over £8000

Lorraine Brand (47) claimed £8443 of Child Tax Credits she was not entitled to over five years.

Crime 3
Noisy neighbour jailed after ignoring ASBO

Noisy neighbour jailed after ignoring ASBO

Jodie Thompson (25) admitted breaching her Anti Social Behaviour Order when she started making a noisy nuisance of herself at an address in Oswald Street, Falkirk.

Crime 1
Sparkling anniversary for diamond couple

Sparkling anniversary for diamond couple

Celebrating their Diamond anniversary today (Thursday) are a former Falkirk couple now living on the east coast of Scotland.

Lifestyle 1
Red Cross apologises for five pound note mix up

Red Cross apologises for five pound note mix up

The British Red Cross has said sorry to a customer who had his paper £5 note issued by a Scottish bank rejected at one of its shops.

News
Caught cheating the system

Caught cheating the system

Lynn Kelly claimed benefits worth over £10,000 that she was not entitled to.

News
Jail for driving instructor who molested student

Jail for driving instructor who molested student

A Braes driving instructor has been jailed for eight months after he was convicted of molesting a student.

Crime
Wedding of the Week: Sarah McKenzie and Gary Winters

Wedding of the Week: Sarah McKenzie and Gary Winters

Sarah McKenzie (37) is an assistant manger at Falkirk Delivers, while Gary Winters (38) is a senior project manager with Tapestry AV. The couple live in Redding with daughter Ruby (5).

Family
Falkirk Sheriff Court offered David Gauld a chance to stay out of jail

Threw full cup at officer

A man was arrested for repeatedly kicking a door then at a later date found himself in more hot water for throwing a cup of liquid over a female police officer.

Crime
Brown caused �6500 worth of damage to Denny High School

Vandal caused £6500 damage to Denny High School

Conner Brown admitted vandalism when he appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court.

Crime
Courtney Cameron was named the best young journalist in Scotland at the award ceremony. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Courtney is one to watch

A young journalist has been named as one of the most promising talents in the UK industry.

News
Bowled over by fundraising response at Polmont club

Bowled over by fundraising response at Polmont club

Members and friends of Polmont Bowling Club have raised cash for a vital piece of life-saving equipment – and it’s something they hope they never have to use.

News
New-look Post Office will benefit Braes village

New-look Post Office will benefit Braes village

Customers will benefit from a range of improvements thanks to a revamp at Glen Village’s post office.

Business
The Avon aqueduct near Linlithgow

Body found near Linlithgow aqueduct

The body of a man was discovered close to the Avon Aqueduct near Linlithgow last Sunday morning.

Crime
Joradn Coe, 20, from Falkirk
a Thai boxer who has died suddenly in Thailand

Tributes paid after fighter’s death

A heartbroken mum has flown to Thailand to bring home the body of her 20-year-old son – and seek answers over his unexpected death.

News
Jordan Coe (20) from Maddiston died at the weekend.

WATCH: Tragic Thai boxer talks about cutting weight for fights and his enthusiasm for his sport

Tragic footage of Muay Thai boxer Jordan Coe has emerged where his love of the sport shines through.

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