Denny & Dunipace

Denny & Dunipace

IN PICTURES: Dance-off at Denny High

End of term at Denny High School was marked in spectacular fashion with the annual inter-house dance off.

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Syngenta’s big donation to Strathcarron

Syngenta’s big donation to Strathcarron

Youngsters and coaches from Syngenta Juveniles Football Club held an event at Strathcarron Hospice with the aim of donating a day’s worth of food.

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The Forth Valley Nurses Choir performing at the latest fundraiser for The Helping Little Cole Fund

Forth Valley Nurses sing to help Little Cole

A mum-of-five has thanked the Forth Valley Nurses Choir for helping her raise money for a crowdfunding campaign to help her disabled son.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Pupils learn to look after cash

Young savers helped a government minister announce further support to allow others to take part in similar schemes.

Education
New-look pharmacy provides a remedy

New-look pharmacy provides a remedy

The opening of a relocated pharmacy marked a landmark day for the Denny town centre regeneration.

Business
Did police fail to respond to death van call?

Did police fail to respond to death van call?

While a family grieves over a second tragic death in four years, Police Scotland finds itself under investigation for its handling of the case.

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Interference on Denny TVs

Interference on Denny TVs

Fourth generation mobile services have been switched on in Denny but signals could cause interference on Freeview TV sets in the area.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police under investigation after body found in van

Police Scotland officers’ handling of an incident involving the death of a 46-year-old man named as David Penman is now under investigation.

Crime
Environmentally unfriendly farmer faces £1.8 million bill

Environmentally unfriendly farmer faces £1.8 million bill

An elderly farmer who let people dump tons of waste on this land now faces a £1.8 million bill from environmental crime prosecutors.

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Denny town centre demolition work

Old town centre is now gone for good

The last remnant of Denny’s old Church Walk block was reduced to rubble this afternoon.

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The interior of the new library in Denny which opened this week. Picture: Michael Gillen

Centrepiece of regeneration opens its doors

The centrepiece of the regeneration of Denny town centre opened this week with more tenants moving in over the next fortnight.

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A Facebook user calling himself Ryan Neil boasts about committing car crimes

Facebooker baits police and brags about car crimes

Police can do nothing about a sick and twisted Facebook user who has been posting boasts about his supposed involvement in car crimes.

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Pitches move closer to goal

Pitches move closer to goal

Plans to bring synthetic sports pitches to towns in the Falkirk area moved a step closer this week thanks to the backing of the local authority.

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Drunk warned to sober up or face the threat of prison

Drunk warned to sober up or face the threat of prison

A drunk thrown out of his partner’s house twice in less than a month for being aggressive towards her has been warned he could face jail if it happens again.

Crime
Motorists warned to expect delays

Motorists warned to expect delays

Motorists are being warned to expect delays after an accident at Denny Cross badly damaged traffic lights.

Transport
Diageo could be hit by strikes before Christmas

Strikes could be on the way for Diageo

Workers at whisky giants Diageo have voted for strikes over cuts to their pensions and walk outs could be on the cards before Christmas.

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Councillor Paul Garner with war memorial plaque found in Carrongrove Paper Mill

Memorial plaque saved

A historic plaque marking a community’s war dead could soon have pride of place in a new facility.

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The picture of the Kelpies signed by creator Andy Scott which will be raffled to raise funds for Strathcarron Hospice

Frank’s hoping his prize will be picture perfect for hospice

An amateur photographer is hoping his latest snap will give Strathcarron Hospice a Christmas boost.

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Wedding of the Week - Robert Churches and Sharon Hamilton

Wedding of the Week: Suzanne Hamilton and Robert Churches

Suzanne Hamilton (32) comes from Denny and works as a civil servant, while Robert Churches (33) is an electrician from Dunipace. The couple live together in Stoneywood with their two-year-old daughter Rowan.

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Regeneration of Denny

Regeneration of Denny

The Details: Falkirk Council is leading the regeneration of Denny town centre.

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