Denny & Dunipace

Denny & Dunipace

Firefighters peak first

A trio of firefighters defeated their police officer rival to reach the top of Ben Nevis first.

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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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Animal fun at Apex Vets

Animal fun at Apex Vets

There was fun for all the family ... and the animals too when Apex Vets held its annual Family Fun Day at the weekend.

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Man arrested following early morning standoff

Man arrested following early morning standoff

Police officers closed off a street in the early hours of the morning as they dealt with a standoff involving a resident.

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Police investigate unexplained death

Police investigate unexplained death

Police officers are currently looking into the sudden death of a 41-year-old woman in Denny.

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Steven Timmons sent offensive text messages to his partner

Sent offensive texts to girlfriend after row

Steven Timmons sent his partner a series of upsetting text messages after they fell out.

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Pair guilty of killing Russell Robertson

Pair guilty of killing Russell Robertson

Two friends have been convicted of killing a stranger by throwing him over a bridge into a canal.

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Jury out as defence claims eye witnesses were “filling in the blanks”

Jury out as defence claims eye witnesses were “filling in the blanks”

The jury in the canal murder trial retired to consider its verdict around 3.30pm today.

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Jurors urged to find men guilty of murdering Russell Robertson

Jurors urged to find men guilty of murdering Russell Robertson

A prosecutor urged a jury to find two men guilty of murdering a stranger by flipping him into the Forth & Clyde Canal.

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Fire alarm drama sparks assault in Bonnybridge pub

Fire alarm drama sparks assault in Bonnybridge pub

Police were called to a village pub after a man was assaulted by two other customers with pool cues.

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Baby of the week: Aiven May Gail Allan

Baby of the week: Aiven May Gail Allan

Aiven May Gail Allan was born on February 24, 2017 at 6.26pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lbs 12oz.

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Rector lauds success of Denny High School pupils at prizegiving

Rector lauds success of Denny High School pupils at prizegiving

As the curtain came down on another school session, Denny High rector Stephen Miller praised pupils and staff for their efforts.

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Accused in ‘Smeegs’ murder trial claims he did no wrong

Accused in ‘Smeegs’ murder trial claims he did no wrong

One of the men accused of murdering a 27-year-old at a canal told a police officer: “I did nothing wrong.”

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Baby of the week: Peyton Rose Shields

Baby of the week: Peyton Rose Shields

Peyton Rose Shields was born on January 13, 2017 at 1.25am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 7lbs 13oz.

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Alyssa and everyone completed the skydive safely

On Cloud 9 - at 10,000 feet!

Teenager Alyssa Sneddon was determined to “do something different” to celebrate her 17th birthday.

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Top honour for Aimee as she’s named Lord Lieutenant’s air cadet

Top honour for Aimee as she’s named Lord Lieutenant’s air cadet

A member of Grangemouth 1333 (Spitfire) Squadron has been named Lord Lieutenant Alan Simpson’s air cadet for the Falkirk and Stirling area over the next year.

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The A&E unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert

Disorientated in Denny then violent in A&E in Larbert

A drunken joiner built up a violent rage when he was asked to extinguish his cigarette while he was being treated in hospital.

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Shoppers will benefit as new stores and coffee shop open

Shoppers will benefit as new stores and coffee shop open

News of two more traders coming into the Howgate has been welcomed by bosses at the Falkirk shopping centre.

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Bakers Greggs ready to serve customers in Denny

Bakers Greggs ready to serve customers in Denny

Greggs will open their latest store in Denny tomorrow.

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Tragic discovery of body in Denny close

Tragic discovery of body in Denny close

A couple with young children were shocked to find a dead body at the foot of their stairwell in a common close.

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