Denny & Dunipace

Denny & Dunipace

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.

Family
Regeneration of Denny

Regeneration of Denny

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

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Wedding of the Week Karen and Byron Schulz

The wedding of Karen Clark and Byron Schulz

Karen (38) comes from Bonnybridge and is a pensions manager, while Byron (40) comes from Denny and works for Central Demolition. The couple live in Dennyloanhead with their sons Mason (10) and Zander (8).

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The first phase of the Denny Town Centre regeneration project has been completed

Row rages over road restriction order

A war of words over who was told what regarding disruption caused by the regeneration of Denny town centre shows no sign of abating.

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Phase One of the project in Denny is nearing completion. Picture: Michael Gillen

No apology says council leader

The leader of Falkirk Council says there is no reason for him to apologise over the contents of a letter published in The Falkirk Herald.

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James Lynn-Wilson appeared at Edinburgh High Court on Tuesday

‘Dunblane massacre’ threat man refused prison release

A former Mormon who could face a life sentence after threatening to execute church members in a “Dunblane massacre” was refused release from jail this week.

Crime
Colin Dennis, company director; Claire MacDonald, Business Development Fundraiser Strathcarron Hospice and Ian McWatt, company director

Car dealer slips into top gear to give Strathcarron a cash boost

Used car dealer Colin Dennis has a solid reputation for offering customers a good deal on a nearly new set of wheels.

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

Cafe hit by fire

Firefighters were called to deal with a small lunchtime blaze in a Denny cafe.

Crime
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Dad warned to stay away from mum of his two kids

Lovestruck Scott Penman refused to believe that after seven years his ‘on-off’ relationship with the mum of their two kids was at an end.

Crime
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incidents

Police probe attacks on cars in Denny area

Vandals damaged three cars in the Denny area over the space of a few days.

Crime
Denny dux for 2015/16 Craig Reid with rector Stephen Miller

Recognising Denny high flyers

Pupils at Denny High School were encouraged to follow the message of the school motto – Aim for the Highest – at the annual prizegiving.

Education

In Pictures - Apex Vets fun day WARNING: Cute pets galore!

Denny residents were given the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of animals last week.

Denny & Dunipace
Tipper driver was more than tipsy on motorway

Tipper driver was more than tipsy on motorway

Three men have been charged with drink driving – one was seven times over the limit, another was four times and the other was caught driving a tipper truck on the motorway.

Crime
Lightning struck the church tower at 9.52am leaving an 8ft hole in the slate roof section of the tower

Traffic chaos after lightning strike damages church tower

Roads around a prominent local church had to be closed off this morning after lightning struck the tower of the building and blew a hole in it.

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Wedding of the Week: Deborah Barrie and Ian Crawford

Wedding of the Week: Deborah Barrie and Ian Crawford

Deborah (32) is a staff nurse from Denny while Ian (34) is an accountancy student. The couple live together in Denny.

Family
Home Start families enjoy a summer fun day in Bonnybridge

Group helps families give children best possible start

Families often find themselves under pressure these days for a variety of reasons.

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