Falkirk

Falkirk

City lights out at usual time

Falkirk’s top nightspot has been refused permission to open for an extra hour at weekends.

Business
Warning Tony Macaroni could pull out of Falkirk restaurant

Warning Tony Macaroni could pull out of Falkirk restaurant

Italian restaurant chain Tony Macaroni is eyeing a ‘pizza’ Falkirk to open its latest outlet – but will have to wait a bit longer for the chance.

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The changing face of Falkirk’s town centre – and hopes for the future

Hurling brickbats whenever the fortunes of Falkirk town centre are discussed has almost become a hobby for some people, keen to knock whenever a shop closes down and leaves another empty unit.

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Dollar Park event this weekend

Dollar Park event this weekend

A special event takes place in one of Falkirk’s best kept secrets – the Walled Garden in Dollar Park.

Lifestyle
The City nightclub hoped to be allowed to stay open an extra hour at weekends

Falkirk nightclub refused extra hour

The award-winning City nightclub has been refused permission to open for an extra hour on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir celebrated success at East Kilbride Mod

More success for young choir

Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir added to a successful season recently when they lifted first place in all three of their competitions at East Kilbride Mod.

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Woodcraft groups to come to Camelon

Woodcraft groups to come to Camelon

The Woodcraft Folk have been given £69,744 of National Lottery funding.

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Leo writes off competition

Leo writes off competition

Bantaskin Primary’s P3K class welcomed some special guests as part of the school’s Health Week celebrations earlier this month.

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Headteacher Lesley Carroll with Proxime Accessit Eilidh Hunter and Dux Conor Whitehead

Falkirk school celebrates its top scholars

Staff, pupils and proud parents and carers celebrated a year of achievement at Graeme High School.

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Maxwell Tower is one of 13 high rise blocks in Falkirk

High rise tenants reassured on fire safety

Falkirk Council’s housing spokesman has reassured tenants living in the town’s high rise flats on safety isues following the devastating blaze at Grenfell Tower in London that so far has claimed 12 lives.

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Clean sweep for hospice

Clean sweep for hospice

Cleaners with Moirs have raised over over £900 for Strathcarron in less than a month.

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Mandie Stevenson and Twiggy

Perfectly Frank with Mandie Stevenson

I have had a fantastic experience being one of the seven ambassadors for Marks & Spencer/Breast Cancer Now.

Opinion
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General Election: SNP hold Falkirk seat

The SNP’s John McNally is heading back to Westminster to represent Falkirk - albeit with reduced majority.

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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.

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Armed police patrol count centre

Armed police are on duty inside the count centre for the Falkirk constituency as Britain remains on terror alert.

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General Election: Counting underway in Falkirk

The polls have closed and the count is underway for the Falkirk constituency in the 2017 General Election.

Politics
Catwalk receiving Best Fashion Boutique at Scottish Business Awards, left to right, Janine Myles, Pauline Spiers and Louise Brown

Catwalk run away success at awards

Picking up the prize for having Scotland’s Best Fashion Boutique were the family team behind Falkirk’s Catwalk.

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Giving the Thomas Johnston butchers shop a facelift was the first part of the project

More investment in Falkirk’s historic town centre underway

Work is continuing on the latest phase of the ambitious £5.5 million Falkirk Townscape Heritage Initiative.

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Renella owner Ross Miller in action

Five star rating for Falkirk salon

An independent UK guide to quality standards in hairdressing has announced a Falkirk salon has just achieved a much sought after five star rating.

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Falkirk businessman James Blair

Death of Falkirk businessman James Blair

Well known Falkirk businessman James Blair has died after a brave fight against an incurable disease. He was 86.

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