Falkirk

Falkirk

New bridge now in place at Camelon

The project to replace the railway bridge above Glasgow Road in Carmuirs, Camelon was successfully completed over the Easter weekend.

Transport 1
Falkirk musician Adam Stafford, frontman of Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo

Raise a glass to Festival event

An evening of music and poetry featuring cult heroes from Edinburgh and closer to home will grace Falkirk’s Wine Library next month.

News
Police sealed off Lower Newmarket Street after the incident

Man arrested after taxi rank assault

A 33-year-old man has been arrested following a serious assault in Falkirk.

Crime
The Fair Trade book was created by students at Forth Valley College

Fairtrade book in print thanks to store

An illustrated children’s story-book focussing on Fairtrade and created by students from Forth Valley College will go to print thanks to a £500 grant from Scotmid.

Business
Police sealed off Lower Newmarket Street

Serious assault in Falkirk street

A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital after being attacked at Falkirk’s taxi rank.

Crime
Coyne assauled a member of staff in Nando's and an employee in nearby Halfords on the same day

Falkirk teenage fireraiser warned he faces jail

A teenage fireraiser has been given a last chance to stay out of jail.

News
Rebecca Liddell, left,  and Natalie Woods are already working with Model Team

Could you be Falkirk’s next top model?

Model yourself on the success of these two teenagers and you could be the next star of the catwalk.

News
Join in Falkirk’s Easter Egg Hunt

Join in Falkirk’s Easter Egg Hunt

Families are being encouraged to take part in Falkirk’s first town centre Easter Egg Hunt – and help raise cash for a worthy cause

News
Upper Newmarket Street is the latest target for the THI teams

Facelift project in Falkirk moving ahead

The £5.5 million investment programme to repair and protect Falkirk Town Centre’s oldest buildings is continuing.

News 2
Falkirk High is one of 50 Scottish stations which will have charging points for electric cars

Charging points at stations

Falkirk High and Linlithgow are among 50 Scottish train stations which will soon have free-to-use charging points for electric cars.

News 1
Ledbetter appeared at Glasgow High Court today

Abuse victim’s courage praised by children’s charity

A victim of Falkirk child abuser James Ledbetter has been praised for their bravery by NSPCC Scotland.

Crime
Ledbetter appeared at Glasgow High Court today

Ex-US marine jailed for sexual abuse of children

A former US marine living in Falkirk has been jailed for 12 years after being convicted of the horrific sexual abuse of two boys and a girl.

Crime
Drivers urged to show some consideration when they park

Drivers urged to show some consideration when they park

Rogue drivers who park in disabled bays reserved for blue badge holders have been urged to have a re-think.

Environment 1
Dean Wallace competes as the SECC on Sunday

Dean’s aiming to cut rivals down to size

Dean Wallace is a young man with style - and he intends to prove that at Glasgow’s SECC on Sunday.

News
Martin and David Finlay, of MD Finlay Joinery Ltd in Bankside Industrial Estate

Joiner firm nail their future to Falkirk

A father and son have secured the future of their Falkirk joinery business by investing over £250,000 in a new manufacturing base.

Business 2
‘Positive line of enquiry’ in cannabis farm probe

‘Positive line of enquiry’ in cannabis farm probe

A massive cannabis farm was discovered in an empty shop unit ... only a few hundred yards from Falkirk’s main police station.

Crime
Free parking in Falkirk

Free parking in Falkirk

A popular initiative to encourage more visitors to the town centre and support businesses has been reintroduced.

Transport 10
The cannabis farm was discovered in an empty shop unit in Falkirk's High Street

Cannabis farm found in Falkirk town centre

A massive cannabis farm was discovered in an empty shop unit on Falkirk’s High Street.

Crime 1
Sylvia Cockburn retires from St Andrew's First Aid after 30 years

First aid veteran retires

A grandmother who has spent the last 30 years showing people how to save a life has retired.

Health

Falkirk event will hear age is no barrier to business success

Crossing the age divide will be two speakers at a Young Entrepreneurs event taking place in Falkirk today (Thursday).

Business
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