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Shoplifter has last chance to avoid prison

A shoplifter has been warned if she steals again she could face two and a half years in jail.

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05-09-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. CAMELON. Camelon Parish Church hall. Pre publicity pic for Falkirk Operatic Society's Aspects of Love.

Society celebrates the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Members of Falkirk Operatic Society take to the stage this month to showcase the wonderful music of Andrew Lloyd Webber for their annual fundraising show at Falkirk Town Hall.

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McKean's unsuspecting victim was heading for Falkirk Town Centre

Teenager hit stranger as he walked past

A teenager who punched a stranger has been given six months to complete 120 hours unpaid work for assault.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Tagged for breach of court order

John McGregor (33), 79 Braemar Drive, Falkirk, was placed on a supervised community order for shoplifting but failed to co-operate with social workers.

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G reen fingered Malvina presents the cheque

A budding relationship for sensory centre

Forth Valley Sensory Centre is was delighted to accept a cheque for £776.20 from keen local gardener Malvina Dwyer, a regular winner in Falkirk Council’s annual gardening competition.

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Remanded for reports

Remanded for reports

At Falkirk Sheriff Court on August 8 Michael Muldoon (26), Cromwell Road, Falkirk, admitted threatening his parents and assaulting police officers and had sentence deferred for background reports.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Man charged with town centre knife incident

A 45-year-old man has been charged with a string of serious offences after being arrested for brandishing a blade in public.

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forth valley college certificate

Landmark training certificate presentation

Forth Valley College’s CompEx Training Centre in Falkirk hosted a presentation for the 60,000th candidate who has passed one of the CompEx qualifications.

Education
Domestic abuse project after assault on partner

Domestic abuse project after assault on partner

Martin McAulay (28), 165 Carmuirs Avenue, Camelon, assaulted his partner in the home they shared on June 21.

Crime
Jail warning for woman

Jail warning for woman

Pamela Stephen (37), 5 Staffa Place, Falkirk, was subject to an anti social behaviour order when she was arrested for causing a disturbance outside a house at Braemar Drive, Falkirk, on May 18.

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Shoplifter who failed to comply is jailed

Shoplifter who failed to comply is jailed

Serial shoplifter Fiona Canning has been jailed for six months.

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Margaret and George Huskie with their wedding photo and picture of the Queensferry Crossing taken exactly 53 years later

Royal event bridges the years

Thousands were there when The Queen officially opened the Queensferry Crossing on Monday.

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Ashley Ross and family raised money for Strathcarron

Falkirk families enjoy ‘once in a lifetime’ bridge experience

Families in the Falkirk district experienced the “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity of walking over the Queensferry Crossing.

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Court appearance for serious assault accused

Court appearance for serious assault accused

A man has appeared in court on three charges relating to a serious assault in a back garden in Langlees at the weekend.

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Des, right, with his 'Wacky Racers' co drivers Paul Tully and Lou Aracsi

Wacky racers thank Falkirk firm for perfect road trip

An undertaker from Falkirk helped a car-daft pensioner from Leicestershire compete in a ‘wacky races’ rally to Monte Carlo.

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Brian McNeill

Enter now for Falkirk’s Storytelling Festival competition

There’s still time to get your entry in for the competition linked to next month’s Falkirk Storytelling Festival.

Lifestyle
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Tagged for six months

Gail McArthur (51), 24 Cobblebrae Crescent, Falkirk, will be tagged and expected to be at home between 7pm and 7am daily for the next six months.

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IN PICTURES: Garden provides perfect setting for Cyrenians Day

IN PICTURES: Garden provides perfect setting for Cyrenians Day

There was a little sunshine and lots of fun at the Cyrenians’ summer fete in the Dollar Park Walled Garden on Saturday.

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Report offers high street traders hope

Report offers high street traders hope

A blueprint to stem the flow of shop closures and save Scotland’s high streets has been handed to the Scottish government.

Business
The attack took place near Dollar Park

Sex attacker who targeted schoolgirl jailed

A high-risk sex offender who attacked a schoolgirl was jailed for four years today after being spared a potential life sentence.

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