‘30 cans a day’ man remanded in custody

Drug addict Trevor Muirhead (40), who has problems with alcohol, appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday charged with sending offensive text messages and assaulting a police officer in Falkirk Police Station on June 14.

Caught with £1600 worth of cocaine

Caught with £1600 worth of cocaine

Police raided 19 Dochart Crescent, Polmont, on October 29 last year and caught Alan Hardie with cocaine with a street value of £1600.

Macdonald's Simon Jackson

Inchyra Hotel backs local produce

The Macdonald Inchyra Hotel has put its money where its mouth is and shown a commitment to using the finest local ingredients.

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Poor anger management

Poor anger management

David Young (25) displayed the anger management issues he has become known for when he launched into a full blown temper tantrum in front of Sheriff Craig Caldwell last week.

Jill Lauder with the wigs she fits during Feel Good days

Hair and care day is vital service

When Jill Lauder lost three close friends to cancer she began thinking of ways of using her hairdressing skills to help other patients.

Ineos Insight passes beneath the Forth Bridge PICTURE: MICHAEL GILLEN

US shale shipment arrives to angry protests

Fracking protestors began gathering outside Ineos headquarters in Grangemouth as the firm’s first shipment of US shale travelled under the Forth Bridge.

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The monitor on Bo'ness Road

Car counting starts on Ineos road

Council planners have started monitoring the traffic flow on a road which petrochemical giant Ineos is looking to close to the public.

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Last years winner Anne Lowe

Who will follow in Anne’s footstep to be community champ?

The hunt for this year’s Rotary Club of Falkirk community champ is underway.

Falkirk Sheriff Court heard that Watson was upset when his relationship ended

Made threats after being told relationship was over

Thomas Watson was told to ‘pack his bags’ after his partner of six months decided the relationship was over.

Stevenson has been tagged

Teenager tagged and warned to stay in

A teenager has been ‘tagged’ and warned if he breaks the curfew will be sent to jail.

Grangemouth firms can only dream about broadband businesses get elsewhere as they struggle by with 3Mbps

Firms’ fury over BT broadband

A trio of small firms are trying hard to build up their businesses despite the “dismal” lack of broadband they have been saddled with.

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The young fundraisers with CHAS community fundraiser Laura Campbell 
Picture: Michael Gillen

Youngsters dish up cash for CHAS

Five enterprising youngsters put their summer holidays to good use and raised almost £400 for the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).

A man was injured at the BP Kinneil site in Grangemouth

BP employee injured

A BP worker was rushed to hospital after he was injured in an “electrical incident” at the firm’s Kinneil oil terminal in Grangemouth.

Police caught the thief early on Monday morning

Thief caught after stealing from cars in Grangemouth

A sneak thief was caught after concerned neighbours raised the alarm.

The attack happened as the centre was closing for the night

Good Samaritan attacked by group of youths

A man was attacked after going to the aid of a drunken teenager in Grangemouth
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Ineos want to permanently close this stretch of Bo'ness Road

Ineos apply to permanently close Bo’ness Road

Petrochemical giant Ineos has lodged plans with Falkirk Council to permanently close a section of Grangemouth’s Bo’ness Road.

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Stole from OAPs he was hired to help

Stole from OAPs he was hired to help

A crooked carer who stole from two elderly people he was hired to help has narrowly avoided jail.

The Grange Burn near Abbots Road in Grangemouth

SEPA monitors discharge

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has been monitoring a discharge which has been seeping into Grangemouth’s Grange Burn.

Celtic Renewables founder Professor Martin Tangey with the first sample of bio-butanol. Picture: Ashley Coombes

Biofuel firm’s plans for Grangemouth

A company renowned for using residues from the whisky industry to produce biofuel capable of powering cars wants to come to Grangemouth.

Anne Cummings with her family and card from the Queen. Picture: Craig Halkett

Anne celebrates 100th birthday with her family and friends

There was a special celebration in a Linlithgow housing complex as one of its residents reached a major milestone.

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