Warning siren will sound in Grangemouth

Grangemouth’s community warning system will be tested at 2.30pm today.

Tainsh contaminated office workers' water bottles

Tainsh tarnished bottles with his urine

A disgusting engineer got his revenge on female office staff at his workplace by urintating in their water bottles.

Crime 2
Fashion graduate of the year Roslyne McQuillan

Top graduate has designs on the future

A former Grangemouth High School pupil wants to take the fashion world by storm after winning the Scottish Fashion Awards’ Graduate of the Year.

The new Ineos HQ

Ineos HQ up for national award

The brand new multi-million pound Ineos headquarters in Grangemouth has been shortlisted in this year’s Scottish Property Awards.

Business 8
McNab waved a sword at his partner and her son

Hacked and slashed at door with sword

An assault victim did not think things could get any worse but then her attacker started waving a sword around.

Janie Orr after her hair shave. Picture: Michael Gillen

Janie’s hair-raising moment for charity

Doubting her colleagues’ fundraising abilities proved the wrong move for Janie Orr.

Grangemouth Town Clock in yestryear

Timely inclusion of clock could help secure lottery cash for park plan

An ambitious bid to develop a neglected public park may now have an ace up its sleeve thanks to a historic clock currently languishing in storage.

News 2
The cast of the Young Portonians' Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Hi ho, hi ho it was a cracking show

The Young Portonians laughed in the face of age old panto tradition and still managed to pull off a fun packed performance at Grangemouth Town Hall last night.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Business 1
ICI Grangemouth in the past

Hoping for a positive chemical reaction

Friends of Grangemouth ICI, as the organisers are known, are looking to hold the event in April and want former ICI employees to get in touch to take part.

Strike is looming at whisky firm as ballot nears an end

Strike is looming at whisky firm as ballot nears an end

Union bosses have welcomed some high profile support as the ballot for proposed strike action at Diageo entered its final week.

SEPA has to come to port town now

SEPA has to come to port town now

I have called on industrial firms in Grangemouth to “up their game” following the release of data by Scotland’s environmental watchdog SEPA.

Environment 5
Staff working in fear as pupil attacks rise

Staff working in fear as pupil attacks rise

Teaching unions have called for urgent action to deal with the level of violence staff experience at a troubled school.

Education 1
Facebook comment led to assault

Facebook comment led to assault

Pals Stuart Kenny and George McMeechan fell out over an unpaid loan.

The Community Kitchen team dish up some soup

Volunteers dish up warm soup as winter looms

A group of volunteers are committed to supplying a hot meal to local residents free of charge as winter begins to tighten its icy grip.

Residents forced to flee flats after vandals start fire

Residents forced to flee flats after vandals start fire

Police officers are on the trail of the teens who set a fire at a block of flats and forced the evacuation of residents.

Sheriff Craig Caldwell adjourned Hay's case for trial on Monday, November 21

ASBO Man accused of threatening to chop up his partner

A man accused of threatening to chop up his partner and then dump her in a deep freeze is to face trial.

Donations from pub regulars will bring a bit of Christmas cheer to our armed forces overseas

Ship Inn shipping out treats for troops

A public house will help bring a little bit of home to members of the Armed Forces serving abroad this Christmas.

MSP Angus MacDonald urged Forth Ports to let the Greepeace vessel dock in Grangemouth

Falkirk MSP demands port entry for Greenpeace ship

The plight of “no room at the port” Greenpeace ship Esperanza has been highlighted by East Falkirk MSP Angus MacDonald.

Environment 5
Grangemouth Air Cadets champion Tom McMorrow takes a flight in a real Spitfire

Spitfire memorial campaigner gets to fly a real one

He fought and campaigned alongside air cadets to bring a Spitfire memorial to Grangemouth and last week he got to fly one.

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