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Kara’s fairytale big day beckons

What could be better than enjoying the biggest, most exciting day of your young life with all your best pals?

Education
Further appeal after Grangemouth street lights damaged

Further appeal after Grangemouth street lights damaged

Police have issued a further appeal to catch those responsible for tampering with street lighting and causing a blackout in parts of Grangemouth.

Crime 1
Members of Grangemouth Community Care receive their Age Scotland Services for Older People Award

Award for elderly care

An organisation which goes out of its way to ensure isolated older people feel a part of the community has been rewarded for its efforts.

News
Billy Meikle from Grangemouth who appeared on Masterchef

Billy ‘meats’ his match in TV veggie critic

An amateur chef proved the simple, well crafted “meat and potatoes” approach can still stand out next to all the fancy dishes in Masterchef 2017.

News 1
The stars of last year's Grangemouth High School show The Addams Family

Acting on an opportunity

Students will be returning from the Easter break next week to take advantage of some exciting theatrical learning opportunities.

Theatre and Comedy
Grangemouth resident David Balfour helps to clean up the vandalism at the new playpark in Loretto Housing, Inchyra Place, Grangemouth

Patrols to be set up to combat selfish vandals

Mindless vandals wrecked a brand new £150,000 play park and left an ecstasy tablet and cannabis joints lying on the ripped up flooring.

Crime 3
The A&E Department at Forth Valley Royal

Bailed but banned from hospital

A young woman who made life hell for A & E staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital (FVRH) has now been banned from going there.

Crime
Police have found a female Staffordshire bull terrier near Asda in Grangemouth

Cops searching for owners of missing dog

Police officers found a dog wandering alone near a local superstore and have given it a temporary home as they hunt for its owners.

News
Ineos chief executive officer John McNally shakes hands on the �200 million deal with Peter Miller, vice president of Midstream BP North Sea

Ineos stakes its claim as major player in world of energy supply

The final part of the massive Grangemouth site that was once proudly described as the ‘jewel in the crown of Scotland’s petrochemicals industry’ has changed hands in a £200 million deal.

Business 13
Premature baby 13 weeks early described as a ‘miracle’

Premature baby 13 weeks early described as a ‘miracle’

A premature baby who weighed less than a kilogram when born has been described as a “miracle”.

News
The attempted fire-raising happened at an address in Marina Road, Bathgate.

Drugs haul after car stopped in Bo’ness

A motorist stopped by police was found to have over £30,000 of heroin.

Crime
The RBS branch in Grangemouth town centre

The personal touch has been withdrawn from banking

News of the demise of yet more banks hit the community hard, but the closures in Grangemouth’s La Porte Precinct, Stenhhousemuir Main Street and Denny’s Glasgow Road were not unexpected.

News 3
A wealth of health for pupils

A wealth of health for pupils

Primary school pupils were able to get a head start on the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle and had a lot of fun at the same time.

Health
Teenage girls left ‘alarmed’ after being followed

Teenage girls left ‘alarmed’ after being followed

A man with a chaotic lifestyle got in trouble for placing two 15-year-old girls in a state of fear and threatening to attack a man.

Crime
Jordan Coe (20) from Maddiston died at the weekend.

WATCH: Tragic Thai boxer talks about cutting weight for fights and his enthusiasm for his sport

Tragic footage of Muay Thai boxer Jordan Coe has emerged where his love of the sport shines through.

Sport 1
Kinneil Band received �1500 from the fund

Decision day brings windfalls for groups

A host of groups received cash boosts for new projects thanks to votes from the public and a £40,000 war chest for the community.

News
The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of three local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down three branches which have served the local community for years.

Business 3
Stirling Sheriff Court

Baby’s face turned blue as thug dangled him above ground

A moronic monster dangled a 15-month-old baby by his hooded jacket until the wee tot’s face turned blue.

Grangemouth
Residents put forward their objections to Falkrik Council at the March 13 public meeting

Delay on Ineos road closure decision

Residents were disappointed to learn the decision on a petrochemical giant’s plans to close a public road will not be taken next week.

News 4
The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of two local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down two branches which have served the local community for years.

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