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Ineos accused of ‘sticking two fingers up’ at local community

Community council members and residents told a petrochemical giant exactly what they thought of it’s plans to “push ahead” and permanently close a public road.

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Plans to close Boness Road, erect security gates and CCTV towers and build a power plant will be discussed

Residents will demand answers from Ineos over its future plans

A petrochemical giant will try to explain its future plans to residents today (Thursday) as concern grows over its road closure proposals.

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Chance to thank troops on town’s Armed Forces Day

Chance to thank troops on town’s Armed Forces Day

Saturday afternoon brings the annual opportunity to show appreciation for the sacrifices armed forces personnel made and still make for us.

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Calls for Spitfire to be moved

Calls for Spitfire to be moved

A resident has called for the world famous Grangemouth Spitfire Memorial to be moved to a more suitable home in the town’s Zetland Park.

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Boness Road runs right through the heart of the Ineos petrochemical operation in Grangemouth

Ineos’ road closure plans go to Holyrood

A petrochemical giant is taking its proposal to close off a public road straight to the top following four months in local limbo.

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Walter Inglis of Grangemouth Community  Council

Plans for new power plant on Ineos site

As it awaits a decision on its Bo’ness Road closure plans Ineos is also proposing to build a new power plant in Grangemouth.

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Working out at Grangemouth's Feelgood Centre

Feelgood Centre is fit for purpose

A gym which boasts power assisted fitness machines is proving to be a great success for elderly clients and people with conditions like multiple sclerosis.

Health
Dad Ryan, great-gran Gladys with Olivia, left, and Grace Nimmo who were all born on May 26

Oh baby – there is going to be some birthday party

There will be no forgetting birthdays in the Nimmo family from now on ... with four of them all celebrating on the same day.

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It’s a blooming great turnout

It’s a blooming great turnout

A unique event attracted the crowds on Saturday when Grangemouth Horticultural Society’s Rose, Sweet Pea and Carnation Show took place.

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Simonow was banned and fined at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Grangemouth man lost control of motorbike he should not have been on

A banned driver crashed a motorbike into two parked cars after losing control of the machine.

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Cancer patients get the VIP treatment

Cancer patients get the VIP treatment

A community continues to work together to ensure cancer patients can enjoy free monthly pamper sessions which make them feel like real VIPs.

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Lynda next to the Queen's helicopter

Lynda hosts tea party for Royal staff

It’s not every day that HM The Queen drops in – but that’s literally what happened to Lynda and Robert Young.

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Man assaults partner

Man assaults partner

William Martin (31) assaulted his partner at a house in Oxgang Road, Grangemouth, on January 19.

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Man threatens Falkirk Council staff

Man threatens Falkirk Council staff

Grant Caldwell (33), 110 Portal Road, Grangemouth, threatened staff working at Falkirk Council’s social work department in Hope Street,

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Grangemouth High School head teacher Paul Dunn with dux for 2017 Morgan Reid, second from right, and joint proxime accessits Allan Dickson and Megan Randalls

Hard work is the key to success at Grangemouth High School

Grangemouth High School’s head teacher has no doubt hard work equals great performance and knows his pupils have worked their socks off this year.

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The team at the halfway point at the Falkirk Wheel of the 66-mile cycle ride

Gruelling cycle puts park project on right track

A historic park is bang on track for an ambitious £2.5 million refurbishment after a 66-mile cycle ride helped to close in on the fundraising target.

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Bit his partner

Bit his partner

Kevin Strang (23), 16 Croftside Court, Grangemouth, assaulted his partner by biting her on the body at his home on April 8.

Crime
Earl of Zetland pub in Grangemouth is up fopr sale again for the second time in just over a year

Pub is on the market yet again

A once popular public house is up for sale for the second time in just over a year.

Business
Police hunt man who was ‘acting suspiciously’ in Grangemouth

Police hunt man who was ‘acting suspiciously’ in Grangemouth

A man described as behaving suspiciously in the Grangemouth area is now being sought by police officers.

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Grangemouth Children’s Day 2017 captured in photographs

Young and old enjoyed some fun in the sun at this year’s Grangemouth Children’s Day.

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