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Baby of the week: Olivia Rhonda Hogarth

Olivia Rhonda Hogarth was born in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on August 23, 2016, at 12.52am, weighing 7lb 3.5oz.

Family
Ineos has been issued with an improvement notice from the HSE

Petroineos slapped with safety improvement notice

Petroineos has been given an official ultimatum to improve safety at its site at Ineos Grangemouth.

Business 4
Brian Hunter of Grangemouth had been missing but has now been found safe and well.

Missing Grangemouth man found safe and well

A man who went missing after leaving his work has now been traced by police and is safe and well.

News 1
Young nature lovers will venture out to Jupiter this winter

Young nature lovers will venture out to Jupiter this winter

Grangemouth’s Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre will be hosting a number of events for children and their parents to enjoy before nature starts to warm up in spring.

Environment
Picture: Michael Gillen

Nancy takes top trophy

A hard working 90-year-old fundraiser has been awarded a community accolade from Rotarians.

News
As a member of Palletways UK, Duncan Adams helped achieve a record number of deliveries in a two month period

Delivering the goods for their customers

A Grangemouth logistics firm had a record-breaking festive season as it helped transport over £340 million worth of goods.

Business
Syngenta’s big donation to Strathcarron

Syngenta’s big donation to Strathcarron

Youngsters and coaches from Syngenta Juveniles Football Club held an event at Strathcarron Hospice with the aim of donating a day’s worth of food.

News
Play park open for Christmas

Play park open for Christmas

News
SEPA needs to come to stay

SEPA needs to come to stay

A meeting took place last week to once again try to convince SEPA and take up permanent residence in Grangemouth.

Environment 2

Six hour siege ends with no arrest made

A six hour siege in Grangemouth last night which saw armed police on standby ended with no one being arrested or charged.

Crime 1
Police have arrested three in total. Picture; John Devlin

Armed police involved in stand off drama after assault

Grangemouth residents feared for their safety following an assault which left a woman injured and saw armed officers try to gain access to a flat.

Crime
Grangemouth martial artist Paul Lapsley

Paul can now act on his dream

A top karate instructor is using the focus and discipline that made him a world champion to help set him on the path to a successful acting career.

News
Warning siren will sound in Grangemouth

Warning siren will sound in Grangemouth

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

Grangemouth
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.

Arts
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.

Crime
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.

News
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
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