Grangemouth

Grangemouth

Major investment to get Falkirk’s economy back on the right road

Falkirk is undergoing massive infrastructure investment that will help attract more visitors to the area and boost the local economy.

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Sewage was seeping into the school's toilets

Primary school closed after sewage seeps into toilets

A local primary school was forced to close this afternoon due to sewage entering the children’s toilets.

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Rethink plan for closure

Rethink plan for closure

Politicians are urging bank bosses to “think again” over the proposed closure of a Grangemouth branch.

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Grangemouth job centre

MSP blasts proposals to close local job centre

The Department of Work and Pensions’ plan to close Grangemouth job centre has been met with a furious response from the town’s MSP.

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Wilma Metcalfe with daughter Jackie Walker, of Hallglen, and granddaughter Emily Rose. Picture: Michael Gillen

Oh baby look at you now!

When little Emily Rose Walker appeared in The Falkirk Herald a few weeks ago it was a case of history repeating itself.

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Bo'ness Road runs through the heart of the Ineos Grangemouth site

Ineos go ahead with plans to shut public road

Petrochemical giant Ineos has lodged plans to build a security management centre and gatehouse to permanently close off a section of public road.

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Shock over bank closure

Shock over bank closure

The Clydesdale Bank has announced plans to close its branch in Grangemouth later this year.

Business
Baby of the week: Olivia Rhonda Hogarth

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Nancy takes top trophy

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

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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.

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Play park open for Christmas

Play park open for Christmas

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Warning siren will sound in Grangemouth

Warning siren will sound in Grangemouth

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

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