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Drugs found in dealer’s car

Police found drugs when they searched Connor Kay’s car in a Falkirk Street – and more at his home later.

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Police found this dog in Lumley Street, Grangemouth and are now looking for his owners

Police hunting for owners of dog found alone in street

A dog was discovered by police officers as it wandered the dark streets alone last night.

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Ross Martin, Jennifer Tempany, Cecil Meiklejohn, Keith Aitken of PR company GVA and Douglas Duff

Partners invited to be part of Gateway

Falkirk Council has sent a ‘come and join us’ invitation to businesses, investors and developers.

Business
Barber Mark Fleming is holding special haircutting days at his shop Markys in Grangemouth for autistic children

Barber trims the trauma

A barber is using his skills and winning personality to cut down on the distress young customers feel when its time for a haircut.

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Jail term will give criminal clean slate

Jail term will give criminal clean slate

Career criminal William Marshall was sent to prison for 16 months at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Drug treatment order imposed

Mark McGeever (51), 74 Kingseat Avenue, Grangemouth, was caught stealing from the CJ Lang and Son store in Grangemouth on April 4.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Two-year community order for abusive behaviour towards 15-year-old girl

James Gillies (22) appeared from custody at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday when he was placed on a supervised community order for two years.

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Baby of the week: Ollie James Hartley

Baby of the week: Ollie James Hartley

Ollie James Hartley was born on May 26, 2017 at 4.21pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 6lbs 4oz.

Family
HM Revenue and Customs refunded tax that Fellows was not entitled to

Cleaned up with tax dodge scam to fool HM Revenue

Self-employed industrial cleaner Andrew Fellows ‘cleaned up’ with a scam that cost the tax man thousands of pounds.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

No work due to ill health

Tracey Fotheringham (38) behaved in a threatening manner at an address in Tanera Court, Glen Village.

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Baby of the week: Kaiden David George Lightfoot

Baby of the week: Kaiden David George Lightfoot

Kaiden David George Lightfoot was born on December 27, 2016, at 6.56pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lb 10oz.

Family
Wood Pellets produced by Verdo in Grangemouth, which is now owned by Arensis

Firm’s purchase of wood pellet plant secures local jobs

Grid energy provider Arensis has successfully purchased Grangemouth’s Verdo Renewables wood pellet plant.

Business
Falkirk Foodbank goes out collecting food and not cash

Foodbank warns shoppers to beware of cash collection scam

Bogus charity workers claiming to be collecting money on behalf of a local foodbank are conning shoppers out of their cash.

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Child rushed to hospital after being stabbed with WKD bottle

Child rushed to hospital after being stabbed with WKD bottle

A 10-year-old boy required eight stitches after he was reportedly stabbed in the back with a shard from a WKD bottle while he was out playing.

Crime
Documentary deals with Ineos crisis of 2013

Documentary deals with Ineos crisis of 2013

A new documentary looks at the shifting balance of power in UK industry and focuses on union Unite’s bitter dispute with Ineos in 2013.

Grangemouth
Cole’s family donate cuddle cot to help others cope with tragedy

Cole’s family donate cuddle cot to help others cope with tragedy

A family’s experience following the loss of their own child led them to try and help others cope with their grief.

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Shoplifter told to quit or face jail sentence

Shoplifter told to quit or face jail sentence

A serial shoplifter caught stealing nearly £300 worth of goods from a supermarket has been warned she faces jail if she does it again.

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Jailed after refusing to comply with order

Jailed after refusing to comply with order

Ian Wright was placed on a community order for the part he played in a robbery from a snack bar over two years ago.

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Swimmer Michael Jamieson with the baton on Tuesday in Glasgow

Queen’s Baton Relay arriving in Falkirk

The Commonwealth Games Baton Relay is hitting the Falkirk district on its Scottish tour this weekend.

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