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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
Bonnybridge wants to remember Royal Navy heroes

Bid to honour naval heroes

Bonnybridge Heritage has launched a bid to site a completely new war memorial in the town, in honour of RoyalNavy and Merchant Navy men who died serving their country during the world wars.

Politics
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.

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The chapel at Falkirk Crematorium will close for several months from January 23

Crematorium chapel closes for five months

Funeral services will halt at Falkirk Crematorium later this month while upgrading work takes place.

News
Linlithgow Post Office was one of the targets

Man charged after PO armed raids

Police Scotland has arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a series of armed robberies.

Crime
Drink driver found in road with trousers down

Drink driver found in road with trousers down

A drunk driver found lying in the road with his trousers down has been ordered to complete 200 hours unpaid work.

Crime
Delays for motorists mount up

Delays for motorists mount up

Rush hour motorists are being hit be delays this morning

Transport
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
VIDEO: Betty (80) has no plans to retire

VIDEO: Betty (80) has no plans to retire

While many 80-year-olds would expect a bit of pampering on the eve of their special birthday not Betty Wright.

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Picture: Craig Halkett

Wellside children dish up help for foodbank

Youngsters at Wellside Kindergarten know how important it is to start the day with a good breakfast and they have generously passed on a large donation of cereal to Falkirk Foodbank.

News

IN PICTURES: Dance-off at Denny High

End of term at Denny High School was marked in spectacular fashion with the annual inter-house dance off.

News
Police Scotland's performance will come under scrutiny at Falkirk Council

Figures reveal serious assaults in Falkirk area almost doubled in 2016

Police Scotland often finds itself copping plenty of criticism for the way it has handled its responsibilities.

Crime 1
Picture: Michael Gillen

Nancy takes top trophy

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

News
Picture: Michael Gillen

Car dealership staff rev up donations for gift appeal

Kind-hearted staff at the Arnold Clark dealership in Falkirk donated boxes of gifts to disadvantaged members of the community shortly before Christmas.

News
Station footbridge closure

Station footbridge closure

Passengers at Falkirk’s Grahamston Railway Station will have to make do without the footbridge that crosses over the tracks for the next couple of months.

Transport 2
Behind the Wall owner Brian enjoys playtime with the grateful recipients of the new Wallee Wellies

Pub boss Brian wades in to provide pupils with wellies

The owner of a famed Falkirk watering hole kindly splashed the cash to kit out young primary school pupils in some top wellies for winter.

News
A touch of magic at awards event

A touch of magic at awards event

Two Slimming World consultants have got the magic touch when it comes to weight loss this New Year, according to TV presenter Stephen Mulhern.

Business
Piper hit wrong note with police

Piper hit wrong note with police

A man who went upstairs to play the bapipes in a bid to avoid a family argument attempted to headbutt a police officer who arrived at his house.

Crime
Douglas celebrates his 50 years at the Falkirk Herald with colleagues

Douglas makes the headlines after 50 years with The Falkirk Herald

When Douglas Crawford walked through the doors of The Falkirk Herald for the first time on January 3, 1967, little did he think that it would be the start of a lifelong connection.

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