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Bully remanded for not keeping appointments

A man has been remanded in custody after telling a court he was unlikely to keep appointments with social workers.

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19-07-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. POLMONT. The Whyteside Inn in Polmont due for demolition.

Inn on the way out as demolition beckons

A demolition firm has been given the go-ahead to level a once-popular public house because the long derelict property has become a safety risk.

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Steven Timmons sent offensive text messages to his partner

Sent offensive texts to girlfriend after row

Steven Timmons sent his partner a series of upsetting text messages after they fell out.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

Transport
Shortage of doctors leads to changes in out-of-hours care

Shortage of doctors leads to changes in out-of-hours care

A shortage of doctors has led NHS Forth Valley to make changes to its out-of-hours care for patients.

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Looking forward to Airth Highland Games

Looking forward to Airth Highland Games

Airth Highland Games takes place tomorrow and organisers are hoping the sun will shine.

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Hospice will be quids in

Hospice will be quids in

Win a car for only £1 – and help a good cause into the bargain is the offer from Strathcarron Hospice.

Health
Iron Man Steve Barrett with his proud partner Dhana McBlain and their baby son Theo

Bo’ness soldier completes Ironman challenge for cancer charity

As a serving soldier, Steve Barrett is entitled to pride himself on his high level of fitness.

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Pair guilty of killing Russell Robertson

Pair guilty of killing Russell Robertson

Two friends have been convicted of killing a stranger by throwing him over a bridge into a canal.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

Transport
Disruption to trains after power failure

Disruption to trains after power failure

Rail passengers are affected this evening as a power failure at Haymarket station affected services.

Transport
Jury out as defence claims eye witnesses were “filling in the blanks”

Jury out as defence claims eye witnesses were “filling in the blanks”

The jury in the canal murder trial retired to consider its verdict around 3.30pm today.

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Parking peril at Wheel

Parking peril at Wheel

Visitors to The Falkirk Wheel could find the closed sign up on car parks around the tourist attraction.

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Jurors urged to find men guilty of murdering Russell Robertson

Jurors urged to find men guilty of murdering Russell Robertson

A prosecutor urged a jury to find two men guilty of murdering a stranger by flipping him into the Forth & Clyde Canal.

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Lions Club can be a roaring success

Lions Club can be a roaring success

People from all section of the community are being urged to get behind a new group being launched in the area.

News
The All Parts Auto Salvage Site already dominates the landscape for many households

Plans from High Bonnybridge scrap yard on hold

A scrap metal firm has applied to have restrictions lifted so it can expand its business.

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Fire alarm drama sparks assault in Bonnybridge pub

Fire alarm drama sparks assault in Bonnybridge pub

Police were called to a village pub after a man was assaulted by two other customers with pool cues.

Crime
Baby of the week: Aiven May Gail Allan

Baby of the week: Aiven May Gail Allan

Aiven May Gail Allan was born on February 24, 2017 at 6.26pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lbs 12oz.

Family
Edinburgh Sheriff Court

DJ from Larbert sexually assaulted teens

An NHS radiographer sexually assaulted three teenage schoolgirls as he moonlighted as a DJ at an 18th birthday party.

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Sheriff told the fate of the fish after their tank was attacked was unknown

Son took his anger out on dad’s fish after cash plea refused

Connah Jackson lost his temper with his dad when he refused to lend him £10 and took his anger out on the man’s fish tank.

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