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Police hunt man who was ‘acting suspiciously’ in Grangemouth

A man described as behaving suspiciously in the Grangemouth area is now being sought by police officers.

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Grangemouth Children’s Day 2017 captured in photographs

Young and old enjoyed some fun in the sun at this year’s Grangemouth Children’s Day.

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Wedding of the week: Aimi Gardner and Niall Horne

Aimi Gardner (28) is from Stenhousemuir and works as a pharmacy technician at Ayr Hospital, while Niall Horne (26), from Howwood, is a software developer in Glasgow. The couple live together in Johnstone.

Family
The Blok Dance crew get ready to entertain the crowd at Grangemouth High School

Blok stars rock Grangemouth High School

The talented youngsters of Blok Dance group put on another amazing show at Grangemouth High School last night – and their parents got in on the action too.

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Lewis McAusland (7) celebrates completing a junior triathlon with dad Alastair McAusland

Triathlon heroics from little Lewis

A seven-year-old boy has been running, cycling and swimming down in Shropshire to complete a junior triathlon challenge.

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Top honour for Aimee as she’s named Lord Lieutenant’s air cadet

Top honour for Aimee as she’s named Lord Lieutenant’s air cadet

A member of Grangemouth 1333 (Spitfire) Squadron has been named Lord Lieutenant Alan Simpson’s air cadet for the Falkirk and Stirling area over the next year.

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Schools are safe, say council

Schools are safe, say council

Education chiefs have said that Falkirk Council’s schools are safe after it was revealed more than two-thirds contain asbestos.

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Rainbows, fairies and godmothers in Grangemouth

There was a popular new addition to this year’s Grangemouth Children’s Day and – as you can see in our video – it certainly brought plenty of colour to local streets.

Lifestyle
Picture: Michael Gillen

‘Ongoing saga’ of the Big Bar’s future use

The future of an eyesore building in the heart of a community appears to be no nearer a solution.

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You can see Kara is Queen of the Castle

Grangemouth Children’s Day Queen for 2017 Kara Wilson was proud to stand outside her castle arch on Friday night’s arch patrol.

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Tim Hortons could be opening a drive through in Stenhousemuir

Who’s heard about Hortons coming to town?

Top Canadian coffee house empire Tim Hortons is reportedly planning to open its second ever UK premises in the Falkirk area.

Business
Night out ends with assault on his partner

Night out ends with assault on his partner

A night out ended with Keiran Buchanan slapping his partner in the face.

Crime
Fun remains the same for Children’s Day

Fun remains the same for Children’s Day

Some things may have had to change about Grangemouth Children’s Day but organisers have ensured the fun remains present and correct.

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Rhiannon is queen for day

Rhiannon is queen for day

Preparing for Kincardine’s big day at the weekend are these excited members of the Gala Day royal party.

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The Stevenson family who own Torwood Garden Centre are well known fundraisers for local charities
Picture: Michael Gillen

Paintings will bring in cash

The owners of Torwood Garden Centre have had a blooming good idea to raise cash for charity.

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The A&E unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert

Disorientated in Denny then violent in A&E in Larbert

A drunken joiner built up a violent rage when he was asked to extinguish his cigarette while he was being treated in hospital.

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Race for life entrants at last year's Falkirk event in Callendar Park

Ready for Race for Life

Fundraisers will turn Callendar Park pink on Sunday for the annual Race for Life 5k.

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Staff at the British Heart Foundation Scotland's Falkirk branch are enouraging customers to take part in the run

Run gets to the heart of the matter

British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland is looking for people to pound the pavements for this year’s Falkirk Fun Run.

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Dog poisoner on the loose

Dog poisoner on the loose

Police are hunting for the person who left raw meat containing rat poison in a garden which almost killed two small dogs.

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