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Dumped partner pestered ex with calls and messages

Lovestruck Christopher Laing reacted badly when his girlfriend ended their year-long relationship.

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New boat trips let you cruise in the shadow of Kelpies

New boat trips let you cruise in the shadow of Kelpies

Visitors to Falkirk’s Helix Park this week will be able to look at the world famous Kelpies from another vantage point.

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William and Margaret Dalgleish of Glenmoriston Drive, Cairneyhill, who celebrated their Diamond Wedding on Monday August 28th 2017. Originally from Falkirk.

Diamond couple celebrate 60 years

A farming couple celebrating their diamond anniversary said working together was the key to a long and happy marriage.

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Strathcarron Hospice logo. Strathcarron logo.

Free wills on offer in return for donation

Strathcarron Hospice is teaming up with a number of local solicitors who are waiving fees for will-writing in exchange for a donation to the health facility in Fankerton.

Health
Falkirk Sheriff Court

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.

Crime
NHS Forth Valley Chief Executive Cathie Cowan

New NHS chief exec has an ‘outstanding track record’

NHS Forth Valley has announced its new chief executive, Cathie Cowan, will take up her position at the end of the year.

Health
Body found in forest has been identified

Body found in forest has been identified

Police have confirmed that a body discovered in Kincardine two weeks ago has been formally identified.

Crime
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.

Crime
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
‘Enough is enough’: Entire council unites against Ineos road closure plans

‘Enough is enough’: Entire council unites against Ineos road closure plans

All members of Falkirk Council want to stop a petrochemical giant’s plans to permanently close a public road.

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Showed indecent snaps of children

Showed indecent snaps of children

Harry McGregor (24), Pearlbank, Redding, was placed on a supervised community payback order for 12 months after admitting being in possession of indecent photographs of children and showing them to others.

Crime
Leann Cruse with son Cole, who suffers from brain abnormalities. The family is hoping to build an extension to improve his quality of life

Little Cole getting his own boutique

A new boutique is due to open to raise money to renovate the home of a severely disabled boy so he can live life more comfortably.

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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.

Crime
Paterson was jailed at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Sex pest jailed for filming schoolgirls aged five to 16

A sex pest who filmed schoolgirls without their knowledge has been jailed for 27 months.

Crime
Tim Horton's Coffee Shop will get a drive through in Tryst Road, Stenhousemuir despite objections from Falkirk Council planning committee members Laura Murtagh and Malcolm Nicol

Tim Hortons’ drive through gets green light despite brewing up traffic fears

The famous Tim Horton’s Coffee House empire will be opening a drive through in the Falkirk area despite traffic concerns.

Business
Tim Horton's Coffee Shop will get a drive through in Tryst Road, Stenhousemuir despite objections from Falkirk Council planning committee members Laura Murtagh and Malcolm Nicol

Tim Hortons’ drive through gets green light despite brewing up traffic fears

The famous Tim Horton’s Coffee Shop will be opening a drive through in the Falkirk area despite traffic concerns.

Business
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Man charged with town centre knife incident

A 45-year-old man has been charged with a string of serious offences after being arrested for brandishing a blade in public.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Drunk told to get help for problem

Ross Adams (30), 1 Grove Street, Denny, was arrested for abusive behaviour at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert on May 5.

Crime
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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