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Larbert

Wedding of the Week: Scott Enterkin and Louise Brown

Scott Enterkin (32) is from Denny and is a product manager for an electrical manufacturer, while Louise Brown (36) is from Larbert and looks after their children Ryan (17), Kian (14), Aimee (10) and Aston (8). They are expecting a fifth baby in July.

Family
Baby of the week: Olivia Rhonda Hogarth

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
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: Michael Gillen

Baby born after the 2017 bells

There was plenty of reasons to celebrate 2017 in one Braes household as they welcomed in a new year ... and a new arrival.

News

Stars in their eyes as rating is retained

A popular visitor attraction in Larbert has maintained its five -star rating for the service it provides for customers.

Business
Dentist Abraham McCarthy is the lead practitioner at EnVisage Dental Health in Larbert

Getting teeth into new opportunity

A takeover followed by a makeover has worked wonders for a long-established dental practice.

Business
The Maggies Forth Valley centre will shortly be handed over to the charity by the developers. Picture: Michael Gillen

Maggie’s announces opening celebrations

Looking forward to throwing open the doors of their new centre are the team at Maggie’s Forth Valley.

Health
Gifts are handed over by staff from MP Locums and The Howgate Shopping Centre following a fundraiser and collection

It’s just what the doctor ordered

Kind-hearted staff and shoppers helped brighten Christmas for patients in Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s children’s ward.

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Baby of the Week: Lochlyn McDonald

Baby of the Week: Lochlyn McDonald

Lochlyn McDonald was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, on June 13, 2016 at 8pm weighing 8lb 3oz.

Family
Blair Paterson, managing director of Mrs Tilly's
Picture: Michael Gillen

Mrs Tilly’s hope to have top prize licked

Sweet makers Mrs Tilly’s are hoping to enjoy the sweet taste of success later this month at a national awards ceremony.

Business
Sir Alex Ferguson with Tom Hart at the launch of lung cancer awareness campaign

When Tom met Sir Alex...

A Larbert man who beat cancer three times after seeking early help has shared his experience with soccer legend Sir Alex Ferguson in a Scottish Government film promoting Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

News
Staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital's A&E were under pressure during October

Patients left waiting for A&E treatment

Patients were left waiting for hours in a hospital A&E department as staff struggled to cope.

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Sooty the cat was helped by residents at Hanover's Sir John Graham Court sheltered housing in Larbert

Retired residents to the rescue in kitten crisis

A band of kind-hearted residents at a sheltered housing complex took it upon themselves to care for some abandoned kittens discovered at the premises.

News

IN PICTURES: Macmillan coffee mornings

Schools and community groups raised a ton of cash for Macmillan Cancer Support organising a myriad of marvellous coffee morning last week.

Health
Dux, Zoe Dickson takes a selfie with proxime accessits Chrstie Gillies; Max Kolle; Murray Johnston; Calum Paterson; Iain Lind and guest speaker, Judy Murray. Picture: Michael Gillen

Just like starting over for dux Zoe

Larbert High’s 2016 dux says she is starting life all over again as she embarks on her studies at university full of promise.

Education
Paul McGowan. Picture by Sandy Young

Bus boss in the running for top industry award

The boss of Larbert-based bus operator First Midland Bluebird has been nominated for a prestigious annual UK bus industry award.

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Michael's tireless campaign has paid off

Brave Michael finally wins fight to use drug

A nine-year-old boy with muscle-wasting Duchenne muscular dystrophy has won his fight to have a breakthrough drug made available in Scotland.

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We’re making music for Millie

We’re making music for Millie

Musical youngsters put their talent to good use when they held an impromptu busking session in Falkirk High Street.

News
Tiptoes Nursery owners Anoop Shah and Sheetal Shah

Tiny pupils enjoy outdoor learning

Children attending a local nursery are getting back to nature with their new outdoor classroom.

Education
Nurse denies raping prisoners

Nurse denies raping prisoners

A mental health nurse who worked at a women’s prison called three women who accuse him of rape liars, a court heard.

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