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Larbert

Oh baby – there is going to be some birthday party

There will be no forgetting birthdays in the Nimmo family from now on ... with four of them all celebrating on the same day.

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Sheriff William Gilchrist warned Kelly to ecpect prison at Stirling Sheriff Court today

Victim leapt for his life at 40mph during terrifying abduction

A thug who abducted a man and threatened to stab him in the eye with a screwdriver has been told to expect a lengthy jail sentence.

Crime
Top student Lara inspires others

Top student Lara inspires others

A new recruit at Larbert Pharmacy has been hailed as a star of the future.

Education
Baby of the week: Phoebe Elizabeth Cole

Baby of the week: Phoebe Elizabeth Cole

Phoebe Elizabeth Cole was born on March 28, 2017 at 6.50pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lbs 5oz.

Family
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.

Health 2
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.

Crime
Concerns were raised about the impact the development would have on traffic levels on roads around Larbert Cross

Committee vote down Larbert housing bid

Falkirk Council could be facing a showdown with the Scottish Government after refusing a planning application.

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Buildings have been demolished at the RSNH in Larbert but now new homes could be built

Decision clears the way for housing at Larbert

More land on the former Royal Scottish National Hospital site in Larbert is to be made available for development.

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The area around Kinnaird primary is gridlocked with traffic

Too much pressure on access road

Residents of a relatively new – and still growing – housing development in Larbert fear their single access road is failing to cope with traffic demands.

Transport 1
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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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.

Crime
Members of 2nd Larbert Boys' Brigade have received their Queen's Badge

2nd Larbert’s Queen’s men on parade

Members of 2nd Larbert Boys’ Brigade rounded off a highly successful 2016/17 session with 11 boys attaining their Queen’s Badge.

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Wallace became abusive at Forth Valley Royal in Larbert

Threatened hospital staff who tried to help

A drunk has been jailed for seven months for threatening hospital staff who tried to help him.

Crime
Putting Maggie’s Centre in the driving seat

Putting Maggie’s Centre in the driving seat

Cancer sufferers using the new Maggie’s Forth Valley Centre will benefit from the donation of a new car.

Health
Drunk threatend to stab officer at Larbert hospital

Drunk threatend to stab officer at Larbert hospital

Boozed up birthday boy David Turnbull was arrested after threatening to stab a police officer.

Crime
Larbert’s Lee is an unsung hero

Larbert’s Lee is an unsung hero

A schoolboy from Larbert has been named Scotland’s Unsung Hero at a prestigious event which recognises inspirational youngsters.

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Young was sentenced at Stirling Sheriff Court this week

Sex pest with links to gangster sent to prison for two years

A former right-hand man of convicted gunrunner Paul Ferris has been jailed for abusing two young girls.

Crime
Falkirk Foodbank is feeding an increasing amount of children. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk’s bairns in food crisis

More Falkirk children than ever before are living in poverty and relying on foodbanks for meals.

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Police are appealing for information.

Missing woman traced

Police in Forth Valley have thanked the public for “caring and sharing” during a search to find a missing woman who has now been traced.

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