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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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Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Chewy toffee has long been a firm favourite for all those with a sweet tooth – with the possible exception of dentists - and after several years it’s finally being manufactured commercially again in the Larbert area.

Business
Lesley Stephen, Lesley Graham and Anne Maclean-Chang. Bottom row: Alison Tait who campaigned to get breast cancer drug Kadcyla made available on NHS in Scotland

Mum thrilled as cancer drug treatment made available

A Larbert mum, who helped lead a campaign for a breast cancer drug to be made widely available, was celebrating this week.

Health
John (left) is congratulated on his 30 years service by Paul McGowan

Driver to director celebrates 30 years

John Gorman started work as a bus driver – and 30 years later is now one of the bosses of the industry.

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Missing woman Nabela Kausar

Concerns grow for missing woman

Police Scotland are appealing for information to help trace a woman last seen in Larbert on Monday.

Crime
The A&E Department at Forth Valley Royal

Bailed but banned from hospital

A young woman who made life hell for A & E staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital (FVRH) has now been banned from going there.

Crime
Jamie Stevenson hands over the cheque to Maggies fundraising organiser Gayle Cobain watched by Torwood staff and customers

Torwood donates over £4000 to Maggie’s Forth Valley

Kind-hearted customers and staff from Torwood Garden Centre handed over a cheque to help pay for the running of Maggie’s Forth Valley.

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The pupils at Airth PS enjoy that winning feeling!

Airth Primary has all the answers

Airth won the local round of the Rotary District 1020 primary schools quiz.

Education
Dr Bill Maxwell, HM Chief Inspector of Education and Chief Executive of Education Scotland,l joined Larbert High S1 pupils during a biology class - Kieran Toland , Jami-Lee Laing and Lewis Johnson

Schools ‘could do better’ educating youngsters

Scotland’s chief education inspector said the service ‘could do better’ when he unveiled a review into standards.

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Lee Welsh, left, and Lauchlan Muir - both nominated for Young Scot awards 2017

Young heroes recognised

Raising cash for charity and overcoming the odds have seen two schoolboys nominated for this year’s Young Scot Awards.

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Slimmers zip their way to charity target

Members of local Slimming World groups raised the bar when it came to charity efforts on Saturday as they leaped off a crane 100 feet over the River Clyde.

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Hall trust needs a long lease to access new revenue streams

Hall trust needs a long lease to access new revenue streams

A charitable trust which has admirably run a historic landmark since the 1990s says it is in dire need of restoration – but can’t raise the money to do it.

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Police are investigating a spate of incidents.

Pink pellets are not poison say police

Police say pink pellets found in bread in a village park are not poison.

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Police are investigating a spate of incidents.

Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

A man indecently exposed himself to a teenager in Stenhousemuir.

Crime
Champion volunteer Niamh is heading for California

College date for volunteer

A schoolgirl will keep her date with destiny this summer.

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The new Maggie's in Larbert will help countless cancer sufferers over the years. Picture: Michael Gillen

The cancer centre where people have time to sit, listen and help

After a lifetime in the NHS caring for others, Liz MacMillan is looking forward to taking on her new role in the third sector.

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Lord McConnell and Nina Barough open the news centre. Picture: Michael Gillen

Opening the door to support at Maggie’s

The new Maggie’s centre which will provide support for cancer sufferers and their families from across Forth Valley has opened.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Opening day for Maggie’s Forth Valley

The new Maggie’s centre which will provide support for cancer sufferers and their families from across Forth Valley has been opened.

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STEM the flow away from these careers

STEM the flow away from these careers

Pupils from Larbert High School joined girls from around the world in finding out more about careers in STEM industries.

Education
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