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.

Falkirk Local History Society will be moving into newly refurbished Steeple and using its rich past to good effect

Future looking bright for our Falkirk Steeple

A local history society will be hoping the past few centuries help to create a promising future for Falkirk Steeple.

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Gongoozling' exhibition launched by artist Lesley Banks in her studio

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Picture Alan Rennie.

Six top event to try and attend in the coming days

Here are six of the best events coming to a venue near you in the next week.

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Frank Quitely with his image of Superman flying over Kelvingrove. Pic: SNS.

Glasgow is Frank about its place as the centre of the comic book universe

Nearly 200 years ago Glasgow became the birthplace of the comic book and remains at the entre of the industry to this day.


Children show a lot of character for World Book Day

Youngsters throughout the Falkirk area got dressed up as their favourite fictional characters for World Book Day this week.

Unite convener Mark Lyon

Mark’s new book lifts the lid on Ineos

A new book promises to give the inside story on the strike drama at Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos back in 2013.

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Author Craig Robertson joins brother and sister Jacob (5) and Orla Bennet (4) to declare Denny Library open. Picture: Michael Gillen

A new chapter for Denny

The official opening of the town’s new library this week is just the first chapter in the ongoing tale of Denny’s resurgence.

Picture: Michael Gillen

Power’s powerful portraits

A Falkirk-born artist who has captured all of Scotland’s First Ministers on canvas is holding her first solo exhibition in Edinburgh next month.

Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Larbert’s historic Dobbie Hall will host a night of nostalgic Northern Soul later this year.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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Weird Decibels will be playing at Artisan Tap

The top ten events for the week ahead

Here are some events you don’t want to miss.

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Artisan Tap in Wooer Street is one of the venues

Falkirk gets all arty for start of 2017

Local artists, writers and musicians combine their creative forces to produce a weekend of homegrown entertainment in Falkirk.

Fashion graduate of the year Roslyne McQuillan

Top graduate has designs on the future

A former Grangemouth High School pupil wants to take the fashion world by storm after winning the Scottish Fashion Awards’ Graduate of the Year.

Royal Caledonian Education Trust chief executive Colin Flinn was privileged to see Natasha in full flight

Natasha leapt at chance to thank Trust

Top dancer and award-winning actress Natasha Watson put on a real show for the organisation which has helped develop her talents.

The Project Theatre cast  rehearse for their new production of Bugsy Malone

Project Theatre’s criminally good show

A youth theatre group’s new production on the classic Bugsy Malone features gangsters, gals and custard pies.

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Artist Nikki Monaghan from Bo'ness

Artist Nikki paints a good picture of help

Nikkie Monaghan believes art should be affordable and accessible which is why she is grateful for the support in setting up her new website.

Bontanical artists Mary ONeil and Sharon Fox have works on display

View art and nature in harmony

Two local artists with a real love for nature feature in a new exhibition which pays tribute to Falkirk botanical legend George Forrest.

Derek Steel with the first Razur Cuts. Picture: Michael Gillen

New magazine to hit the street

An underground magazine for raw music, literature, poetry, photography, short stories and artwork will be hitting Falkirk streets soon.

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