Falkirk Herald

Legacy poem is heading Down Under for contest

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Left to right show host Phil, Mhairi Ollier, show host Kirstie and Steve Ollier - pictured at Stenhousemuir Cricket Club, their favourite local amenity and the one feature they could not bear to leave behind.

Stenhousemuir family ‘bowled over’ by TV hit

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Protesters outside Holyrood at a recent demo against the closures.  Local campaigners included Bonnybridge councillor (now also Falkirk Provost) Billy Buchanan

Shock as under-threat care home is ‘measured up’ for closure

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Van driver ‘tried to hit policeman’ claim

Crime

Tribute in Falkirk to a fallen Jacobite paladin

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Patients ‘rescued’ from Forth Valley Royal Hospital

News

Bonnybridge man kicked dad’s door to pay taxi

Crime

Taxi rank rammy ends with a customer lying unconscious

Crime

Collapsed sewer in Banknock spells traffic snag

News

Lee Miller’s second spell at Falkirk is over

Falkirk FC
Stenhousemuir were comfortable winners against Clyde (pic by Craig Halkett)

Stenhousemuir boss takes nothing for granted against Cowdenbeath

Stenhousemuir FC
Alex Jakubiak has signed on a six-month loan deal. Picture Michael Gillen.

On-loan Watford striker looking back on TV history on return to family roots in Falkirk

Falkirk FC

Camelon centre closure to make way for soft play area

Lifestyle

Fans the ‘most dedicated in Europe’

Falkirk FC

Sunderland loan signing ‘a handful’ says Bairns boss

Falkirk FC

Morton 0 Falkirk 1: Second success at Greenock

Falkirk FC

Remembering the Battle of Falkirk Muir

Lifestyle
Rose Room. 

Pic: Julie Howden

Gypsy jazzers will bring some swing to Falkirk Town Hall

Music
The Smokehouse Blues Band play Stirling Blues Club

What’s on listings – January 18 onwards

Whats on

Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Lifestyle
Strictly embargoed 00.01 Monday 3rd April; Cycling star Mark Beaumont, best known for cycling around the world in 194 days in 2008, will take ultra-endurance to another level by circumnavigating the globe in less than half that time.

Beaumont will be attempting to travel 18,000 miles around the world, starting from Paris on Sunday 2 July. As a warm up to the Artemis World Cycle, he will first cycle around the coastline of Britain, leaving on 4th April. The 3,500 miles, 15-day training ride will be at 80 days pace, with Beaumont cycling for 16 hours and 240 miles per day.

As part of his mission to travel around the world in 80 days, breaking the current world record of 123 days, set by New Zealands Andrew Nicholson, the Scottish adventurer is raising funds for Orkidstudio, which works to benefit communities worldwide through innovative architecture and construction. The journey will also be tracked through Twinkl, a global educational platform for primary schools.

Mark Beaumont lays down cycling challenge

Lifestyle

Family days out in Scotland for under £50

Lifestyle