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Top Pilates instructor visits Falkirk centre

A Falkirk physiotherapy and exercise centre is looking forward to hosting classes this weekend with a world-renowned Pilates instructor.

Lifestyle
Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Parents of over 1130 newborns in Forth Valley have received a Baby Box since they were introduced last year.

Health
Ruby Nicol

Baby of the Week: Ruby Nicol

THE DETAILS: Ruby Alexander Nicol was born on July 20, 2017 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, at 11.24am, weighing 8lbs 4.5oz.

Lifestyle
The weather warning has been upgraded to amber by the Met Office.

Falkirk upgraded to amber snow warning

Falkirk motorists are being warned of a high risk of disruption after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of central Scotland.

News
Greens choice for Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election

Greens choice for Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election

Former Larbert High teacher David Robertson is the Greens candidate for next month’s Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election.

Politics
Sophie’s Column: If eating Granny Smiths gets rid of cold, fire them this way

Sophie’s Column: If eating Granny Smiths gets rid of cold, fire them this way

I’ve always prided myself as being someone who has never really fallen ill.

Opinion
Falkirk fans from the 'Wee Dublin End' seen here, or covered seating in the main stand. Picture Michael Gillen.

Fans the ‘most dedicated in Europe’

You’d need to be dedicated to stand in pouring rain on an open terrace a stone’s throw from the River Clyde on a January afternoon.

Falkirk FC
On-going and upcoming roadworks in Falkirk area

On-going and upcoming roadworks in Falkirk area

No-one likes roadworks, but here’s a list of those on-going and upcoming so you can plan your journey in advance.

Transport
Road delays and schools shut by snow across Falkirk district

Road delays and schools shut by snow across Falkirk district

Motorists were hit by delays during this morning’s rush hour due to snowfalls.

Education
Andrew Nelson was in the thick of it at Cappielow, and leapt over this Gary Harkins challenge. Picture Michael Gillen.

Sunderland loan signing ‘a handful’ says Bairns boss

Falkirk manager Paul Hartley paid tribute to bustling Sunderland frontman Andrew Nelson after Saturday’s win at Morton.

Falkirk FC
Heavy snow is expected across parts of the country today.

Drivers should be prepared for difficult road conditions

Motorists are being warned to be prepared for difficult driving conditions in the next few days.

Transport
Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Losing weight, getting in shape, finally packing in the fags. All very worthwhile resolutions to make and keep this year.

Lifestyle
False accusations of sexual abuse aimed at social worker

False accusations of sexual abuse aimed at social worker

A woman made false accusations against her social worker claiming she was sexually abusing children in her home.

Crime
Drunk motorist drove with child in car

Drunk motorist drove with child in car

A motorist was almost five times over the legal drink driving limit – and had a child in his car – when he was stopped by police.

Crime
Sandy Simpson

Sandy’s Garden ... Holly Berries

As last year drew near to its close, I was surprised to see two wood pigeons – fairly large birds – making a very gentle, slow approach to a holly bush in my garden.

Lifestyle
Eradicating polio has been main mission for Rotary Clubs for more than 30 years and, with only 10 cases last year, its now well within touching distance.

Rotary Clubs in Falkirk battle to eradicate polio

For more than 30 years Rotarians world-wide have been waging war on polio.

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Pictured from left, Giulio Lanny, GreenThumb Falkirk service manager; Lawrence Kane, staff nurse; Mark MacKay, director; Linda Struthers, staff nurse and Ben MacKay, lawn operative.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Thumbs up for Falkirk firm’s commitment to Strathcarron Hospice

The team at GreenThumb Falkirk are keen supporters of Strathcarron Hospice and in the last couple of years have helped raise vital funds, as well as attended hospice events, held craft sessions with day care patients and donated their time to treat patient lawns.

Lifestyle
Heavy snow showers are expected to hit central Scotland in the coming days.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Snow warning to last four days

The yellow warning of snow and ice for the Falkirk area has now been extended to Thursday, with a separate warning also in place for strong winds.

News
New parking enforcement for Falkirk

New parking enforcement for Falkirk

Streets in the Falkirk area could by policed by the local authority as early as October if an application for decriminalised parking enforcement (DPE) is granted.

Transport
Billy is Falkirk’s new Provost

Billy is Falkirk’s new Provost

Councillor Billy Buchanan has been selected as the new Provost of Falkirk.

Politics
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