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Cure for Christmas crime

Cure for Christmas crime

Police Scotland is once again teaming up with Falkirk’s retailers in an effort to discourage crime in the town centre over the festive season.

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Christmas helpers make town centre sparkle

Christmas helpers make town centre sparkle

Christmas fairies and Santa’s elves took time off from their usual duties to help with a litter pick in Falkirk town centre on Tuesday.

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Blair’s dream day on the buses…

Blair’s dream day on the buses…

A little boy with a love of buses enjoyed a special festive day out thanks to the drivers at First Midland Bluebird’s Larbert depot.

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Help Feed a Family: Falkirk giving generously

Help Feed a Family: Falkirk giving generously

Donations to the Falkirk Foodbank are flooding in to help feed struggling families this Christmas with generosity from all parts of the district.

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Gone, but not forgotten

Gone, but not forgotten

A heartbroken family has thanked the community for its support in the run-up to Christmas following the tragic death of their son.

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Get a taste of Christmas at The Milk Barn

Get a taste of Christmas at The Milk Barn

Like ice-cream? Then head along to the award-winning Milk Barn in Falkirk on Thursday night.

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Falkirk Foodbank appeal

Falkirk Foodbank appeal

Christmas is truly the time of year for giving and Falkirk Herald staff are joining thousands of others who will be thinking of others less fortunate this year.

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Heralding the start of Camelon’s first Winter Festival

Heralding the start of Camelon’s first Winter Festival

A parade of children and adults with lanterns will help launch Camelon’s first-ever Winter Festival this weekend.

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Santa should cut down on sherry and mince pies, according to nation's leading GP

Santa may also suffer from alcoholism and work stress, the head of the Royal College of GPs said.Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman