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‘I don’t want to keep harry’

Harry Paton was Stenhousemuir’s stand-out player of the promotion-clinching season, but Brown Ferguson wouldn’t like him to stay with the club in SPFL League One full-time.

Stenhousemuir FC
Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert

Grangemouth man got drunk and had to be removed from hospital by police

An alcoholic made a nuisance of himself at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and police officers had to be called in to deal with the disturbance.

Crime
Column: Here at the hospice, we’re still learning...

Column: Here at the hospice, we’re still learning...

We live, and die, in a world of constant change.

Opinion
A man accused of abusing under-age girls had a relationship with a 17-year-old girl

A man accused of abusing under-age girls had a relationship with a 17-year-old girl

When a man – who stands accued of abusing under age girls – left his wife in 2001 he began a relationship with a 17-year-old girl.

Crime
Looking back: Bairn’s unique tartan is made official back in 1990

Looking back: Bairn’s unique tartan is made official back in 1990

The assignation of Falkirk’s new tartan copyright took place in 1990 when Provost Dennis Goldie, town centre assistant manager Isobel Adkins and the winning designer, Jim McGeorge put pen to paper.

Lifestyle
Tennis Falkirk Lawn tennis club

Anyone for tennis in Falkirk?

Central Scotland Tennis, in conjunction with Falkirk Lawn Tennis Club, and seven other clubs within the district are running mini tournaments from May through to September to encourage children from five to 18 to play and participate in matches this summer.

Sport
Totally Tina lead singer Justine Riddoch is set to entertain a crowd at Falkirk Town Hall

Tina Turner tribute show in Falkirk promises to be Simply The Best

Tina Turner fans in the Falkirk district will have the chance to take in a tribute act which has the awards to back up its self-professed ‘better than all the rest’ tagline.

Whats on
Rushdi Jappie. Picture: Michael Gillen.

A winning week for cricketers at Stenhousemuir

Stenhousemuir had a more successful weekend winning on both Saturday and Sunday with both games away from home. They defeated Irvine at Marress on Saturday in the West Division 1 and Dundee H.S.F.P. at Dalnacraig in the Challenge Cup.

Sport
Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong, Area Commander for Falkirk Area Command, based at Falkirk Police Office.

Police Call: Calling time on criminals on our doorsteps

Officers in Falkirk are engaged on Operation Monarda this week, as highlighted in this column last week.

Opinion
Kate Livingstone: Welcoming a new member of the family

Kate Livingstone: Welcoming a new member of the family

Friends of mine have just announced they are considering getting a dog.

Opinion
Jack Adamson proudly shows off his Legion of Honour medal. Picture by Michael Gillen

Falkirk war veteran awarded France’s Legion of Honour aged 99

A 99-year-old war veteran from Falkirk has been awarded France’s highest order of merit for his service during the Second World War.

Falkirk
Campaign marks increased fibre broadband availability in Falkirk district

Campaign marks increased fibre broadband availability in Falkirk district

A campaign has been launched to promote increased fibre broadband availability across the Falkirk district.

Falkirk district
Members of the Forth Bridges Accordion Band have called on the Royal Bank of Scotland to allow them to access their accounts

Bo’ness-based band unable to pay bills due to RBS mistake

A bank has apologised to a marching band after losing important documents which left the group unable to pay its bills.

Bo'ness

Man charged after Stenhousemuir swan attack

A man has now been charged after an attack on a swan which sparked outrage on social media.

Crime
Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

Lifestyle
Paul Hartley. Picture: Michael Gillen

Things at Falkirk ‘hotting up’ for Hartley

Paul Hartley reckons the next two weeks will be exciting times for Falkirk and the club’s fans as the summer transfer market kicks into gear.

Falkirk FC
Post Office proposes branch merger in Falkirk

Post Office proposes branch merger in Falkirk

The Post Office has announced a public consultation on a plan to axe its Falkirk and Cow Wynd branches and open a new one in the Howgate.

Business
Talented Larbert High Scool percussionist Lewis Blackwood

Percussionist takes financial hit in his stride

A talented young musician is beating a path to the front door of success despite now having to drum up cash to fund his musical education.

Whats on
Practice nurse Margaret Briggs

Camelon nurse looks back on five decades in her dream role

A practice nurse who spent more than half of her five-decade-long NHS career in Camelon insists nursing was the only profession she ever considered pursuing.

Falkirk district
What’s on listings – May 24 onwards

What’s on listings – May 24 onwards

Take a look at what’s happening around the district this week.

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