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Foster carer Maureen was there for children when they needed help

A grandmother has spent the last half century raising her own family while acting as a foster carer for hundreds of youngsters.

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Laurieston woman celebrates 100th birthday

A remarkable woman who is celebrating her 100th birthday today says a day by day approach to life has enabled her to reach the milestone.

Falkirk district
Baby of the Week: Lois Marshall

Baby of the Week: Lois Marshall

THE DETAILS: Lois Marshall was born on June 23, 2017 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, at 1.15pm, weighing 7lbs 1oz.

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Arlo Currie

Baby of the Week: Arlo John Currie

THE DETAILS: Arlo John Currie was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on June 26, 2017 at 6.31pm weighing 7lbs 5oz.

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Holly is looking for a new home

Pet of the Week: Holly

Animal welfare experts are appealing for a new home for Holly, a beautiful six-year-old Collie cross based at Dogs Trust in West Calder.

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Archie David King

Baby of the Week: Archie David King

THE DETAILS: Archie David King was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on May 6, 2017 at 11.43am weighing 5lb 5oz.

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Orla is a big dog with a big heart

Orla

Animal welfare experts are appealing for a new home for Orla, a sweet nine-month-old Kangal based at Dogs Trust in West Calder.

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Baby Abbie Crawford

Abbie Rose Crawford

THE DETAILS: Abbie Rose Crawford was born on June 21, 2017 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital at 10.04pm weighing 8lb 3.5oz.

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Neil and Raymond Chan-Rennie

Wedding of the week: Neil Rennie and Raymond Chan

THE COUPLE: Neil Rennie is 39 and a self-employed engineer from Aberdeen, and Raymond Chan is 36 and a sexual health practitioner from Edinburgh. The couple live in Airth.

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Baby Skylar McGale

Baby of the week: Skylar Elaine McGale

THE DETAILS: Skylar Elaine McGale was born on March 14, 2017 at 2.19pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital weighing 7lbs 3oz.

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Alfie is a football pro

Pet of the Week: Alfie

This bubbly six-year-old Husky/Collie is looking for a football-loving owner to keep him busy.

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Wedding of the week: Hazel Gardner and Robin Oliver

Wedding of the week: Hazel Gardner and Robin Oliver

Hazel Gardner (28) is an accountant from Grangemouth and Robin Oliver (29) is a computer forensic analyst from Durham. The couple stay in Falkirk.

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Baby of the week: Robyn Lisa Barnfather

Baby of the week: Robyn Lisa Barnfather

Robyn Lisa Barnfather was born on June 13, 2017 at 12.30am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 7lbs 6oz.

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Wedding of the week: Pauline Cairns and Scott Robinson

Wedding of the week: Pauline Cairns and Scott Robinson

Pauline Cairns (48) is from Grangemouth and is a practice manager at the GP surgery in Meeks Road, Falkirk, while Scott Robinson (52) is from Loanhead and an IT analyst with Standard Life. The couple stay in Falkirk with Pauline’s son Sean (19) and Scott’s daughter Laurie (12).

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Baby Aarron Ross Ure

Baby of the week: Aarron Ross Ure

Aarron Ross Ure was born on April 27, 2017 at 10.47pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 6lbs 5oz.

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Border Collie Lex needs a new home

Pet of the Week: Lex

Lex, a handsome five-year-old Border Collie, is a friendly, excitable boy who adores people and is keen to approach everyone to say hello.

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Wedding of the week: Siobhan Doherty and Keiran Martin

Wedding of the week: Siobhan Doherty and Keiran Martin

Siobhan Doherty (28) is a senior accounts manager from Larbert and Keiran Martin (27) is an IT project co-ordinator from Larbert. The couple stay in Larbert with their daughter Caoimhe (4).

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Baby of the week: Olivia Christina Ross

Baby of the week: Olivia Christina Ross

Olivia Christina Ross was born on July 31, 2017 at 8.51pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lbs 6oz.

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Pet of the Week: Lola

Pet of the Week: Lola

Lola, a sweet three-year-old Lurcher, has been at the Dogs Trust West Calder centre since June.

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Freddie is looking for a forever home

Pet of the Week: Freddie

Animal welfare experts are appealing for a new home for Freddie, a lovely four-year-old Border Collie, based at Dogs Trust in West Calder.

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