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New book delves into the past of former Bonnybridge chief inspector Ian

The thinking-man’s Billy Connolly is how Ian McNeish was once described.

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Falkirk nursery celebrates award

Falkirk nursery celebrates award

A nursery school in Falkirk is delighted after being recognised for their hard work by the NHS.

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Falkirk Herald nostalgia. The Falkirk Herald 14th February 1976.

Looking back: Pupils in Denny school drama, 1976

Denny High School this week presented ‘The Lion In Winter’, a play set in the castle of Henry II at Christmas in the year 1183.

Nostalgia
In My View: Show you care because you want to, not have to

In My View: Show you care because you want to, not have to

This week saw the mark of Valentine’s Day. The day of Cupid, love, and ridiculously overpriced items.

Opinion
Olivia Cameron Bridal

Falkirk firms reach the final in Scottish Wedding Awards

Ten local businesses have been awarded with a place in the finals of the Scottish Wedding Awards 2018.

News
Let’s get aboard the ‘Outlander Express’ to boost area’s tourism

Let’s get aboard the ‘Outlander Express’ to boost area’s tourism

The local authority hopes to hitch a ride on the film and television tourism bandwagon and cash in on the success of a romantic time travel show.

News
Laura Gillespie

Larbert teacher wins £5K in popular breakfast radio competition

A Kinnaird Primary teacher has single-handedly banished ‘the curse of the teacher’ for a popular phone-in radio competition.

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Killer set...Seal turned on the style with his big band at the Usher Hall in Edinuburgh on Saturday night, performing Standards as well as some of his biggest hits. (Pic: Robert Kidd)

Seal is a sensation singing Standards in Scotland

From the second Seal swaggered onto the stage, clicking his fingers as the big band played the opening chords for Luck Be a Lady, everyone in the audience knew they were in for a treat.

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Red flags...should be flying for potential puppy owners if they are ever asked to pick up their new pet from a car park. So its best to Adopt, Dont Shop. (Pic: Courtesy of the SSPCA)

Readers can help improve animal welfare in Scotland

The Environment Minister, MSP Roseanna Cunningham, has asked our readers to have their say on the public consultation to regulate and license animal sanctuaries and rehoming centres in Scotland.

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Billie Couser Falkirk Herald Baby of the Week February 2018

Baby of the Week: Billie Alexandrea Couser

Billie Alexandrea Couser was born on July 23, 2017 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital at 8.03pm weighing 5lbs 14.5oz.

Lifestyle

In pictures: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit the Capital

Hundreds of people turned out to greet Prince Harry and his fiance Meghan Markle as they visited the Scottish capital today (February 13).

Lifestyle

Video: How to make the ‘perfect’ pancake

Whether you like to have them savoury or sweet, Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it’s also known in the UK, is the perfect excuse for a treat this Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Revealed: The most romantic restaurants in Falkirk for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air, with just two days to go until Valentine’s Day.

Lifestyle
Sandy Simpson

Sandy’s Garden .. An Environmental Rant

As regular readers of this column know, I am a fair-weather gardener whose enthusiasm for horticultural pursuits is at a low ebb during the cold months of winter.

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Willie Anderson, managing director of Finewood Doors, with the held of Jax, the two year old Golden Retriever presents �800 to Claire MacDonald, business development fundraiser for Strathcarron Hospice.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Falkirk firm’s selfie settee Strathcarron Hospice fundraising idea proves to be top dog

A Falkirk joinery firm opened its doors to present Strathcarron Hospice volunteers with a cheque for £800.

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In pictures: Airth Primary pupils enjoy Burns celebration

Pupils from P7 at Airth Primary hosted a successful Burns Supper in the school last week.

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Former railway station at Grangemouth, virtually derelict in July 1975.

Looking back: Sad demise of Grangemouth Railway Station in 1975

This sorry sight is Grangemouth railway station in 1975, seven years after the last passenger trains stopped at its platform.

Nostalgia
Phoenix

Pet of the Week: Phoenix

Phoenix is a lovely two-year-old crossbreed who has been at the Dogs Trust in West Calder for a long time and is still looking for his forever home.

Lifestyle
Forth Valley Sensory Centre is opening a week-long charity shop in Grangemouth to raise funds.

Week-long shop makes sense for Camelon centre

Forth Valley Sensory Centre will be opening a week-long charity shop to raise vital funds for the Camelon facility.

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