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Bo’ness-born site manager commended

Colin McNeish, site manager for Barratt Homes, has won a health and safety award for his efforts with a development.

Business
Consultation continues on future of Falkirk M&S

Consultation continues on future of Falkirk M&S

Staff and customers at Falkirk’s High Street Marks & Spencer store are still in the dark over its future.

Business
TKhair owner Tracy Mckimm is revelling in her salon's new base in her home village

Former health centre-turned-salon proving a cut above the norm

A hairdresser’s opened on the site of what was once a doctor’s surgery is in rude health, attracting repeat customers from as far away as Fife and Stirling.

Falkirk district
Grangemouth flaring: ‘It sounded like a jumbo jet taking off’

Grangemouth flaring: ‘It sounded like a jumbo jet taking off’

Residents of Grangemouth bore the brunt of the unplanned shut down of a refinery unit at Ineos on Monday night as the resulting roar of flaring disturbed their evening.

Business
Falkirk Labour leader calls for High Street rates reduction

Falkirk Labour leader calls for High Street rates reduction

The leader of the opposition at Falkirk Council has called for the administration to look into reducing rates for High Street stores in the wake of the M&S announcement.

Business
Dennyloanhead road upgrade back on track thanks to £1.5 million grant

Dennyloanhead road upgrade back on track thanks to £1.5 million grant

A £1.5 million injection of Scottish Government funding has green lit long awaited road upgrades in the Denny area and paved the way for over 170 affordable new homes.

Transport
Falkirk council backs proposal to raise taxi fares

Falkirk council backs proposal to raise taxi fares

If no one has any objections taxi fares in Falkirk will increase by 10 per cent – the first price hike for cabs in the area for five years.

Transport
Falkirk-based Pots awarded Cafe of the Year

Falkirk-based Pots awarded Cafe of the Year

Falkirk-based Pots has won Central Cafe of the Year in the first ever Scottish Cafe Awards.

Business
Upcoming and on-going roadworks in the Falkirk area - June 12

Upcoming and on-going roadworks in the Falkirk area - June 12

Make sure you get to where to need to be with our handy guide.

Transport
Staff at Grangemouth's Costa Coffee branch have earned a series of accolades

Grangemouth Costa Coffee goes from strength to strength

Grangemouth’s Costa Coffee has enjoyed great success since opening six months ago, winning multiple awards 
already.

Business
A part of the M80 will be shut off due to roadworks this weekend

Stretch of M80 to close this weekend

Drivers planning to use the M80 this weekend should note that a stretch of the route will be closed overnight for maintenance works.

Transport
Employees at Falkirk's Poundworld store are seeking talks over their futures

Falkirk Poundworld employees seeking urgent talks with administrators

Staff at Poundworld in Falkirk have expressed fears over the future of their roles after the discount retailer confirmed it has gone into administration.

Falkirk
Marshall's present Apple Watch to customer Stuart Morton for his vote

Falkirk bakery thanks awards voter

Falkirk-based Marshall’s Family Bakers presented customer Stuart Morton with an Apple Watch for voting for them in the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2018.

Business
Boost for Falkirk as award-winning businessman set to open escape rooms attraction

Boost for Falkirk as award-winning businessman set to open escape rooms attraction

We’ve all wanted to be James Bond, Mission Impossible’s Ethan Hunt or Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft at some point in our lives – and now we can.

Business
Falkirk’s Rory is on the ball with Visit Scotland team

Falkirk’s Rory is on the ball with Visit Scotland team

An ambitious teenager is hoping to achieve his goal of a career in tourism through working with VisitScotland’s chief executive.

Business
Will there be an East End exit by bus firm?

Will there be an East End exit by bus firm?

Rumours have been flying around over the last few weeks about the future of Falkirk Bus Station as the town’s very own East End soap opera continues.

News
Our winner has been revealed!

Our Falkirk Herald Chip Shop of the Year winner revealed

A Grangemouth eatery has taken the crown in our Falkirk Herald Chip Shop of the Year 2018 competition.

Business
Extra train seats per day via Falkirk

Extra train seats per day via Falkirk

Rail bosses have announced they are putting extra trains on the busy Edinburgh-Glasgow via Falkirk High route.

Transport
Angus MacDonald MSP wants to know if people want to see a railway station back in town

MSP gathering views on desire to bring railway back to Grangemouth

Grangemouth residents are being asked their opinions about the possibility of bringing a railway station back to the town.

Grangemouth
New driving range for Bonnybridge

New driving range for Bonnybridge

Falkirk Council planners have given the green light to an application to build a new golf driving range building in the Bonnybridge area.

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