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Two Falkirk groups land Lotto boost

Two Falkirk groups are celebrating a cash injection of £240,426 from the National Lottery.

Business
Investment is key for Falkirk area

Investment is key for Falkirk area

Plans to deliver an Investment Zone in the Falkirk area were unveiled to business leaders and politicians.

Business
Delays for rail passengers

Delays for rail passengers

Problems on the rail lines is affecting commuters tonight.

Transport
Asda now uses this new distribution centre in Grangemouth

Grangemouth Asda depot sold in record deal

The former Grangemouth warehouse of supermarket chain Asda has been sold to logistics and construction conglomerate WH Malcolm in Scotland’s largest industrial property deal of 2017.

Business
Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Work begins next month on a new bridge that will connect four communities – Bainsford, Langlees, Carron and Carronshore.

Transport
Fishmonger: We are going to miss the ‘plaice’

Fishmonger: We are going to miss the ‘plaice’

The Smith family have lived, breathed and sold fish in Grangemouth for 65 years but that long association is about to come to an end.

News
Functions at the Brian Clark Memorial Hall have caused neighbours concern in the past

Memorial hall passes its first licensing test

A club warned about the behaviour of its customers has passed its first test.

News
Larbert firm Webhelp wins top title for move to international work

Larbert firm Webhelp wins top title for move to international work

Larbert-based customer experience firm Webhelp has won the Organisational Development of The Year title at the HR Network Awards.

Business
New lease of life for Earl of Zetland

New lease of life for Earl of Zetland

Ten new jobs are to be created at Grangemouth bar the Earl of Zetland, in a move which will see the launch of new features including home-cooked food and a Sunday carvery.

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Budget hotel firm to seek a council deal

Budget hotel firm to seek a council deal

One of the UK’s main budget hotel firms is aiming to grow its portfolio in Scotland with a novel tourism-pointed pitch to Falkirk Council.

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Falkirk Delivers has rubbished claims it intends to have a mural painted on this gable end

Budget worries leave a prickly Xmas problem

Cash-conscious town centre bosses have scrapped plans to deliver some festive cheer to local businesses this Christmas.

Business
Timber firm cuts a big deal with investment experts

Timber firm cuts a big deal with investment experts

Grangemouth’s Thornbridge Sawmills Ltd has entered into a partnership with a specialist private investment firm in order to expand the business.

Business
Make a date for Falkirk Business Conference 2017

Make a date for Falkirk Business Conference 2017

There is still time to register for the 2017 Falkirk Business Conference.

Business
Kelpies back Scotland’s Poppy Appeal in remembrance season

Kelpies back Scotland’s Poppy Appeal in remembrance season

The Kelpies are joining a host of iconic buildings to raise awareness of the annual Poppyscotland fundraising campaign.

Lifestyle
Scania apprentice Rory Whelan with Prince Michael of Kent

Grangemouth apprentice Rory is top of class one

A Grangemouth apprentice was selected from more than 10,000 learners to become a finalist in the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Outstanding Achievers Awards.

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Fabulous finalists revealed as judging gets underway

Fabulous finalists revealed as judging gets underway

The successful applicants for this year’s Falkirk Herald Business Awards can be announced.

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31-10-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK, 2 Melville Street. Ian McFarlance & Co (accountancy firm). Founder Ian McFarlane (73) retiring after decades in charge. Last day in office.

Falkirk accountant Ian hangs up his books

An accountant has done his sums and worked out that retirement adds up for him as he said goodbye to his colleagues this week.

Business
The speed limit on the bridge will rise on Monday (Pic by Ed Fraser)

Weekend delays expected on Queensferry Crossing – but speed limit to rise on Monday

Drivers are being warned to expect more delays around the Queensferry Crossing this weekend because of major closure to surrounding routes.

Transport
Deragger inventor Graham McIvor with Scott Webb of UKSE and Simon Crompton of Clearwater

Clearwater set to make big splash

Engineering firm Clearwater Controls Ltd will make waves in international markets following a six-figure deal with UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE).

Business
Preparing to sparkle at licenced trade awards ceremony

Preparing to sparkle at licenced trade awards ceremony

Hoping for success tonight (Thursday) at the Scottish Licenced Trade News Award are bosses at Falkirk pub Sportsters.

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