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Grangemouth firm Thornbridge Sawmills merges with NY Timber

Thornbridge Sawmills in Grangemouth has merged with North Yorkshire Timber to form a larger group, supported by further investment from Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP.

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Intellibox opens in Howgate centre in Falkirk

Intellibox opens in Howgate centre in Falkirk

Intellibox, an automatic self-service kiosk for selling your mobile devices, has opened up in Howgate shopping centre, Falkirk.

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Employability minister Jamie Hepburn makes an omlette under the expert guidance of chef Mark Heirs. Photography by Whyler Photos of Stirling  www.whylerphotos.com

A taste of the future for Falkirk school pupils

Over 160 pupils from Falkirk high schools got a taste of their possible future careers in the catering and hospitality industry.

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Chicken crisis over: KFC Falkirk re-opens

KFC Falkirk is finally opened again after panic of having no stock due to delivery problems.

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Falkirk venues are the Best Bar None

A record number of venues in Falkirk are celebrating having achieved accreditation from Best Bar None.

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KFC Falkirk drive-thru closed and deserted. Picture: Michael Gillen

KFC Falkirk remains closed due to chicken crisis

Local KFC is still unsure when doors will re-open after closing due to delivery problems.

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Additional carriages will be added to train services on Saturday for the rugby.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Extra carriages are to be added to train services for rugby fans travelling to Scotland’s sell-out Six Nations game at BT Murrayfield this weekend.

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On-going and upcoming roadworks in Falkirk area - February 20

On-going and upcoming roadworks in Falkirk area - February 20

Be sure to check these listings to make sure you get to your destination on time.

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Stock image: John Devlin

Ten days left to use old paper notes

You only have until next week to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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KFC in Falkirk

KFC Falkirk forced to close its doors

The local KFC store has closed and is unsure when doors will re-open as it has ran out of stock.

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Falkirk businesses urged to offer apprenticeships

Falkirk businesses urged to offer apprenticeships

Falkirk area employers are encouraged get involved in Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2018.

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Budget latest: No libraries, sports halls or community centres will close

Budget latest: No libraries, sports halls or community centres will close

Falkirk Council’s budget is still two weeks away but its leader has announced there will be no closures of libraries, sports halls or community centres.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

The Falkirk Wheel has transformed the world

The local landmark has been selected as one of the top 200 influential projects that have shaped the world.

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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.

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New Post Office service to launch in Denny

New Post Office service to launch in Denny

A new ‘main’ Post Office service offering longer opening hours will launch in Denny next month.

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On-going and upcoming roadworks in the Falkirk area - February 13

On-going and upcoming roadworks in the Falkirk area - February 13

Do you have an appointment to get to? Make sure you don’t miss it with our list of roadworks for this week and the rest of the month.

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M9 delays after collision

M9 delays after collision

Motorists are facing delays on the M9 this morning following an accident.

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The business will take over the former sewage works site. Pic copyright GoogleMaps

New business created at former Polmonthill Sewage Works

Falkirk Council has granted planning permission for a fledgling firm to convert a disused sewage works into an aquaponics business.

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Liz Buchanan MBE, regional partnerships director for VisitScotland

VisitScotland says Falkirk is place to be

VisitScotland has praised Falkirk’s ability to attract visitors and believes 2018 will be another great year.

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The collision happened south of the Queensferry Crossing on the M90 at junction 1A.

Witness appeal after serious M90 collision

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision on the M90 south of the Queensferry Crossing last night (Saturday).

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