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Scottish home insurance premiums defy Brexit bite

Following speculation that home insurance premiums would spike thanks to Brexit as well as an increase in claims, new data from {https://www.moneysupermarket.com/home-insurance/price-comparison-index|MoneySuperMarket|Click here} can reveal that costs have defied expectations and remain steady.

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Plans unveiled for future of Falkirk’s Callendar Square

Plans unveiled for future of Falkirk’s Callendar Square

The new owners of Callendar Square have promised to breathe new life into the shopping centre.

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Leckie's opened in Melville Street in 1964

An uncertain future facing famous store

The future of Falkirk’s most famous bargain basement store could be in doubt.

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The restauarant and takeaway in Grahams Road will make way for a hotel

Restaurant to hotel plan agreed

A popular Falkirk eatery and fast food takeaway near the Forth and Clyde Canal is to be turned into a holiday hotel.

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Pictured with Elizabeth is daughter Leona Forest, manager; Liz Maguire, seamstress; Elaine Dennis, seamstress; Gwen Sheppard, seamstress and daughter Nicola Ure, owner.

Elizabeth makes her final adjustments

Four generations of Bairns have gone to Elizabeth’s Alterations, but now the well-known face behind the sewing machine is hanging up her measuring tape.

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Carolina Di Vito from Amodo Mio with the award

Falkirk’s Amodo Mio wins tasty award

Owners of an Italian restaurant have thanked their staff and customers after winning a top industry award.

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Cure for Christmas crime

Cure for Christmas crime

Police Scotland is once again teaming up with Falkirk’s retailers in an effort to discourage crime in the town centre over the festive season.

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Owners of Falkirk’s Couper & Co moving on

Owners of Falkirk’s Couper & Co moving on

The owners of a popular Falkirk hair salon have decided to sell up and begin a new adventure.

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Kelpies capture five star status

Kelpies capture five star status

Falkirk’s top tourist attraction has earned Visit Scotland’s highest accolade – a five star rating.

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You can join the fun at this year's Falkirk Herald Business Awards

Come to big business bash

An open invitation is being extended to members of the public to attend the prestigious Falkirk Herald Business Awards on Thursday, November 30.

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Toys for boys and gifts for girls

Toys for boys and gifts for girls

Falkirk’s Howgate Shopping Centre will once again be running its annual Christmas Toy Appeal.

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Kincardine hub plan
to rescue iconic site

Kincardine hub plan to rescue iconic site

Work has started to transform an iconic former bank building in Kincardine into a £500,000 state-of-the art Enterprise and Training Hub.

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Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

With a busy weekend of sport ahead, extra carriages are to be added to as many train services as possible to keep customers moving.

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Praise for Kincardine care home worker

Praise for Kincardine care home worker

Activities co-ordinator Diane Buchanan received the Meaningful Activities award from bosses Caring Homes for her work with residents at the Peppermill Unit, Forth Bay nursing home in Kincardine.

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The new upcycling shops sits on Falkirk High Street

Two Falkirk groups land Lotto boost

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

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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.

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Delays for rail passengers

Delays for rail passengers

Problems on the rail lines is affecting commuters tonight.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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