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Organisers promise all day darts match is not an “Orange Lodge Trojan Horse”

An under fire hall with links to the Orange Lodge was given the go ahead to hold an all day darts match despite a neighbour’s objections.

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Carron sink company stops draining money

Carron sink company stops draining money

A long-established sink manufacturer has been able to plug a financial leak which was caused by roads drainage charges.

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Larbert homes firm now has more than 500 employees

Larbert homes firm now has more than 500 employees

Larbert-based Springfield Properties has crossed a landmark threshold with over 500 employees now on its books.

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Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane at Forth Valley College.

Bank chief’s Falkirk visit was ‘a highlight of college year’

Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane was the VIP guest at Forth Valley College’s Falkirk campus for a talk which covered major issues such as the potential economic consequences of Brexit.

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Port’s new academy goes live

Port’s new academy goes live

By the end of this year the Port of Grangemouth will be the base of a brand new training academy of national importance.

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Avon Gorge upgrade still on cards but not for at least another two years

Avon Gorge upgrade still on cards but not for at least another two years

The suitability of the road through the Avon Gorge for the volume of traffic using the route has been an ongoing issue for many years now.

Transport
Are smells from site now a health risk?

Are smells from site now a health risk?

Polmont residents reportedly believe the stench from a nearby landfill facility has caused them to develop asthma.

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The busy four way junction at Grandsable Road, Salmon Inn Road and the A801.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Questions asked over improvements to Polmont junction

Questions have been asked over potential improvements to a Polmont road junction – however council bosses say they don’t have the cash to do the work.

Transport
The Forth Bridge (Pic: Jane Barlow)

Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

A disused railway tunnel near the Forth Road Bridge has been filled in – without anyone knowing work was being done!

Transport
Event to encourage Falkirk employers to recruit people with disabilities

Event to encourage Falkirk employers to recruit people with disabilities

Jobcentre plus and its Forth Valley Employer Engagement team are hosting a disability confident meeting this week.

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The Avon Gorge closed to traffic on March 21 and will now not re-open until May 18.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Avon Gorge to be closed for an additional three weeks

Motorists who usually drive through the A801 Avon Gorge face an additional three weeks of disruption it has been revealed.

Transport
Alison Sime, managing director of FBS Plumbing with the company's intern Akshay Singh.

Awards for Falkirk SME businesses

The efforts of three Falkirk district businesses were recognised at an awards ceremony this week.

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Independent retail award for Camelon business

Independent retail award for Camelon business

A Camelon butcher has won a top award at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards.

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Upcoming and on-going roadworks in Falkirk district - April 17

Upcoming and on-going roadworks in Falkirk district - April 17

Make sure you don’t get held up - check our round-up of this week’s roadworks.

Transport
Sweet taste of success for Camelon business at curry awards

Sweet taste of success for Camelon business at curry awards

A Camelon business has enjoyed a taste of success at this year’s Scottish Curry Awards.

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Celebrations for Falkirk’s Wellside Kindergarten

Celebrations for Falkirk’s Wellside Kindergarten

Children and staff at Wellside Kindergarten have lots of 
reasons to celebrate these days.

Education
An International Workers Day ceremony will be held at the Municipal Buildings, Falkirk

Event in memory of workers

Falkirk Trades Union Council is extending an invitation to the people of the Falkirk area to join in marking International Workers Memorial Day.

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Office director David Telford

New Falkirk location for DM Hall team

Long-established town centre chartered surveyors DM Hall are on the move to Callendar Business Park.

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Sanam Tandoori is up for three Scottish Curry Awards

Falkirk businesses shortlisted for curry awards

Six Falkirk businesses have been shortlisted as finalists for the Scottish Curry Awards.

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Pictured left to right are Enid Trevett, Coalfields Regeneration Trust; Sharon Walker and Alana Brown of Kingdom Credit Union, and Angela Davis (CRT)

Volunteers call for new base

Kingdom Credit Union is looking for volunteers to man a new Collection Point facility at its brand new Kincardine base.

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