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Chucked flowers and food at partner

John Gilmartin (38) punched walls and doors and threw flowers and food at his partner during an angry encounter at the end of their 10-year relationship.

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One last chance to prove dad is dead

One last chance to prove dad is dead

A chancer who is possibly trying to pull a fast one on Sheriff Craig Caldwell was given one last opportunity to prove his father is really dead.

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Allegations childhood sex abuse took place in Bainsford house

Allegations childhood sex abuse took place in Bainsford house

A single mum has claimed that an alleged rapist “ruined” her childhood years by repeatedly sexually abusing her.

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Robertson stole candles from Asda in Newmarket Street, Falkirk

Falkirk stores can breathe easy as serial shoplifter is caged

Peter Robertson (42) stole over £140 worth of goods from various shops in the first few months of 2018 and is now spending the rest of the year in prison.

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Officers arrested a man at an address in Ochil Terrace, Carron

Man arrested in connection with cannabis cultivation found at Carron home

A man has been reported for allegedly producing cannabis at an address in Carron.

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‘Bored’ inmate ripped out cell sink

‘Bored’ inmate ripped out cell sink

A prisoner who caused £440 of damage to his cell when he ripped out a sink and smashed a window said he did it because he was bored.

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Supervision for frying pan man

Supervision for frying pan man

James Stewart (46) punched a woman on the body, brandished a frying pan and lit a fire at an address in Millflats Street, Bainsford.

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Officers have appealed for information relating to a theft from a car in Bellsmeadow Road, Falkirk

GoPro, clothes and cash stolen from car in Falkirk

Police are appealing for information after a thief stole money, clothing and a GoPro camera from a parked car.

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Flytippers beware - the council is watching you

Flytippers beware - the council is watching you

New mobile CCTV cameras were being rolled out across the Falkirk Council area this week in a bid to target offenders who cause environmental damage to the local area.

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‘Apparent failures’ of medical staff led to death of tragic accident victim

‘Apparent failures’ of medical staff led to death of tragic accident victim

The tragic death of a yard porter had more to do with the NHS than the food firm he worked for but the company still has to pay a £176,000 fine.

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Driver to police: ‘I’m not banned – I’m my brother’

Driver to police: ‘I’m not banned – I’m my brother’

A bad brother used his sibling’s name to try to put one over on police and stop them finding out he was a banned driver.

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Cummings is going to prison

Cummings is going to prison

Custody was awaiting an offender who hurled a sexually offensive “tirade of verbal abuse” at female police officers and struggled violently with them.

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Sex offender grabbed woman and tried to kiss her

Sex offender grabbed woman and tried to kiss her

Edward Brannan (60) sexually assaulted a woman in Newmarket Street, Falkirk, grabbing her body and touching her breasts as he attempted to kiss her.

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Prison for Falkirk clubber who clobbered man and fractured his jaw

Prison for Falkirk clubber who clobbered man and fractured his jaw

A nightclubber tried to act as “peacemaker” between two warring women but ended up throwing repeated haymakers that fractured a man’s jaw.

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Punch over £40 debt earned thug a £360 fine

Punch over £40 debt earned thug a £360 fine

A man resorted to violence in an effort to get £40 owed to him so he could afford to celebrate Christmas.

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Laurieston woman stole items from Bainsford property

Laurieston woman stole items from Bainsford property

A 20-year-old woman admitted theft from a house in Bainsford.

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Teen offender kicked car in Falkirk

Teen offender kicked car in Falkirk

A 17-year-old offender, who cannot be named for legal reasons, behaved in a threatening manner and damaged property when he stamped on a table in Glynwed Court, Falkirk, on February 25.

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Travers failed to respond to correspondence from The Law Society of Scotland (above)

Solicitor at Falkirk firm found guilty of professional misconduct

A solicitor was found guilty of professional misconduct for failures to carry out clients’ instructions.

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Party leads to ASBO breach for Avonbridge woman

Party leads to ASBO breach for Avonbridge woman

A riotous party which included loud arguments, fights and doors being slammed at all hours landed a woman in court for breaching her ASBO.

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Railway Hotel, Denny

Bonnybridge man threw brick and brandished rake

A 28-year-old man waved a garden rake in a threatening manner and threw a brick which hit another man’s head.

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