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Work begins at Falkirk’s Arnotdale House

The transformation of a landmark Falkirk building is underway with the aim of turning it into a centre for community use.

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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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Buglife volunteers are always on the lookout for ways of improving the environment of Bo'ness

Bo’ness environmental group looking for volunteers

Volunteers who work to preserve the natural environment of Bo’ness are encouraging its residents to take part in a series of upcoming events.

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St Modan’s pupils harness pedal power

St Modan’s pupils harness pedal power

Staff and pupils from the autism unit at St Modan’s High School recently attended the Trossachs National Park Five Year Partnership launch, alongside Roseanna Cunningham (Cabinet Secretary for the Environment).

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The end result of the Make Bonnybridge Bonny litter pick

Make Bonnybridge Bonny litter pick hailed a ‘huge’ success

A campaign aimed at tackling littering in Bonnybridge is gathering pace following a “hugely successful” community clean-up.

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Saga of Gilston development in Polmont rolls on

Saga of Gilston development in Polmont rolls on

Proposals for a massive development which could transform land in Polmont were back in the spotlight this week.

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The Cellar Tunnel at Craignethan Castle was shut around midday on Thursday after staff discovered the unexpected guest. Picture: HES

Badger watching event in Falkirk

Falkirk Community Trust invite the whole family to take part in a badger watch next month.

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Video: See an animated history of the Inner Forth

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has been working with animators to bring the history of the Inner Forth to life.
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Flats in Airth have been put on hold

Plans to build Airth flats put on hold

The decision on an application to build five flats in Airth has been delayed due to concerns over traffic.

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From left, Sarah Fraser, food and growing project officer Forth Environment Link; Michaela Crawford from Brighthouse; Gareth Brown, Street Ambassadors Falkirk Delivers and Mandy Brown, planning officer environment Falkirk Council.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Dig in Falkirk has helped Michaela develop green fingers

A year ago, Michaela Crawford would have said her fingers were anything but green, however all that has changed thanks to Dig in Falkirk.

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Grangemouth residents warn Ineos: Don’t you forget about us

Grangemouth residents warn Ineos: Don’t you forget about us

Residents heard how a 
petrochemical giant planned to make their town more 
“attractive” to chemical 
companies.

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Oh no, more snow for Falkirk

Oh no, more snow for Falkirk

A weather warning for snow has been issued for the Falkirk area.

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McDonald’s spring clean initiative in Falkirk area

McDonald’s spring clean initiative in Falkirk area

As part of Clean Up Scotland’s ‘Spring Clean’ initiative, McDonald’s are looking for volunteers to help clean up litter in Falkirk and Grangemouth at 10am on Sunday.

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Residents can hear just what Ineos has in store for Grangemouth

Residents can hear just what Ineos has in store for Grangemouth

A public meeting will be held in Grangemouth next week to let residents hear about fututre plans Falkirk Council and Ineos have for the town.

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Works to begin at Callendar Woods

Works to begin at Callendar Woods

Essential tree felling works are to take place at Callendar Woods from Thursday March 8 to help slow the spread and impact of a tree disease which has infected many of the woodland’s Larch trees.

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Bonnybridge community councillors Brian Hastings (right) and Fiona Russell are asking for support to stop littering. Picture by Michael Gillen.

Residents launch Make Bonnybridge Bonny campaign to tackle littering issue

A campaign has been launched to ensure Bonnybridge is kept clean amid growing concerns over littering in the town.

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Dunipace housing plan withdrawn

Dunipace housing plan withdrawn

A planning application to build 14 cottage flats, seven terraced houses and one detached house has been withdrawn.

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No bread or milk as shoppers swarm to superstore

No bread or milk as shoppers swarm to superstore

Tensions were running high among shoppers as stocks of bread, milk and rich tea biscuits were running low in Asda Grangemouth this afternoon.

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Plants and animals may be doomed by the Beast from the East

Plants and animals may be doomed by the Beast from the East

New data released by The Woodland Trust today reveals spring had arrived early however, this week’s cold blast took hold.

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