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Meeting on anti-social issue

A public meeting is looking to get to the bottom of the anti-social behaviour issues residents are plagued by in a normally quiet village.

Crime
Larbert High former pupil Rachel receives award from Princess Anne

Larbert High former pupil Rachel receives award from Princess Anne

Larbert High School former pupil Rachel Cockburn (pictured) was delighted to receive a British Nutrition Foundation award from HRH Princess Anne.

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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.

Business
Morrisons Falkirk promo offers to cut fuel charge by 10p a litre

Morrisons Falkirk promo offers to cut fuel charge by 10p a litre

Morrisons Falkirk has launched a promotion that allows motorists who spend £50 in store to pay 10p less per litre at the fuel pumps.

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Police hunt ‘Tammy hat’ driver after alleged Bo’ness hit and run

Police hunt ‘Tammy hat’ driver after alleged Bo’ness hit and run

Police are seeking help in their bid to trace a driver - who wore a tammy hat - alleged to have been involved in a hit and run incident in Bo’ness.

Crime
No licence for flute band fundraiser

No licence for flute band fundraiser

A planned flute band and disco charity night at a hall branded a noise nuisance suffered a major setback when officials refused its application to sell alcohol.

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Violent attack
on police in
hospital ward

Violent attack on police in hospital ward

Police officers were subjected to a drunken assault when they arrived to deal with a disturbance at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Crime
Honour for the
king of the dyes

Honour for the king of the dyes

Falkirk man Donald Sarfas retired from his career in chemistry at the age of 58, but never from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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High School clothes bank is working to keep children warm

High School clothes bank is working to keep children warm

The least you will pay for a school uniform is £129.50, according to research by Falkirk’s Graeme High School - but you’ll only get a £50 grant.

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Making tracks for Falkirk’s annual railway show

Making tracks for Falkirk’s annual railway show

It’s one of the best-loved model railway shows in Scotland, and must have inspired many a Christmas train set present in years past.

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We've been caught out by heavy snowfalls before - but the Met office isn't putting any warnings out about tomorrow.

Don’t leave your keys in the ignition when defrosting windows

There could be a flurry of snow tomorrow - first significant fall of the season - and some Central Scotland commuters could face disruption.

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A special thanks to Pudsey from Strathcarron

A special thanks to Pudsey from Strathcarron

Strathcarron Hospice organisers have said a special thankyou to Pudsey Bear, ten years after Children in Need first backed a crucial service.

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Mary with husband John and Rev. Aftab Gohar

Grangemouth’s Girls’ Brigade bids farewell to Mary

A stalwart of 1st Grangemouth’s Girls’ Brigade has retired from the youth organisation after 63 years.

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Doing a good deed for St Andrew’s Day

Doing a good deed for St Andrew’s Day

Falkirk residents are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day (November 30) to celebrate Scotland’s culture and shared values.

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Wheel good festive fun with Santa

Wheel good festive fun with Santa

Scottish Canals have come up with an extra seasonal spin for the Falkirk Wheel this Christmas, with boat trips to Santa’s grotto.

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Flashback to last year's switch-on.

The Christmas countdown begins at the Steeple today

Just a few hours to go now until the big switch-on in Falkirk town centre, which for many will mark the real start of the Christmas season.

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Scotland’s war on booze abuse can claim a major victory

Scotland’s war on booze abuse can claim a major victory

The health lobby have joined forces with Scotland’s publicans to welcome the final victory of the long crusade to bring minimum pricing to off-trade drink sales.

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A detail of Kinneil House's splendid interior.

A journey into Kinneil’s murky past

Bo’ness Hippodrome is the venue tomorrow for a unique chance to find about the latest research into the 16th and 17th century past of Kinneil House.

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Victor - Richard Leonard.

Richard Leonard is new Scottish Labour chief

The Scottish Labour leadership battle sparked by Kezia Dugdale’s shock decision to quit back in August has ended in victory for bookies’ favourite Richard Leonard.

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Don’t make it easy for the vomiting virus

Don’t make it easy for the vomiting virus

Forth Valley residents are being urged to take basic precautions to prevent the Norovirus - the notorious vomiting bug - from spreading.

Health
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