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Endowment fund cash promise from NHS Forth Valley

Health officials in Forth Valley have given assurances that they have been following strict rules on the use of endowment funds.

Health
Cheat battered after being caught in bed with two strangers at Falkirk hotel

Cheat battered after being caught in bed with two strangers at Falkirk hotel

A woman lost her temper and battered her partner after catching him in bed with two strangers.

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

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.

Business
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.

Business
Falkirk Herald Nostalgia. The Falkirk Herald 19th April 1985.

Retro Nostalgia 1985: Singer Stevie aims for stardom

A Grangemouth oil worker is just one tantalising step from stardom.

News
Katlin Forsyth and William Lawless from Grangemouth High School helped to promote the national art competition at the Falkirk Wheel.

Wheel of artistic fortune inspires students

Students from Grangemouth High School had no difficulty identifying a high profile local structure linked to the concept of “energy” - the theme for a major art contest.

News
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.

Business
Runner maxes up his marathon bid in memory of both his grans

Runner maxes up his marathon bid in memory of both his grans

A Falkirk homes boss is on the final stretch of his bid to raise £5,000 for a charity close to heart.

News
Event will honour those who have died at work

Event will honour those who have died at work

Falkirk Trades Union Council is asking all local people who value the safety of employees in the workplace to “remember the dead - fight for the living” on Saturday (April 28).

News
Why not join Kirsty Wark at the Hilton?

Why not join Kirsty Wark at the Hilton?

Supporters of Larbert’s Maggie’s Centre are being asked to support a special Spring Ball fundraiser in Glasgow on Saturday (April 28).

News
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.

Business
Falkirk East MP Martyn Day.

MP says ‘it’s good to talk’ when it comes to stress

Stress is a mental health issue, because it’s a key factor in problems faced by some 16 million people every year.

Health
Polmont YOI inmate trashed his cell

Polmont YOI inmate trashed his cell

A young man admitted smashing up his cell and brandishing a piece of wood at Polmont YOI.

Crime
It’s crime night at Falkirk’s Meadowbank library

It’s crime night at Falkirk’s Meadowbank library

Crime writers Susi Holliday and Craig Robertson will be talking about their work at a special session in Meadowbank Library tonight.

News
Tragic hero’s sword ‘will return to Falkirk’ after nearly a century

Tragic hero’s sword ‘will return to Falkirk’ after nearly a century

The broadsword said to have been wielded by a right hand man of Sir William Wallace will be seen in Falkirk for the first time in nearly 100 years during a major commemoration event this summer.

News
Police trace next of kin of Falkirk man George Brown

Police trace next of kin of Falkirk man George Brown

Police have managed to trace the next of kin of 68-year-old Falkirk man George Brown, who was found dead at his Maxwell Tower flat in Falkirk’s Seaton Place on Wednesday.

News
Keith Brown, left, tries out the new contact-free payment system for himself

Contact-free payment is launched on Falkirk buses

Contact-free payment on buses means there’s no need to rummage for change, and much less time is spent waiting to get on board.

News
Flashback to two years ago when Grangemouth Triathlon Club won the Club of the Year Award at the Triathlon Scotland Awards.

‘Let’s get behind Grangemouth club’s £36k bid’ says MSP

Falkirk East MSP Angus MacDonald is urging support for a Grangemouth club’s attempt to win a major lottery funds boost for a ground-breaking project.

News
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.

Business
Bridge drivers must be fined, says MSP

Bridge drivers must be fined, says MSP

Drivers who flout the law by illegally using the Forth Road Bridge should be fined, according to Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton.

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