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Brushing up on campcraft

SCOUT groups are taking advantage of the good weather to brush up their camping skills.

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Letter from the editor: Happy Father’s Day to all dads

Letter from the editor: Happy Father’s Day to all dads

It’s funny the moment that it hits you, completely out of the blue and when you least expect it.

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In My View: Littering in the countryside is sheer ignorance

In My View: Littering in the countryside is sheer ignorance

If I were to list the most common day-to-day things which irritate me, I would undoubtedly place littering close to the top.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police call: Play your part in helping shape the community

Local officers continue to work with community partners in delivering the Local Policing Plan which outlines how we will work together to make our communities safer and is linked to the Falkirk Community Planning Partnership Strategic Outcomes and Local Delivery (SOLD) Plan.

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New columnist David with wife Lynn and children Rory (8) and Eilidh

Down with Dad: Making up for lost time

Eilidh will be sitting on someone’s lap getting a cuddle when I go to pick her up from 
nursery.

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Column: Retail therapy is the answer!

Column: Retail therapy is the answer!

Strathcarron Retail is a vital source of income for the hospice and has been going from strength to strength over the last couple of years.

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Mr Charles William Forbes of Callendar

Ian Scott: Read all about it, there’s no faking this news!

Since 1962 the ‘Falkirk Herald’ has been unchallenged as Falkirk’s purveyor of local news.

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Column: I need to live life more on the edge!

Column: I need to live life more on the edge!

Did you hear about the eight-year-old who climbed the Old Man of Hoy and raised lots of money for a cancer charity?

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Sophie’s Diary: When politeness is out the window...

Sophie’s Diary: When politeness is out the window...

For the past couple of years, I’ve flown with the same travel company purely down to the fact that their service is second to none.

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A night under the stars...

A night under the stars...

A TROOP of Scouts spent the night under the stars when they camped at Barrwood.

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Claire MacDonald. � Warren Media 2016.

Column: Business backing for Strathcarron Hospice

This week we’ve had the pleasure of hosting a breakfast meeting at the hospice for the Bairns’ Business Club.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police call: A routine call out that almost turned into a terrible tragedy

Last Friday morning two colleagues in Greenock attended what was, on the face of it, a routine call attended by many officers across Scotland and not unusual in Falkirk.

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Mandie Stevenson and David Gandy

Column: Mandie is ticking destinations off her bucket list

I am currently 
embracing a little slice of heaven as I lie here on Jumeirah Beach in Dubai. It is luxurious to say the least.

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Column: Time for women to have equal chance

Column: Time for women to have equal chance

Now I’m no ardent burn-your-bra feminist who hates all men with a passion but I do believe that in 2018 to discover there are still vast barriers for women is shocking.

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Letter from the editor: Time to look at High Street

Letter from the editor: Time to look at High Street

The idea of bringing traffic back to the High Street in Falkirk is an interesting concept.

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In my View: Cinema trips have never been less appealing

In my View: Cinema trips have never been less appealing

We’re at the height of summer and the massive blockbusters are coming to cinemas thick and fast. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Incredibles, Deadpool 2 and Solo: A Star Wars Story are but just a few of the big-screen treats for audiences this year, and in the past there has been no better way to take in these spectacles than on the big screen.

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The Union Canal at Bantaskine Bridge

Two hundred years of the UnionCanal

Exactly 200 years ago in the spring of 1818 work began on a new canal which at the time was known as the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal.

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Column: Less cool kitty and more night owl...

Column: Less cool kitty and more night owl...

When I was thinking about what to get my boyfriend for his birthday, I only had one thing in mind.

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An all action day at Barrwood

An all action day at Barrwood

TEAMWORK paid off for a colony of Beavers when they were joined by a group of Cub leaders.

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From the Barber’s Chair: Right time to step back

From the Barber’s Chair: Right time to step back

Older and, much to my surprise it appears, wiser.

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