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Animated film to highlight threats

Although there is no specific threat to this area, local officers and school-based officers are supporting a national campaign, ACT for Youth, designed to teach 11 to 16 year olds how to react in the unlikely event they are caught in a terror attack.

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Douglas Moodie

Text of the week

“Greater love has no-one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:3)

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Fallen head over heels for dancing

Fallen head over heels for dancing

I must say, I’m enjoying Strictly Come Dancing this year.

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Change doesn’t come without a little upheaval

Change doesn’t come without a little upheaval

With just 39 shopping days until Christmas - yes that’s a fact - at least some Falkirk town centre traders would have been grateful to hear that the timetable to improve the pavements and streets in the area has been upgraded.

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Letter from the Editor: A refreshing look at the positives

Letter from the Editor: A refreshing look at the positives

As someone who has to do a fair bit of driving in the course of their work, it won’t come as much of a revelation when I tell you that roadworks are the bain of my life.

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Everybody loves a dog story and, in this tail, pictures too

Everybody loves a dog story and, in this tail, pictures too

I’ve spoken before about charity work and how fun it can be to fundraise a bit of cash for a good cause.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Drones could spoil fun, family events

I was part of the planning team who supported Falkirk Community Trust last Sunday at the fireworks spectacular in Callender Park.

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Fun times at Highland camp

Fun times at Highland camp

THE temperatures may be becoming a lot more wintery but it didn’t stop a band of Cubs and Explorers enjoying a weekend in the middle of a Highland glen.

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Pastor Ken Bleakley

Text of the week

“You shall love your neighbour as yourself” (Matt. 22:39)

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Have I been blowing hot air?

Have I been blowing hot air?

Had a bit of a spat with my daughter.

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Letter from the editor: A time to pause and remember

Letter from the editor: A time to pause and remember

Several years ago I stood behind an elderly lady at a Remembrance Sunday service and during the poignant Two Minute Silence she sobbed quietly.

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In My View: Time to say au revoir Falkirk – it’s been emotional!

In My View: Time to say au revoir Falkirk – it’s been emotional!

After almost seven years with The Falkirk Herald it’s time to say goodbye.

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Try to take positives from every negative experience

Try to take positives from every negative experience

A few weeks ago, you’ll remember I wrote an article about Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment allegations that he was facing.

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First Responders pass exams

First Responders pass exams

THE latest group of First Responders were put through their paces when they gained their qualification.

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Rev. Dr  J Mary Henderson

Text of the week

‘There is a time for everything, and a season for every purpose under heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3: 1)

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Kate Livingstone: A little sugar treat cannot be wrong

Kate Livingstone: A little sugar treat cannot be wrong

Do you really think banning so-called junk food TV adverts until after the 9pm watershed will make a difference?

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Spectacular event, all in the planning

Falkirk Community Trust is staging the fireworks spectacular at Callendar Park this Sunday.

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When the family
gathers round

When the family gathers round

It’s a shame that it usually takes as major event for a gathering of extended family to take place.

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Mandie Stevenson with friend Dani and pugs Frank and Rudi at the summit of Ben Lomond

Perfectly Frank: Mountains to climb

It’s been a pretty quiet and chilled October for me which my body has benefited greatly from.

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Losing things you have grown up with is devastating

Losing things you have grown up with is devastating

This week has been another testing one, I’m not going to lie. It’s not often that life flings a whole storm of bad news your way but recently, for my family anyway, that’s what it’s felt like.

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