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Kate Livingstone: Guns and chicken got me thinking...

Two news events grabbed my attention this week.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police column: Launch of ‘We can Stop It’ rape aware campaign

This week officers launched the “We can Stop It” campaign, targeting men between 18 and 35 to raise awareness that sex without consent is rape.

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Column: Compassion is at the herat of Strathcarron Hospice care

Column: Compassion is at the herat of Strathcarron Hospice care

What is a compassionate community? Very simply, it is a community which supports and cares for one another during life’s most testing moments and experiences.

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Who said fitting a tap was easy?

Letter from the editor: Trying my hand at plumbing

The travails with fitting my kitchen continue ... and the latest headache is the plumbing.

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Falkirk Herald reporter Jonathon Reilly

Column: Encouraging kids to get outdoors is best way forward

A fair chunk of my childhood was spent outdoors playing with family and friends, a concept many of you will be familiar with.

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Rosehall, one of the now almost forgotten properties which were an early part of ''modern''falkirk.

Ian Scott: Building blocks which led to modern Falkirk

This week sees the launch of the latest edition of Calatria, the Journal of Falkirk Local History Society.

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Sophie’s Column: Flaw in teaching system needs addressed

Sophie’s Column: Flaw in teaching system needs addressed

Earlier this week at uni, my group of friends and I delved into a subject that probably would’ve raised a lot of eyebrows if people had overheard us.

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Beavers digging the dirt...

Beavers digging the dirt...

IT’S something we always take for granted but a group of Beavers were shocked when they discovered how dirty their clean hands were.

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Support breeds success for companies

Support breeds success for companies

Two weeks ago I mentioned battalion interest in the national BB five-a-side (junior) competition.

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Kate Livingstone: Perfect weather to curl up beside TV

Kate Livingstone: Perfect weather to curl up beside TV

I must admit to enjoying a good Sunday evening drama on TV as I wind down after a busy weekend and prepare to head back to work on Monday.

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Column: Sign up to support us!

Column: Sign up to support us!

Runners in the 2013 Strathcarron 10k race.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police Call: Slow down or face living with the guilt

Every 11 minutes someone is stopped for speeding in Scotland.

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Iron workers of Falkirk around 1900 and the moulding shop

Ian Scott: Falkirk made iron, and iron made Falkirk...

Describing and explaining what might have happened in the past is often more complicated than we might suppose and simple slogans don’t usually help.

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In My View: Show you care because you want to, not have to

In My View: Show you care because you want to, not have to

This week saw the mark of Valentine’s Day. The day of Cupid, love, and ridiculously overpriced items.

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Hampden could host the All-Star game giving other pitches an extra week to be treated during the winter

OPINION: Time to build a showpiece into league reconstruction

David Oliver thinks adding in a showpiece event would help facilitate a mid-winter break and lead into a revamped League Cup final.

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Sophie’s column: Driving too cautiously is also a danger

Sophie’s column: Driving too cautiously is also a danger

About two weeks ago, a memory appeared on my Facebook timeline – I’ve been able to drive for a whole three years.

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Chief Inspector Damian Armstrong

Police Call: If it looks too good to be true, beware!

Officers from Falkirk joined their Forth Valley Division colleagues on Tuesday to take part in the Safer Internet Day where the theme was Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you.

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Getting a taste for haggis...

Getting a taste for haggis...

IT was a night to celebrate all things Scottish and to tempt taste buds with some unusual flavours.

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Column: Being coy about my details over phone

Column: Being coy about my details over phone

At the risk of being a jinx, my driving record is really quite good. And I’m not talking about the speeding tickets that I’ve managed to avoid over the years, but my accident record.

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