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Praise for Kincardine care home worker

Activities co-ordinator Diane Buchanan received the Meaningful Activities award from bosses Caring Homes for her work with residents at the Peppermill Unit, Forth Bay nursing home in Kincardine.

Business
Falkirk’s 
festive sparkle

Falkirk’s 
festive sparkle

Falkirk’s festive season was officially launched with the switch on of the Christmas lights in the town centre.

Lifestyle
Meeting on anti-social issue

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
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.

Opinion

Pudsey and Team Rickshaw at Kelpies

Crowds braved the rain to welcome BBC Children in Need’s Team Rickshaw challenge to the Kelpies today.

Lifestyle
Drunk lashes out at her pal and then police

Drunk lashes out at her pal and then police

A binge drinker let her temper and the alcohol she consumed get the better of her when she lashed out at her friend and then the police.

Crime
Warning after break-ins and car thefts

Warning after break-ins and car thefts

Householders are being warned to be on their guard after a number of housebreakings.

Crime
Harcus Strachan

Tribute to Bo’ness born hero soldier

The bravery of a Bo’ness-born soldier will be commemorated at a special ceremony in the town next Monday.

News

Watch out for Team Rickshaw and Pudsey in Falkirk

Pudsey Bear and the Children in Need team will be heading through Falkirk district tomorrow.

News
Vehicle fire spreads terror in quiet street

Vehicle fire spreads terror in quiet street

Residents of a normally quiet street were lucky to be alive following a three-vehicle blaze right outside their front doors.

News
Real winner is Strathcarron Hospice care

Real winner is Strathcarron Hospice care

This week you may have been waiting in excitement for the draw of our annual summer raffle in conjunction with Forth Carz Stirling and we are delighted to announce that the winner, as drawn by one of our Day Care patients on Wednesday morning, does indeed reside in the Falkirk area.

Health
Investment is key for Falkirk area

Investment is key for Falkirk area

Plans to deliver an Investment Zone in the Falkirk area were unveiled to business leaders and politicians.

Business
Jobsworths slam door on exit request

Jobsworths slam door on exit request

The local authority has been branded a jobsworth because of its continued refusal to provide a back door for a disabled tenant.

News
Driver pulled from car and beaten up in Falkirk estate

Driver pulled from car and beaten up in Falkirk estate

A man is facing jail after beating up a driver then stealing his car which was later found on fire.

Crime
Delays for rail passengers

Delays for rail passengers

Problems on the rail lines is affecting commuters tonight.

Transport
Asda now uses this new distribution centre in Grangemouth

Grangemouth Asda depot sold in record deal

The former Grangemouth warehouse of supermarket chain Asda has been sold to logistics and construction conglomerate WH Malcolm in Scotland’s largest industrial property deal of 2017.

Business
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Assaulted former partner

Laura-Ann Frew burst a woman’s nose and lip with one punch.

Crime
(L-R) Kath Urwin Blue Crosss head of veterinary clinical services, Fiona Leathers of A+G Vets in Bonnybridge and BVNA president Samantha Morgan at the awards ceremony

Bonnybridge’s Fiona goes above and beyond

A veterinary nurse from a practice in Bonnybridge has been named the best in the UK by a top animal welfare charity.

Bonnybridge
Lest we forget – remembering heroes who never came home

Lest we forget – remembering heroes who never came home

Young and old paused to 
reflect and pay their respects at Remembrance Sunday services across the district.

News
Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Work begins next month on a new bridge that will connect four communities – Bainsford, Langlees, Carron and Carronshore.

Transport
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