Bonnybridge

Bonnybridge

Greens choice for Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election

Former Larbert High teacher David Robertson is the Greens candidate for next month’s Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election.

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Niall Coleman, left, will fight for the Bonnybridge/Larbert seat left vacant by the death of his father Tom Coleman last year

Hoping to carry on dad’s work

The SNP has looked to family first to select its candidate to fight a forthcoming by-election in the hopes a son can carry on his late father’s work.

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Former Falkirk councillor hoping for quick return to politics

Former Falkirk councillor hoping for quick return to politics

A former councillor is hoping to be re-elected to Falkirk Council – nine months after losing her seat.

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Death of Falkirk Provost Tom Coleman

Death of Falkirk Provost Tom Coleman

The Provost of Falkirk Council, Tom Coleman, has died in hospital following a short illness.

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Billy Buchanan.

Praise for village flag flying

A village’s impressive turnout for a merchant navy memorial event has earned high praise from charity Seafarers UK.

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Move family before they hurt us ... or we hurt them

Move family before they hurt us ... or we hurt them

Police and local authority staff were given a stark ultimatum by a community near breaking point over one family’s ongoing anti-social behaviour.

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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.

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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.

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Watch out for Team Rickshaw and Pudsey in Falkirk

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

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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.

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(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.

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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.

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Items recovered after Bonnybridge building search

Items recovered after Bonnybridge building search

Police spent several days searching premises in Bonnybridge.

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Used card to obtain goods by fraud

Used card to obtain goods by fraud

Shanice Torrance (22), 15 Main Street, Redding, used a debit card that did not belong to her to fund a £100-plus spending spree at Tesco Express in Bonnybridge and elsewhere on July 10.

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One family has reportedly made life hell for residents day in, day out for the last few years. PICTURE POSED BY MODELS

‘We’re scared to go out in our own street’

Things are reaching crisis point in a once quiet village street with residents admitting they are now scared to leave their homes.

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Residents and staff at Wheatlands home, along with countryside rangers Jim Smalls and Gordon Harper. Picture: Michael Gillen

Bonnybridge care home is ‘excellent’

An innovative outdoor project for elderly residents has helped a Bonnybridge care home gain top marks for its work.

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Residents claim: ‘We’re living in fear’

Residents claim: ‘We’re living in fear’

Anti-social behaviour in a small village is out of control as residents claim they are too scared to let their children out to play.

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Big hearted bowler raises £7000

Big hearted bowler raises £7000

A champion bowler with terminal cancer played 20 games in one day for charity.

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Pictured are Reverend Canon Dean Fostekew, Bishop's Chaplin;  Right Rev. Dr. John Armes, Bishop of Edinburgh; Rev. Sarah Shaw and Very Reverend Dean Frances Burberry of the Diocese of Edinburgh.

New minister for Christ Church

The institution of Rev. Sarah Shaw by Right Rev. Dr. John Armes, Bishop of Edinburgh, was held at Christ Church, Kerse lane,Falkirk (part of the Scottish Episcopal Church).

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Councillor Billy Buchanan organised the tribute

Tribute paid to merchant seamen

The community of Bonnybridge raised the Red Ensign in the village’s memorial garden as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the United Kingdom’s ongoing dependence on seafarers.

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