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Teenager threatened ex-partner in Falkirk home

Jamie McBride (18) was arrested after threatening his former partner at a house in Grahams Road, Falkirk, on July 1 last year.

Crime
Man given three months to ‘behave’ after Laurieston assault

Man given three months to ‘behave’ after Laurieston assault

A man who assaulted his partner then ignored a court order to stay away from her has been given three months to prove he can keep out of trouble.

Crime
More needs to be done to help Slamannan pupils

More needs to be done to help Slamannan pupils

Education Scotland inspectors found that while pupils at Slamannan Primary were eager to learn, more needs to be done to improve learning and teaching across the school.

Education
Nurse Paul Leishman with Dr Ronnie Sydney

First for Forth Valley as nurse Paul joins doctors at Braes GP practice

A nurse has entered a landmark partnership with doctors in a busy GP practice in the Braes.

Health
Braes and Avonbridge pupils take prizes

Braes and Avonbridge pupils take prizes

Talented youngsters from the Braes area took part in The Rotary Club of Polmont’s search for a top young author.

Lifestyle
Saga of Gilston development in Polmont rolls on

Saga of Gilston development in Polmont rolls on

Proposals for a massive development which could transform land in Polmont were back in the spotlight this week.

Environment

Braes High praised for teaching pupils life-saving skills

A Falkirk school has become one of the first in central Scotland to offer its pupils life-saving CPR and defibrillator training.

News
Bo’ness man stabbed a wall after New Year drinking spree

Bo’ness man stabbed a wall after New Year drinking spree

Toasting the arrival of 2018 saw a Bo’ness man in court after he drank to excess.

Crime
Hunt for Polmont sex attacker

Hunt for Polmont sex attacker

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Polmont on Saturday evening.

Crime
Braes mum sets up business after redundancy

Braes mum sets up business after redundancy

A Braes mum-of-two has turned being made redundant into an opportunity to become her own boss.

Business
Lindsey Porter (left) and Emma Frame

Yoga teachers strike a pose for charity

Yoga teacher Lindsey Porter has helped create a unique calendar – and raised money for a vital charity.

Braes
Braes woman traced

Braes woman traced

A young woman missing from the Braes area has been traced.

Crime
Appeal to help trace missing Maddiston woman

Appeal to help trace missing Maddiston woman

Fears are growing for a young woman missing from the Braes earlier since earlier today.

Crime
Cats found in motorway layby near Polmont

Cats found in motorway layby near Polmont

Two cats have been found abandoned in a motorway layby.

Crime
Polmont BB boy draws a winner

Polmont BB boy draws a winner

A member of 2nd Polmont Boys’ Brigade Junior Section is the winner of the BB Scotland Christmas design competition.

News
Fatal fire in Braes village

Fatal fire in Braes village

A woman has died after a fire in Slamannan.

Crime
Competition finalists Leah Kelso, Louise Robertson, Arianne Burrow and Eva Vareille.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Louise has the final word

Falkirk Writers Circle’s annual Agnes Ford Shield competition recognised the talents of young authors.

News
Scheme will help people get homes

Scheme will help people get homes

First time home buyers will benefit from an innovative new scheme that can offer eligible purchasers up to a 24 per cent discount on their home.

News
Last warning to co-operate with community order

Last warning to co-operate with community order

Jordan Marshall (23) could spend Christmas in jail unless he co-operates with a community order.

Crime
Angela is transport’s Woman of the Year

Angela is transport’s Woman of the Year

An employee at a Grangemouth haulage firm has been named Scotland’s Transport Woman of the Year.

Transport
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