Braes

Braes

Warning after break-ins and car thefts

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

Crime
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Larbert offender given last chance to stay out of jail

Barry Newman has until February 1 to complete 76 hours unpaid work or go to jail.

Crime
Former Wallacestone primary head teacher Margaret MacDonald

Unique school is ‘a haven’ ... with Scottish head at helm

The last time Margaret MacDonald got a mention in The Falkirk Herald, she was looking forward to a happy, relaxed retirement.

Education
Baby of the week: Robyn Lisa Barnfather

Baby of the week: Robyn Lisa Barnfather

Robyn Lisa Barnfather was born on June 13, 2017 at 12.30am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 7lbs 6oz.

Family
Penman threatened police officers who drove him to hospital

Made threats to police officers trying to help

A woman called the police after her boyfriend arrived home drunk and flew into a rage because she would not let him in.

Crime
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Lashed out during row about his drinking

Robert Henderson attacked his partner during a row about his drinking.

Crime
Lollipop lady completes her final patrol

Lollipop lady completes her final patrol

Pupils and teachers said “cheerio” to a VIP last Friday.

News
Newman's key did not fit the new lock

Broke into own home after cops changed locks

A boyfriend was forced to break into his own house because police changed the locks after they broke the door in.

Crime
Falkirk Sheriff Court

Sentence deferred for reports

Jamie McBride (18), 2 Hillside Terrace, Westquarter, assaulted a woman on May 21 then struggled with police officers.

Crime
William and Margaret Dalgleish of Glenmoriston Drive, Cairneyhill, who celebrated their Diamond Wedding on Monday August 28th 2017. Originally from Falkirk.

Diamond couple celebrate 60 years

A farming couple celebrating their diamond anniversary said working together was the key to a long and happy marriage.

News
Showed indecent snaps of children

Showed indecent snaps of children

Harry McGregor (24), Pearlbank, Redding, was placed on a supervised community payback order for 12 months after admitting being in possession of indecent photographs of children and showing them to others.

Crime
Some of last year's exhibits

Blooming great afternoon at flower show

The annual flower show organised by Polmont Horticultural Society will be held this Saturday.

Lifestyle
Baby of the week: Lily Allana Watson

Baby of the week: Lily Allana Watson

Lily Allana Watson was born on March 26, 2017 at 8.37am in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 7lbs 0.5oz.

Family
Wedding of the week: Simon Conlin and Lauren Carruthers

Wedding of the week: Simon Conlin and Lauren Carruthers

THE COUPLE: Simon Conlin (27) is from Shieldhill and is a plumber while Lauren Carruthers (25) is from Dunfermline and is a pensions advisor. The couple live in Shieldhill with their son Logan (1).

Lifestyle
The inside of Polmont YOI where Lindsay flew into a rage

Torched cell after being denied call to sick gran

An offender trashed and torched his cell after his request to telephone his sick grandmother was denied by staff.

Crime
Artist makes surprise appearance at Shieldhill PS

Artist makes surprise appearance at Shieldhill PS

Pupils at Shieldhill Primary had a surprise visitor at the end of term.

Lifestyle
Robert and Veronica Davie celebrate 60 years of marriage. Picture: Michael Gillen

Shieldhill couple celebrate diamond wedding

A Shieldhill couple who met in the Army are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary today (Thursday) after raising their own little regiment.

News
Quick-thinking youths praised for blaze response

Quick-thinking youths praised for blaze response

A group of youths have been praised for alerting emergency services to a fire in a Braes school.

Crime
A 33-year-old has been charged

Youths charged after school fire

Two youths have been charged after a fire at a Braes school.

Crime
The climb in support of brave Kerr Hunter raised over �3000 for Duchenne Research

Determined fundraisers hit new heights for little Kerr

Family and friends mounted a huge effort to support a brave youngster battling a rare muscle-wasting disease.

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