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Charity match held in honour of late Larbert man Ryan McGuckin

Former teammates of a football fanatic who tragically died in a diving accident rallied together to organise a memorial match on his behalf.

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Stephen Donovan and friends are cycling from the Kelpies to Cardiff for a range of different charities

Live music event to support cyclists’ Kelpies to Cardiff charity challenge

A team of courageous cyclists from Falkirk gearing up for a mammoth cycle for charity are being backed by musicians from their hometown.

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Totally Tina lead singer Justine Riddoch is set to entertain a crowd at Falkirk Town Hall

Tina Turner tribute show in Falkirk promises to be Simply The Best

Tina Turner fans in the Falkirk district will have the chance to take in a tribute act which has the awards to back up its self-professed ‘better than all the rest’ tagline.

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Jack Adamson proudly shows off his Legion of Honour medal. Picture by Michael Gillen

Falkirk war veteran awarded France’s Legion of Honour aged 99

A 99-year-old war veteran from Falkirk has been awarded France’s highest order of merit for his service during the Second World War.

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Falkirk man exposed himself in the street

Falkirk man exposed himself in the street

Ronald Cresswell was on bail when he exposed himself in George Street, Falkirk, on October 13 last year.

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Katie Laird (right) is looking forward to taking her Edinburgh Fringe Festival bow

Falkirk teen to make Edinburgh Fringe debut in Les Miserables

A talented teenager has been selected to star in Les Misérables at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Attack on Falkirk footpath sparks police probe

Police are investigating an alleged assault reported to have taken place in Falkirk yesterday afternoon.

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Morrisons Falkirk is selling its own Royal Wedding Cake. Picture credit: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

Falkirk supermarket selling own-brand Royal Wedding cake and bouquet

A Falkirk supermarket has created its own version of the Royal Wedding cake so customers can have a taste of tomorrow’s event in the comfort of their own home.

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Graham refused to provide a breath sample at the roadside

Jail for Bainsford drink driver who assaulted police

A man has been jailed for 15 months and banned from driving for five years.

Crime
Bainsford man broke ban on seeing ex-partner

Bainsford man broke ban on seeing ex-partner

Arron Sime was told to have no contact with his former partner after being convicted of being abusive towards her.

Crime
The Kitchen Depot laid on a spread in aid of Maggie's Forth Valley

The Kitchen Depot serves up support for Maggie’s Forth Valley

Employees at The Kitchen Depot in Falkirk served up a selection of treats in aid of a vital cancer support service.

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Hungrytown will be in Falkirk tonight

Folk couple ready to wow crowd at Falkirk’s Tolbooth Tavern

A folk duo who travel around North America, Europe and New Zealand are stopping by Falkirk’s Tolbooth Tavern tonight (Thursday, 8pm).

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Templeman had an uncapped needle in his possession

Repeat offender caught with drugs and needle

A career criminal was jailed at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday.

Crime
The teenager hit speeds of 50mph driving through Camelon

Teenager driver led police on high-speed chase through Camelon

The teenage driver of a stolen van who led police on a high-speed chase through Camelon has avoided custody.

Crime
Smart was three times the drnk-drive limit

Drunk driver spat at police officer

Police carried out a road side breath test on Hazel Smart and found she was over three times the drink-drive limit.

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Jean Fowler spent more than four decades working as a midwife in the NHS

Former Falkirk midwife, 79, reflects on 42-year NHS career

The NHS is approaching its 70th anniversary this summer and few are better placed to assess its transformation over the years than Jean Fowler.

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Falkirk Boys’ Brigade members celebrate centenary

Falkirk Boys’ Brigade members celebrate centenary

Members of The Boys’ Brigade in Falkirk have had plenty to celebrate in recent weeks as the latest session draws to a close.

Lifestyle
Martin appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Falkirk man given deadline to complete unpaid work - or he’ll go to jail

A 30-year-old man was told to complete 375 hours unpaid work as part of a football banning order imposed in February last year, but has refused to co-operate.

Crime
TV cash will help Falkirk young people

TV cash will help Falkirk young people

Young people with mental health issues will be helped thanks to a funding windfall from a TV organisation.

Health
The woman stole from Smyths toy store

Bainsford woman stole from toy store

A woman defrauded a local toy store by stealing goods - then exchanging them for a gift card to obtain other items.

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