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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
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
Fishmonger: We are going to miss the ‘plaice’

Fishmonger: We are going to miss the ‘plaice’

The Smith family have lived, breathed and sold fish in Grangemouth for 65 years but that long association is about to come to an end.

News
Timber firm cuts a big deal with investment experts

Timber firm cuts a big deal with investment experts

Grangemouth’s Thornbridge Sawmills Ltd has entered into a partnership with a specialist private investment firm in order to expand the business.

Business
Helping hand from Grangemouth lodge for worthy causes

Helping hand from Grangemouth lodge for worthy causes

Charities and worthy local causes benefited from a fundraising drive by members of Lodge Zetland 391 in Grangemouth.

News
Kevin Doyle was arrested in the car park outside Tesco

Struggled with staff as he tried to leave store

Police were called after a drunk suspected of shoplifting attempted to escape the scene with a bottle of booze in his hand.

Crime
Caught growing cannabis at home

Caught growing cannabis at home

Barry Doudie (38), 107 Kingseat Avenue, Grangemouth, was caught growing cannabis plants in his home.

Crime
Wedding of the week: Pauline Cairns and Scott Robinson

Wedding of the week: Pauline Cairns and Scott Robinson

Pauline Cairns (48) is from Grangemouth and is a practice manager at the GP surgery in Meeks Road, Falkirk, while Scott Robinson (52) is from Loanhead and an IT analyst with Standard Life. The couple stay in Falkirk with Pauline’s son Sean (19) and Scott’s daughter Laurie (12).

Family
Shouted, swore and damaged car

Shouted, swore and damaged car

Yvonne Watson repeatedly shouted and swore at another woman, made derogatory remarks and damaged her car in Overton Road, Grangemouth on June 3.

Crime
A First Bus. Picture: Contributed.

New bus service welcomed

A brand new bus service provides a lifeline for a community which was feeling a little left out when it came to public transport links.

Transport
The Candied team serves up some sweet treats to staff and patients at Strathcarron Hospice

Candied serves up some sweet treats for all

A popular sweetie shop and ice cream parlour served up a real afternoon delight to staff and patients at Strathcarron Hospice last week.

News
Grangemouth and Bo'ness Citizens Advice Bureau manager Bill Palombo

CAB continues to fight for the rights of society’s most vulnerable people

The introduction of Universal Credit has certainly had an effect on low income households throughout the country.

Business
Obituary: Gentleman Jim’s lifetime of service to helping others
James McKellar MBE May 3, 1947-October 3, 2017

Obituary: Gentleman Jim’s lifetime of service to helping others James McKellar MBE May 3, 1947-October 3, 2017

James McKellar, who has died at the age of 70, was a scouting stalwart who used every minute of his life to help 
others.

News
The Candied team deliver their treats to staff and patients at Strathcarron

Candied serves up sweet treat to hospice

A popular sweetie shop and ice cream parlour served up a real afternoon delight to staff and patients at Strathcarron Hospice last week.

News
MSP Angus MacDonald is calling on Scottish Ministers to put the decision on the Ineos road closure plans back in the hands of Falkirk Council

Final decision on Ineos road closure plans could rest with Falkirk Council

Scottish Ministers have called in a planning appeal by Ineos to close off a public road but they are now being called on to allow Falkirk Council to make the final decision.

News
Ineos warns fracking ban could lead to mass exodus of workers

Ineos warns fracking ban could lead to mass exodus of workers

Petrochemical giant Ineos was licking its wounds after its plans for fracking in Scotland suffered a major – perhaps fatal – setback this week.

Business
Cadets of TS Forth march to celebrate the 75th anniversary

After 75 years cadets sail into bright future with their brand new colours

To borrow some nautical terms, Grangemouth Sea Cadets are casting off under new colours as they make ready to mark their 75th birthday.

News
Ineos dealt a major blow as Scottish Government supports fracking ban

Ineos dealt a major blow as Scottish Government supports fracking ban

The Scottish Government has just announced it is officially supporting a complete ban on fracking in Scotland.

News
Nancy Ramage from Grangemouth was last year's winner. Picture: Michael Gillen

Who will be community champion?

The search is still going on for this year’s community champion who will receive a £400 prize to donate to charity.

Lifestyle
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