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Spitfire Memorial in Grangemouth to star in Royal Air Force’s 100th anniversary celebrations

Grangemouth’s renowned Spitfire Memorial will have a starring role in the Royal Air Force’s 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend.

Politics
Ineos energy plant meeting

Ineos energy plant meeting

Residents will be able to attend a meeting next week discussing the proposed new energy plant at Ineos in Grangemouth.

News
Nugent sent a text saying he was going to kill himself

Grangemouth man’s jail time adds up

Jonathan Nugent was jailed for a total of 216 days when he appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday.

Crime
Flooding at Glensburgh Road back in 2015.

Grangemouth residents urged to attend meeting to view flood plan details

The next meeting of Grangemouth and Skinflats Community Council will take place tomorrow (Thursday) - and residents will be given the chance to see a presentation on the town’s proposed flood plan.

Environment
Grangemouth woman assaulted police

Grangemouth woman assaulted police

A 33-year-old woman got drunk and assaulted a police officer.

Crime
Grangemouth child batterer jailed

Grangemouth child batterer jailed

A baby-faced monster who battered a four-year-old boy has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Crime
Grangemouth man caught behind the wheel while banned

Grangemouth man caught behind the wheel while banned

A man was caught driving while disqualified near his home.

Crime
Sacred Heart Primary School. This year's Grangemouth Childrens' Day Queen elect Beth Rafferty and her retinue.

Momentous occasion as Grangemouth prepares to crown its 100th children’s day queen

This year’s Grangemouth Children’s Day will include a major milestone that will make the crowning ceremony in Zetland Park even more special.

Education
Committed friends group steaming    ahead with canal heritage trail

Committed friends group steaming ahead with canal heritage trail

A community group who are few in number but committed to preserving the past are about to have their dream realised.

Grangemouth
Pupils really put on sum show

Pupils really put on sum show

Primary school pupils’ mathematics knowledge and great teamwork added up to total domination in this year’s Falkirk Spring Maths Contest.

Education
Coffee heist from parked trailer

Coffee heist from parked trailer

Police are investigating a theft of a large quantity of coffee and an attempted theft from industrial areas in Grangemouth.

Crime
Litter louts turn Grangemouth Spitfire memorial into tip

Litter louts turn Grangemouth Spitfire memorial into tip

Members of a community clean up team and air cadets were furious after thoughtless thugs tipped over blue bins and rubbished Grangemouth’s Spitfire memorial.

Crime
Asda's depot in Grangemouth

Asda boss claims jobs in Falkirk are safe ... for now

GMB Scotland says a boss’s statement over 1000 local jobs are safe for the moment offers “no comfort” as more details emerge about the proposed merger of Asda and Sainsburys.

Rugby
CalaChem's Green Roof project in action

Grangemouth chemical firm takes nature to the next level

Grangemouth chemical company CalaChem has high hopes for its roof-based biodiversity project.

Business

Ineos Grangemouth worker to take on 7 triathlons in 7 days for cancer victim

A fitness fanatic plans to honour the memory of his auntie by completing seven triathlons in seven consecutive days for charity.

Grangemouth
Dress exhibition to mark 100 Children’s Day Queens

Dress exhibition to mark 100 Children’s Day Queens

The dressmaker for Grangemouth Children’s Day is extra busy this year arranging an exhibition of dresses from the past to the present day.

News

Pictures: Grangemouth pupils enter the world of work

Pupils from local primary schools gathered in Grangemouth High School last week to experience employment and all it entails.

Education
Councillor James Kerr and Squadron Leader Tom McMorrow prepare for the arrival of the RAF 100 Relay at the Grangemouth Spitfire Memorial on May 26

RAF marks its big 100 at Spitfire memorial

The Royal Air Force will mark its 100th anniversary in Grangemouth next month by bringing its UK RAF 100 Baton Relay to the town’s famous Spitfire Memorial.

Politics
Grangemouth mum faces jail for benefit fraud

Grangemouth mum faces jail for benefit fraud

A mum-of-three who falsely claimed nearly £50,000 in tax credits and income support has been warned she faces jail.

Crime
Employees at Ineos in Grangemouth have handed over a bumper sum of cash to five Scottish charities

Ineos workers’ Beast from the East efforts fuel firm’s charitable act

A petrochemical giant has pledged to donate £1000 to five Scottish charities in recognition of the efforts of its employees and contractors when the Beast from the East hit the Falkirk district.

Grangemouth
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