Grangemouth

Grangemouth

Ineos lodges power plant and pipe bridge plans

Petrochemical giant Ineos is looking for planning permission to build a new energy plant and pipe bridge near a public road they want to close off.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Tragedy of early morning blaze

A man has died and a woman taken to hospital following a house fire in the early hours of this morning.

Crime
Town centre loses another shop

Town centre loses another shop

One long-established town centre shop – and possibly another located just a few feet away on the same street – is closing down for good.

Business
Faulty pump adds to flood woes

Faulty pump adds to flood woes

Residents were angry about missing sandbags and a faulty pumping station during the floods that hit Grangemouth yesterday afternoon.

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The Grange Burn near Abbots Road  in Grangemouth

Advice pours in as Grangemouth prepares for flooding

Grangemouth is bracing itself for floods as high tides are set to hit the town this afternoon.

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Volunteers hand out vital food for families at Christmas

Volunteers hand out vital food for families at Christmas

A group of volunteers gave up their time to help distribute food to make Christmas better for those in need.

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Police help Mary-Ann Cook (70), who tripped and fell in La Porte Precinct, Grangemouth. She was forced to wait over two hours for an ambulance due to the high level of calls the Scottish Ambulance Service was experiencing at the time

Daughter’s fury over her mother’s two-hour wait for ambulance

An elderly woman’s daughter shared her anger over her mother being forced to lie in a cold winter street for two hours waiting for an ambulance.

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Wedding of the week: Nikki Smith and Christopher Kemp

Wedding of the week: Nikki Smith and Christopher Kemp

Nikki (29) is a university student and Christopher (31) is a civil servant. The couple live in Grangemouth with daughters Caitlin (9) and Chloe (7).

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Elderly woman lay in street for over two hours waiting for ambulance

Elderly woman lay in street for over two hours waiting for ambulance

The Scottish Ambulance Service took over two hours to respond to emergency calls from police about a 70-year-old woman who had fallen in the street.

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Park refurb bid wins Lottery cash

Park refurb bid wins Lottery cash

A plan to regenerate Grangemouth’s historic Zetland Park received a £127,300 boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Costa Coffee is coming to town

Costa Coffee is coming to town

People will be able to enjoy a brew or two at Costa in Grangemouth early in 2018 when a new branch of the popular coffee shop chain opens its doors.

Business
Duo will lead hotel into its next chapter

Duo will lead hotel into its next chapter

An award-winning hotel has made two new key appointments at the very top to keep it moving onwards and upwards.

Business
Firm now driving forward with its whisky biofuel plant plans

Firm now driving forward with its whisky biofuel plant plans

An innovative biofuel firm has been given the green light to build a first-of-its-kind plant in Grangemouth to create fuel from whisky residue.

Business
La Port Precinct. Grangemouth

Warning sirens will sound

The bi-annual test of Grangemouth’s Major Incident Control Committee (MICC) Community Warning System will take place at 2.30pm on Wednesday, December 6.

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Report claims chemical industry will bring jobs and prosperity to the area

Report claims chemical industry will bring jobs and prosperity to the area

Grangemouth is already well established as Scotland’s petrochemical heartland and now there are ambitious plans afoot to make it a globally recognised player.

Business
Park regeneration funding bid coins in £60,000

Park regeneration funding bid coins in £60,000

Friends of Zetland Park (FoZP) has teamed up with the local community to coin in an amazing £60,000 to regenerate Grangemouth’s historic public space.

News
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
Grangemouth haulage firm employee lifts top award

Grangemouth haulage firm employee lifts top award

Angela Martin is celebrating after being named Scotland’s Transport Woman of the Year.

Transport
Portonians let loose the goose

Portonians let loose the goose

The 24 carat egg may have only made a guest appearance at the very end but the Young Portonians’ panto was pure gold from start to finish.

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Thomson saw red at traffic lights and attempted to overtake

Furious dad’s fast car chase

A father responded angrily towards a perceived threat against his son and used his car to get his point across.

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