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Bad weather - but nothing to what Falkirk faced in 1968

Winter weather caused 
disruptions across Falkirk 
district this week with schools closed and delays on the roads.

Environment
Ineos lodges power plant and pipe bridge plans

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.

News
Care home plan gets go ahead despite residents’ objections

Care home plan gets go ahead despite residents’ objections

A plan to convert a house into a care home for children and young people has been give the green light despite residents seeing red.

News
Terrapins binned by heartless owners

Terrapins binned by heartless owners

Two terrapins were dumped in a plastic bag beside some bins in an alleyway by cruel owners.

News
Council’s top job up for grabs

Council’s top job up for grabs

Falkirk Council this week agreed the soon-to-be vacant post of its chief executive will be advertised both externally and internally.

Business
Weather conditions still affecting Falkirk area

Weather conditions still affecting Falkirk area

Snow continues to affect the district with schools closed and some roads still not cleared.

Environment
Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Parents of over 1130 newborns in Forth Valley have received a Baby Box since they were introduced last year.

Health
Greens choice for Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election

Greens choice for Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election

Former Larbert High teacher David Robertson is the Greens candidate for next month’s Bonnybridge and Larbert by-election.

Politics
New parking enforcement for Falkirk

New parking enforcement for Falkirk

Streets in the Falkirk area could by policed by the local authority as early as October if an application for decriminalised parking enforcement (DPE) is granted.

Transport
Billy is Falkirk’s new Provost

Billy is Falkirk’s new Provost

Councillor Billy Buchanan has been selected as the new Provost of Falkirk.

Politics
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
Warning after car theft

Warning after car theft

Thiefs made off with a car after a successful ‘fishing’ trip.

Crime
Braes woman traced

Braes woman traced

A young woman missing from the Braes area has been traced.

Crime
Appeal to help trace missing Maddiston woman

Appeal to help trace missing Maddiston woman

Fears are growing for a young woman missing from the Braes earlier since earlier today.

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
Column - Strathcarron unit upgrade gets thumbs up

Column - Strathcarron unit upgrade gets thumbs up

Strathcarron supports people with complex lymphoedema, a condition where lymph fluid cannot drain away, resulting in problematic swelling of the arms or legs.

Health
Gutsy trauma course at Forth Valley Royal

Gutsy trauma course at Forth Valley Royal

Mannequins swathed in “blood-soaked” tissues are an early clue that Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s trauma course is a bit different from the usual variety.

Health
New travel agency for Stenhousemuir and Larbert holidaymakers

New travel agency for Stenhousemuir and Larbert holidaymakers

A new holiday firm in Stenhousemuir plans to provide customers with personal service without them having to travel far from home.

Business
Niall Coleman, left, will fight for the Bonnybridge/Larbert seat left vacant by the death of his father Tom Coleman last year

Hoping to carry on dad’s work

The SNP has looked to family first to select its candidate to fight a forthcoming by-election in the hopes a son can carry on his late father’s work.

News
New arrivals bring New Year joy to four families across district

New arrivals bring New Year joy to four families across district

Four bouncing baby boys made New Year’s Day extra 
special for their delighted parents.

Lifestyle
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