In Full

Falkirk District in Full

Over 5000 properties in Central region at risk from flooding

Last December there were a total of 5460 residential properties at risk from flooding in the Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirling according to SEPA.

News
Image: by Gary Hutchison. Flooding at Grange Burn which is in a PVA.

How to know if you live in a flood risk area

Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) are locations where significant flood risk exists now or is likely to occur in the future.

Environment
Colin Clarke says he and guide dog Vickie are regularly attacked by seagulls in Larbert. Picture: Michael Gillen

Blind Larbert man ‘scared’ to leave home because of seagull attacks

A guide dog user says he is unable to walk from his house to catch a train without being attacked by seagulls.

Larbert
Public opinion is to be gauged for the proposal

Plans to bring back Bonnybridge station heating up

A group which aims to re-establish a train station has appointed the consultancy firm members believe can help them achieve their aim.

Transport
The target has almost been reached. Pic: JustGiving

Falkirk man launches crowdfunding appeal to support family of hero Thai diver who died during rescue mission

A Falkirk man is appealing for help to support the family of a Thai diver who died trying to save 12 schoolchildren and their football coach trapped in a cave.

Falkirk district
Plans for Falkirk’s Howgate Centre to house new Post Office

Plans for Falkirk’s Howgate Centre to house new Post Office

The proposals will be discussed at a customer forum on Thursday, July 26, in the Howgate Centre between 3pm and 6pm.

Business
Ross Greig (front) was supported by family and friends throughout the course of his seven-in-seven triathlon challenge for charity

Grangemouth worker completes seven triathlons in seven days in honour of late auntie

A fitness fanatic successfully completed seven gruelling triathlons in seven consecutive days in honour of his late auntie.

Grangemouth
Real fears for Grangemouth residents as builders prepare to pile drive

Real fears for Grangemouth residents as builders prepare to pile drive

Residents are terrified of the damage pile driving work at a nearby building site could cause to their aged properties.

News
David Dillon, of Falkirk, who died aged 81

Obituary: Falkirk businessman David Dillon dies after lengthy cancer fight

Tributes paid to well known Falkirk Bairn.

Falkirk
Michelle Sharkey's cats Mylo and Noah passed away after suffering antifreeze poisoning

Fears over cat poisoning in Banknock

Cat owners throughout Falkirk have been left devastated after seeng their pets suffering kidney failure from antifreeze poisoning.

News
Help ‘Raise the Roof’ and fund Strathcarron vital repairs

Help ‘Raise the Roof’ and fund Strathcarron vital repairs

Patients always receive a warm and caring welcome at Strathcarron Hospice, now staff want help to keep a roof over their heads.

Health
Ambulance crews must call for police help when attending 'red flag' homes

Ambulance service ‘red flags’ 129 Falkirk district homes as potentially dangerous

More than 100 homes in Falkirk district are deemed too dangerous for paramedics to attend without being accompanied by police.

News
The secret life of butterflies revealed at Grangemouth’s Jupiter Centre

The secret life of butterflies revealed at Grangemouth’s Jupiter Centre

Things are literally buzzing at Grangemouth’s Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre this summer as nature comes out to play.

Environment
Calling all pupils from St Mungo’s High Class of 1974

Calling all pupils from St Mungo’s High Class of 1974

Pupils from St Mungo’s High School’s class of 1974 will be holding a reunion on Saturday at the Beancross Restaturant.

Education
Carers will now get more money each week. Picture: John Devlin

More cash available for Falkirk’s vulnerable families

Residents who are in receipt of Carers Allowance will soon be due a financial boost in their benefits.

Business
Callendar House will host a commemorative exhibition to mark the 720th anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk

Centuries-old sword will be centrepiece of new Battle of Falkirk exhibition

A commemorative exhibition dedicated to the Battle of Falkirk is going on public display to coincide with the 720th anniversary of the event.

Falkirk district
Christopher McPhee

Police: Missing Grangemouth man found ‘safe and well’

A man reported missing from Grangemouth has been found “safe and well”.

Grangemouth
Christopher McPhee

Appeal to find missing Grangemouth man

Police have appealed for information in a bid to trace a man missing from Grangemouth.

Grangemouth
Dogs are pulling out all the stops to get to the new Slamannan dog show

There’s a big doggy do in Slamannan this weekend

Pet owners will be able to take their canine cuties to a Companion Dog Show in Slamannan on Saturday.

News
One Parent Families Scotland has organised a celebratory tea party to mark its 30th anniversary in Maddiston

One Parent Families Scotland to host 30th anniversary tea party in Falkirk district

An organisation which works to support Falkirk district families will celebrate its 30th anniversary tomorrow (Wednesday).

Falkirk district
Load more