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Electrical fault repairs caused Larbert town centre tailbacks

Drivers faced major tailbacks in Larbert town centre as “difficult excavation” works were carried out to fix a faulty underground cable.

Larbert

Larbert Amateur Operatic Society production of Sweet Charity is a treat

The Dobbie Hall is well and truly alive and singing with the sound of the swinging 60s thanks to this year’s Larbert Amateur Operatic Society (LAOS) production.

Whats on
The Rosebank Distillery

Famous name confirmed to attend Falkirk whisky festival

A famous name has confirmed its first whisky festival attendance – a year before it starts to again produce malts.

Lifestyle
TH White director Mark Rigby with one of the Palfinger UK lorry cranes

Falkirk crane firm on the rise after merger

A Falkirk specialist in truck mounted cranes is heading onward and upward under a new name after an ambitious merger.

Business
Bo’ness man assaulted hospital staff member

Bo’ness man assaulted hospital staff member

A 26-year-old man has been told to complete unpaid work after assaulting a hospital worker.

Crime

Video: Protective suit firm a good fit for Larbet

An international company which produces chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence clothing has come to Larbert.

Business
New Post Office branch for Larbert

New Post Office branch for Larbert

Post Office customers now have a new branch in a Larbert Spar store.

Business
Picture: Michael Gillen

This is sweet from Larbert Operatic

The adventures and misadventures of a lady in pursuit of love in the 1960s will be laid bare when Larbert Amateur Operatic Society puts on its latest show.

Whats on
The Care Home Open Day initiative is being marked at Caledonian Court, Larbert this weekend

Larbert care home signs up for Care Home Open Day

A care home is inviting Falkirk district residents to join in its celebrations for a Care Home Open Day scheme.

Larbert
More support is being given to pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder across Falkirk district schools

Autism support expands

Falkirk is increasing its capacity for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with new classes created in primary and secondary schools.

Education
Larbert man Neil Clark proudly displays his latest fundraising total for Macmillan Cancer Support with wife Kathryn Grainger

Piper runs 12 marathons in 12 months for best friend who died of cancer

A Larbert man completed 12 gruelling marathons in as many months to pay tribute to his best friend who died after a battle with cancer.

Larbert
Larbert High pupils win nationwide Be Your Best Rock Challenge

Larbert High pupils win nationwide Be Your Best Rock Challenge

A talented troupe of Larbert High pupils won a national performing arts competition aimed at addressing drug issues and preventing crime among youths.

Education

In pictures: Lots to celebrate as Forth Valley Maggie’s centre marks first anniversary

Cancer sufferers and their families helped celebrate the first birthday of the Maggie’s Forth Valley centre.

Health

Women protest against anti-abortion group outside Larbert hospital

A mum’s solo protest against anti-abortion campaigners encouraged others to make their feelings known about a Lent vigil taking place opposite Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Health
Denny drug addict attacked nurse

Denny drug addict attacked nurse

A life blighted by drugs and tragedy was the reason given for Christopher Marshall’s record of offending.

Crime
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
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
Former Falkirk councillor hoping for quick return to politics

Former Falkirk councillor hoping for quick return to politics

A former councillor is hoping to be re-elected to Falkirk Council – nine months after losing her seat.

Politics
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