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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
Many turned out to celebrate the foundations being put in place for the new school

Work starts on £3 million Kinnaird Early Years campus

Kinnaird Primary youngsters donned hard hats and high visibility jackets as a sod cutting ceremony was held at the site of the school’s new £3 million early years campus.

Education
Residents to protest against Larbert housing plan

Residents to protest against Larbert housing plan

A group of residents and other campaigners will take to the streets this weekend in protest over a proposed housing development which they claim the area just does not need.

Business
Mrs Tilly's scooped the prize at the Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards

Larbert’s Mrs Tilly’s wins Export Business of the Year

Larbert confectionary Mrs Tilly’s has been recognised at the Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards.

News
Long wait for some patients at Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s A&E

Long wait for some patients at Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s A&E

Over 450 people waited more than 12 hours in the A&E department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in April.

Health
Hardie to close its Larbert car dealership after 60 years

Hardie to close its Larbert car dealership after 60 years

It will be the end of the road for Hardie of Larbert when the 60 year association with the village comes to halt this summer.

Business
Rail delays after vehicle hits Larbert bridge

Rail delays after vehicle hits Larbert bridge

It’s been another morning of disruption for rail travellers in Central Scotland.

Transport
Relatives, friends and old St Mungo's High teammates took to the pitch in memory of Ryan McGuckin

Charity match held in honour of late Larbert man Ryan McGuckin

Former teammates of a football fanatic who tragically died in a diving accident rallied together to organise a memorial match on his behalf.

Falkirk
Three-way traffic lights were set up on Main Street, Larbert to allow for repair works. Picture by Michael Gillen

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
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