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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.

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Bradley McIntosh, Jo O'Meara and Tina Barrett join ACH Dancers at ScotFest.

East 17 ask Falkirk dancers for Scotfest stage backing in Edinburgh

Dancers from Falkirk backed S Club 7, East 17 and Dionne Hickey at the weekend’s Scotfest music event.

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Falkirk Muslim Forum’s Eid extravaganza is another success

Eid in the Park organisers saw the third annual event grow in size again with more stall holders and visitors to 
Callendar Park on Sunday.

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Archie brings his World Cup memories to Falkirk

Archie brings his World Cup memories to Falkirk

Scottish football commentator Archie McPherson will visit Falkirk Library on Monday to recall his World Cup memories.

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Hats off to Mari and her big day at the races

Hats off to Mari and her big day at the races

A Falkirk hat shop owner says she has her own stylish headwear to thank for coming out on top of other well dressed ladies at Musselburgh Races last weekend.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Dress exhibition to mark 100 Children’s Day Queens

Dress exhibition to mark 100 Children’s Day Queens

The dressmaker for Grangemouth Children’s Day is extra busy this year arranging an exhibition of dresses from the past to the present day.

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Watch: Ambassador and Falkirk Bairn cheers on Scotland team

The Falkirk-born ambassador to Hungary has posted a video of support to the Scottish football squad ahead of their international clash tomorrow night.

Football
Prize guy Kyle’s all smiles

Prize guy Kyle’s all smiles

A creative pupil’s short story earned him a £50 gift voucher and his school a whopping £1000 worth of books.

Education
Council of the Future plan: Come on  and do the co-location with us

Council of the Future plan: Come on and do the co-location with us

The perfect embodiment of Falkirk Council’s plans to become fit for purpose in the future actually came into being at the dawn of the 20th century.

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Council’s plan aims to ensure language thrives in 21st century and beyond

Council’s plan aims to ensure language thrives in 21st century and beyond

To some its a dead language of the past while others see it as a vital part of Scotland’s heritage.

Education
Alison Strauss, HippFest 2018 director, and Dr Trevor Griffiths, from the University of Edinburgh, will discuss slapstick star Billie Ritchie during the festival

Tickets for Bo’ness silent film festival go on sale

The programme for Scotland’s only silent film festival, held in Bo’ness, was launched today (Tuesday, February 6).

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Making Falkirk an even greater place to live and visit

Making Falkirk an even greater place to live and visit

The National Lottery has confirmed something that Bairns have know for a long time – Falkirk’s a Great Place.

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Remembering the Battle of Falkirk Muir

Remembering the Battle of Falkirk Muir

A historic Jacobite victory will be marked with two special events this weekend.

Lifestyle
Linda and David Aitken outside their amazing house

Aitkens light the way for Elgin Park Centre

A family have turned their house into a neon winter wonderland for the third straight year to coin in cash for a good cause.

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Artists and guests mingle at gallery opening

New exhibition features local artist

A selection of Scottish artists are showcasing their work at Knock Castle in Perthshire with the launch of a new gallery in the exclusive and upmarket hotel.

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VIDEO & REVIEW: Sneak peek first look as Christmas At The Botanics opens at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

HARK! The herald conifer trees really do sing at Christmas At The Botanics - a spectacular new festive light and sound trail which has magically transformed the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Families will be mesmerised by the hypnotic beauty of a flickering, scented Fire Garden

WIN: Christmas At The Botanics family ticket - be first to see new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular

Christmas At The Botanics is the new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular set and we are giving YOUR family the chance to be amongst the first to see it.

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Countdown is on to Fire and Light III at the Helix

Countdown is on to Fire and Light III at the Helix

Forget Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas and Hogmanay – the hottest ticket in town is the third instalment of the Fire and Light saga at the Helix.

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Youngsters showcase writing talent

Youngsters showcase writing talent

Falkirk Libraries held their annual award ceremony in the Hope Street library on Monday night with top children’s author Alan Dapre handing out the prizes.

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