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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.

News

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.

News
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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The Unicorn Experience gives youngsters the chance to meet Pumpkin the magical pony/unicorn

Capturing unicorn magic

A mum has started her own business making children’s fairytale fantasies come true and giving them the chance to meet a real live unicorn.

Business
Photographer Rosita McKenzie

Eyecatching images from blind artist

The fascinating photography of a totally blind artist will be available to view at Callendar House later this month.

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Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Falkirk will once again be hailing its Roman roots later this year with a week-long festival that looks to the future of celebrating our past.

News
Falkirk's Park Gallery hosts the exhibition until October 15

Falkirk’s Park Gallery remembers value of horse power

A new exhibition at the Park Gallery will show how important horses were in driving the industrial revolution forward in Scotland.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Dance school success at world championships

McKechnie School of Dance did Scotland proud at the Dance World Cup in Germany taking home a magnificent seven world titles.

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